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May 14, 2016

Happy birthday to Cate Blanchett! Today, the Australian actress, who's perhaps best known for having starred in Elizabeth, The Aviator, and Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine, turns 47 today. With an incredibly successful career under her belt, Blanchett has plenty to celebrate on her special day.

Since emerging on the acting scene back in the early '90s, the Australian actress has proven her worth across all performance platforms. Not only is she an accomplished film star—having received two Academy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globes—but she's also a theater director and, in recent years, has been regarded as a style icon on the red carpet.

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In honor of Blanchett's big day, we rounded up her incredible transformation since her days as a budding actress. See for yourself with our roundup of the star's best beauty moments through the years.