Cate Blanchett
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Cate Blanchett, the ageless, Academy Award-winning Aussie turns 43 today. Help her celebrate by taking a look back at her Hollywood transformation, from a strawberry redhead in Elizabeth, to a platinum blonde in The Lord of the Rings, and beyond. Click through the gallery to see all of Cate's best beauty looks.