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Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett

Spanish Film Academy to honour Cate Blanchett with its inaugural International Goya Award

ANI | Updated: Feb 06, 2022 08:53 IST


Washington [US], February 6 (ANI): Hollywood actor Cate Blanchett is set to be honoured by the Spanish Film Academy with its first-ever International Goya Award.
According to Variety, currently presided by Mariano Barroso, the Spanish Film Academy created the award to "honor artists that have contributed to cinema as a medium that brings together different cultures and people."
In an announcement on Friday, Blanchett was recognized for her impactful work both on and off the screen worldwide, as an award-winning actor, producer, artistic director and humanitarian. She will receive the award at a gala ceremony on February 12 in Valencia, Spain.
Previously, Blanchett has earned two Oscars, three BAFTAs and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. The Australian actor's recent film credits include Guillermo del Toro's 'Nightmare Alley' and 'Don't Look Up'.

Her other credits over the years include 'Carol', 'Blue Jasmine', 'The Aviator', and 'Elizabeth'. Over the course of her career, she has collaborated with many prominent filmmakers, including Adam McKay, Steven Soderbergh, Anthony Minghella, Sally Potter, Wes Anderson and Ridley Scott.
Blanchett most recently wrapped production for Todd Field's 'Tar' in which she will star and executive produce. She is also set to star in Pedro Almodovar's upcoming 'A Manual for Cleaning Women'. She is producing through her banner Dirty Films, along with El Deseo.
In addition, Blanchett is currently in pre-production for the Apple series 'Disclaimer', for which she will both star and executive produce.
Outside of Blanchett's onscreen achievements, the actor is also a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UN Refugee Agency UNHCR, a lifetime member of the Australian Conservation Foundation and supporter of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy.
As per Varity, Blanchett has received a Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum in Davos for her work with UNHCR, the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture, as well as multiple Honorary Doctorates of Letters. (ANI)

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