Cate BlanchettRobin Selick/Headpress/Retna; Bill Davila/startraksphoto.com

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.

SEE CATE TRANSFORM!

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