Cate Blanchett is an Australian-born actress who has garnered a lot of attention through the years. She turns 44 on May 14th. Cate first gained international acclaim for her performance in the 1998 film "Elizabeth," for which she was awarded a BAFTA and Golden Globe award, and received her first Academy Award nomination.

She has played the powerful elf Galadriel in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and portrayed Katharine Hepburn in the film "The Aviator." Her role as Ms. Hepburn won her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Cate is the face of luxury skin care brand SK-II -- a brilliant choice on the brand's part, as her skin is flawless. Her style has always had a bit of a masculine-glam edge, and she loves to dress up pants and take fashion risks. From delicate fabrics to looks with a rocker-edge, take a look at Cate's style transformation through her years on the Hollywood red carpet.