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Cate Blanchett wins Bafta for Best Actress in Blue Jasmine
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At last night’s star studded Baftas in London’s Picadilly, Blanchett won the Bafta for best actress, for her role in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine.

Cate-Blanchett

The Australian actor dedicated her speech to Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died on 2 February, calling him a “monumental presence” as she collected the award, wearing an eye-catching Chopard pendant featuring diamond doves along with diamond stud earrings.

The win is Blanchett’s third Bafta, with gongs for Elizabeth  in 1999 and a best supporting actress award in 2008 for Todd Haynes’ I’m Not There, in which she played one of six incarnations of Bob Dylan. She is also Oscar-nominated for the role in Blue Jasmine, and is the favourite to win.

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