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Watch: Oscar Winner Cate Blanchett Once Starred in a Biscuit Commercial

Originally posted 03/06/2014 11:00AM



Years before she was an Oscar winner, Cate Blanchett had a simpler goal: Get her hands on as many Tim Tams as she could.

In a commercial that ran in her native Australia in the 1990s, the Blue Jasmine star met a genie, who promised her three wishes – all of which she used on an unlimited supply of the chocolatey biscuits. As the ad's tagline puts it: "Tim Tams – what more could you want?"

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Cate Blanchett and Amy Adams Visit a Tattoo Parlor After Oscars

Cate Blanchett and Amy Adams Visit a Tattoo Parlor After Oscars

Originally posted 03/05/2014 07:10PM

What's a newly minted Best Actress Oscar winner's first move? If you're Cate Blanchett, the answer is simple: get inked.

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Oscars 2014: Our Favorite Looks of the Night | Oscars 2014, Kate Hudson

Oscars 2014: Our Favorite Looks of the Night

Originally posted 03/04/2014 06:20AM

From Kate Hudson's plunging design to Jared Leto's white blazer, see the stylish stars editors can't stop talking about

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Wow! Cate Blanchett Selects Oscars Dress 10 Minutes Before Leaving for Red Carpet | Oscars 2014, StyleWatch, Cate Blanchett

Wow! Cate Blanchett Selects Oscars Dress 10 Minutes Before Leaving for Red Carpet

Originally posted 03/03/2014 11:10AM

Winning! Cate Blanchett Toasts Women in Film | Oscars 2014, Cate Blanchett

Oscars 2014

Cate Blanchett Toasts Women in Film in Best Actress Oscar Speech

Originally posted 03/03/2014 12:25AM

var brightcovePhotoVideoID = '3283529236001'; var PhotoVideoButtonCaption = 'PLAY'; Cate Blanchett has delivered an Oscar encore.

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Cate Blanchett's Blue Jasmine Birkin Bag Cost More Than the Film's Entire Costume Budget, She Says

Cate Blanchett's Blue Jasmine Birkin Bag Cost More Than the Film's Entire Costume Budget

Originally posted 03/02/2014 01:45PM

Cate Blanchett's searing Blue Jasmine performance may have placed her at the front of the line for the Best Actress Oscar, but it seems she failed to make a fan of the film's costume designer.

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#TBT Oscars Edition: We Totally Forgot These Red Carpet Style Moments Happened | Academy Awards, Oscars 2006, StyleWatch, Charlize Theron

#TBT Oscars Edition: We Totally Forgot These Red Carpet Style Moments Happened

Originally posted 02/27/2014 07:25PM

You have to see these old-school fashion moments from the Academy Awards

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Who'll Win This Year's Oscars? Our Critic's Predictions | Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o, Matthew McConaughey

Oscars 2014: PEOPLE's Critic Predicts the Winners

Originally posted 02/27/2014 05:35PM

Will Gravity outweigh 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle? Can Matthew McConaughey coast to his first win? And will previous winner Cate Blanchett be giving her statuette some company?

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See the Big Winners from the BAFTA Awards

BAFTA Awards: All the Big Winners

Originally posted 02/16/2014 06:10PM

Spoiler alert! If you are going to watch the BAFTA broadcast Sunday night on BBC America and want to be surprised, read no further.

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Forget Fashion Week Trends: Menswear Style on Women Is Timeless | Celine Dion, Celine Dion, Rihanna

Forget Fashion Week Trends: Menswear Style on Women Is Timeless

Originally posted 02/13/2014 10:00AM

It's Fashion Week, that time of year when everyone looks to the all-knowing catwalks of New York City to see the sartorial future revealed.

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