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Cate Blanchett on Why She Became an Actor

  • Aired: 07/26/2013
  • 01:07
  • Rating: TV-G
Actress Cate Blanchett talks about why she's an actor with Charlie Rose, and shares a story about her encounter at drama school with the late Australian playwright Nick Enright. "Acting is revealing to people what it means to be human," she says. Blanchett appears in the new movie "Blue Jasmine," directed by Woody Allen.
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Cate Blanchett, who stars in the new film "Blue Jasmine," talks acting with Charlie Rose.
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