Cate Blanchett Has a Boy


Apr. 14 2008, Published 6:10 a.m. ET

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Cate Blanchett has a trio of boys!

The Oscar-winning actress and her husband, playwright Andrew Upton, 41, are the proud new parents of a baby boy who weighed about 8 lbs. Ignatius Martin was born on April 13 in Sydney and joins brothers Dashiell, 6, and Roman, who turns 4 on Apr. 23.

After months of rumors, Cate confirmed she was pregnant in November and revealed on the Academy Awards red carpet in February that she was carrying another son.

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"He's asleep — that bodes well," she said.

The 38-year-old, who won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2005 for The Aviator, was nominated for Best Actress in Elizabeth: The Golden Age and for Best Supporting Actress in I’m Not There.


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