Andrew Upton

Australian Playwright and Director
Born Feb 1, 1966

Andrew Upton is an Australian playwright, screenwriter, and director. He is the husband of the actress Cate Blanchett. As a playwright, Upton created adaptations of Hedda Gabler, The Cherry Orchard, Cyrano de Bergerac, Don Juan (with Marion Potts) and Uncle Vanya for the Sydney Theatre Company (STC) and Maxim Gorky's The Philistines for London's Royal National Theatre.… Read More

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1966 Birth Born in 1966.


1997 31 Years Old Upton and Blanchett were married on 29 December 1997. … Read More


2007 41 Years Old His original play Riflemind, with Hugo Weaving as an ageing rock star planning a comeback tour, opened at the STC on 5 October 2007 to favourable reviews. … Read More
2008 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, Upton and wife Cate Blanchett became joint artistic directors of the Sydney Theatre Company for a three-year term. … Read More
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