Originally created 04/27/04

Cate Blanchett gives birth to a son



BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- It's a boy for actress Cate Blanchett.

The Oscar-nominated star of "Elizabeth" gave birth Friday to Roman Robert in London, publicist Lisa Kasteler said Monday. There were no further details.

The 34-year-old actress and her husband, screenwriter Andrew Upton, also have a 2-year-old son, Dashiell John.

Blanchett's movies include "The Talented Mr. Ripley," the "Lord of the Rings" films, "The Missing" and the upcoming "The Aviator."