Cate Blanchett over the moon with stamp honour

January 23rd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI  

Nicole Kidman

Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Australian actress Cate Blanchett has revealed that she is thrilled to be honoured with the set of her own stamps.

The Oscar winner, along with fellow actors Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe and Geoffrey Rush will be immortalised on postage stamps for Australia Day on January 26.

The Aviator star says that she is thrilled by the tribute and can”t wait to ”be licked”.

“I am utterly, deeply, humbled and chuffed by the fact that I”m a stamp. I”m going to be licked by millions of Australians and I can”t wait, Contactmusic quoted her as saying.

It is also recognising the value of the arts in Australia. It brings it into general consumption and if I”m part of that, I feel intensely proud,” she added. (ANI)

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