Before They Were Stars: Cate Blanchett in a Tim Tam Biscuits Commercial

Sometimes, when an actor or actress appears in numerous commercials hawking the same product, they become so associated with said product that it’s impossible to take them seriously in anything else, as Canada’s infamous “Canadian Tire Guy” has found out. Well, believe it or not, before she hit it big, Cate Blanchett was known throughout her native Australia as the “Tim Tam Girl” after doing a series of commercials for Tim Tam chocolate biscuits, which is an extremely popular product down under. Of course, once Miss Blanchett became an acclaimed Oscar-winning actress, people started to wonder if it was just an urban legend that she and “Tim Tam Girl” were the same person, but here’s the video evidence.

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