Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born on November 12, 1982, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Her father, Gerald Thomas Hathaway, is a lawyer, and her mother, Kathleen Ann, is a former actress. Hathaway is the middle of three children with her older brother, Michael and younger brother, Thomas. Hathaway loved to watch her mother perform and was inspired to become an actress herself. Hathaway loved to watch her mother perform and was inspired to become an actress herself.
She started her career through television series Get Real as Meghan, but the series did not last long. Hathaway made her film debut as Mia Thermopolis in the Disney production’s comedy film ‘The Princess Diaries’, based on Meg Cabot’s 2000 novel of the same name. The movie became a big hit and peaked at #3 in the box office. She went on to appear in the movie’s sequel, ‘The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement’, in 2004.
In 2002, she starred in with Charlie Hunnam and Jamie Bell in Douglas McGrath’s comedy-drama, Nicholas Nickleby and Ella Enchanted (2004) and became to known as children’s role model. In 2005, she starred in the romantic drama film ‘Brokeback Mountain’ which deals with the complex emotional and sexual relationship between two men. Anne Hathaway portrayed the role of Lureen, a wife whose husband is in love with a man.
Hathaway starred in Becoming Jane, as the titular English writer Jane Austen.
In 2010, Hathaway played The White Queen in the live action movie Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland alongside Helena Bonham Carter and Johnny Depp.