Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway

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.

Hathaway graduated from Millburn High School where she participated in various stage plays. She also won Best Performance by a High School Actress. Further she studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and was the first teenager admitted into The Barrow Group Theater Company’s acting program.

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.

The movie depicts the complicated love story between Jane and Thomas Langlois Lefroy. Later she starred in the film Passengers alongside Patrick Wilson and in Rachel Getting Married with Debra Winger. She also provided voice for the episodes of The Simpsons which earned her an Emmy Award (2010) for outstanding voice-over performance.

In 2010, Hathaway played The White Queen in the live action movie Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland alongside Helena Bonham Carter and Johnny Depp.

She played a poor factory worker who struggles to raise a child in the period drama ‘Les Misérables’, in 2012. The film was a critical as well as a commercial success and Hathaway was especially appreciated for her performance.
In 2011, Hathaway voiced Jewel in the animated film Rio. Later in 2012, Hathaway played sly, morally ambiguous cat burglar Selina Kyle in The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan’s final installment in the Batman trilogy. Hathaway starred in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, along with Matthew McConaughey and Jessica Chastain which was released in the United States and Canada on November 5, 2014.
She married Adam Shulman on September 29, 2012. In late November 2015, it was announced that Hathaway and Shulman were expecting their first child. Hathaway gave birth to their son, Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman, on March 24, 2016.
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