Anne Hathaway was born on Nov. 12, 1982, in New York.
Hathaway performed in plays throughout her childhood. She earned recognition for her performances in high school productions.
Hathaway attended Vassar College before eventually transferring to New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
She started her career on television in the series “Get Real” when she was 16.
Her first major film role was in “The Princess Diaries” in 2001.
She also starred in the sequel, “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement” in 2004.
She played in another family movie, “Ella Enchanted,” in 2004.
Hathaway soon after began playing more dramatic roles. She appeared in “Havoc” and “Brokeback Mountain” in 2005.
In 2006, Hathaway starred alongside Meryl Streep in “The Devil Wears Prada.”
She portrayed Jane Austen in “Becoming Jane” in 2007.
In 2008, Hathaway received praise her for role in “Rachel Getting Married.”
She received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for that role.
In 2010, Hathaway joined an all-star cast in “Valentine’s Day.”
She played the White Queen in Tim Burton’s adaptation of “Alice in Wonderland” in 2010.
Hathaway co-starred with Jake Gyllenhaal in “Love And Other Drugs” in 2010, where she played a woman suffering from Parkinson’s.
In 2011 she played alongside Jim Sturgess in “One Day.”
In 2012, Hathaway joined the blockbuster franchise when she played Selina/Catwoman in “The Dark Knight Rises.”
She then joined an all-star cast in “Les Miserables,” where she played the role of Fantine.
She won a Golden Globe her for performance.
Hathaway’s performance also earned her the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
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