Anne Hathaway

Date Of Birth:
12 November 1982
Place Of Birth:
New York City, New York
Best Known As:
The Oscar-winning star of Les Miserables
Anne Hathaway is the busy star who won a best supporting actress Oscar in 2013 for her role in the film Les Miserables. Anne Hathaway first broke through in the 2001 Disney comedy The Princess Diaries (with Julie Andrews and Mandy Moore), as an awkward American teen who learns she's really a princess. The movie was a box office success and Anne Hathaway was suddenly a rising star: tall, dark-haired, with a screen persona that mixed naivete with determination. Her other roles include a star turn opposite Meryl Streep in the comedy The Devil Wears Prada (2006), as author Jane Austen in the mostly-made-up biopic Becoming Jane (2007), in an Oscar-nominated performance as the lead in Rachel Getting Married (2008, directed by Jonathan Demme), and as the White Queen in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland (2010). In 2012 she showed her versatility by first playing Selina (aka Catwoman) in the Batman film The Dark Knight Rises, then winning the best supporting actress Oscar as the French peasant woman Fantine in the film Les Misérables. Her other films include Brokeback Mountain (2005, directed by Ang Lee), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Interstellar (2014, starring Matthew McConaughey), Colossal (2017), Serenity (2019) and The Witches (2020).
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Anne Hathaway married jewelry designer Adam Shulman on September 29, 2012… She hosted the Academy Awards broadcast in 2011 with fellow actor James Franco… Anne Hathaway was also the name of William Shakespeare‘s wife… Before her success in The Princess Diaries, Anne Hathaway starred in the short-lived Fox TV family drama Get Real (1999).

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