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Anne Hathaway is a multiple award winning American actress, singer and producer

InformationDetail
BirthdayNovember 12, 1982
NationalityAmerican
FamousCollege Dropouts, Philanthropists, New York University, Film & Theater Personalities, Actresses, ESFJ
HobbiesActing, Hanging with Friends, Listening Music, Watching Movies, Fashion
Nick namesAnnie
SpousesAdam Shulman
SiblingsMichael Hathaway, Thomas Hathaway
Known asAnne Jacqueline Hathaway
ChildrensJonathan Rosebanks Shulman
Universities
  • New York University
  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts
  • Vassar College
  • 2000-06 - Millburn High School
  • Gallatin School of Individualized Study
  • The Barrow Group
Notable Alumnis
  • New York University
Birth PlaceBrooklyn
Height173
GenderFemale
FatherGerald Hathaway
MotherKate McCauley Hathaway
Net Worth$38 million
Sun SignScorpio
Born inBrooklyn
Famous asActress

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Who is Anne Hathaway?

Anne Hathaway is a multiple award winning American actress, singer and producer. She has acted in several prominent films like ‘The Princess Diaries’, ‘The Devil Wears Prada’, and ‘Becoming Jane’. Born as the daughter of an actress, Anne was exposed to the nuances of acting from a young age. Inspired by her mother, she became interested in acting as a little girl of three. A confident and talented girl, she announced her intention of pursuing an acting career to her parents when she was just eight! As a teenager she started appearing in some commercials and became the first teenager to be ever admitted to the New York City-based Barrow Group's prestigious acting program. She appeared in several stage productions while attending middle school and made her professional acting debut on television as a high school student. Eventually she ventured into films and gained mainstream prominence with her role in the Disney film ‘The Princess Diaries’. Tall, pretty and talented, she soon became a much sought after actress who earned acclaim for her poignant and powerful performances. The winner of several prestigious acting awards, she is also a skilled singer and voice actor. She is an LGBT activist and a strong supporter of same-sex marriages

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Childhood & Early Life

Anne Hathaway was born on November 12, 1982, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. to Kathleen Ann "Kate" and Gerald Thomas Hathaway. Her father is a lawyer while her mother is a former stage actress. She has two brothers.

Young Anne loved to watch her mother perform and was inspired to become an actress herself. She was just eight years old when she told her parents of her future plans. She also contemplated becoming a nun for a while though she later ditched the idea.

She was a confident child blessed with a good voice. After receiving her primary education from Brooklyn Heights Montessori School and Wyoming Elementary School, she enrolled at Millburn High School where she became active in stage productions.

She studied at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, before transferring to New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She also studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and became the first teenager to be admitted into The Barrow Group Theater Company's acting program.

Career

Anne Hathaway got her first big break when she was cast as Meghan in the television series ‘Get Real’ in 1999. Even though the series lasted only one season, she got noticed for her performance.

In 2001, she was cast in the lead role of 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.

During the initial years of her career she appeared in a number of family-oriented films like ‘Nicholas Nickleby’ (2002) and ‘Ella Enchanted’ (2004) and became known as a children’s role model. However, the talented actress wanted to avoid being typecast and started taking up more mature roles.

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.

Another one of her acclaimed roles came in 2007 when she played Jane Austen in the historical biographical film ‘Becoming Jane’. The movie depicts the complicated love story between Jane and Thomas Langlois Lefroy.

In 2008 she played Kym, a young woman undergoing rehab for drug addiction in the drama film, ‘Rachel Getting Married’. Her role was an emotionally intense one and she was praised for her performance which also earned her several awards and nominations.

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.

Some of her more recent films are ‘Don Jon’ (2013), ‘Song One’ (2014), ‘Rio 2’ (2014) and ‘Interstellar’ (2014).

Major Works

She received much acclaim for playing the role of a woman who deals with the guilt of having caused her brother’s death in the drama film, ‘Rachel Getting Married’ in 2008. Her poignant performance of a drug addict whose careless action leads to her brother’s death earned her several awards.

Her role of Fantine in the 2012 film ‘Les Misérables’ is also undoubtedly one of her best performances. She portrayed a poor factory worker who struggles to raise her illegitimate child. Even though Anne was initially considered not mature enough for the role, she silenced her detractors with her impeccable performance.

Awards & Achievements

Her portrayal of Kym Buchman in ‘Rachel Getting Married’ (2008) won her the Austin Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress, Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress, and a nomination for Academy Award for Best Actress.

She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Fantine in the 2012 movie ‘Les Misérables’. The same role also won her several other awards including BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.

Personal Life & Legacy

Anne Hathaway got engaged to actor Adam Shulman in 2011 and married him in September 2012.

Trivia

She is a LGBT activist and supports same-sex marriages. She is also involved with charities like The Creative Coalition, The Step Up Women's Network, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and The Human Rights Campaign.

Net Worth

Anne Hathaway has a net worth of $35 million

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Anne Hathaway's awards

YearNameAward

Academy Awards(Oscars)

2013Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting RoleLes Misérables (2012)

Golden Globe Awards

2013Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureLes Misérables (2012)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2010Outstanding Voice-Over PerformanceThe Simpsons (1989)

BAFTA Awards

2013Best Supporting ActressLes Misérables (2012)

Anne Hathaway biography timelines

  • // 12th Nov 1982
    Anne Hathaway was born on November 12, 1982, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. to Kathleen Ann "Kate" and Gerald Thomas Hathaway. Her father is a lawyer while her mother is a former stage actress. She has two brothers.
  • // 1999
    Anne Hathaway got her first big break when she was cast as Meghan in the television series ‘Get Real’ in 1999. Even though the series lasted only one season, she got noticed for her performance.
  • // 2001 To 2004
    In 2001, she was cast in the lead role of 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.
  • // 2002 To 2004
    During the initial years of her career she appeared in a number of family-oriented films like ‘Nicholas Nickleby’ (2002) and ‘Ella Enchanted’ (2004) and became known as a children’s role model. However, the talented actress wanted to avoid being typecast and started taking up more mature roles.
  • // 2005
    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.
  • // 2007
    Another one of her acclaimed roles came in 2007 when she played Jane Austen in the historical biographical film ‘Becoming Jane’. The movie depicts the complicated love story between Jane and Thomas Langlois Lefroy.
  • // 2008
    In 2008 she played Kym, a young woman undergoing rehab for drug addiction in the drama film, ‘Rachel Getting Married’. Her role was an emotionally intense one and she was praised for her performance which also earned her several awards and nominations.
  • // 2008
    She received much acclaim for playing the role of a woman who deals with the guilt of having caused her brother’s death in the drama film, ‘Rachel Getting Married’ in 2008. Her poignant performance of a drug addict whose careless action leads to her brother’s death earned her several awards.
  • // 2008
    Her portrayal of Kym Buchman in ‘Rachel Getting Married’ (2008) won her the Austin Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress, Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress, and a nomination for Academy Award for Best Actress.
  • // 2011 To Sep 2012
    Anne Hathaway got engaged to actor Adam Shulman in 2011 and married him in September 2012.
  • // 2012
    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.
  • // 2012
    Her role of Fantine in the 2012 film ‘Les Misérables’ is also undoubtedly one of her best performances. She portrayed a poor factory worker who struggles to raise her illegitimate child. Even though Anne was initially considered not mature enough for the role, she silenced her detractors with her impeccable performance.
  • // 2012
    She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Fantine in the 2012 movie ‘Les Misérables’. The same role also won her several other awards including BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.
  • // 2013 To 2014
    Some of her more recent films are ‘Don Jon’ (2013), ‘Song One’ (2014), ‘Rio 2’ (2014) and ‘Interstellar’ (2014).

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    Anne Hathaway was born at 1982-11-12

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    Anne Hathaway was born in Brooklyn

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    Anne Hathaway's nationalities is American

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    Anne Hathaway's hobbies is Acting, Hanging with Friends, Listening Music, Watching Movies, Fashion

  • What is Anne Hathaway nick names?

    Anne Hathaway's nickNames is Annie

  • Who is Anne Hathaway spouses?

    Anne Hathaway's spouses is Adam Shulman

  • Who is Anne Hathaway siblings?

    Anne Hathaway's siblings is Michael Hathaway, Thomas Hathaway

  • Who is Anne Hathaway childrens?

    Anne Hathaway's childrens is Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman

  • What was Anne Hathaway universities?

    Anne Hathaway studied at New York University, American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Vassar College, 2000-06 - Millburn High School, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, The Barrow Group

  • What was Anne Hathaway notable alumnis?

    Anne Hathaway's notable alumnis is New York University

  • How tall is Anne Hathaway?

    Anne Hathaway's height is 173

  • Who is Anne Hathaway's father?

    Anne Hathaway's father is Gerald Hathaway

  • Who is Anne Hathaway's mother?

    Anne Hathaway's mother is Kate McCauley Hathaway

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    Anne Hathaway is Scorpio

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    Anne Hathaway is famouse as Actress