Anne Hathaway is an Academy Award-winning actress, producer and singer. She rose to fame in the early 2000s with roles in films such as The Princess Diaries and Ella Enchanted. Since then, she has become one of Hollywood’s most sought after actresses with leading roles in films like Brokeback Mountain, The Devil Wears Prada, Les Misérables and Interstellar.
Hathaway was born on November 12th 1982 in Brooklyn New York. She attended Millburn High School where she took part in a number of school plays before being accepted into Vassar College to study English literature. However, her passion for acting eventually won out and so Hathaway dropped out after just one semester to pursue a career as an actress full time instead.
Hathaway made her feature film debut alongside Julie Andrews and Mandy Moore in Disney’s 2001 adaptation of The Princess Diaries which proved to be a major box office success that earned her widespread recognition among moviegoers everywhere. This was quickly followed by lead roles opposite Hugh Jackman (in 2006’s romantic drama Brokeback Mountain) and Meryl Streep (in 2007’s comedy-drama The Devil Wears Prada). These performances not only established Anne Hathaway as a major star but also earned her critical acclaim from critics who praised her ability to portray characters that were both strong yet vulnerable simultaneously.
In 2012, Anne starred alongside Hugh Jackman once again in the musical drama Les Misérables which went on to earn 8 Academy Award nominations including Best Actress for Hathaway herself – an honor which she ultimately won making it one of the biggest moments of her career thus far! Other notable credits include playing Catwoman/Selina Kyle opposite Christian Bale’s Batman/Bruce Wayne in Christopher Nolan’s highly acclaimed Dark Knight trilogy along with starring role opposite Matthew McConaughey In 2014 sci-fi epic Interstellar directed by Christopher Nolan once again.
Today Anne continues to enjoy success both critically & commercially with recent credits including Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016), Ocean’s 8 (2018) & Serenity (2019). Outside of acting she is also involved philanthropically supporting charities such as St Jude Children’s Research Hospital & Stand Up To Cancer amongst others plus raising awareness about mental health issues via social media platforms.
Overall there is no denying that Anne Hathway has become one of Hollywood’s most beloved figures over the past two decades thanks largely due to her versatility when it comes portraying various types characters across multiple genres while at same time using platform provided help make world better place through charitable works.
In addition to her acting career, Anne also works extensively as a philanthropist and humanitarian. She is an ambassador for the charities; ‘The Step Up Women’s Network’ which helps young women reach their potential through education, job training and mentorship programs; ‘Global Action For Children’ which supports vulnerable children around the world; ‘Stomp Out Bullying Program’ which helps combat bullying in schools; and ‘The Climate Project France’ that works towards tackling climate change issues across Europe. In 2010 she was named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador after visiting Sierra Leone where she saw first hand how UNICEF were helping children suffering from malnutrition or lack of access to basic health care services.
Anne Hathaway is one of Hollywood’s most versatile actors today due to her range of characters that span from comedic roles like Bride Wars to more serious performances such as Rachel Getting Married or Interstellar – where she played Brand – the daughter of Matthew McConaughey’s character Cooper. Her performance in Les Misérables earned her both a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress too – making it clear why she continues to be so highly sought after by filmmakers all over the world!