|Birth date||November 12, 1982|
|Birth name||Anne Jacqueline Hathaway|
|Role||The White Queen|
Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) is an American actress who made her debut in the 1999 television series Get Real. After the series was canceled, she was cast as Mia Thermopolis in the Disney family comedy The Princess Diaries (2001), which launched her career. Over the next three years, Hathaway continued to star in family films, reprising the role for The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement sequel, and appearing as the titular character in Ella Enchanted (both 2004).
Hathaway transitioned from adolescent star to serious actress with paying roles in Havoc and Brokeback Mountain (both 2005). She subsequently co-starred with Meryl Streep in The Devil Wears Prada (2006) and appeared in Becoming Jane (2007) as author Jane Austen. In 2008, she earned widespread critical acclaim for her lead role in the film Getting Married, for which she won numerous industry awards, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. In 2010, she starred in the box office hit Valentine's Day.
- First and only teenager admitted to the acting program at the award-winning The Barrow Group in New York. Three days before being cast in "Get Real", she performed in two concerts at Carnegie Hall as member of All- Eastern U.S. High School Honors Chorus.
- Appeared at both 1999 Teen Choice Awards and 1999 Billboard Awards, introducing musical acts.