The actress well known for her iconic wide grin is none other than Anne Hathaway. Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1982, she is the middle child of her parents with an elder and a younger brother. Anne started from playing roles in television series followed by roles in Hollywood. She spent almost all her childhood in New York. She participated enthusiastically in numerous plays in her school as well. She proved her abilities and got admitted to American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She also holds the honor of being the first teenager who was taken into The Barrow Group, a famous acting and theatre group in New York City.
She played as the eldest daughter in the family drama Get Real. Although the play itself was not a success, yet it earned her nomination for the Teen Choice Award.
Anne started her acting career in many insignificant roles in some films. Her first breakthrough was her character as Mia in The Princess Diaries. The movie released in 2004 confined her to the tinsel town for the coming years of her life. The next big hit was The Devil Wears Prada in 2006, which took Anne to the new heights of fame and glory. Becoming Jane was next in line, a film based on the life of famous author Jane Austen.
Anne Hathaway excellently portrayed the role and won the much deserving recognition. Rachel Getting Married won her numerous awards and also nomination as the Best Actress Award for the Academy Award. This successful streak was continued with Bride Wars released in 2009. Valentine Day, Alice in Wonderland and Love and Other Drugs were some of the box office hits that Anne Hathaway starred as the lead role. Her character in Les Miserables’ earned her all sorts of positive and negative reviews. The Dark Knight Rises in 2012 and Interstellar in 2014, proved to be box office hits and once again confirmed her as a versatile actress.
Other than acting, she also tried her luck in singing. Her voice over in The Simpsons won her an Emmy Award. She also dubbed for a role in the famous animated film Rio in 2011. She has won several nominations for her brilliant performances over the years.
Her charismatic beauty won her a place in the list of 50 Most Beautiful People in the year 2006. She has been the brand ambassador of some famous beauty brands from time to time.
Her personal life breakthrough was when she got married to Adam Shulman in 2012. The couple announced late last year that their first baby is on his way.
The actress has also been an active donor and activist for many charity causes as well as organizations. She has been associated as active members with some charities as well and even served as a member of board of directors. She has always used her positive influence to promote cause of many organizations working for women rights.