Oscar Actors: Hathaway, Anne–Background, Career, Awards, Cumulative Advantage (Emmy)

Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) has received an Oscar Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Golden Globe.

She was one of the highest-paid actresses in the world in 2015. Her films have earned over $6.8 billion worldwide, and she appeared in the Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2009.

Hathaway graduated from Millburn High School in New Jersey, where she acted in several plays. As a teenager, she was cast in the TV series “Get Real” (1999–2000).

Film Debut: 2001

She made her breakthrough as the protagonist in her debut film, the Disney comedy The Princess Diaries (2001).

Hathaway made a transition to adult roles with the 2005 dramas “Havoc” and “Brokeback Mountain.”

The comedy “The Devil Wears Prada” (2006), in which she played an assistant to a fashion magazine editor, was her biggest commercial success to date.

Oscar Nominations:

She played a recovering alcoholic in the drama “Rachel Getting Married” (2008), which earned her a nomination for the Best Actress Oscar.

She followed this with roles in the commercially successful romantic films Bride Wars (2009), Valentine’s Day (2010), Love & Other Drugs (2010), and the fantasy film Alice in Wonderland (2010).

In 2012, Hathaway starred as Selina Kyle in her highest-grossing film The Dark Knight Rises, the final installment in The Dark Knight trilogy.

Oscar Award

That year, she also played Fantine, a prostitute dying of tuberculosis, in the musical romantic drama Les Misérables, for which she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar.

She then played a scientist in Nolan’s sci-fi Interstellar (2014), the owner of an online fashion site in the comedy The Intern (2015), and a haughty actress in the heist film Ocean’s 8 (2018).

Emmy Award

Hathaway has also won an Emmy Award for providing her voice in The Simpsons, sung for soundtracks, appeared on stage, and hosted events.

Hathaway supports several charities and causes. She is a board member of the Lollipop Theatre Network, an organization that brings films to sick children in hospitals, and advocates gender equality as a UN Women goodwill ambassador.

She is married to businessman Adam Shulman, with whom she has two sons.