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 Anne Hathaway From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search This article is about the actress. For other uses, see Anne Hathaway (disambiguation) . Anne Hathaway Anne Hathaway in 2008 Born Anne Jacqueline Hathaway [1] [2] November 12, 1982 (1982-11-12) (age 25) Brooklyn , New York , U.S. Other name(s) Goes by Annie Hathaway in her personal life Years active 1999—present Awards won Other awards
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NBR Award for Best Cast 2002 Nicholas Nickleby Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) is an American actress . She made her acting debut in the 1999 television series Get Real , but her first prominent role was in Disney's family comedy The Princess Diaries (2001) starring opposite Julie Andrews , which established her career. She continued to appear in family films over the next three years, and she had the lead roles in Ella Enchanted and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (both 2004). Hathaway later ventured away from the "G-rated" image her early acting career bestowed upon her, starring in the adult-themed films Havoc and Brokeback Mountain , both of which featured her topless . She later starred in The Devil Wears Prada (2006) opposite Meryl Streep and in Becoming Jane (2007), in which she portrays Jane Austen . Her most recent movie, Get Smart , in which she plays the character Agent 99, was released in June 2008 and is currently the second highest-grossing film of her career. Her acting style has been compared to that of Judy Garland and Audrey Hepburn [3] and she cites Hepburn as her favorite actress [4] and Streep as her idol. [5] People magazine named her one of 2001's breakthrough stars [6] and in 2006 she was listed as one of the world’s 50 Most Beautiful People . [7]
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Contents 1 Biogra phy 1 . 1 E a r l y l i f e a n d c a r e e r 1 . 2 1 9 9 9 2 0 0 4 : C a r e e r
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[ edit ] Biography [ edit ] Early life and career Hathaway was born in Brooklyn , New York , and moved to Millburn, New Jersey, when she was six years old. She is the daughter of Gerald Hathaway, a lawyer, and Kate McCauley, an actress who inspired Hathaway to follow in her footsteps. [8] She was named after the wife of playwright William Shakespeare . She has an older brother, Michael, and a younger brother, Thomas. Hathaway has mainly Irish and French ancestry, with more distant German and Native American roots. [9] Hathaway was raised a Catholic with what she considered "really strong values," and has stated she wanted to be a nun during her childhood. [8] [10] However, at the age of fifteen she decided not to become a nun after learning that her brother Michael was gay . [10] Despite her Catholic upbringing, she felt that she could not be part of a religion that disapproved of her brother's sexual orientation. She has stated that she is a non- denominational Christian. [10] As a teenager, she actually spent many of her summers going to a Christian camp called Camp Johnsonburg, also known as the Johnsonburg Presbyterian Center. Hathaway was raised in
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