Anne Jacqueline Hathaway Whitney was born November 12, 1982 in Brooklyn, New York. She called Anne that she was a full namesake of Shakespeare's wife Anne Hathaway. Her mother, Kate McCauley - actress, and his father Gerard Hathaway - a lawyer. Ann two brothers, Thomas Jr. and Sr. Michael.
Hathaway several semesters studying at Vassar College, but finished Millburn High School.
Anne first appeared on screen in the television series of 1999 "Be yourself." In 2001 she played in the movie "The Princess Diaries" directed by Garry Marshall. The character "Princess Diaries", an American schoolgirl Mia Thermopolis, learns that she has inherited the throne of a small European country Genovia. Marshall compared Hathaway and Julia Roberts, Audrey Hepburn and Judy Garland.
In 2002, Anne Hathaway voiced a role in the animated film "The Cat Returns" directed by Hiroyuki Morita. In the same year, the actress plays the role of Medelayn Bray in the film adaptation of the novel by Charles Dickens' "Nicholas Nickleby", directed by Douglas McGrath.
In 2004, Hathaway starred in the film "Ella Enchanted", directed by Tommy O'Heyvera and the sequel "The Princess Diaries". She then voiced a role in the animated film "Hoodwinked" (2005).
In 2005, Hathaway played in the youth drama "Crazy" and awarded three "Oscar" film "Brokeback Mountain" by Ang Lee. In the picture she got the role of a gay cowboy's wife, and it is worth noting Anne handled it "perfectly well". In the movie "The Devil Wears Prada" (2006) is removed from the Hathaway Meryl Streep.
In 2007 came the film "Becoming Jane", where the actress appears as a famous English writer. In 2009, Hathaway was nominated for the award "Oscar" and "Golden Globe" for his role as former model Kim in the film "Rachel Getting Married". In the same year comes the film "Bride Wars".
In 2010, the actress can be seen in the movie "Valentine's Day", "Alice in Wonderland", "Love and Other Drugs".
Anne Hathaway plans to shoot scenes in "One Day" and "groom" and dubbing the character Jewel in the cartoon "Rio".
Nearly four years the actress met with Italian businessman Raffaello Foleri, who in 2008 was sentenced to more than four years in prison for fraud. Since November 2008, Anne dating actor Adam Shulman.