Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) is an American actress and singer. Her breakthrough debut film role was as Mia Thermopolis in the Disney comedy The Princess Diaries (2001). Hathaway made a transition to adult roles in box office and critically acclaimed films such as Brokeback Mountain (2005), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), as Jane Austen in Becoming Jane (2007), Rachel Getting Married (2008), Bride Wars (2009), Valentine's Day (2010), as the White Queen in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland (2010), Love & Other Drugs (2010), as DC Comics femme fatale Catwoman in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises (2012), as Fantine in Tom Hooper's Les Misérables (2012), Interstellar (2014), The Intern (2015), and Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016).
Her notable accolades include the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and SAG Awards for Best Supporting Actress (Les Miserables), Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress (Rachel Getting Married), Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (Love & Other Drugs), Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress (The Dark Knight Rises), Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance (Once Upon a Time in Springfield), as well as an Academy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Indie Spirit Awards nomination for Best Actress (Rachel Getting Married) and a BIFA nomination for Best Performance by an Actress (Becoming Jane).
In 2001, People magazine named Hathaway one of its breakthrough stars of the year and L.A. Times listed her as one of the 50 Most Beautiful Women in Film. Hathaway began dating businessman Adam Shulman in 2008. They married in 2012 and have one son, born March 2016. Hathaway is a board member of The Lollipop Theatre Network, and advocates gender equality as a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador. Forbes named Hathaway one of the highest paid actresses of 2015, and since 2017 she is among the highest-grossing actresses of the 21st century.