Happy Birthday! Anne Hathaway Turns 34 Years Old Today

Happy birthday, Anne Hathaway! The actress turns 34 years old today.

Born in November 1982, Hathaway was raised in New York by her parents Gerald and Kathleen before the family move to New Jersey. The actress and her siblings were surrounded by theater from a young age as Kathleen was a stage performer. Since she was a child, Hathaway wanted to follower in her mother's footsteps and appeared in numerous plays.

Hathaway's professional career began when she was a teenager. She made her film debut in The Princess Diaries, a teenage rom-com based on Meg Cabot's bestselling novels. She then went on to star in films like Nicholas Nickelby and Ella Enchanted before she transitioned into more mature roles in projects like Brokeback Mountain.

In 2006, Hathaway then starred in the film The Devil Wears Prada alongside Meryl Streep before she was cast in Becoming Jane and Sweeney Todd.

In more recent years, fans have come to know Hathaway for several major roles. Many will recognize the actress for her work in Tim Burton's Alice In Wonderland films. Others will know her as Selina Kyle from The Dark Knight Rises. Of course, most will have heard of Hathaway's work on Tom Hooper's Les Miserables. The Academy Award-winning film earned the actress the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

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In the future, fans will see Hathaway continue her career with several upcoming projects. Earlier this year, sources reported that Hathaway would reprise her role as Mia in The Princess Diaries 3. And, recently, the actress was spotted on set for the all-female spin-off of Ocean's Eleven along with Sandra Bullock and more.

Happy birthday, Anne!

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