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American actress Anne Hathaway has starred in films like The Devil Wears Prada, Becoming Jane, Love and Other Drugs, and Les Miserables.
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Her character's boss, played by Meryl Streep, is said to have been based on Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine.
For her next role, Hathaway took on an English accent to play literary legend Jane Austen. The historical romance, Becoming Jane (2007), focuses on the relationship between Austen and a young Irish lawyer,
played by James McAvoy. She demonstrated her range on this and other films, including Get Smart (2008), a big-screen adaptation of the similarly titled hit TV comedy, in which Hathaway stars opposite Steve Carell; and the 2008 thriller Passengers. Hathaway's role as Kym in the movie Rachel Getting Married (2008) earned her an Academy Award nod (best actress).
Hathaway returned to lighter fare with the romantic comedy Bride Wars in 2009, starring opposite Kate Hudson. The film received a lukewarm reception from movie goers, earning more than $58 million at the box office. The following year, Hathaway had a supporting role in the ensemble comedy Valentine's Day, which also featured Jennifer Garner, Topher Grace, Ashton Kutcher and Jessica Biel.
Tackling a famous literary character in her next project, Hathaway played the White Queen in Tim Burton's reimagining of the famous children's tale Alice in Wonderland in 2010. The film, starring Mia Wasikowska as Alice and Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, proved to be a huge commercial and critical success. Hathaway also appeared in the 2010 satire of the pharmaceutical industry, Love and Other Drugs, starring opposite Jake Gyllenhaal; and in 2011's One Day, a film based on the 2009 novel by David Nicholls.
In 2012, Hathaway landed one of her most exciting roles yet: Playing Catwoman in the third film of Christopher Nolan's Batman series, The Dark Knight Rises. She then starred in Les Miserables (2012) alongside Hugh Jackman, Amanda Seyfried and Russell Crowe. In the film, Hathaway plays Fantine, a poor French woman who turns to prostitution to support her only child, Cosette. In January 2013, she received a Golden Globe Award (best supporting actress) for her performance in Les Miserables. Hathaway's winning streak continued with her first Academy Award win for best supporting actress for her portrayal of Fantine that February.
Hathaway began dating Italian real estate developer Raffaello Follieri in 2004. The couple split in June of 2008, after law officials accused Follieri of swindling investors out of millions and falsely claiming that the Vatican appointed him to manage its financial affairs.
Hathaway married actor and jewelry designer Adam Shulman on September 29, 2012. The couple had been dating for four years at the time. "I am very much in love with him, [only] Adam totally ruined my plan. I was really actually looking forward to a little alone time, and then I fell in love like a fool!" Hathaway recently said of Shulman, according to People magazine. She added, "We have house parties and dinner parties and just hang out. I'm so delighted by [Adam]. He's all the things you want a partner to be.
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