Born: 12 November 1982 Brooklyn, New York
Height: 5' 8"
Her first major role was in the short-lived television series Get Real. She gained widespread recognition for her starring roles in The Princess Diaries (2001) and its 2004 sequel, playing a teenage girl who discovers that she is a member of royalty. Since the success of the two films, Hathaway had a notable role in the 2002 film production of Nicholas Nickleby, opposite Charlie Hunnam and Jamie Bell, a starring role in 2004's Ella Enchanted, playing a fairy tale princess, and voiced a version of Little Red Riding Hood in 2005's animated film Hoodwinked. Hathaway has moved away from appearing in family films, explaining "It's lovely to think that my audience is growing up with me", referring to her status as a children's film actress. She starred in the dark R-rated film Havoc and had a supporting role in Brokeback Mountain, opposite Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal; She appeared topless in both films.