Beat out Sienna Miller for the role of "Lureen Twist" in the movie Brokeback Mountain (2005).
Accidentally fell off of her chair during her audition for the role of the klutzy princess in The Princess Diaries (2001). She was hired on the spot.
Named one of Teen People Magazine's 25 Hottest Stars Under 25 in its June 2006 issue for the second time. She was also on the list in 2002.
Was nominated for the Paper Mill's "Rising Star Award" for the best high school performance by an actress in New Jersey
Ranked #63 on Askmen.com's 100 Most Desirable Women in the World. (2008).
Has stated that she would only appear nude/topless in a film if she felt it would add significance to it. She appeared topless for the first time in Havoc (2005) and then in the same year in Brokeback Mountain (2005).
In his column "Just for Variety" published on October 25, 2000 in Daily Variety, columnist Army Archerd quotes Garry Marshall, the director of The Princess Diaries (2001): "The multi-talented Hathaway is a combination Julia Roberts, Audrey Hepburn and Judy Garland."
She is an honoree of women's empowerment organization the Step Up Women's Network and is also an advisor for the Lollipop Theater Network, that screens movies in hospitals for the terminally ill.
Father Gerard is an Attorney, mother Kate McCauley is a singer/actress.
Was not available for role of Christine Daae in The Phantom of the Opera (2004) due to contractual obligation to Disney for The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004).. The two movies had overlapping filming schedules.
Daughter of stage actress Kate McCauley.
In 1998, was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role at the Paper Mill Playhouse "Rising Star Awards", an award given to high schools across New Jersey. Ironically, she was nominated for playing the Princess in "Once Upon A Mattress". To further the irony, she lost to a girl who was played the exact same role. The nomination billet listed her as Annie Hathaway.
Named one of People Magazine's 'Breakthrough Stars of 2001'.
After the release of The Princess Diaries (2001), Anne's hometown newspaper, The Item, printed an article comparing Anne to Greta Garbo because of the paper's inability to get an interview with Anne (who was busy making movies and living in LA at the time).
Favorite actresses are Cate Blanchett, Sigourney Weaverand Michelle Pfeiffer
In 2004 received Chanel's Spotlight Award for Emerging Talent.
Born in New York but was raised in New Jersey.
Appeared at both 1999 Teen Choice Awards and 1999 Billboard Awards, introducing musical acts.
Announced as the new face of "Lancome" (January 1, 2008).
She befriended Emily Blunt on the set of The Devil Wears Prada (2006). They are fast friends now, Emily calls Anne 'her rock'.
Learning how to play the piano and working with a dialect coach for Becoming Jane (2007).
Good friends with Sienna Miller.
Her role models are Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet and Meryl Streep
Greatly admires Ryan Gosling and Bryce Dallas Howard.