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ANNE HATHAWAY (Maggie Murdock) shot to stardom when she starred opposite Meryl Streep in the sleeper hit The Devil Wears Prada. In 2008, she secured her place among the highest echelon of actresses when she starred in Jonathan Demme's critically acclaimed Rachel Getting Married. Her performance in the film garnered nominations for an Academy Award, Golden Globe®, Independent Spirit and SAG Award in the lead actress category. She was awarded best actress by the National Board of Review, the Chicago Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Film Critics Association. Hathaway starred in two of this year's biggest box office hits – the ensemble romantic comedy Valentine's Day, in which she reunited with longtime friend and director Garry Marshall for a third time, followed by Tim Burton's much-anticipated Alice in Wonderland, in which she played the White Queen. Upcoming is Focus Features' One Day, also starring Jim Sturgess. The project was shot in London.

Other film credits include: Gary Winick's comedy Bride Wars, with Kate Hudson; Get Smart, alongside Steve Carell; the Jane Austen biopic Becoming Jane, opposite James MacAvoy; Rodrigo Garcia's Passengers; Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain; Garry Marshall's The Princess Diaries and The Princess Diaries 2: The Royal Engagement; Barbara Kopple's indie project Havoc; Tommy O'Haver's Ella Enchanted; a film rendition of Charles Dicken's Nicholas Nickleby, directed by Douglas McGrath; and Mitch Davis' The Other Side of Heaven. Hathaway lent her voice to the highly successful animated feature Hoodwinked for The Weinstein Company, along with Glenn Close, Andy Dick, Anthony Anderson, and Jim Belushi. Hathaway first gained Hollywood's attention for her acclaimed turn in the series Get Real, for which she was nominated for a 2000 Teen Choice Award for Best Actress in a Drama.

Hathaway's theater credits include: Shakespeare in the Park's 2009 production of Twelfth Night; The Lincoln Center Encore series presentation of Carnival, for which she won the prestigious 57th Annual Clarence Derwent Award; Andrew Lloyd Webber's workshop of Woman In White; and Forever Your Child. In 2004-2005, Hathaway participated in the Encores Concert Gala as well as the Stephen Sondheim Birthday Gala.

Hathaway has lent a hand to several philanthropic initiatives around the world. She traveled to Cambodia in January 2005 on behalf of the documentary, A Moment in the World, organized by Angelina Jolie. The project placed roughly 25 participants in various locations on a specific day, each instructed to videotape their surroundings at the same specific, moment in time. In addition, she has been involved with the Step Up Women's Network, a foundation created to strengthen community resources for women and girls. Anne also serves on the advisory board for Lollipop Theater Network, an organization that screens movies in hospitals for pediatric patients suffering from chronic or life-threatening illness.

Hathaway studied acting at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey and at the award winning Barrow Group in New York City. In April 2005, she was honored for her achievements by the Barrow Group. She was the first and only teen ever admitted to their intensive acting program. She also studied in the musical theater program with the Collaborative Arts Project, CAP 21, affiliated with New York University. Further illustrating her versatile talents, Hathaway is an accomplished dancer who studied at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City. Additionally, she is a first soprano and has performed in two concerts at Carnegie Hall as a member of the All-Eastern US High School Honors Chorus.

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