Anne Hathaway: From ‘The Princess Diaries’ to Oscar Winner

It is unusual to remember the first movie fo a huge movie star. Robert De Niro first movie was ‘Encounter‘ in 1965. Johnny Depp started in the original ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ in 1984, always remembered for his blender like death scene. Meryl Streep began with ‘Everybody Rides the Carousel‘ where she was ‘Stage 6 (voice)‘ after that a TV movie and then sharing scene with Jane Fonda and Vanessa Redgrave in the movie ‘Julia‘ in 1977.

Anne Hathaway won the Oscars for Best Supporting Actress for her role in ‘Les Misérables’.

It was 2001 and a typical Disney movie about real life princess was premiering on theaters. Besides being a part of the Disney family, ‘The Princess Diaries‘ also presented the comeback of Hollywood legend Julie Andrews, the unforgettable Mary Poppins. But on this film, the leading role fall on the arms of a new actress named Anne Hathaway. The movie became a blockbuster, not only for little girls but for everyone who wanted to laugh about healthy comedy.

That was 2001 and the beginning of Anne Hathaway career. Nowadays, the actress holds the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Fantine in ‘Les Misérables‘ based on the french historical novel written by Victor Hugo. Her performances as well as her singing moved the audience on theaters. The representative ‘I Dreamed the Dream‘ was the masterpiece Hathaway took care while presenting the deep solitude of her character.

This was Hathaway second nomination to the Academy Awards. She had been previously nominated in the ‘Best Actress‘ Category for her role as a recovering addict in ‘Rachel Getting Married‘ in 2009.

Going through Anne Hathaway filmography, we could find several titles where her acting quality was proofed. ‘Brokeback Mountain’, ‘The Devil Wears Prada‘, ‘Rachel Getting Married’, ‘Alice in Wonderland’, ‘Love and Other Drugs’, ‘Rio’ and ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ where she portrays the role of Selina Kyle A.K.A Catwoman.


Alfredo Viteri is a 24 years old IIG. He thinks he’s an Editor, a Web Designer, an Author, a Comedian, an Actor, an Executive Producer, a Critic, a Host. Now he is writing about showbiz, Hollywood, music and beyond. Don’t know why I’m writing in third person if I’m the one writing it.

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