Her first breakthrough was on a short-lived television series Get Real. Her roll in The Princess Diaries (2001) was her real debut. Since then, Hathaway has starred in dramatic films such as Havoc and Brokeback Mountain, in 2005. She has also starred in The Devil Wears Prada (2006) with Meryl Streep and in Becoming Jane (2007) as Jane Austen.
She has won several awards for her performances, as well as an Academy Award for her role in Les Miserables.
Engagement in Cultural Diplomacy
Philanthropic Donations and Humanitarian Causes
In addition to acting, Hathaway supports several charities, including the Step Up Women's Network, The Creative Coalition, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, The Human Rights Campaign, and The Lollipop Theatre Network. She has received numeral honours for the work she has done.