Anne Hathaway as 'Sarah Barlage'
Anne Hathaway (Sarah Barlage Bilott) is an Academy Award®-winning actress known for her versatility as an actor and producer. In 2012, Hathaway starred as Fantine in Tom Hooper’s screen adaptation of the musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, a role that garnered Academy®, Golden Globe, SAG and BAFTA Awards for Best Actress. In 2008, she was nominated for an Academy Award®, Golden Globe and SAG Award for her performance in Jonathan Demme’s critically acclaimed Rachel Getting Married. The National Board of Review, Chicago Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Film Critics Association all named Hathaway Best Actress in this role.
Additional film credits include Colossal, The Intern, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Alice In Wonderland, Interstellar, Don Peyote, Song One, Don Jon, The Dark Knight Rises, One Day, Rio, Valentine’s Day, Bride Wars, Passengers, Get Smart, Becoming Jane, The Devil Wears Prada, Brokeback Mountain, Havoc, Ella Enchanted, The Cat Returns, Nicholas Nickleby, The Other Side of Heaven, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement and The Princess Diaries.
Hathaway first gained Hollywood’s attention for her turn in the television series, “Get Real.” She’s also had an equal measure of success with television voice-overs including “Family Guy” and “The Simpsons,” for which she received an Emmy® Award.
A veteran of the theater, Hathaway appeared in the Lincoln Center Encore series presentation of Carnival, for which she won the prestigious 57th Annual Clarence Derwent Award. Additional theater credits include Grounded (The Public Theatre), Twelfth Night (Shakespeare in the Park) and Woman in White (Andrew Lloyd Webber’s workshop).
As an actress, Hathaway studied at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey, Barrow Group in New York City and at NYU’s Collaborative Arts Projects “Cap 21,” where she focused on her musical theater training. In April 2005, Barrow Group honored Hathaway for her achievements on behalf of the organization as the first and only teen ever admitted to their intensive acting program. She was appointed as UN Women’s Global Ambassador in 2016, where she works with the UN Women to foster more positive mindsets and practical arrangements around workplaces that build and support equality for women. She also serves on the advisory board for Lollipop Theater Network, which is an organization that screens movies in hospitals for pediatric patients suffering from chronic or life-threatening illness. She also recently began working at The Nike Foundation’s “Girl Effect.”
Hathaway currently resides in both New York and Los Angeles.