WOMEN
11/12/2012 02:45 pm ET Updated Nov 12, 2012

Anne Hathaway: 14 Reasons To Love The Star On Her 30th Birthday

  1. She's moved (way, way) beyond the Princess Diaries.
  2. She held her own opposite Meryl Streep in "The Devil Wears Prada."

  3. Her Katie Holmes impression.

  4. Her Claire Danes impression.

  5. She basically hosted the Oscars on her own (with very little help from co-host James Franco).
  6. The rehearsal dinner speech in "Rachel Getting Married."

  7. She prioritized her education and studied at both Vassar and NYU.
  8. She silenced the doubters and made an amazing Catwoman in "The Dark Knight Rises."
  9. She can rock both a leather catsuit and a pixie cut.

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  11. She rebounded from a really, really bad relationship.
  12. She sold her wedding photos and gave the money to Freedom to Marry, a pro-gay-marriage organization.
  13. She speaks openly about her adolescent battle with depression and anxiety.
  14. She wrote (and performed!) a Lil' Wayne inspired rap criticizing the paparazzi.

  15. She said this: "Looking back, if I could give myself some advice, I would tell myself not to take it all so seriously."

LOOK: Anne Hathaway Through The Years

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Anne Hathaway's Style Evolution
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