Oscars 2013

Oscar Nominees: Meet My Acting Inspiration

From classic movie musicals to tough-guy stars, slide to see what fired up Anne Hathaway, Bradley Cooper and more to head to Hollywood

ANNE HATHAWAY

Best Supporting Actress nominee, Les Misérables
The Brooklyn-born actress, who has appeared in more than two dozen films, discovered her passion for performing as a teen while watching Cate Blanchett's Oscar-nominated portrayal of the queen in Elizabeth. "She was so powerful," says Hathaway, "she was death-defying."