Answer: World Poetry Day takes us to the church where William Shakespeare was married (and buried). What modern actress shares a name with Shakespeare’s wife?

The Question: World Poetry Day takes us to the church where William Shakespeare was married (and buried). What modern actress shares a name with Shakespeare’s wife?

A Halle Berry
B Anne Hathaway
C Natalie Portman

Though few records survive about Shakespeare’s private life, we do know that at 18 he was married to Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children: Susanna and twins Hamnet and Judith. She was eight years older than Shakespeare and outlived him by seven years. The Oscar-winning American actress born in 1982 was named after Shakespeare’s wife.

The correct answer is Anne Hathaway.

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