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Claire Danes

Biography

Danes at the 2015 PaleyFest

Claire Catherine Danes (born April 12, 1979) is an American actress who first came to prominence with her role as Angela Chase in the 1994 series My So-Called Life. The role won her the first of four Golden Globe Awards. She made her film debut the same year in Little Women (1994). Her other films include Romeo + Juliet (1996), The Rainmaker (1997), Les Misérables (1998), Brokedown Palace (1999), Igby Goes Down (2002), The Hours (2002), Shopgirl (2005) and Stardust (2007).

Fact file

  • Born: Claire Catherine Danes April 12, 1979 (age 36) Manhattan, New York, U.S.
  • Education: Lycée Français de Los Angeles Yale University
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1992–present
  • Spouse(s): Hugh Dancy (m. 2009)
  • Children: 1

Read more about Claire Danes at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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cynthialittleton
Variety, 2017-04-10 02:02:28
“Homeland’s” sixth season finale took a momentous turn for a beloved character. SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not seen the April 9 episode, “America First.” As Claire Danes’ Carrie Mathison grapples with the new world order in President Elizabeth Keane’s Washington, her longtime compatriot Peter Quinn (Rupert ...

Claire Danes, Christine Baranski, James Corden and More Act Out a Soap Opera to Katy Perry Lyrics
Entertainment Tonigh, 2017-04-05 08:42:00
That's what you get for waking up in Vegas.

mannieholmes
Variety, 2017-04-04 19:22:02
While “Homeland” has always been fairly relevant to current events, the story arc it has featured this season has found the show exploring new heights of relevancy that would have otherwise seemed far-fetched. The stars and creators of the show, including Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend, and showrunner Alex ...

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