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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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Variety, 2017-07-12 16:00:37
“Transparent” star Amy Landecker has joined Jim Parsons and Claire Danes in the family drama “A Kid Like Jake,” currently shooting in New York. Octavia Spencer, Priyanka Chopra and Ann Dowd co-star in the movie. The story centers on a Brooklyn couple, played by Parsons and Danes, trying to find ...

cynthialittleton
Variety, 2017-07-11 17:29:18
“Homeland” has settled on Virginia as the filming location for its seventh season. The drama series starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin will begin lensing in the Richmond area in the fall for a 2018 debut, Showtime and Fox 21 Television Studios said Tuesday. “Homeland” showrunner Alex Gansa gave no ...

EXCLUSIVE: How Real-Life Political Twists Kept Claire Danes on Her Toes
Entertainment Tonigh, 2017-06-14 07:41:00
The actress explains how she and 'Homeland' adapted in an era of political turmoil.

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