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Claire Danes


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

In the news

Claire Danes Reveals How She Would Like 'Homeland' to End for Her Character Carrie
Entertainment Tonigh, 2017-03-21 12:45:00
The 37-year-old actress hopes Carrie can finally get "a little relief."

Variety, 2017-02-24 21:45:40
Jim Parsons and Claire Danes are attached to star as a married couple in the family drama “A Kid Like Jake,” based on a celebrated Lincoln Center play, Variety has learned. The story, about a couple trying to raise a 4-year-old-son who prefers to dress up as a princess instead ...

Go behind the scenes of "Homeland" as spy thriller returns to U.S.
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2017-02-17 16:24:51
As they film upcoming episode in NYC, stars Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin discuss national security, the intel community and romantic entanglements

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