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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

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In the news

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

Variety, 2017-01-26 18:17:23
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights?to “Brigsby Bear,” an off-beat comedy with Claire Danes, Mark Hamill, and Greg Kinnear. The film was sold for $5 million, according to insiders. “Brigsby Bear” is the brainchild of “Saturday Night Live’s” Kevin Costello and Kyle Mooney. It premiered at this year’s Sundance ...

Variety, 2017-01-23 03:00:50
Spoiler alert: Do not read until you’ve watched episode two of Season 6 of “Homeland,” titled “The Man in the Basement.” Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) is about to have a very bad day — and it starts and ends heartbreakingly with the man living in her basement apartment, Quinn (Rupert ...

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