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Claire Danes


New Yorker Claire Danes is the daughter of Carla, a day-care provider and artist and Christopher, a computer consultant and photographer. She has an older brother named Asa. She was educated at Dalton School, New York, The New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies, The Professional Performing Arts School and Lycée Français de Los Angeles.... See full bio »

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Won 4 Golden Globes. Another 22 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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 2011 A Child's Garden of Poetry (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2010 Temple Grandin (TV Movie)
Temple Grandin
 2007 Stardust
Yvaine
 2003 The Rage in Placid Lake
Girl at Seminar
 1997 U Turn
Jenny
 1997 Princess Mononoke
San (English version, voice)
 1996 I Love You, I Love You Not
Daisy / Young Nana
 1995 The Pesky Suitor (Short)
Lisa
 1995 How to Make an American Quilt
Young Glady Joe
 1995 Dead Man's Jack (Short)
 1994 Lifestories: Families in Crisis (TV Series)
Katie Leiter
 1993 Geoffrey Beene 30 (Short)
Girl
 1993 No Room for Opal (TV Movie)
Gail
 1992 Law & Order (TV Series)
Tracy Brandt
- Skin Deep (1992) ... Tracy Brandt
 1990 Dreams of Love (Short)
Edith Lammers
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Other Works:

(9/05) Appeared in "Christina Olson: American Model" performance piece by Tamar Rogoff (Performance Space 122, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 20 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 49 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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I think that everybody wants to create, to do something that feels genuine and kinetic and spontaneous. I think actors want to surprise themselves. When it's really good, you kind of transcend yourself, and that happens infrequently. Very, very rarely. You might get one or two of those moments on a film, say, and sometimes they don't even use the takes where that happens. And I'm not really that ... See more »

Trivia:

Briefly attended the junior high section of the New York City Lab School from 1991-1992. Nick Valensi (guitarist, The Strokes), Charlie Hofheimer (actor, Black Hawk Down (2001)), and Max Lugavere (self, Current TV) graduated from the high school section of the same school in 1998, 1999, and 2000, respectively. It is a small public school. See more »

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Aries

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Way too emotional in Homeland Hoyo48
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