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Claire Danes

New Yorker Claire Danes was born in Manhattan, the daughter of Carla (Hall), a day-care provider and artist, and Christopher Danes, a computer consultant and photographer. She has an older brother, Asa. Her paternal grandfather, Gibson Andrew Danes, was a Dean of the Yale School of Art and Architecture, and Claire has English, German, Scottish, ... See full bio »

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Won 4 Golden Globes. Another 31 wins & 39 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Master of None (TV Series)
- The Other Man (2015) ... Nina
 2011 A Child's Garden of Poetry (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2010 Temple Grandin (TV Movie)
Temple Grandin
 2007 Stardust
 2003 The Rage in Placid Lake
Girl at Seminar
 2003 It's All About Love
 1997 The Rainmaker
Kelly Riker
 1997 U Turn
 1997 Princess Mononoke
San (English version, voice)
 1996 I Love You, I Love You Not
Daisy / Young Nana
 1995 The Pesky Suitor (Short)
 1995 Home for the Holidays
 1995 How to Make an American Quilt
Young Glady Joe
 1995 Soul Asylum: Just Like Anyone (Video short)
 1995 Dead Man's Jack (Short)
 1994 Lifestories: Families in Crisis (TV Series)
Katie Leiter
 1993 Dudley (TV Series)
Lisa Bristol
- Unaired Pilot ... Lisa Bristol
 1993 Geoffrey Beene 30 (Short)
 1993 No Room for Opal (TV Movie)
 1992 Law & Order (TV Series)
Tracy Brandt
- Skin Deep (1992) ... Tracy Brandt
 1990 Dreams of Love (Short)
Edith Lammers
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(10/8/07) Stage: Appeared (as "Eliza Doolittle"; Broadway debut) in George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" (revival), by the Roundabout Theatre Company. Directed by David Grindley. American Airlines Theatre See more »

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11 Interviews | 21 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 50 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 5½" (1.66 m)

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I was a very confident child. I knew I wanted to be an actress from the age of 5. Madonna was my original muse -- around 5, I saw her perform on television, and I realized that performing could be one's vocation. Then, at 7 or 8, I realized that most actors don't make a lot of money, and I amended my plan. But at 9, I seized my destiny. I made a formal announcement to my parents that I had to be ... See more »


Briefly attended the junior high section of the New York City Lab School from 1991-1992 (Morena Baccarin was a classmate). 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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Way too emotional in Homeland Hoyo48
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I think she's really pretty alicia-angel92
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