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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 30 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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TV commercial: Latisse eyelashes. See more »

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


5' 5½" (1.66 m)

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It's very difficult to judge yourself. Extreme self-doubt is only attractive when it's fictionalized. Which is why people love the movies. They are so reassuring. See more »


Baz Luhrmann, Danes' director for Romeo + Juliet (1996), referred to her as "the Meryl Streep of her generation". 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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