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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 27 wins & 35 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 »

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5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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My line about [Arnold Schwarzenegger] is that he doesn't get in his own way. He is not apologetic about achieving his goals. And when you have that attitude, it's amazing what one can accomplish. He wanted to give me relationship advice. I was having trouble with a female friend, and he said, "Be really forthright and do not accommodate her needs excessively". I took his advice and we're not ... See more »

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Flew to L.A. for the casting of Schindler's List (1993), after she was discovered for the role in My So-Called Life (1994). Steven Spielberg finally gave her the role but had to turn it down, because they weren't willing to give her tutoring in Poland. See more »

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Way too emotional in Homeland Hoyo48
Joe Rogan says Claire 'might be the best female actor on planet earth' pasinglet
I think she's really pretty alicia-angel92
Congratations to Claire and Hugh aboutnici
Yay!!!!! Conratulations!!!! Khadijah18
Wow! raeldor
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