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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 37 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin Temple Grandin
(2010)
Homeland
Homeland Carrie Mathison
(2011-2016)
My So-Called Life
My So-Called Life Angela Chase
(1994-1995)
Romeo + Juliet
(1996)

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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 | 51 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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Personal Quote:

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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Loves watching The Golden Girls (1985) reruns. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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Glad she finally talked about it. Antbooz
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
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