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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 & 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 »

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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I have a huge, active imagination, [and] I think I'm really scared of being alone; because if I'm left to my own devices, I'll just turn into a madwoman. See more »

Trivia:

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
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Yay!!!!! Conratulations!!!! Khadijah18
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