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Claire Danes


New Yorker Claire Catherine 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. She is of mostly German and ... See full bio »

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Won 4 Golden Globes. Another 37 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

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Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin Temple Grandin
(2010)
Homeland
Homeland Carrie Mathison
(2011-2019)
My So-Called Life
My So-Called Life Angela Chase
(1994-1995)
Romeo + Juliet
(1996)

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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in Soul Asylum video "Just like Anyone," as a young girl with a deformity on her back. At the end, she grew wings and flew away. See more »

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11 Interviews | 22 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 52 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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[December 21, 2005, on having children] I would like to have a family, but I'm trying not to make any plans, because when I do, everything goes wrong. See more »

Trivia:

Flew to Los Angeles 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 which she had to turn down, because they were not willing to give her tutoring in Poland. See more »

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