Top 500
Down 46 this week

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 »

Get Streaming for the Holidays

Revisit cherished classics and discover new titles. We're serving up what you need to stay warm and full of cheer all season long.

Visit our Holiday Streaming section

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 people
created 23 Apr 2011
a list of 22 people
created 09 Aug 2012
a list of 30 people
created 07 Oct 2012
a list of 29 people
created 24 Jan 2014
a list of 24 people
created 11 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Claire Danes's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 4 Golden Globes. Another 31 wins & 39 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (40 credits)
 2015 Master of None (TV Series)
- The Other Man (2015) ... Nina
 2011 A Child's Garden of Poetry (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2010 Temple Grandin (TV Movie)
Temple Grandin
 2007 Stardust
 2003 The Rage in Placid Lake
Girl at Seminar
 2003 It's All About Love
 1997 The Rainmaker
Kelly Riker
 1997 U Turn
 1997 Princess Mononoke
San (English version, voice)
 1996 I Love You, I Love You Not
Daisy / Young Nana
 1995 The Pesky Suitor (Short)
 1995 Home for the Holidays
 1995 How to Make an American Quilt
Young Glady Joe
 1995 Soul Asylum: Just Like Anyone (Video short)
 1995 Dead Man's Jack (Short)
 1994 Lifestories: Families in Crisis (TV Series)
Katie Leiter
 1993 Dudley (TV Series)
Lisa Bristol
- Unaired Pilot ... Lisa Bristol
 1993 Geoffrey Beene 30 (Short)
 1993 No Room for Opal (TV Movie)
 1992 Law & Order (TV Series)
Tracy Brandt
- Skin Deep (1992) ... Tracy Brandt
 1990 Dreams of Love (Short)
Edith Lammers
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (104 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (15 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

(1/07) Appeared in "Edith and Jenny" performance piece by Tamar Rogoff (Performance Space 122, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 21 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 50 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 5½" (1.66 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »


Auditioned and was the first choice for the role of Rose DeWitt Bukater in Titanic (1997). See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
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
Discuss Claire Danes on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page