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Claire Danes

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Birthday
12, 1979
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
12, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Longtime actress known for her award-winning role as Carrie Mathison on the Showtime series Homeland. She also played Angela Chase on the high school drama series My So-Called Life and was cast as Juliet alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in the 1996 film Romeo + Juliet.

Before Fame

She made her film debut in 1994's Little Women. She later attended Yale University, but dropped out to focus on acting.

Trivia

Her performance as the title character in the HBO biopic Temple Grandin earned her an Emmy, a Golden Globe, a Satellite and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Family Life

She married Hugh Dancy in 2009. She had her first child, a son named Cyrus, in 2012. They welcomed a second son in 2018.

Associated With

She played Cosette in the 1998 film Les Miserables, where Liam Neeson portrayed the great character Jean Valjean.