Apr. 12th, 1979
New York City, New York, USA
5' 5 1/2
Claire Danes' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - Me and Orson Welles
2007 - The Flock
2007 - Evening
2007 - Stardust
2005 - The Family Stone
2005 - Shopgirl
2004 - Stage Beauty
2003 - It's All About Love
2003 - Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
2003 - The Rage in Placid Lake
2002 - The Hours
1999 - The Mod Squad
1999 - Brokedown Palace
1998 - Polish Wedding
1998 - Les Miserables
1997 - The Rainmaker
1996 - Romeo + Juliet
1996 - To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday
1995 - How To Make An American Quilt
1995 - Home for the Holidays
1994 - Little Women
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Guest
Herself - Host
Claire Catherine Danes is an American actress of television, stage, and film. She has appeared in roles such as Angela Chase in My So-Called Life, as Juliet in Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet, as Cosette.
- Her mother ran a daycare center out of their Soho loft called Danes Tribe.
- (1996) Dated actor 'Matt Damon' (qv).
- Grew up with 'Zac Posen' (qv) and 'Julia Stiles' (qv).
- Was considered for the title role in _Lolita (1997)_ (qv).
- She and 'Billy Crudup' (qv) became a couple during the filming of _Stage Beauty (2004)_ (qv).
- (February 2009) Engaged to 'Hugh Dancy' (qv). They met on the set of _Evening (2007)_ (qv).
- Flew to L.A. for the casting of _Schindler's List (1993)_ (qv), after she was discovered for the role in _"My So-Called Life" (1994)_ (qv). 'Steven Spielberg' (qv) finally gave her the role but had to turn it down, because they weren't willing to give her tutoring in Poland.
- Started studying modern dance at the age of six. She played a "duck" in an avant-garde production involving stilt-walkers.