Claire Danes

Filmography Claire Danes

Date of birth: 12/04/79 (41 years)
Maiden name: Claire Catherine Danes
 Nationality: United States

Claire Catherine Danes (born on April 12, 1979) is a Golden Globe Award-winning and Emmy Award-nominated American film, television, and theater actress most known for the television series, My So-Called Life, and the films, Romeo + Juliet, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines and Stardust. 
Danes was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York. Her mother, Carla, is a day-care provider, painter, and textile designer who would later serve as her daughter's manager, and her father, Christopher Danes, is a computer consultant and former architectural photographer. 
Danes Read his whole biography s attended the Dalton School in New York City, the New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies, the Professional Performing Arts School,[4] and the Lycée Français de Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California. In 1998, Danes went to Yale University. After studying for two years as a psychology major, she dropped out of Yale to focus on her film career. 
An early role for Danes was that of Angela Chase in the 1994 television drama series, My So-Called Life, for which she won a Golden Globe Award and received an Emmy nomination. Steven Spielberg offered her a role in Schindler's List, nut Danes had to turn it down, because they weren't willing to give her tutoring in Poland. She played Elizabeth ("Beth") March in the 1994 movie adaption of Little Women. She also appeared as Holly Hunter's daughter in Home for the Holidays, which was directed by Jodie Foster. This was followed by her role as Juliet Capulet in Baz Luhrmann's 1996 film William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet, co-starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Later that year she turned down the lead role of Rose DeWitt Bukater in Titanic because she had been exhausted by working on Romeo + Juliet. In 1999, she made her first appearance in an animated feature with the English version of Princess Mononoke, and took the lead role in Brokedown Palace, alongside Kate Beckinsale and Bill Pullman. 
In 2002, Danes starred opposite Susan Sarandon and Kieran Culkin in Igby Goes Down. She later co-starred as Meryl Streep's daughter in the Oscar-nominated, The Hours, with Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, and Ed Harris. The following year, she was cast in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, followed by Stage Beauty in 2004. She earned critical acclaim in 2005 when she starred in Steve Martin's Shopgirl alongside Martin and Jason Schwartzman, and in The Family Stone opposite Sarah Jessica Parker and Diane Keaton. In 2007, Danes appeared in the fantasy epic Stardust, which she described as a "classic model of romantic comedy",[6] opposite Charlie Cox, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, and Sienna Miller, and will appear in The Flock, opposite Richard Gere. 
On October 19, 2007, Danes made her Broadway debut in the revival of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, starring as Eliza Doolittle. 
After meeting at her birthday party, she and Australian singer Ben Lee dated for almost six years, their relationship ending in 2003. Beginning in 2004, she dated her Stage Beauty and Princess Mononoke co-star Billy Crudup, which generated negative publicity due to rumors that their relationship caused the end of Crudup's relationship to then-pregnant Mary-Louise Parker. Both denied that they were involved prior to the end of Crudup's relationship with Parker. Danes' relationship with Crudup ended in December 2006, amid rumors of an affair by Danes with Hugh Dancy, her co-star in Evening. Danes confirmed on the June 27, 2007 episode of Late Show with David Letterman that she is dating Dancy. Additionally, she has dated Andrew Dorff, actor Stephen Dorff's younger brother, and Matt Damon

Filmography Claire Danes

The Flock - Drama

The Flock

February 2008