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Danes at the 2015 PaleyFest
Born
Claire Catherine Danes

(1979-04-12) April 12, 1979 (age 39)
Education Lycée Français de Los Angeles
OccupationActress
Years active1990–present
Spouse(s)
Hugh Dancy (m. 2009)
Children2

Claire Catherine Danes (born April 12, 1979) [1] is an American actress. She is the recipient of three Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2012, Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world, and she was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2015. [2]

An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award, the Tony Award, and the Grammy Award.

Golden Globe Award award of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

The Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.

Screen Actors Guild Award Accolade given by the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists

Screen Actors Guild Awards are accolades given by the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) to recognize outstanding performances in film and prime time television. The statuette given, a nude male figure holding both a mask of comedy and a mask of tragedy, is called "The Actor". It is 16 inches (41 cm) tall, weighs over 12 pounds (5.4 kg), is cast in solid bronze, and produced by the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank, California.

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Danes gained early recognition as Angela Chase in the acclaimed 1994 teen drama series My So-Called Life . [3] The role won her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. She made her film debut the same year in Little Women (1994). Her other films include Home for the Holidays (1995), Romeo + Juliet (1996), The Rainmaker (1997), Les Misérables (1998), Brokedown Palace (1999), the 1999 English dub of Princess Mononoke (1997), Igby Goes Down (2002), The Hours (2002), Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003), Shopgirl (2005), Stardust (2007), Brigsby Bear (2017), and A Kid Like Jake (2018).

<i>My So-Called Life</i> television series

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The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama is an award presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). The award honors the best performance by an actress in a drama television series.

The Primetime Emmy Award is an American award bestowed by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming. First given out in 1949, the award was originally referred to as simply the "Emmy Awards" until the first Daytime Emmy Award ceremony was held in 1974 and the word "prime time" was added to distinguish between the two.

From 1998 to 2000, Danes attended Yale University before dropping out to return to acting. She appeared in an Off-Broadway production of The Vagina Monologues in 2000, and made her Broadway debut playing Eliza Doolittle in the 2007 revival of Pygmalion . In 2010, she portrayed Temple Grandin in the highly acclaimed HBO TV film Temple Grandin , which won her a second Golden Globe and her first Primetime Emmy Award for the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. Since 2011, she has starred as Carrie Mathison in the Showtime drama series Homeland , for which she has won two Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, two Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama, and the Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Drama. [4] [5]

Yale University private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701, it is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the nine Colonial Colleges chartered before the American Revolution.

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The Vagina Monologues is an episodic play written by Eve Ensler which developed and premiered at HERE Arts Center, Off-Off-Broadway in New York and was followed by an Off-Broadway run in 1996 at Westside Theatre. The play explores consensual and nonconsensual sexual experiences, body image, genital mutilation, direct and indirect encounters with reproduction, sex work, and several other topics through the eyes of women with various ages, races, sexualities, and other differences.

Early life and education

Danes was born in the Manhattan borough of New York City, [6] the daughter of a sculptor and printmaking artist, Carla Danes (née Hall), [7] and a photographer, Christopher Danes. [8] She has an older brother, Asa, who is a lawyer. [9] [10] [11] Danes' parents met when they were studying at the Rhode Island School of Design. [6] Danes' mother was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, in 1945 and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting and education from the Rhode Island School of Design (1967), an Associate of Applied Science in textile design from Fashion Institute of Technology (1971), a master's degree in early childhood education from Hunter College (1987), and a Master of Fine Arts from Otis College of Art and Design (2002). [10] During Danes' childhood her mother ran a small toddler day-care center called Danes Tribe out of the family's SoHo loft to supplement her work as a painter and textile designer, and later served as Danes' manager. [12]

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Danes' father was born in Austin, Texas, in 1944 and, after studying biology and civil engineering at Brown University, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography from Rhode Island School of Design (1968), where he studied with Harry Callahan. [13] During Danes' childhood her father worked as a general contractor for 20 years, working on residential buildings in a company he ran called Overall Construction in New York. [6] He also worked as a photographer and computer consultant. [6] He is the son of Gibson Andrew Danes, [14] a former dean of the Yale School of Art and Architecture from 1958 to 1968. [12] Danes is named after her paternal grandmother, Claire Danes (née Tomowske), [15] who died in 1953. [16]

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The family lived in an artist's loft on Crosby Street. [17] [18] Danes attended P.S. 3 and PS 11 for elementary school and Professional Performing Arts School for junior high school. [19] Danes attended the New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies in New York City (the same school her Homeland co-star Morena Baccarin attended). [6] She attended The Dalton School for one year of high school before moving with her parents to Santa Monica, California for the role in My So-Called Life . [6] Danes said they moved two days after the 1994 Northridge earthquake. [6]

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Professional Performing Arts School

The Professional Performing Arts School, colloquially known as PPAS, is a New York City public school in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan.

New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies

The New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies is a secondary school in the Chelsea neighbourhood of Manhattan in New York City. It serves students in grades 6–12 and was described as one of the best schools in Manhattan in 2010 by the New York Post & CUNY. The school is a part of the New York City Department of Education.

Danes graduated from the Lycée Français de Los Angeles in 1997. [6] In 1998, Danes began studies at Yale University. Director Oliver Stone wrote a letter of recommendation. [20] After studying for two years as a psychology major, she dropped out to focus on her film career. [6]

Career

Danes started studying dance when she was six years old. [21] Danes took dance classes from Ellen Robbins at Dance Theater Workshop and acting classes at HB Studio [22] the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute at the age of 10. [21] She appeared in theater and video productions in New York City. [6] Although she continued to dance, Danes said that her focus shifted to acting by the time she was nine years old. [12] Her audition with Miloš Forman when she was 11 led to roles in several student films. [6] She signed with agent Karen Friedman at the Writers & Artists talent agency at age 12. [6]

Television

At age 13, Danes got her first big job working on the Dudley Moore TV sitcom pilot called Dudley, which was shot at Silvercup Studios in Astoria, Queens. [6] Danes played a teenage murderer in a guest starring role on Law & Order in the season three episode "Skin Deep". She appeared in an episode of HBO's Lifestories: Families in Crisis entitled "The Coming out of Heidi Leiter". In March 1993, a pilot episode was shot, when she was 13 years old. It would be almost another year and a half before broadcast.

She then starred as the 15-year-old Angela Chase in the television drama series My So-Called Life , [23] starring in the show and providing voiceovers for 17 of the series' 19 episodes, including the pilot episode. For her role, she won a Golden Globe Award and received an Emmy nomination. Despite being canceled after only 19 episodes, My So-Called Life has developed a large cult following. [24] In 1995, she starred in the Soul Asylum music video for "Just Like Anyone".

In 2010, Danes starred in the HBO production of Temple Grandin , a biopic about the eponymous woman with autism. She won the 2010 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie, the 2011 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film and the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries award. The film was well received and Grandin herself praised Danes' performance. [25]

Since 2011, Danes has starred as Carrie Mathison in the Showtime series Homeland in which she plays an agent of the CIA who has bipolar disorder. [26] Her character believes a United States Marine Corps war hero is planning a terrorist attack while being tapped for high-profile government service. The series costars Mandy Patinkin and Damian Lewis. She won the 2013 Golden Globe and the 2012 Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Series for her performance. She also won the 2012 and 2013 Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her performance in Homeland . [27] In 2012, TIME magazine named Danes one of the 100 most influential people in the world. [28]

Film

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Danes in Toronto, for a MuchOnDemand promotion of Stardust , 2007

Danes played Beth March in the 1994 film adaptation of Little Women . Although ABC canceled My So-Called Life in 1995, the show helped her to receive more film roles, [18] including 1995's Home for the Holidays and 1996's I Love You, I Love You Not and To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday .

Her first leading role on the big screen came in 1996, when she portrayed Juliet in the film Romeo + Juliet , [18] inspiring director Baz Luhrmann to call her, at age 16, "the Meryl Streep of her generation". [26] Later that year, it was reported that she turned down the female lead role in Titanic . [29] [30]

In 1997, Danes played abused wife Kelly Riker in The Rainmaker , directed by Francis Ford Coppola, [18] as well as Jenny in Oliver Stone's noir U Turn .

In 1998, she played several very different roles: Cosette in Les Misérables , and the pregnant teenage daughter of Polish immigrants in Polish Wedding .

In 1999, she made her first appearance in an animated feature with the English version of Princess Mononoke . That same year, she played the role of Julie Barnes in the big screen adaptation of the 1970s TV show The Mod Squad . She also starred in Brokedown Palace .

Danes left her career temporarily to attend Yale, having made 13 films in five years. [18] In 2002, she returned to film. She starred in Igby Goes Down . Later that year, she co-starred as Clarissa Vaughan's (played by Meryl Streep) daughter in the Oscar-nominated film The Hours . 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 Shopgirl and The Family Stone . In 2007, she appeared in the fantasy Stardust , which she described as a "classic model of romantic comedy". [31] She appeared in the drama film Evening and The Flock . She was also featured in the film Me and Orson Welles .

Theater

Danes got her start in New York City theater appearing in performances of Happiness, Punk Ballet, and Kids Onstage, for which she choreographed her own dance. In April 2000, she appeared off Broadway in Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues . In November of that same year, she appeared as Emily Webb in a one night only staged reading of Thornton Wilder's Our Town at All Saint's Episcopal Church in Beverly Hills. The production was staged by Bess Armstrong, who had played the mother of Danes' character on My So-Called Life . [32]

In September 2005, Danes returned to New York's Performance Space 122, where she had performed as a child. She appeared in choreographer Tamar Rogoff's solo dance piece "Christina Olson: American Model," where she portrayed the subject of Andrew Wyeth's famous painting Christina's World . Olson suffered from muscular deterioration that left her weak and partially paralyzed. [33] Danes was praised for her dance skills and acting in the project. [34] [35]

In January 2007, Danes performed in Performance Space 122's Edith and Jenny. [36] Later in 2007, Danes made her Broadway theatre debut as Eliza Doolittle in the Roundabout Theatre Company revival of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion , directed by David Grindley at the American Airlines Theatre. [37]

In January 2012, Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals named Danes their 2012 Woman of the Year. [38]

In March 2016, Danes performed in Dry Powder by Sarah Burgess at The Public Theater, starring alongside John Krasinski, Hank Azaria and Sanjit De Silva. The play was directed by Thomas Kail. [39]

Other work

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Danes at the 2012 Time 100

In 1997, Danes wrote an introduction to Neil Gaiman's Death: The Time of Your Life. [40]

In 2012, Danes's audiobook recording of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale was released at Audible.com. Her performance won the 2013 Audie Award for fiction. [41]

She hosted the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo. [42]

Personal life and charity work

Before she had her first kiss in real life, she had her first on-screen one, at age fourteen, with Jared Leto, then twenty-one, in an episode of My So-Called Life . [43]

She has been in therapy since the age of six, and considers it, "a helpful tool and a luxury to self-reflect and get some insight". [44]

Danes met Australian singer Ben Lee at her eighteenth birthday party in 1997. They dated for almost six years before their relationship ended in 2003. [45] In 2004, Danes began a relationship with former Princess Mononoke and Stage Beauty co-star Billy Crudup that lasted until 2006. [46] Prior to their relationship, Crudup had been dating Mary-Louise Parker, who was seven months pregnant with their son when he left her for Danes.

Danes met actor Hugh Dancy on the set of Evening in 2006 in Newport, Rhode Island. They began dating and announced their engagement in February 2009. [47] They married in France in a secret ceremony in late August or early September 2009. [48] Their first child, a son, was born in December 2012. [49] Danes announced her second pregnancy on the Howard Stern Show in April 2018, [50] and their second child, another son, was born August 27, 2018. [51] They live in the West Village neighborhood of New York City. [52]

Danes and her mother are supporters of the charity Afghan Hands, which helps women in Afghanistan gain independence, education, and livable wages. [53] Danes is also a long time supporter of Donorschoose.org, a Web site that allows public school teachers to create project requests. Donors then choose what projects inspire them, and help to fund those projects. [54] [55] [56]

In 2015, Danes was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. [57] [58]

Danes is a feminist, and has been critical of female underrepresentation within Hollywood. [59] [60]

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1994 Little Women Beth March
1995 How to Make an American Quilt Glady Jo Cleary
1995 Home for the Holidays Kitt Larson
1996 I Love You, I Love You Not Daisy / Young Nana
1996 To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday Rachel Lewis
1996 Romeo + Juliet Juliet Capulet
1997 U Turn Jenny
1997 The Rainmaker Kelly Riker
1998 Les Misérables Cosette
1998 Polish Wedding Hala
1999 The Mod Squad Julie Barnes
1999 Brokedown Palace Alice Marano
1999 Princess Mononoke SanVoice (English dub)
2002 Igby Goes Down Sookie Sapperstein
2002 The Hours Julia Vaughan
2003 It's All About Love Elena
2003 The Rage in Placid Lake Girl at seminar
2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Kate Brewster
2004 Stage Beauty Maria
2005 Shopgirl Mirabelle Buttersfield
2005 The Family Stone Julie Morton
2007 Evening Young Ann
2007 Stardust Yvaine
2007 The Flock Allison
2008 Me and Orson Welles Sonja Jones
2013 As Cool as I Am Lainee Diamond
2017 Brigsby Bear Emily
2018 A Kid Like Jake Alex Wheeler

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1992 Law & Order Tracy BrandtEpisode: "Skin Deep"
1994 Lifestories: Families in Crisis Katie LeiterEpisode: "More Than Friends: The Coming Out of Heidi Leiter"
1994–1995 My So-Called Life Angela ChaseLead role (19 episodes)
1997 Saturday Night Live HostEpisode: "Claire Danes/Mariah Carey"
2010 Temple Grandin Temple Grandin Television film
2011–present Homeland Carrie Mathison Lead role
2015 Master of None Nina StantonEpisode: "The Other Man"
2017 Portlandia JoanEpisode: "The Storytellers"

Stage

YearTitleRoleVenue
2000 The Vagina Monologues Westside Theatre
2005Christina Olson: American ModelChristina Olson Performance Space 122
2007Edith and JennyEdithPerformance Space 122
2007 Pygmalion Eliza Doolittle American Airlines Theatre
2016Dry PowderJenny The Public Theater

Awards and Nominations

Primetime Emmy Awards

The Primetime Emmy Award is an American award bestowed by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming.

YearCategoryNominated workResult
1995 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series My So-Called Life Nominated
2010 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Temple Grandin Won
2012 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Homeland Won
2013 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Homeland Won
2014 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Homeland Nominated
2015 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Homeland Nominated
2016 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Homeland Nominated

Golden Globe Awards

The Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.

YearCategoryNominated workResult
1994 Best Actress – Television Series Drama My So-Called Life Won
2010 Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film Temple Grandin Won
2011 Best Actress – Television Series Drama Homeland Won
2012 Best Actress – Television Series Drama Homeland Won
2014 Best Actress – Television Series Drama Homeland Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards

The Screen Actors Guild Award is an accolade given by the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) to recognize outstanding performances in film and primetime television.

YearCategoryNominated workResult
2003 Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture The Hours Nominated
2011 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Temple Grandin Won
2013 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Homeland Won
2013 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Homeland Nominated
2014 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Homeland Nominated
2014 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Homeland Nominated
2015 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Homeland Nominated
2015 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Homeland Nominated
2016 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Homeland Nominated
2016 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Homeland Nominated

Critics' Choice Awards

The Critics' Choice Awards—both film and television—are accolades presented by the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BTJA) (US).

YearCategoryNominated workResult
2012 Best Actress in a Drama Series Homeland Won
2013 Best Actress in a Drama Series Homeland Nominated

Satellite Awards

The Satellite Awards are annual awards given by the International Press Academy that are commonly noted in entertainment industry journals and blogs.

YearCategoryNominated workResult
2005 Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Shopgirl Nominated
2011 Best Actress – Television Series Drama Homeland Won
2012 Best Actress – Television Series Drama Homeland Won
2015 Best Actress – Television Series Drama Homeland Won

People's Choice Awards

The People's Choice Awards is an American awards show, recognizing the people and the work of popular culture, voted on by the general public.

YearCategoryNominated workResult
2015 Favorite Premium Cable TV Actress Homeland Nominated
2016 Favorite Premium Series Actress Homeland Nominated

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