Claire Danes Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28 Mar, 2016
Facts of Claire Danes
Date of Birth: 1979 , April-12
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Claire Danes
Birth Name Claire Catherine Danes
Nick Name Great Danes
Father Carla Danes
Mother Christopher Danes
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Manhattan, New York City
Religion Atheist
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For Movies, TV Shows
Net Worth $ 20 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Gray
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurements 34-23-34
Breast Size 34A
Waist size 23
Hip Size 34
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Weight in KG 54 kg
Affair with Billy Crudup
Girlfriend Billy Crudup
Married Yes
Married to Hugh Dancy (m. 2009)
Children 1
Education Lycée Français de Los Angeles Yale University
Awards Satellite Awards
Movies As Cool as I Am
TV Show Homeland
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Claire Danes was born on April 12, 1979 in Manhattan, New York, United States. Claire was born as the daughter of Carla Danes and Christopher Danes. Her mother was a sculptor and printmaking artist and father a photographer. Claire was raised in New York along with her parents. Claire's nationality is American and she holds citizenship of United Sates. By her ethnicity she is White. Claire has a brother named Asa Danes.

Claire Danes attended New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies. For her high school studies she joined The Dalton School, but later she moved to Los Angeles and joined Lycee Français de Los Angeles. In 1997, she graduated from the college. She joined Yale University to study a psychology major but later she dropped in order to focus her acting career.

Claire made her acting debut from an American police procedural and legal drama television series Law & Order, where she played the role of Tracy Brandt in 1992 episode Skin Deep. In 1994, Claire made her presence in an American drama television series Lifestories: Families in Crisis. Same year in the lead role of Angela Chase she appeared in an American teen drama television series My So-Called Life where she was featured in 19 episodes of the series. And for her role in the series she won several awards, including Golden Globe Award and Young Artist Award.

Since 2011, she has been featured in the role of Carrie Mathison in an American political thriller television series Homeland. Her performance in the series she won several awards including, Satellite Award, Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy Award, Critics' Choice Television Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Primetime Emmy Award. sIn 2015, she made her acting presence in the TV series Master of None.

Claire has also been active in movies, where she made her debut from 1994 American drama film Little Women. In 1996 in the lead role of Juliet Capulet she made her presence in American romantic drama film Romeo+ Juliet. And some of her recognized movie credit Kate Brewster in an action thriller movie Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines in 2003, Julie Morton  in a movie The Family Stone in 2005 and many more. She appeared in the role of Sonja Jones in a 2008 British-American period drama film Me and Orson Welles. In 2013, she made her presence in the movie As Cool as I Am.

Danes is talented actress and she has a charming face with beautiful smile. Claire's sexual orientation is straight and her current relational status is married.

She had an affair with Andrew Dorff and they remained in relation for short term. Later same year she started dating an Australian musician and actor Ben Lee and they remained together in relationship till 2003 for about six years. There were several rumors her dating with an America super star actor Matt Damon, but later the rumors faded away.

She also shared a relation with Billy Crudup. And she married her boyfriend and English actor Hugh Dancy in September 2009. They met on the set of Evening in 2006 and started dating, they were engaged in February 2009. Talking about her children she has a son named Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy with her spouse.

She has net worth of 20 million dollars and her salary is missing. Her bio and career information is updated in several sites and Wikipedia. 

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