Claire Danes Biography (1979-)

Full name, Claire Catherine Danes; born April 12, 1979, in New York, NY; daughter of Chris (an architectural photographer and computer consultant) and Carla (a textile designer and schoolteacher) Danes. Addresses: Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-1825; United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: The Firm, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 212, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Publicist: Baker/Winokur/Ryder, 9100 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor, West Tower, Beverly Hills, 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
April 12, 1979
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Dreams of Love, 1992
  • 30 (short film), 1993
  • Beth March, Little Women, Columbia, 1994
  • Lou, Dead Man's Jack, Columbia University, 1994
  • Young Glady Joe Cleary, How to Make an American Quilt, Universal,1995
  • Kitt "Kitten" Larson, Home for the Holidays, PolyGram, 1995
  • Lisa, The Pesky Suitor, 1995
  • Daisy/young nana, I Love You, I Love You Not, Miramax, 1996
  • Rachel Lewis, To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday, TriStar, 1996
  • Juliet, William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet (also known as Romeo and Juliet and Romeo + Juliet), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • (English-language version) Voice of San, the Princess Mononoke, Mononoke Hime, 1997, released as The Princess Mononoke, Miramax/Dimension Films, 1999
  • Jenny, U Turn (also known as U Turn--Ici commence l'enfer),Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997
  • Kelly Riker, The Rainmaker (also known as John Grisham's The Rainmaker), Paramount, 1997
  • Hala Pzoniak, Polish Wedding, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 1998
  • Cosette, Les miserables, Columbia, 1998
  • Julie Barnes, The Mod Squad, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1999
  • Alice Marano, Brokedown Palace, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999
  • Sookie Sapperstein, Igby Goes Down, United Artists, 2002
  • Julia Vaughan, The Hours, Paramount, 2002
  • Elena, It's All about Love, Focus Features, 2003
  • Kate Brewster, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (also known as T3 and Terminator 3-Der Aufstand der Maschinen), Warner Bros., 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Angela Chase, My So-Called Life, ABC, 1994-1995
  • Voice of Amphithea, Hercules (animated; also known as Disney'sHercules), 1998
  • Specials
  • Katie Leiter, More Than Friends: The Coming Out of Heidi Leiter (also known as The Coming Out of Heidi Leiter), HBO, 1994
  • Presenter, The 69th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1997
  • The ShoWest Awards, 1997
  • The 1997 VH1 Fashion Awards, 1997
  • Herself, AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Stars, CBS, 1999
  • The VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, VH1, 1999
  • Intimate Portrait: Eve Ensler, Lifetime, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Tracy Brandt, "Skin Deep," Law and Order, NBC, 1992
  • The Late Show with David Letterman, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999,2003
  • Host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1997
  • The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2002
  • TRL, MTV, 2003
  • Also appeared in The Entertainment Business, Bravo; Lifestories: Families in Crisis.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in the Soul Asylum music video "Just Like Anyone."

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers 1999, Issue 4, Gale Group, 1999
    Periodicals
    • Interview, January, 1995, p. 68
    • People Weekly, October 3, 1994, pp. 131-33; November 18, 1996, p.70; October 12, 1998, p. 11
    • Teen, August, 1997, p. 86

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