Caption: Still of Claire Danes in Tevyne (2011)
Actress, Producer, Soundtrack
Born: April 12, 1979
Star sign: Aries
Height: 5' 5½" (1.66 m)
Known for: Temple Grandin (2010), Homeland (2011), My So-Called Life (1994), Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
New Yorker Claire Danes was born in Manhattan, the daughter of Carla (Hall), a day-care provider and artist, and Christopher Danes, a computer consultant and photographer. She has an older brother, Asa. Her paternal grandfather, Gibson Andrew Danes, was a Dean of the Yale School of Art and Architecture, and Claire has English, German, Scottish, ...