Claire Danes

Actor Bio

Claire Danes (Temple Grandin) has performed on stage, screen and television, making an impressive mark with her starring role in the acclaimed series 'My So-Called Life,' which earned her a Golden Globe Award (Outstanding Actress) and an Emmy®; nomination.  Her extensive list of films includes the upcoming 'Me & Orson Welles,' plus 'Shopgirl,' 'The Family Stone,' 'Evening,' 'Stardust,' 'William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet,' 'Igby Goes Down,' 'The Hours,' Bille August's 'Les Miserables,' 'Stage Beauty,' 'Brokedown Palace,' 'Polish Wedding,' 'The Rainmaker,' 'To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday,' 'Home for the Holidays' and 'Little Women.'  She made her Broadway debut starring as Eliza Doolittle in George Bernard Shaw's 'Pygmalion' opposite Jefferson Mays.  She is also an accomplished dancer and received critical acclaim for 'Edith and Jenny' and 'Christina Olson:  American Model,' both choreographed by Tamar Rogoff at P.S. 122.