Mostly Credited As: Claire Danes
Birth Name: Claire Catherine Danes
Date Of Birth: April 12, 1979 (Age 34)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Claire Catherine Danes is an American actress whose credits stretch from film, to television to the stage. Born and raised in Manhattan, New York, Danes got her big break at the age of 15 hen she was cast as Angela Chase TV series 'My So-Called Life', for which she won a Golden Globe Award and received an Emmy nomination. Claire currently stars as Carrie Mathison in the Showtime series 'Homeland.' She has won the 2013 Golden Globe and the 2012 Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Series for her performance.