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  • Faith: Christian
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  April 12, 1979
  • Accomplishments:  Screen Actors Guild Awards, Golden Globe Awards
  • Fun Faith Fact!: 

    Claire's mother ran a daycare out of their loft apartment in Manhattan.

Claire Danes shot to stardom with her role as Angela in My So-Called Life, with Jared Leto, and her role in the modern-day feature film adaptation of Romeo + Juliet. Her more recent role as Carrie in the television series Homeland, which added to her award tally.

In 1998, she was accepted to Yale University, but ceased her studies as a psychology major after two years with an incredibly busy professional schedule. 

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