Claire Danes Measurements, Bio, Age, Weight, and Height

American actress and producer Claire Catherine Danes are known for her roles in films including The Essex Serpent (2022), A Kid Like Jake (2018), and Brigsby Bear (2017). In 1990, she made her movie debut in Dreams of Love as Edith Lammers. As an actress, Claire has been honoured with several awards and nominations.

The early years of Claire Dane

Claire Danes is the daughter of sculptor and graphic artist Carla Danes (née Hall) and photographer Christopher Danes, born in Manhattan, New York City. Asa, her elder brother, is a successful attorney. During Danes’ upbringing, her mother managed a tiny toddler childcare facility called “Danes Tribe” out of the family’s SoHo apartment and eventually worked as Danes’ manager. Danes’ father, who had an “Overall Construction” firm, spent 20 years working as a general home contractor in New York. Besides his main occupations, he also experimented with photography and computer consulting. Her surname was given to her by her maternal grandmother, Claire Danes.

Claire Danes’ education qualification 

On Crosby Street was the location of the family’s home, which was a converted artist’s loft. The Danes’ educational path included P.S. 3 and PS 11 for elementary school and then P.A.S. for middle school. She attended the New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies in New York City. Before going to Santa Monica, California, with her parents to film My So-Called Life, she completed her freshman year of high school at The Dalton School. The Northridge earthquake of 1994 prompted their relocation. In 1997, Danes completed their studies at Lycée Français de Los Angeles. She enrolled at Yale in 1998. She was a psychology major for two years until she decided to pursue acting instead.

Personal details of Claire Danes

Real Name: Claire Catherine Danes

Celebrity Name: Claire

Place of Birth: New York, USA

Birthday: 12th April 1979

Profession: Actress

Horoscope: Aries

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Religion: Atheist

Sexuality: Straight

Colour of Eyes: Grey

Colour of Hair: Blonde

Net Worth: 35 million USD

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Body measurements of Claire Danes

Physique: Slim

Height in cm: 166 cm

Height in Feet: 5 ft. 5½ in.

Weight in Kg: 54 kg

Weight in Pound: 119 lbs

Body Measurements: 34-23-34 in / 86-58-86 cm

Breast Size: 34 inches / 86 cm

Waist Size: 23 inches / 58 cm

Hips Size: 34 inches / 86 cm

Shoe Size (In US): 8

Dress Size (In US): 2

Family details of Claire Danes

Mother’s Name: Carla Danes

Father’s Name: Christopher Danes

Number of Siblings: Asa Danes

Children: Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy

Relationship Status: Married

Spouse Name: Hugh Dancy

The personal life of Claire Danes

The English actor Hugh Dancy and Claire have been together since 2007. After starting a relationship in 2007, the couple got engaged in February 2009 and secretly tied the knot in early September 2009 in France. As the first member of the Dancy family, Claire gave birth to a boy whom they named Cyrus Michael Christopher.

The Net Worth of Claire Danes 

She has guest-starred on numerous popular TV series and in several blockbuster movies. She has received several accolades for her stellar cinema during her lifetime. Estimates put Claire Danes’ wealth at $30 million in January 2022.

Informative facts about Claire Danes

  • This Emmy-winning actress tried out for the part of Rose in James Cameron’s 1997 blockbuster Titanic. The director immediately cast her in the lead role because she had the ideal qualities of purity and grace. In 2012, this actress was dubbed “Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year” by students at Harvard. The president of the Philippines denounced Danes and ordered the banning her films for her derogatory comments against the country. In 1998, she was officially labelled a “persona non grata.”

The Honors and Accomplishments of Claire Danes

  • She took home the Golden Globe for Best Actress that year for her work on the show My So-Called Life. In 1997, her performance in “Romeo + Juliet” earned her the “Blockbuster Entertainment Award” for “Favorite Actress.” Temple Grandin earned her the “Primetime Emmy Award” for “Outstanding Lead Actress” in 2010. In addition to her Oscar, she also took home a Golden Globe that year for her work in the film Temple Grandin. She was awarded two Emmys and two Golden Globes for her work on the show “Homeland.”
  • In 2015, she was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The professional life of Claire Danes

Her career as an actress took off when she was cast in a supporting part in an episode of the hit American crime drama Law & Order. Then, at age 13, she appeared in the film “Lifestories: Families in Crisis.” Her breakout role as ‘Angela Chase’ on the popular TV show My So-Called Life brought her widespread attention. She received many nominations and ultimately took home the Golden Globe for her work in the series. 

Her first film role was opposite Winona Ryder, Christian Bale, and Kirsten Dunst in 1994’s “Little Women.” She had a cameo in 1995’s “How to Make an American Quilt.” She played Juliet alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in the 1996 film Romeo + Juliet. Her breakout performance in “The Rainmaker” in 1997 led to roles in “Les Miserables” the following year. She put acting on hiatus in 1998 to enrol in a psychology programme at ‘Yale University.’ The Hours was her “return to form” film (2002). She went on to star in numerous more movies, such as “Shopgirl,” “Evening,” “Stardust,” and “Temple Grandin.” 

In 2011, she made her television comeback with the critically acclaimed American drama “Homeland,” in which she portrayed a CIA operative with the code name “Carrie Mathison.” She was the recipient of a slew of honours for her performance. February 2020 marked the premiere of the show’s eighth and final season. The actress has also been seen on stage in various productions. Some of them include “The Vagina Monologues,” “Christina Olson: American Model,” “Edith and Jenny,” and “Dry Powder.” In 2007, she made her Broadway debut in ‘Pygmalion,’ by George Bernard Shaw, portraying the character of “Eliza Doolittle.”

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