Claire Catherine Danes born on April 12, 1979, in New York City. Christopher Danes, her father was a computer consultant and architectural photographer and Carla, who was her mother, was a painter and teacher both. As both of her parents belong to art world they encouraged her to participate in art in her childhood. After getting study of two years as a psychology major, she dropped out of Yale to focus on her film career.
Acting Career- In1994, she started as Angelina Chase in a TV series named “My So-Called Life” and for this particular role this American theater, film and television actress won the Golden Globe award and also nominated for Emmy Award. In 1995, she appeared in “How To Make An American Quilt” and she was very much appreciated for this.