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Claire Danes

Claire Danes (born April 12, 1979 in New York, NY) is an American actress famous for playing the role of Juliet alongside Leonardo DiCaprio as Romeo in William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet (1996)

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Awards

Won

Golden Globe Awards (1995) Best performance by an actress in a TV-series drama as Angela Chase in My So-Called Life (1994)

Young Star Award (1995) Best performance by a youth ensemble in a TV series as Angela Chase in My So-Called Life (1994) shared with Wilson Cruz , Devon Gummersall , A.J.Langer , Devon Odessa and Lisa Wilhoit

ShoWest (1997) Female star of tomorrow

MTV Movie Awards (1997) Best female performance as Juliet Capulet in R&J (1996)

Blockbuster Entertainment Award (1997) Favorite actress (romance ) as Juliet Capulet in R&J (1996)

Young Artist Awards (1997) Best supporting young actress as Rachel Lewis in To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996)

Young Star Awards (1997) Best performance by a young actress in a drama film as Juliet Capulet in R&J (1996)

London Critics Circle Award (ALFS Award) (1998) Actress of the year as Juliet Capulet in R&J (1996)

Nominated

Young Artist Awards (1994) Best performance by a young actress co-starring in a motion picture as Beth March in Little Women (1994)

Emmy Awards (1995) Outstanding lead actress in a drama series as Angela Chase in My So-Called Life (1994)

Young Artist Awards (1996) Best young leading actress as Kitt Larson in Home for the Holidays (1995)

MTV Movie Awards (1997) Best kiss with Leonardo DiCaprio as Juliet and Romeo in R&J (1996)

MTV Movie Awards (1997) Best on-screen duo with Leonardo DiCaprio as Juliet and Romeo in R&J (1996)

Blockbuster Entertainment Award (1998) Favorite supporting actress (drama) as Kelly Riker in The Rainmaker (1997)

Filmography

  • Flora Plum (2004) (in production) .... Flora Plum
  • Shopgirl (2003) (pre-production) .... Mirabelle
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) (post-production) .... Kate Brewster
    • ... aka T3 (2003) (USA: promotional abbreviation)
    • ... aka Terminator 3 - Der Aufstand der Maschinen (2003) (Germany)
  • It's All About Love (2003) .... Elena
  • Hours, The (2002) .... Julia Vaughan
  • Igby Goes Down (2002) .... Sookie Sapperstein
  • Brokedown Palace (1999) .... Alice Marano
  • Mod Squad, The (1999) .... Julie Barnes
  • Hercules (1998) TV Series (voice) .... Amphithea
    • ... aka Disney's Hercules (1998) (USA)
  • MisÚrables, Les (1998) .... Cosette
    • ... aka MisÚrables, Les (1998) (Germany)
  • Polish Wedding (1998) .... Hala
  • Rainmaker, The (1997) .... Kelly Riker
    • ... aka John Grisham's The Rainmaker (1997)
  • U Turn (1997) .... Jenny
    • ... aka U Turn - Ici commence l'enfer (1998) (France)
  • Mononoke-hime (1997) (voice) .... San, The Princess Mononoke
    • ... aka Princess Mononoke (1999) (USA: US version)
  • Romeo + Juliet (1996) .... Juliet
    • ... aka Romeo and Juliet (1996)
    • ... aka William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet (1996) (USA: complete title)
  • To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996) .... Rachel Lewis
  • I Love You, I Love You Not (1996) .... Daisy/Young Nana
  • Lifestories: Families In Crisis (1995) TV Series
  • Pesky Suitor, The (1995) .... Lisa
  • Home for the Holidays (1995) .... Kitt 'Kitten' Larson
  • How to Make an American Quilt (1995) .... Young Glady Jo Cleary
  • Little Women (1994) .... Beth March
  • My So-Called Life (1994) TV Series .... Angela Chase (age 15)
  • More Than Friends: The Coming Out of Heidi Leiter (1994) (TV) .... Katie Leiter
    • ... aka Coming Out of Heidi Leiter, The (1994) (TV)
  • Dreams of Love (1990)

Notable TV Guest Appearances

  • Saturday Night Live (1975) playing "Host" (episode # 23.6) 15 November 1997
  • Law & Order (1990) playing "Tracy Brandt" in episode: "Skin Deep" (episode # 3.1) 23 September 1992

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