Claire Danes was born on April 12, 1979 in the USA, New York. At the age of 9 she began studying acting at the Lee Strasberg studio, and then attended the New York vocational school of performing arts.
In the cinematograph Claire Danes debuted in 1990, playing in the movie ‘Dreams of Love’, in the same year she appeared on television. In the early 1990's Claire Danes arrived in Los Angeles and she was invited to star in TV series ‘My So-Called Life’. Danes refused to take the role from Spielberg (‘Schindler’s List’)but she won the Golden Globe for best dramatic actress in a television series. Claire Danes became very famous actress for the role of Juliet in the modern interpretation of the play by William Shakespeare's ‘Romeo+Juliet’ (1996), where her partner was Leonardo DiCaprio. In 1997 the magazine ‘People’ named Claire Danes among the 50 most beautiful women in the world. The best films: ‘Mononoke-Hime’, ‘Les Miserables’, ‘Little Women’, ‘Stardust’, ‘Stage Beauty’.