Claire Danes is an award-winning stage and film actress. She has starred in a number of films, TV shows, and stage productions. She is best-known for her much lauded performance as ‘Angela Chase’ in the hit ABC series ‘My So Called Life.’ It was followed by a successful film career where she has starred in a number of challenging roles and interesting projects, including ‘Romeo + Juliet,’ ‘Brokedown Palace,’ and ‘The Hours.’ Apart from her successful film career, she has achieved considerable success on TV as well. A resident of Manhattan, New York, Claire was an arts aficionado, known for her passion for performing arts. She enrolled in a performing arts school, which changed her life forever. With the support of her parents, she dabbled with television roles and managed to complete her education at the same time. Though the show ‘My So Called Life’ did not become famous, she managed to catch the attention of critics and audience with her chirpy on-screen presence and performance. At the peak of her career, she was romantically linked with a number of co-stars. She is married to actor Hugh Dancy with whom she has two children.