Claire's nationality is American and she holds citizenship of United Sates. For her high school studies she joined The Dalton School, but later she moved to Los Angeles and joined Lycee Français de Los Angeles. She joined Yale University to study a psychology major but later she dropped in order to focus her acting career.
Claire made her acting debut from an American police procedural and legal drama television series Law & Order, where she played the role of Tracy Brandt in 1992 episode Skin Deep.
And for her role in the series she won several awards, including Golden Globe Award and Young Artist Award.
Since 2011, she has been featured in the role of Carrie Mathison in an American political thriller television series Homeland.
In 1994, Claire made her presence in an American drama television series Lifestories: Families in Crisis.
Same year in the lead role of Angela Chase she appeared in an American teen drama television series My So-Called Life where she was featured in 19 episodes of the series.
They first met each other when they were portraying their role in Evening.Her mother was a sculptor and printmaking artist and father a photographer.Claire was raised in New York along with her parents. Claire Danes attended New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies.Claire Danes full name Claire Catherine Danes is also one of the famous actresses from United States.She is popular in the world for portraying her role in the movies like Les Misérables, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines and many more.