Claire Danes Height Weight Body Measurements Age Net Worth

Claire Danes

Claire Danes
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Birth Date

April 12, 1979


43 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 5½ in | 166 cm

Net Worth

$35 Million

Body Measurements

34-23-34 in | 86.5-58.5-86.5 cm


54 kg | 119 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

8 US | 38.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Claire Catherine Danes was born in Manhattan, New York, U.S., on April 12, 1979, is an American actress.

Young Claire Danes first started acting during her years at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute, in several student films.

She got her television debut in NBC series Law & Order (1992) in episode "Skin Deep", in role as Tracy Brandt.

She made her big screen debut in family drama film Little Women (1994) in role as Elizabeth "Beth" March.

Claire's breakthrough performance came as Angela Chase in teen television series My So-Called Life (1994), at the age of 15.

She landed her Broadway debut in a play "Pygmalion" (2007) in role as Eliza Doolittle.

Claire Danes Height and Weight

How tall is Claire Danes and what is her weight? Claire Danes's height is 5' 5½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 166 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 119 іn pоunds or 54 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Claire Danes Age

Claire Danes is 43 years old.

Claire Danes Net Worth

Claire Danes net worth is around 35 million dollars.

Claire Danes Body Measurements

Claire Danes body measurements are bust-waist-hip 34-23-34 in inches or 86.5-58.5-86.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 34A with cup size A.

Best Movies

She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance by a Young Actress Co-Starring in a Motion Picture for her role as Elizabeth "Beth" March in family drama film Little Women (1994).

She won the London Critics Circle Film Award for Actress of the Year and a MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance for her role as Juliet in romantic crime film Romeo + Juliet (1996).

She was nominated for the Satellite Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical for her role as Mirabelle Buttersfield in romantic comedy movie Shopgirl (2005).

She won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actress for her role as Rachel Lewis in romantic drama film To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996).

U Turn (1997) western neo noir crime thriller opposite Sean Penn and Jennifer Lopez

Brokedown Palace (1999) drama with Kate Beckinsale and Bill Pullman

Stage Beauty (2004) romantic drama opposite Billy Crudup and Rupert Everett

The Hours (2002) drama opposite Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman

Terminator 3 - Rise of the Machines (2003) sci-fi action opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger and Kristanna Loken

Stardust (2007) romantic adventure fantasy opposite Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert De Niro

As Cool as I Am (2013) comedy drama with James Marsden and Sarah Bolger

Me and Orson Welles (2008) period drama opposite Zac Efron and Zoe Kazan

The Rainmaker (1997) drama crime with Matt Damon, Danny DeVito and Jon Voight

Little Women (1994) drama opposite Winona Ryder and Christian Bale

Igby Goes Down (2002) comedy drama with Jeff Goldblum and Susan Sarandon

Les Misérables (1998) drama crime opposite Liam Neeson and Uma Thurman

A Kid Like Jake (2018) drama in role as Alex Wheeler, opposite Jim Parsons, Octavia Spencer and Priyanka Chopra

Best TV Shows

She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama for her role as Angela Chase in teen television series My So-Called Life (1994).

She won two Golden Globe Awards and two Primetime Emmy Awards for Best Actress for her role as Carrie Mathison in Showtime series Homeland (2011– ).

She won the Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Temple Grand in HBO TV film Temple Grandin (2010).


Attended the New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies.

Studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute.

Has older brother, Asa.

She took dance classes at the age of six.

Received a Star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame in 2015.

Her hobbies are surfing, gymnastics and dancing.

Close friends with actor Jason Schwartzman.

She is a certified scuba diver.

She won the ShoWest Award for Female Star of Tomorrow in 1997.

Lives in the West Village neighborhood of New York City.


She dated Ben Lee (1997-2003), Leonardo DiCaprio (1996), Andrew Dorff (1993-1997) and Billy Crudup (2004-2006).

She married British actor Hugh Dancy in 2009, they have two sons, Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy and Rowan Dancy.

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