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reeious (‘laire Danes. 'l‘wenty —li\e years old and already one of the most eulogised stars of her generation. Danes has had three songs written ahout her. including the Ataris~ ‘.\1_\’ So ('alled l‘il'e': Si/e lJ‘s '(‘laire l)anes
l’oster': and the live Mile Line’s '(‘laire l)anes'. Alongside that. she has dated Matt Damon. has been chosen by l’t'np/v maga/ine as one ot‘ the most heautil'ul people in the world. and has been banned from the Philippines l'or making derogatory
remarks about the eountry (she later reeeiyed a note from an anonymoUs l’hilippino that read: ‘Your opinion about our eountry was such a very big erapf). Oh yeah. and she's appeared in a eouple ol'hall'deeent nun'iCs.
We should expect nothing else l'rom a girl who was horn with a silver shovel in her mouth. llot housed lrom an early age by New Yorker nouyeau riehe parents ('hris and (‘arla. l)anes went to both the prestigious Professional l’erl‘orming Arts High School (Britney‘s training ground) in NYC and Yale t‘l'nele‘ Oliver Stone wrote her a letter ol' rL‘Ct)llllHCllLlilllUlll. Bel‘ore. alter and during these years of privilege. Danes managed to get
herselt‘ east in some of the most interesting mainstream and
Paul Dale talks to CLAIRE DANES abOUt bean a Stage BeaUtY° indie projects on the east and west eoasts. most lamously in Bax.
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