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By Jennifer Ambrose

Claire Danes lines the recent York native's enviable lifestyles and career-from her adolescence starting to be up in ny City's fashionable Soho district with hippie-artist mom and dad to her winning first yr learning at Yale collage to her long term courting with Australian rocker Ben Lee. certain realization is paid to the seriously acclaimed yet short-lived tv drama My So-Called lifestyles. integrated are commentaries at the characters, episodes, and demanding and well known reactions to the express, in addition to an account of the enthusiasts' ongoing efforts to maintain it at the air. additionally lined are Danes's performances in movies together with Little girls, tips on how to Make an American cover, domestic for the vacations, To Gillian on her thirty seventh Birthday, William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet, U-Turn, The Rainmaker, Polish marriage ceremony, Les Mis?rables, The Mod Squad, and Brokedown Palace. This biography will attraction not just to the thousands of Claire Danes lovers and film buffs around the world, but in addition to tv memorabilia creditors and the ratings of people that nonetheless adore My So-Called lifestyles.

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The actor's life is not what the averag e person may perceive it to b e — consistentl y glamorous , exciting , surreal. Readings scripts, flying off to audition sites , and traveling to exotic locations t o shoot an d promote your movies are not alway s enjoy able experiences. This isn't to deny the perks of the profession. You can't bea t earnin g millions o f dollars , attendin g fabulou s soirees, and hobnobbin g wit h th e ric h an d famous . Bu t the movie-going public ofte n doesn' t realize the amoun t o f pressure big-name stars such as Claire Danes must dea l with on an ongoing basis.

Next on the agenda for Claire and Ben was an Australian sojourn. Together, they took i n al l of Sydney's glorious sights. On a visit t o the famous Bondi Beach, an obnoxious cele b photographer spotte d the happ y coupl e an d bega n maneuverin g to sna p thei r picture . Attempting to giv e him th e slip , Claire and Be n darted into a huge nearby church an d waited there for a few moments, lik e characters in an action film, hoping the bloke would just disappear. Of course, he didn't. When they stepped outside again , he was ready and waiting.

I n a Movieline piece , w e learn tha t Clair e i s "boy crazy. " We learn that she is so boy crazy that she actually spent part of a summer at a surfing camp — not to learn to ride a board but to attract the attention o f a couple of buff surfe r boys. Boys had become a recurrent theme. Anyone willing to listen was told just how much Claire adored youn g members o f th e opposit e sex . " Such remarks were typical Claire Danes interview fare — it was clear that for her, as for many girls of her age , boys had become an obsession .

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