Birthdate: April 12, 1979
Claire is an actress currently starring in the Showtime drama Homeland as CIA agent Carrie Mathison since 2011. Her performance in Homeland has won her the Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for Outstanding Actress in a Drama in 2011 and 2012.
She has starred in several movies including Romeo and Juliet, Terminator 3, Shopgirl and Les Miserables. She also starred in the TV series My So Called Life and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a TV Series in 1994.
Claire was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in September 2015.
Claire was born in Manhattan, attended the Dalton School and also Yale University for two years but did not graduate.