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CLAIRE DANES Claire Danes was born in Manhattan in 1979, the daughter of Carla (Hall), a day-care provider and art- ist, and Christopher Danes, a computer consultant and photographer. She has an older brother, Asa. Her paternal grandfather, Gib- son Andrew Danes, was a Dean of the Yale School of Art and Architecture. Claire was educated at Dalton School, New York, The New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies, The Professional Performing Arts School and Lycée Français de Los Angeles. She attended Yale University, studying psychol- ogy, but dropped out after two years to concentrate on her acting career. She also attended the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute. In 1994, Danes played Beth March in the film ad- aptation of "Little Women." She gained major public attention when she ap- peared as Angela Chase in "My So-Called Life" (1994), winning an Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe award for this per- formance. A successful film career followed, including the role of Juliet, opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in "Ro- meo + Juliet" (1996). She continued acting in such varied projects as "The Hours" (2002), "Terminator 2: Rise of the Machines" (2003), and "Stardust" (2007). She was named Harvard University's 2012 Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year. Also, In 2012, TIME magazine named Danes one of the 100 Most Influ- ential People in the World. Danes and her moth- er are supporters of the charity Afghan Hands, which helps women in Afghanistan gain inde- pendence, education, and livable wages. Danes is also a long-time supporter of Donorschoose.org, a website that allows public school teachers to create project requests. Donors then choose what projects inspire them, and help to fund those projects. Danes is a feminist, and has been critical of female under-rep- resentation within Holly- wood. DID YOU KNOW January 13 - 19, 2018 8 JOHNSON CITY (TN) PRESS Solution is on page 5. 2 x 4" ad northeast comm. credit union 2 x 3" ad village west 2 x 3" ad highlands vasectomy 2 x 3" ad kingsport paint & wallpaper 2 x 2.5" ad boone's creek pharmacy in focus "Jean-Claude Van Johnson," www.am- azon.com/Pilot/dp/ B01J77TD22/ In this original comedy series, action star Jean- Claude Van Damme stars as a fictionalized version of himself, a martial arts star operating under the alias "Johnson" as the world's most dangerous undercover operative. Now retired, he's wiling away his days in Hollywood when a chance encounter with a lost love lures him back into the espionage game. Kat Foster ("Your Family or Mine"), Moises Arias ("The Mid- dle") and Phylicia Rashad ("Creed") also star. Edgar Ramirez stars as the iconic fashion designer in "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story," which begins its 10-episode run Wednesday on FX. For more information, click on www.fxnet- works.com/shows/american-crime-story web links * Instant Approvals * * *Qualifications apply. Credit union federally insured by NCUA Northeast Community Credit Union Always here when you need us 980 Jason Witten Way Elizabethton, TN (423) 547-1200 313 W. Oakland Ave Johnson City, TN (423) 722-6228 1321 Highway 19E Elizabethton, TN (423) 543-7777 8301 Highway 19E Roan Mountain, TN (423) 772-3115 www.BeMyCU.org Enough in your lier? 28 Midway LL • Suite 1 • Bristol, TN • (423) 573-8100 www.highlandsvasectomyclinic.com Highlands Vasectomy Clinic Timele Style Discover unique and elegant antiques for every room of your home. • furniture • collectibles • housewares The Vi age Antique & Home Decor Ma s 112 Sunset Drive. Suite 1A, Johnson City 423-979-6379 1375 Volunteer Parkway, Unit 2, Bristol, TN 423-797-4412 1442 Winfield Dunn Parkway, Sevierville 865-366-2348 102 Hudson Drive, Elizabethton, TN 423-543-5431 One website for all three Village locations: www.VillageAntiquesTN.com Contact your advertising representative today! Include your business in the next issue! We work harder for your health! 423-283-0911 4729 North Roan Street, Suite 2 • Johnson City (Near Zak's Furniture) Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-6pm • Sat: 9am-1pm • Closed Sun. BOONES CREEK PHARMACY Experience the difference at your local pharmacy. • Fast • Friendly • Personal Free Local Delivery

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