The SAG award winner used her acceptance speech to discuss about the importance of understanding autism. Way to go, Claire! Parents can take comfort in your words.
Claire Danes wants to clear up the misconceptions about autism. “It’s funny, most people think autistic people aren’t capable of empathy,” 31-year-old Temple Grandin actress said last night (Jan. 30) at the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards in LA. “I can’t think of a more empathic person than Temple Grandin,” explains Claire, whose award wining role was based on the real life Temple — an autistic woman renowned for her work in the humane livestock handling industry. “She’s really dedicated her life to representing those who are unrepresented. So that’s a misconception.”
The Emmy award winning actress is set to star in three new films this year! 2011 is looking bright for Julia!
After winning an Emmy for her role in Temple Grandin, Julia Ormond is on a hot streak! She will star in three new films out this year, including the anticipated My Week With Marilyn, in which she’ll play Vivien Lee alongside Michelle William‘s portrayal of Marilyn Monroe! Can’t wait for that one! Julia spends a lot of her time fighting human trafficking and is married to political activist Jon Rubin with whom she has a daughter Sophie, 6.
Claire Danes looked perfectly polished and not overdone at her big movie premiere.
I absolutely loved Claire Danes’ glowing look at the NYC premiere of her new HBO film Temple Grandin on Jan. 26. It’s not usual to see a starlet so fresh-faced on the red carpet and it really paid off for Claire. “Claire was wearing a very form fitting, sexy Dolce and Gabbana dress and I just didn’t want to make her up with the usual staple make up that goes with a Dolce black dress – dark smokey eyes,” explains celebrity makeup artist Matin. “I wanted her to look fresh, sexy and smart – almost underdone. So, I chose a monochromatic palette of warm browns,” Matin says. To get Claire’s look, Read more
Hayden is tired of being the stereotypical blonde — she wants to be taken more seriously
Hayden Panettiere, 20, debuted a new ‘do Jan. 20 while in Miami with her new BF boxer Wladimir Klitschko, 33 — so when we spoke with her Jan. 27 at the NYC premiere of HBO’s new bio pic Temple Grandin we asked her what’s with the deep red locks?! “Why the red hair?” she said jokingly. “Because I could … because I was tired of being a blonde.”
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