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Golden Globes: Claire Danes wins for actress in a TV series drama

January 15, 2012 |  6:37 pm

Golden Globes: Claire Danes wins for actress in a TV series drama
Claire Danes of “Homeland” won the Golden Globe award for best performance by an actress in a television series — drama. Danes beat Mireille Enos of “The Killing,” Julianna Margulies of “The Good Wife,” Madeleine Stowe of “Revenge” and Callie Thorne of “Necessary Roughness” for the award.

Danes plays Carrie Mathis, a CIA agent, in this freshman thriller from Showtime. Her character is convinced that an American Marine returning after years as a POW in Iraq is a terrorist. Danes previously won a Golden Globe in this category as a teenager for her role in “My So-Called Life” and last year won the best actress in a miniseries or made-for-TV movie category for her starring role in “Temple Grandin.”

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Photo: Claire Danes arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Credit: Matt Sayles / AP