Homeland: Claire Danes says it’s ‘a responsibility’ to play a bipolar character



I didn’t want to play crazy. That’s not bipolar, and it’s not Carrie. I wanted to play ‘Carrie who occasionally becomes unhinged’.”

“Playing someone with bipolar and taking the mystery out of that is a responsibility I don’t take lightly,” she says.

“I really spent a lot of time doing my research to make it a specific portrayal and not just a generalised portrait of being crazy.”

Yes, I have found another reason to respect Claire Danes.

Read the entire article from the Aussie Daily Telegraph here.

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