Try as she may, 17-year-old Claire Danes can't shake the angel image. She played an angel in one of her first paying gigs, a music video for Soul Asylum. She played the angelic sister, Beth, in Little Women, and in her most widely known role to date, on the TV show My So-Called Life, she was an angst-ridden teen called Angela. Now, amid the racy urban grime of Baz Luhrmann's William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, she wears white, has a room full of china angels and dons wings for a party. But she insists, "I'm human. I think people see me...

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