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Claire Danes Honored as Woman of the Year

1.26.12

Actress Claire Danes waves to an animated crowd before entering Farkas Hall.

Actress Claire Danes waves to an animated crowd before entering Farkas Hall.

Photograph by Harvard Magazine/LL

The media float snapped photos as Danes paraded down Massachusetts Avenue.

The media float snapped photos as Danes paraded down Massachusetts Avenue.

Photograph by Harvard Magazine/LL

Danes with members of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals during the parade.

Danes with members of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals during the parade.

Photograph by Harvard Magazine/LL

The Harvard University Band provided a parade soundtrack.

The Harvard University Band provided a parade soundtrack.

Photograph by Harvard Magazine/LL

Showered with teddy bears, flowers, and kisses from members of Hasty Pudding Theatricals, actress Claire Danes paraded through Harvard Square today as she was honored as the eccentric drama group’s “Woman of the Year.” Danes, who just won a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Carrie Mathison on the hit Showtime series Homeland, waved and smiled to an animated crowd gathered on Massachusetts Avenue before entering Farkas Hall, where she accepted her Pudding Pot.

She joins the ranks of previous winners Scarlett Johansson, Halle Berry, Anne Hathaway, Katharine Hepburn, and Meryl Streep.