'Temple Grandin' Actress Claire Danes Wins Golden Globe for PerformanceMonday, January 17, 2011
(American Meat Institute)
Claire Danes, the actress who portrayed
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., in HBO’s biopic
The movie, which paints a picture of Grandin’s perseverance while struggling with the isolating challenges of autism and profiles her groundbreaking work in animal handling, was nominated for three awards including best movie, best actress and best supporting actor.
During her acceptance speech, Danes thanked Grandin, who was in attendance and seated beside Danes.
“It’s just so special to be here with
Grandin is the author of AMI’s Recommended Handling Guidelines and Audit Guide, is a member of AMI’s Animal Welfare Committee and has been the Institute’s principal animal welfare advisor since 1991. Grandin is also the recipient of the AMI Industry Advancement Award – the Institute’s highest honor.share on facebook share on twitter