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Claire Danes, Julia Ormond tell story of animal rights activist, woman with autism

This weekend, actress Claire Danes portrays author, scientist and professor Dr. Temple Grandin, on HBO in the film "Temple Grandin." Set in the 60's, actress Julia Ormond joins her in the film as Grandin's mother.

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The movie tells the true story of this young woman with autism who succeeded against all odds. Grandin is best known for her groundbreaking, humane inventions which forever changed cattle management.

The movie premieres this weekend on HBO.

Lara Piu is the author of Good things celebs do, how to live The Good Life too. She has been an online journalist for Gannett since 2003. Follow her on Facebook and on Twitter.


  • Mick 4 years ago

    People really sleep on how beautiful Claire is. Let's not even start to get into how they seem to really snub her acting talents!

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