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.
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.
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