"That was a scary thing. That was really hard. I didn't know how to not do that. I was just in love with him and needed to explore that, and I was 24... I didn't quite know what those consequences would be." Claire Danes on helping to break up Billy Crudup's eight-year romance with Mary Louise Parker, when the actress was seven months pregnant with his child. Danes met Crudup on the set their film, Stage Beauty.