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Glenn Close

Glenn Close


Date of Birth:
Mar 19, 1947

Place of Birth:
Greenwich, Connecticut, United States

Actress, Singer, Producer

William Close,Bettine Moore Close

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?? (MRA Colleague),(m. 196?; Div. 1969),Cabot Wade, (m. 1969; Div. 1971),James Marlas, (m. 1984; Div. 1987),David Evans Shaw, (m. 2006; Div. 2015)


Bedford Hills, New York, United States

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Glenn Close - Summary Details

Glenda Veronica Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American actress, singer and film producer. She began her professional stage career in 1974 in Love for Love, and was mostly a New York stage actress through the rest of the 1970s and early 1980s, appearing in both plays and musicals, including the Broadway productions of Barnum in 1980 and The Real Thing in 1983, for which she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.

Her film debut was in The World According to Garp (1982), which she followed up with supporting roles in The Big Chill (1983) and The Natural (1984); all three earned her nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She would later receive nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performances in Fatal Attraction (1987), Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and Albert Nobbs (2011). She won two more Tony Awards in the 1990s, for Death and the Maiden in 1992 and Sunset Boulevard in 1995, while she won her first Emmy Award for the 1995 TV film Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story.

She starred as Eleanor of Aquitaine in the 2003 TV film The Lion in Winter, winning a Golden Globe Award. In 2005 she starred in the drama series The Shield. Then, from 2007 to 2012, she starred as Patty Hewes in the FX drama series Damages, a role that won her a Golden Globe and two Emmys. She has voiced the character of Mona Simpson in the animated sitcom The Simpsons since 1995. She returned to Broadway in November 2014, in a revival of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance. Her other films include Jagged Edge (1985), Hamlet (1990), Reversal of Fortune (1990), 101 Dalmatians (1996), Paradise Road (1997), Air Force One (1997), Cookie's Fortune (1999), Heights (2005), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and...

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Glenn Close Albert Nobbs

Albert Nobbs is a witty period drama about the lives of staff at one of Dublin's most luxurious hotels - Morrison's - and the hotel's butler, Albert Nobbs a woman who...

Stepford Wives

Bette Midler who has perfect comedic timing with some brilliant lines and Glenn Close plays the 'leader of the pack'....

The Safety Objects

In a modest house in suburban America, Paul Gold (Joshua Jackson) lies in his bedroom in a coma , nursed by his mother, Esther(Glenn Close).

Le Divorce

Le Divorce follows the journey of Isabel Walker (Kate Hudson), a quintessential young Californian newly arrived in the City of Light to visit her pregnant sister,...

Rose Byrne Adam Interview

In this heartfelt romantic comedy, Hugh Dancy stars as Adam, a handsome but intriguing young man who has all his life led a sheltered existence - until he meets his...

Evening DVD

Deeply moving and incredibly romantic, Evening is a film about the moments in life that define us, and the timeless love that binds mothers and daughters, sisters and...

Just by looking at her...

Things You can Tell just by Looking at her is a wonderfully intelligent and deeply poignant series of interconnected vignettes that focus on the lives of strong,...

Le Divorce

When two American sisters become caught up in the intimate intrigue of Paris, cultures and human passions collide - and the result is a comedy of manners and morals,...

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