Glenn Close

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Date of Birth March 19, 1947
Place of Birth Greenwich, Connecticut
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Glenn Close

Glenn Close is an American actress, singer, and producer. Regarded as one of the greatest actresses of her generation, she is the recipient of numerous accolades, including three Primetime Emmy Awards, three Tony Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. Additionally, she is a seven-time Academy Award nominee, having the record for the most nominations without a win for an actress. In 2016, Close was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame, and in 2019, Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Born to affluent and progressive parents, Close majored in theater and anthropology at the College of William & Mary. She began her professional career on stage in 1974 with Love for Love and was mostly a New York stage actress until the early 1980s. Her work included 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.

Born: March 19, 1947, Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
Residence: Bedford Hills, New York, U.S.
Alma mater: College of William & Mary
Occupation: Actress, singer, producer
Years active: 1974–present
Notable work: Filmography
Partner(s): John Starke (1987–1991)
Children: Annie Starke
Parent(s): William Close (father)
Awards: Full list
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About Glenn Close

Award-winning actress known for her lead performances in the movies Fatal Attraction and Dangerous Liaisons. She earned Academy Award nominations for her supporting roles in The Big Chill, The Natural and The World According to Garp. She also earned a nomination for Best Actress for her role in The Wife.

Before Fame

Her family was involved in a cult group, the Moral Re-Armament, throughout her childhood. Her debut film was in 1982's The World According to Garp.

Achievement

She was been nominated for seven Academy Awards; but never won. She was inducted in the the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 2016.

Family Life

She was been married three times. She has a daughter named Annie from her relationship with John Starke.

Associations

She had a dangerous affair with Michael Douglas in the movie Fatal Attraction.

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  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Screen Actors Guild Award winners
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role Screen Actors Guild Award winners
  • Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead winners
  • Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners
  • Best Miniseries or Television Movie Actress Golden Globe winners
  • Best Drama Actress Golden Globe (television) winners
  • Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Primetime Emmy Award winners
  • Best Drama Actress Golden Globe (film) winners
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  • Choate Rosemary Hall alumni
  • Obie Award recipients
  • Connecticut Democrats
  • Drama Desk Award winners
  • College of William & Mary alumni
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