Glenn Close

Film Actress / Voice Actress / Film Director / Screenwriter / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Actress / Film Producer | * 03/19/1947 (74) | Greenwich, Connecticut (United States of America (USA))
Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American actress. Throughout her career spanning over four decades, Close has received numerous accolades, including three Primetime Emmy Awards, three Tony Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. She has also been nominated eight times for an Academy Award, holding the record for the most nominations in an acting category without a win (tied with Peter O'Toole). With her eighth nomination in 2021, she became one of the five most-nominated actresses in Academy history. In 2016, she 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. Upon entering college, 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. Her film debut came in The World According to Garp (1982), which was followed by supporting roles in the films ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

Awards & Nominations for Glenn Close

Donostia Award 2x Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical Golden Globe Award Crystal Award 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical 3x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 4x Academy Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Glenn Close as Actress(104)

as Deb2021 Four Good Days
as Norma Desmond2021 Sunset Boulevard
as The Chief2020 Baba Yaga
as Mamaw2020 Hillbilly Elegy
as Narrator (voice)2019 The Lavender Scare
as Joan Castleman2018 The Wife
as Herself (uncredited)2018 Black '47
as Segment: "Night Shift"2018 Let's Dance
as Helen Baxter2017 Father Figures
as Eve Wilde2017 The Wilde Wedding
as Lady Edith de Haviland2017 Crooked House
as Nicolette Cayman2017 What Happened to Monday
as herself2017 Hollywood Dirt
as Alodi2016 Warcraft
as Dr. Caroline Caldwell2016 The Girl with All the Gifts
as Marcia Zarrow2016 Anesthesia
as Nonnie Hopkins2015 The Great Gilly Hopkins
as Arlene Bloom2014 5 to 7
as Gram2014 Low Down
as Nova Prime2014 Guardians of the Galaxy
as Herself (archive footage)2013 Six by Sondheim
as herself2012 Casting By
as herself2012 Casting By
as herself2012 Love, Marilyn
as Granny (voice)2011 Hoodwinked Too! Hood VS. Evil
as Albert Nobbs2011 Albert Nobbs
as The Vamp2011 Touch of Evil
as Narrator (voice)2011 Not My Life
as Herself - Hostess2009 Peter Matthiessen: No Boundaries
as Narrator (voice)2009 Home
as Mrs. Wittenborn2007 Evening
as Narrator2007 Gabon The Last Eden
as Granny (voice)2005 Hoodwinked!
as Kala (voice)2005 Tarzan II
as Carrie Johnson2005 The Chumscrubber
as Diana2005 Heights
as Maggie2005 Nine Lives
as Claire Wellington2004 The Stepford Wives
as Olivia Pace2003 Le Divorce
as Eleanor of Aquitaine2003 The Lion in Winter
as Cornelia Engelbrecht2003 Brush with Fate
as Narrator2003 In Search of the Jaguar
as Esther Gold2002 The Safety of Objects
as Arvella Whipple2001 The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
as Nellie Forbush2001 South Pacific
as Adult Sophie (voice)2000 Baby
as Cruella de Vil2000 102 Dalmatians
as Camille Dixon1999 Cookie's Fortune
as Interviewee1999 The Big Chill: A Reunion
as Kala (voice)1999 Tarzan
as herself1998 Welcome to Hollywood
as herself1997 In & Out
as Vice President Kathryn Bennett1997 Air Force One
as Adrienne Pargiter1997 Paradise Road
as Janet1997 In the Gloaming
as Cruella De Vil1996 101 Dalmatians
as Mrs. Farraday1996 Mary Reilly
as First Lady Marsha Dale1996 Mars Attacks!
as Diary Readings (voice)1995 Anne Frank Remembered
as Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer1995 Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story
as Alicia Clark1994 The Paper
as Ferula Trueba1993 The House of the Spirits
as Sarah Witting1993 Skylark
1992 Lincoln
as Gutless1991 Hook
as Sarah Wheaton1991 Sarah, Plain and Tall
as Karin Anderson1991 Meeting Venus
as Gertrude1990 Hamlet
as Herself - Host / Narrator1990 The Divine Garbo
as Sunny von Bülow / Narrator1990 Reversal of Fortune
as Linda Spector1989 Immediate Family
as Sara Everton1988 Stones for Ibarra
as Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil1988 Dangerous Liaisons
as Alexandra "Alex" Forrest1987 Fatal Attraction
as Teddy Barnes1985 Jagged Edge
as Jan / Maxie1985 Maxie
as Ruth Hillerman1984 The Stone Boy
as Gail Bennett1984 Something About Amelia
as Iris Gaines1984 The Natural
as Sarah Cooper1983 The Big Chill
as Jenny Fields1982 The World According to Garp
as Princess Alexandra1982 The Elephant Man
as Jessica1979 Orphan Train
as Rebecca1979 Too Far to Go
as Neighbor1975 The Rules of the Game

TV Shows/Series with Glenn Close as Actress(26)

Movies with Glenn Close as Crew(7)

Production/Executive Producer2021 Cruella
Production/Producer2021 Cruella
Production/Executive Producer2017 The Wilde Wedding
Production/Producer2011 Albert Nobbs
Writing/Screenplay2011 Albert Nobbs
Production/Executive Producer2000 Baby

Additional Information

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Full Name: Glenn Close
Born: Wednesday, 03/19 1947 (March) in Greenwich, Connecticut (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 74 years + 181 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: College of William & Mary, Choate Rosemary Hall
Member of: Phi Beta Kappa Society
Spouses (current/former): David Evans Shaw
Children: Annie Starke
Siblings: Tambu Kisoki
Father: William Close
Mother: Bettine Moore Close
Other names for Glenn Close (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"글렌 클로즈"
Glenn Close frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (31x, Actor)
Bill Hader (26x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (21x, Actress)
Tom Hanks (16x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (16x, Actress)
Will Forte (16x, Actor)
Alec Baldwin (15x, Actor)
Martin Short (15x, Actor)
Rob Lowe (13x, Actor)
Ben Stiller (12x, Actor)
Drew Barrymore (12x, Actress)
Rodrigo García (9x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3357, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 08/23/2021