Glenn Close

Film Actress / Voice Actress / Film Director / Screenwriter / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Actress / Film Producer | * 03/19/1947 (76) | Greenwich, Connecticut (United States of America (USA))
Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American actress. In a career spanning over four decades, she has garnered numerous accolades, including three Tony Awards, three Emmy Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. She has been nominated eight times for an Academy Award, sharing the record for most nominations in acting categories without a win with Peter O'Toole. 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. Close began her professional career on the stage in 1974 with Love for Love. She received her first Tony Award nomination for her role in Barnum and later went on to win three competitive Tony Awards for her roles in the plays The Real Thing (1983), and Death and the Maiden (1992) and the musical Sunset Boulevard (1995). She returned to the Broadway stage in a 2014 revival of A Delicate Balance. She reprised her role as Norma Desmond in a West End and Broadway revival in 2016 and 2017 respectively. She has also hosted the Tony Awards twice in 1992 and 1995. Often regarded as one of the greatest film actors never to have won an Academy Award, Close received eight such nominations for her roles in ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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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 Awards Crystal Award 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical Independent Spirit Award Fellow of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 4x Academy Award for Best Actress
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Movies with Glenn Close as Actress(107)

as King of Diamonds2023 Heart of Stone
as Cath2023 Brothers
as Morgan2023 The Deliverance
as Self (archive footage)2021 Boulevard! A Hollywood Story
as Deb2021 Four Good Days
as Dr. Eve Scott2021 Swan Song
as Chief (voice)2021 Baba Yaga
as Albert Nobbs (archive footage)2020 Disclosure
as Self (archive footage)2020 537 Votes
as Bonnie "Mamaw" Vance2020 Hillbilly Elegy
as Narrator (voice)2019 The Lavender Scare
as Joan Castleman2018 The Wife
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 Alodi (uncredited)2016 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 Self (archive footage)2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as Self (archive footage)2013 Six by Sondheim
as herself2013 Love, Marilyn
as herself2012 Casting By
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 Self - Hostess2009 Peter Matthiessen: No Boundaries
as Narrator (english voice)2009 Home
as Mrs. Wittenborn2007 Evening
as Narrator2007 Gabon The Last Eden
as Granny (voice)2005 Hoodwinked!
as Self - Interviewee2005 Hollywood's Greatest Villains
as Kala (voice)2005 Tarzan II
as Carrie Johnson2005 The Chumscrubber
as Diana2005 Heights
as Maggie2005 Nine Lives
as Karen Moore2004 Strip Search
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 Dr. Elaine Keener (segments "This is Dr. Keener" and "Fantasies about Rebecca")2000 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her
as Cruella de Vil2000 102 Dalmatians
as Camille Dixon1999 Cookie's Fortune
as Gina (archive footage) (uncredited)1999 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Adam Sandler
as Kala (voice)1999 Tarzan
as Self - Host1999 The Lady with the Torch
as herself1998 Welcome to Hollywood
as Glenn Close (uncredited)1997 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 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
as Mary Todd Lincoln (voice)1992 Lincoln
as Gutless1991 Hook
as Sarah Wheaton1991 Sarah, Plain and Tall
as Karin Anderson1991 Meeting Venus
as Gertrude1990 Hamlet
as Self - 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 Rebecca Kuehn1979 Too Far to Go
as Neighbor1975 The Rules of the Game

TV Shows/Series with Glenn Close as Actress(39)

as Marjan Montazeri2020 Tehran
as herself2019 Desus & Mero
as Mother (voice)2018 3Below: Tales of Arcadia
as herself2012 Finding Your Roots
as herself2009 C à vous
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Patty Hewes2007 Damages
as Captain Monica Rawling2002 The Shield
as Chief Justice Evelyn Baker Lang1999 The West Wing
as Glenn Close (voice)1999 Family Guy
as Fannie Lieber1998 Will & Grace
as herself1997 Leute heute
as herself1997 The View
as Self - Guest1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show
as herself1995 MADtv
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as herself1991 Pebble Mill
as Mona Simpson (voice)1989 The Simpsons
as Self - Guest1988 This Morning
as Narrator (voice)1988 American Experience
as herself1981 Wetten, dass..?
as herself1977 Bitte umblättern
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live
as Neighbor1971 Great Performances
as herself1971 Great Performances
as Sara Everton1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame
as Sarah Wheaton1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame
as Cornelia Englebrecht1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame

Movies with Glenn Close as Crew(11)

Production/Producer2021 Cruella
Production/Executive Producer2017 The Wilde Wedding
Production/Producer2011 Albert Nobbs
Writing/Screenplay2011 Albert Nobbs
Production/Executive Producer2001 The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
Production/Executive Producer2001 South Pacific
Production/Executive Producer2000 Baby
Production/Executive Producer1995 Journey
Production/Executive Producer1993 Skylark
Production/Executive Producer1991 Sarah, Plain and Tall

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: 76 years + 197 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: College of William & Mary, Choate Rosemary Hall, St George's School in Switzerland
Member of: Phi Beta Kappa Society, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Spouses (current/former): David Evans Shaw
Children: Annie Starke
Father: William Close
Mother: Bettine Moore Close
Related to: Tambu Kisoki
Other names for Glenn Close (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"글렌 클로즈"
"Гленн Клоуз"
Glenn Close frequently works together with these people:
Rachael MacFarlane (63x, Actress)
John Viener (38x, Actor)
Tress MacNeille (36x, Actress)
Andy Samberg (35x, Actor)
Phil LaMarr (33x, Actor)
Ralph Garman (32x, Actor)
Alec Sulkin (31x, Actor)
Bill Hader (29x, Actor)
Steve Callaghan (29x, Actor)
Danny Smith (29x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3357, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/25/2023