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Glenn Close

Glenn Close, 2009
Born March 19, 1947 (1947-03-19) (age 62)
Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Occupation Actress, producer, singer
Years active 1975–present
Spouse(s) Cabot Wade (1969-1971)
James Marlas (1984-1987)
David Shaw (2006-present)
Domestic partner(s) Len Cariou (1979-1983)
.Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American actress and singer of stage and screen, perhaps best known for her role as deranged stalker Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction (1987).^ March 19, 1947 Birth Place .
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^ Biography » actors and actresses » glenn close .
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^ Glenn Close is known as a versatile actress and performer.

.She has been nominated five times for an Oscar, and has won three Tonys, an Obie, four Emmys, two Golden Globes, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.^ Close repeated the triumph when she won the Emmy in the same catergory the following year, which she followed with more nominations at the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards.
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^ Close is an Emmy Award- winning TV movie actress, a three-time Tony Award-winning stage actress/singer and has been nominated for seven Emmys and seven Golden Globes.

^ Squeezed in between the Golden Globes broadcast and the Oscar nominations is an awards ceremony voted on solely by the actors.
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Early life and family

.Close was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, the daughter of Bettine (née Moore) and William Taliaferro Close,[1] a doctor who operated a clinic in the Belgian Congo and served as a personal physician to President Mobutu Sese Seko.^ Close was born in Greenwich, Connecticut to Bettine (ne Moore) and William Taliaferro Close, a doctor who operated a clinic in the Belgian Congo and served as a personal physician to President Mobutu Sese Seko.

^ William Taliaferro Close was born June 7, 1924, in Greenwich, Conn.
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^ Close was the personal physician and close friend of African dictator Mobutu Sese Seko .
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[2] .Her parents came from prominent families; her paternal grandfather, Edward Bennett Close, a stockbroker and director of the American Hospital Association,[3] was first married to Post Cereals' heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, making Glenn Close a relative of screenwriter/director Preston Sturges and actress Dina Merrill.^ He first married Marjorie Merriweather Post , Post Cereals’ heiress.

^ Glenn's grandfather was once married to Post cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post.

^ Glenn Close is a kick ass actress!
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.Close is also a second-cousin once-removed of Brooke Shields.^ Close is also a second cousin of Brooke Shields, and is distantly related to Princess Diana.
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^ She’s also a second cousin of actress Brooke Shields.
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^ Close is also a second cousin once removed of Brooke Shields.

.Shields's great-grandmother Mary Elsie Moore (wife of Don Marino Torlonia, 4th Prince di Civitella-Cesi) was Close's great-aunt, a sister of Close's maternal grandfather, Charles Arthur Moore.^ Brooke Shields (sorta) Brooke's great grandmother was Glenn Close's great aunt.

^ Shields's great-grandmother Mary Elsie Moore (wife of Don Marino Torlonia, 4th Prince di Civitella-Cesi) was Close's great-aunt, a sister of Close's maternal grandfather, Charles Arthur Moore.

^ Shields’s great-grandmother Mary Elsie Moore (wife of Don Marino Torlonia, 4th Prince di Civitella-Cesi) was Close’s great-aunt, a sister of Close’s maternal grandfather, Charles Arthur Moore.
  • March 19th, 2007 - Happy Birthday Glenn Close! | Allie Is Wired 1 February 2010 8:08 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

In a speech at Princeton University on February 19, 2009, Close credited her early years for her acting abilities: "I have no doubt that the days I spent running free in the evocative Connecticut countryside with an unfettered imagination, playing whatever character our games demanded, is one of the reasons that acting has always seemed so natural to me." However, when she was seven years old, her parents "were seduced into a cult group called Moral Re-Armament.... .Our family was swallowed up by MRA for 15 years.^ My husband and I have been together 31 years despite the mental illness in our family.
  • Glenn Close Speaks Out on Sister's Mental Illness | Guideposts 1 February 2010 8:08 UTC www.guideposts.com [Source type: General]

We moved into a series of communal centers, and.... struggled to survive the pressures of a culture that dictated everything about how we lived our lives." .Close traveled for several years in the mid-to-late 1960s with an MRA singing group called "Up With People" and attended Rosemary Hall (now Choate Rosemary Hall).^ After graduating from Choate, Close joined the conservative folk group Up With People.
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^ Close attended Choate Rosemary Hall, a private boarding school in Connecticut.

^ She spent a few years traveling with the folk singing group "Up With People" before attending college.
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.When she was 22, Close broke away from MRA. "I rebelled and said I wanted to go to college....^ When she was 22, Close broke away from MRA. "I rebelled and said I wanted to go to college....
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^ "I'm really excited and honored to be here at this momentous occasion for the Savannah College of Art and Design's graduating class of 2009," said Close.
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^ After 15 years, she rebelled against the movement because she wanted to go to college.
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.Until then, my life was completely out of my control.^ Until then, my life was completely out of my control.
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^ When we were little, my mom would go out and get me one really good dress for winter, one really good dress for spring or for summer, and you wore them until you grew out of them.” .
  • Fashion Faceoff - Glenn Close & Rose Byrne in Bazaar | Allie Is Wired 1 February 2010 8:08 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ I did not find out that my parent had this illness until I was in my 20’s.
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I didn't have the tools to reclaim it. That reclamation began when I entered The College of William and Mary." It was there in the theater department that she began to train as a serious actor under Dr. Howard Scammon.[4] .She was elected to membership in the honor society of Phi Beta Kappa.^ While in The College of William & Mary, she got elected to membership in honor society of Phi Beta Kappa.

^ After graduating in 1974 with a degree in drama and a Phi Beta Kappa key, she joined the New Phoenix Repertory Company and made her Broadway debut that same year.
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^ Glenn attended Choate Rosemary Hall, a private boarding school in Connecticut, and the College of William and Mary, becoming a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
  • March 19th, 2007 - Happy Birthday Glenn Close! | Allie Is Wired 1 February 2010 8:08 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

Career

.Close, who started her professional stage work in 1974 and her film work in 1982, has had a lengthy career as a versatile actress and performer.^ Glenn Close is known as a versatile actress and performer.

^ Close has had a lengthy career as a versatile actress and performer.
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^ Glenn Close works on stage, TV, and film.
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.She is remembered for her chilling roles as the scheming aristocrat The Marquise de Merteuil in Dangerous Liaisons and as the psychotic book editor Alex in Fatal Attraction.^ "She shares similarities with the Marquise de Merteuil, whom I played in Dangerous Liaisons.
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^ One of her memorable performances is on Dangerous Liaisons as the scheming aristocrat The Marquise de Merteuil.

^ Think Alex Forrest of "Fatal Attraction" meets the Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil of "Dangerous Liaisons."
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.She has been nominated for five Academy Awards, for Best Actress in Dangerous Liaisons and Fatal Attraction, and for Best Supporting Actress in The Natural, The Big Chill, and The World According to Garp, her first film.^ Glenn Close was Rebecca in Too Far to Go Who did Glenn Close portray in The World According to Garp ?
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^ Close is an Emmy Award- winning TV movie actress, a three-time Tony Award-winning stage actress/singer and has been nominated for seven Emmys and seven Golden Globes.

^ Close was Oscar-nominated for The Big Chill , The Natural , Fatal Attraction , and Dangerous Liaisons , and has won Tonys for The Real Thing , Death and the Maiden , and Sunset Boulevard .

.In 1984, Close starred in the critically acclaimed drama Something about Amelia, a Golden Globe winning television movie about a family destroyed by sexual abuse.^ She received an Emmy nomination for Something About Amelia (1984).
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^ Close, 58, knows something about that.
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^ In 1984, she made appearance on ‘Something about Amelia’.

.She played the role of Sunny von Bülow in the 1990 film Reversal of Fortune to critical acclaim.^ In 1990, she was seen in the film ‘Reversal of Fortune’ portraying the part of Sunny von Bulow.

^ Reversal of Fortune (1990) 34.
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^ Reversal of Fortune 1990 R , 110 min.
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.In the 1990s, Close took on challenging roles on television as well.^ In the 1990s, Close took on challenging roles on television as well.

^ Considers how Close’s recent television performances, such as her appearance on “The Shield,” have gone against the roles that defined her film career.
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^ She did, however, experience a rebirth on television, where she once again found challenging roles.
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.She starred in the highly rated presentation of the 1991 Hallmark Hall of Fame drama Sarah, Plain and Tall (and its two sequels) and also in the made-for-TV movie Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995); from these roles she was nominated for 8 Emmys (winning one) and 9 Golden Globes (winning one in 2005 and 2007).^ She returned to the small screen for 1995's Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story .
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^ In 1995, she made an appearance in the made for TV movie ‘Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer’.

^ Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony Award winning actress .
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She also appeared in the newsroom comedy-drama The Paper (1994), the alien invasion satire Mars Attacks! (1996, as The First Lady), the Disney hit 101 Dalmatians (1996, as the sinister Cruella de Vil) and it sequel 102 Dalmatians (2000) and the blockbuster Air Force One (1997), as the trustworthy vice-president to Harrison Ford's president. .In 2001, she starred in an elaborate production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical South Pacific.^ In 2001 she starred in an elaborate production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical "South Pacific".

^ During 2001, she was seen in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical South Pacific .

^ South Pacific (2001 Television Soundtrack) [Soundtrack] .
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.In 2005, Close joined the FX crime series The Shield, in which she played a no-nonsense precinct captain.^ In 2005, Glenn Close became a part of FX crime series ‘The Shield’.

^ Her part on series is as no-nonsense precinct captain.

^ Close costarred on FX’s “The Shield” for one season in 2005 as a tough police captain.
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.Her appearance on the cop drama was such a success that she is now starring in a new hit series of her own for 2007, Damages (also on FX) instead of continuing her character on The Shield.^ In 2007, she joined ‘Damages’, a new hit series.

^ Her appearance on the cop drama was such a success that she is now starring in a new hit series of her own for 2007, "Damages" (also on FX) instead of continuing her character on "the Shield".

^ Most visibly, she's co-starring in the FX original series "The Shield."
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.So far the Academy's Oscar has eluded her, being nominated several times during the 1980s, but never being named the winner.^ She has been nominated five times for an Oscar, and has won three Tonys, an Obie, four Emmys, two Golden Glo...
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^ Glenn Close (born 1947) is a five-time Academy Award-nominated American film and stage actress.
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^ This week's nominee, Domino, is loosely based on the life of an actual human being named Domino Harvey (sure, very real name, yes), who was the daughter of an Oscar-nominated actor named Laurence Harvey.
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.Close has had an extensive career performing in many Broadway musicals.^ Considers how Close’s recent television performances, such as her appearance on “The Shield,” have gone against the roles that defined her film career.
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^ Glenn Close Glenn Close, who is now starring in the hit television series "Damages," has had a lengthy career as a versatile actress and performer.

^ Six weeks prior to the musical's Broadway debut, Tune broke his foot during a performance in Tampa, and the show never reached New York.
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.One of her most notable roles on stage was Norma Desmond in the Andrew Lloyd Webber production of Sunset Boulevard, for which Close won a Tony award playing the role on Broadway in 1994. Close was also a guest star, at the Andrew Lloyd Webber fiftieth birthday party celebration, in the Royal Albert Hall in 1998. She appeared as Norma Desmond and performed songs from Sunset Boulevard.^ Her best role on stage, yet, is of Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard.

^ Chosen by Andrew Lloyd Webber to replace Patti LuPone in 'Sunset Boulevard' before its arrival on Broadway in 1994.
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^ After 6 years disappearing from Broadway, Close returned with Tony winning roles opposite Richard Dreyfuss and Gene Hackman in "Death and the Maiden" (1992) and as Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webbers musical adaptation of Sunset Boulevard (1994).

.Close is being considered to reprise the role of Norma Desmond in the long talked- about film of Sunset Boulevard, based on the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.^ Her best role on stage, yet, is of Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard.

^ Attempting her first leading musical role, Close played silent screen star Norma Desmond in the Andrew Lloyd Webber Broadway musical "Sunset Boulevard."
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^ Close was selected by Andrew Lloyd Webber to take on the role of Norma Desmond in the Broadway musical version of Sunset Boulevard , for which she won a third Tony in 1995.
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.The film and cast have not officially been announced.^ FX announced yesterday that season three of Damages , which returns to FX in January and begins filming today in New York, has added four big names to the cast.
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[5][6] .In addition to Sunset Boulevard, Close also won Tony Awards in 1984 for The Real Thing and in 1992 for Death and the Maiden.^ Her stage work led to Tony Awards for her turns in Tom Stoppard 's The Real Thing (1984) and Ariel Dorfman 's Death and the Maiden in 1992.

^ Her stage work led to Tony Awards for her turns in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing (1984) and Ariel Dorfman's Death and the Maiden in 1992.
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^ She won her second Tony award in 1984 for her performance on ‘The Real Thing’ and ‘Death and the Maiden’.

.Recently, Close performed at Carnegie Hall narrating the violin concerto The Runaway Bunny, a concerto for reader, violin and orchestra, composed and conducted by Glen Roven.^ Performer 'Once Upon A Time', 'With One Look' and 'As If We Never Said Goodbye'     - Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall (1993) TV episode ....
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^ Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall / Liza Minnelli, Patti LuPone, Bernadette Peters, Glenn Close 4.
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.Close won the 2009 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama series for her role in Damages.^ The nominations for lead actress in a drama series are.
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^ Glenn Close on series two of Damages .
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^ Glenn Close is currently starring in the TV drama Damages, for which she won the Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress.
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[7] .Also in 2009, she narrated the environmental film Home.^ Home 2009   NR   Add Home to Queue Add Home to top of Queue Internationally renowned photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand makes his feature directorial debut with this environmentally conscious documentary produced by Luc Besson, and narrated by Glenn Close.

Personal life

.In February 2006, Close married her longtime boyfriend David E. (Evans) Shaw.^ In February 2006, Close married her longtime boyfriend David Shaw.

^ David Shaw has been married before.
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^ On the 3rd of February 2006 she remarried, this time to David Shaw.
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.They reside in Scarborough, Maine.^ As of now, the couple is residing in Scarborough, Maine.

^ They reside in Maine.

.The actress was previously married to Cabot Wade (1969–1973) and James Marlas (1984–1987).^ Close was previously married to Cabot Wade (1969-1971) and James Marlas (1984-1987).

^ She then married business executive James Marlas in 1984, but their marriage ended in divorce in 1987.

^ Between 1984 and 1987 she was married to James Marlas.
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.She has a daughter, Annie Maude Starke, from her previous relationship with John Starke that ended in 1991. Close is an avid New York Mets fan.^ The lady also had a relationship with John Starke and has one child Annie Maude Starke with him.

^ Along with producer John Starke (relationship ended 1991), with whom she owned the production company Trillium Productions, Close has one daughter.

^ Close gave birth to daughter Annie Maude Starke in 1987, thanks to her relationship with John Starke.
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.She has donated money to election campaigns of many Democratic politicians, including Hillary Rodham Clinton, Howard Dean, John Edwards and Barack Obama.^ May 10, 2008 in Clinton, Hillary , Obama, Barack .
  • Obama-Backing Congressman Compares Hillary Clinton to Glenn Close in 'Fatal Attraction' - Political Punch 1 February 2010 8:08 UTC blogs.abcnews.com [Source type: General]

^ We have to win this election with Hillary Clinton.
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^ There's a fundamental conflict here, and that is, it's in Hillary Clinton's interests if she wishes some day to be the president for Obama not to be the president.
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[8]
.Close is a dog lover and writes a blog for Fetchdog.com, where she interviews other famous people about their relationships with their dogs.^ I have dogs myself and I write a blog for a website called fetchdog.com ."
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^ The Alliance is thrilled with the relationship we are developing with Glenn Close and fetchdog.com .
  • Glenn Close and Rachael Ray Talk About Dog Adoption (and More!) on the "Rachael Ray Show", Tuesday, October 21 1 February 2010 8:08 UTC www.prweb.com [Source type: General]

^ Is an avid dog lover and writes a blog called lively licks for Fetchdog.com.
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[9]

Stage productions

Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals

Jim Dale and Glenn Close performing Busker Alley in 2006.

Broadway plays

.
  • Love for Love by William Congreve (New Phoenix Repertory Co.^ After graduating from the College of William and Mary, where she studied anthropology and acting, Close appeared in regional theater and then made her New York stage bow in 1974's Love for Love.
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    ^ In 1974, she signed up with the Phoenix Theatre Company in New York City and made her Broadway debut in their production of "Love for Love."

    ^ After graduating in 1974 with a degree in drama and a Phi Beta Kappa key, she joined the New Phoenix Repertory Company and made her Broadway debut that same year.
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    at the .Helen Hayes Theatre, November 1974)
  • The Rules of the Game by Luigi Pirandello (New Phoenix Repertory Co.^ Swoja karierę zaczęła w roku 1974, wraz z Phoenix Theatre Company z Nowe ...

    ^ After graduating in 1974 with a degree in drama and a Phi Beta Kappa key, she joined the New Phoenix Repertory Company and made her Broadway debut that same year.
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    ^ Broadway Theatre Archive - The Rules of the Game Starring Joan Van Ark, Glenn Close .

    at the .Helen Hayes Theatre, December 1974)
  • The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers (New Phoenix Repertory Co.^ Swoja karierę zaczęła w roku 1974, wraz z Phoenix Theatre Company z Nowe ...

    ^ After graduating in 1974 with a degree in drama and a Phi Beta Kappa key, she joined the New Phoenix Repertory Company and made her Broadway debut that same year.
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    at the Helen Hayes Theatre, December 1974)
  • The Crucifer of Blood by Paul Giovanni (Helen Hayes Theatre, September 1978)
  • The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard (Plymouth Theatre, December 1983)
  • Benefactors by Michael Frayn (Brooks Atkinson Theatre, December 1985)
  • Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman (Brooks Atkinson Theatre, February 1992)

Off-Broadway

Tony Awards

Obie Awards

  • 1982: Best Actress in a Play - The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs (WIN)

Filmography

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1982 The World According to Garp Jenny Fields Nomination — Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
1983 The Big Chill Sarah Cooper Nomination — Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
1984 The Natural Iris Gaines Nomination — Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
The Stone Boy Ruth Hillerman
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Jane Porter dubbed Andie MacDowell's voice
1985 Maxie Jan / Maxie Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Jagged Edge Teddy Barnes
1987 Fatal Attraction Alex Forrest Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
1988 Dangerous Liaisons Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actress
Light Years Queen Ambisextra (voice) French title: Gandahar
1989 Immediate Family Linda Spector
1990 Hamlet Queen Gertrude
Reversal of Fortune Sunny von Bulow
1991 Hook Gutless
Meeting Venus Karin Anderson
1993 The House of the Spirits Ferula Trueba
1994 The Paper Alicia Clark
1996 Mars Attacks! First Lady Marsha Dale
101 Dalmatians Cruella de Vil Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Mary Reilly Mrs. Farraday
1997 In & Out Herself cameo appearance
Air Force One Vice President Kathryn Bennett
Paradise Road Adrienne Pargiter
1999 Tarzan Kala voice
Cookie's Fortune Camille Dixon
2000 102 Dalmatians Cruella de Vil
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her Dr. Elaine Keener
2001 The Safety of Objects Esther Gold
2003 Le Divorce Olivia Pace
Roberto Benigni's Pinocchio The Blue Fairy English voice
2004 Heights Diana
The Stepford Wives Claire Wellington
2005 The Chumscrubber Carrie Johnson
Nine Lives Maggie
2006 Hoodwinked! Granny voice
2007 Evening Mrs. Wittenborn
2010 Hoodwinked 2: Hood vs. Evil Granny voice
Documentary
Year Film Role Notes
1990 Divine Garbo Herself Greta Garbo documentary
1999 The Lady with the Torch Herself-host The 75th Anniversary of Columbia Pictures
2001 Welcome To Hollywood Herself
2003 What I Want My Words To Do To You: Voices From Inside A Women's Maximum Security Prison Herself
A Closer Walk Narrator Robert Bilheimer film. AIDS epidemic.
2007 Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Herself
2009 Home Narrator Yann Arthus-Bertrand film.
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1975 The Rules of the Game Neighbor
1979 Too Far to Go Rebecca Kuehn
Orphan Train Jessica
1982 The Elephant Man Princess Alexandra
1984 Something About Amelia Gail Bennett Nominated — Emmy Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Miniseries or Television Film
1988 Stones for Ibarra Sara Everton
1990 She'll Take Romance
1991 Sarah, Plain and Tall Sarah Wheaton Nominated — Emmy Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Miniseries or Television Film
1993 Skylark Sarah Witting Nominated — Emmy Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
1995 Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer Emmy Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress - Television Miniseries or Film
The Simpsons (1995-2008) Mona Simpson
1997 In the Gloaming Janet Nominated — Emmy Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress - Television Miniseries or Film
1999 Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End Sarah Witting
2000 Baby Adult Sophie (narrator)
2001 The Ballad of Lucy Whipple Arvella Whipple
South Pacific Nellie Forbush
2002 Will and Grace Fanny Lieber Nominated — Emmy Award for Best Guest Actress - Comedy Series
2003 Brush with Fate Cornelia Engelbrecht
The Lion in Winter Eleanor of Aquitaine Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Miniseries or Television Film
Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress - Television Miniseries or Film
Nominated — Emmy Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
2004 Strip Search Karen Moore
The West Wing Evelyn Baker Lang
2005 The Shield Captain Monica Rawling Nominated — Emmy Award for Best Actress - Drama Series
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Drama
2007-present Damages Patty Hewes Emmy Award for Best Actress - Drama Series (2008, 2009)
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Drama
Nominated - Golden Globe for Best Actress - Television Series Drama (2010)
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress

Other awards

Notes

References

  • Napoleon, Davi. Chelsea on the Edge: The Adventures of an American Theater Includes discussion of Des McAnuff's production of The Crazy Locomotive at the Chelsea Theater. Iowa State University Press.

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Glenn Close
File:Glenn
Born March 19, 1947 (1947-03-19) (age 63)
Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Spouse Cabot Wade (1969-1971)
James Marlas (1984-1987)
David Shaw (2006-)
Children Annie Maude Starke (b. 1988)

Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American movie and stage actress. Close has been nominated for and won many awards in her career, both for her acting in movies and theater.

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Awards

Oscar Nominations

  • 1983 Best Actress in a Supporting Role, The World According to Garp
  • 1984 Best Actress in a Supporting Role, The Big Chill
  • 1985 Best Actress in a Supporting Role, The Natural
  • 1988 Best Actress in a Leading Role, Fatal Attraction
  • 1989 Best Actress in a Leading Role, Dangerous Liaisons

Emmy Award/Nominations

  • 1995 Emmy Award: Lead Actress/ Miniseries - Serving in Silence
  • 2002 Emmy Nomination: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, Will & Grace

Golden Globe

  • 2005 Golden Globe Award: Best Actress/ Miniseries - The Lion in Winter

Tony Awards

  • 1984 Best Actress/ Play - The Real Thing
  • 1992 Best Actress/ Play - Death and the Maiden
  • 1995 Best Actress/ Musical - Sunset Boulevard

Other

  • 1988 Peoples Choice Award - Favorite Motion Picture Actress
  • 1992 Golden Camera/ Germany - Best International Actress
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Award/ Outstanding Actress, Television - The Lion in Winter

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