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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 12 Jan 2009
  • Address:
    7008 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 377th
    Monthly Average: 335th
  • Notes: 2,378th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Glenn Close

Next star: Lily Pons
Previous star: Walter Lantz

Biography

Close at the Guardians of the Galaxy premiere in July 2014

Source: Wikipedia

Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American actress. Throughout her long and varied career, she has been consistently acclaimed for her versatility and is widely regarded as one of the finest actresses of her generation. She has won three Emmy Awards, three Tony Awards and received six Academy Award nominations.

Fact file

  • Born: March 19, 1947 (age 69) Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Residence: Westchester County, New York, U.S. Bedford Hills, New York, U.S. West Village, New York, U.S.
  • Alma mater: College of William & Mary
  • Occupation: Actress, producer, mental health advocate
  • Years active: 1974–present
  • Spouse(s): Cabot Wade ( 1969–71) James Marlas (m. 1984–87) David Shaw (m. 2006; div. 2015)
  • Partner(s): John Starke (1987–91)
  • Children: 1 (with Starke)
  • Parent(s): William Close Bettine Moore Close

Read more about Glenn Close at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

marcmalkin
Variety, 2019-07-31 15:56:42
With red-hot pairings like Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, this year’s awards season could again face a classic Hollywood dilemma: Which high-profile actors are the leads and which are supporting? Last year, Olivia Colman upset Glenn Close to win the Oscar for best actress, but truth be told, Colman wasn’t ...

krollj03
Variety, 2019-06-14 22:55:27
Freida Pinto, Bo Hopkins and Owen Asztalos have rounded out the ensemble of Netflix’s adaptation of “Hillbilly Elegy,” directed by Ron Howard. Amy Adams, Glenn Close, Haley Bennett and Gabriel Basso are also on board to star. Based on J.D. Vance’s bestselling memoir, the pic is a modern exploration of ...

krollj03
Variety, 2019-04-26 18:19:42
“The Girl on the Train” star Haley Bennett is in early talks to join Amy Adams and Glenn Close in Netflix’s adaptation of “Hillbilly Elegy,” directed by Ron Howard. Sources say a deal hasn’t closed yet and her schedule could pose conflicts, but Bennett and Netflix are determined to resolve ...

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