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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 12 Jan 2009
  • Address:
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  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 391st
    Monthly Average: 334th
  • 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

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Variety, 2019-04-11 15:00:48
On the heels of her Oscar-nominated performance in “The Wife,” Glenn Close has found her follow-up. The actress is set to co-star with Amy Adams in Netflix’s adaptation of “Hillbilly Elegy,” with Ron Howard on board to direct, Variety has learned. Based on J.D. Vance’s bestselling memoir, the pic is ...

Glenn Close's 'Sunset Boulevard' Movie Musical Finds Its Director
Billboard, 2019-03-01 12:31:00
Tony-winning choreographer Rob Ashford is attached to direct Paramount’s big-screen take of Broadway’s musical adaptation of the screen...

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Variety, 2019-02-26 02:54:19
After Olivia Colman upset the heavily favored Glenn Close to win the best actress Oscar on Sunday, Close became the new record-holder among actresses for most Oscar nominations without a win. Colman gave a gracious acceptance speech, admitting she wished the veteran actress took home the big prize: “Glenn Close, ...

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