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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 12 Jan 2009
  • Address:
    7008 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 80th
    Monthly Average: 44th
  • 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

Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper & More Stars Sign Get-Well Card for Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Billboard, 2019-02-14 21:57:17
Steven Spielberg, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Glenn Close have a message for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get well soon. They and three...

Oscar favorite Glenn Close talks acting, Lady Gaga and her first zombie movie
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-02-14 12:25:00
To find Glenn Close in the place she is staying as she makes her way through awards season, you have to spend some time on Sunset Boulevard, which is pretty hilarious considering her Tony-winning role as Norma Desmond in “Sunset Boulevard.” “I know,” she says, when that fact is mentioned. ...

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Variety, 2019-02-08 00:31:06
The BAFTA Awards are Feb. 10, with Oscars two weeks later. All the lead actress nominees are terrific, but Glenn Close creates something unique because it’s so subtle. What she does is harder than it looks. In Sony Classics’ “The Wife,” Close has the least showy role of the contenders, ...

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