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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 12 Jan 2009
  • Address:
    7008 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 271st
    Monthly Average: 187th
  • 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

Glenn Close hopes to revisit Fatal Attraction
BBC Entertainment, 2018-08-23 14:05:38
The star says the hit 1980s film should be remade from her "bunny boiler" character's point of view.

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Variety, 2018-08-17 19:59:14
Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce make such a convincing onscreen couple, it’s hard to believe that their first time working together is in director Björn Runge’s “The Wife,” opening this week. Both broke into Hollywood about the same time; Close with her Oscar-nominated film debut in 1982’s “The World According ...

Review: ‘The Wife’ Looks Behind the Closed Doors of a Literary Marriage
NY Times Movies, 2018-08-16 11:00:05
Jonathan Pryce, Glenn Close and Christian Slater dig into meaty roles in this adaptation of Meg Wolitzer’s 2003 novel.

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