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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 12 Jan 2009
  • Address:
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  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 333rd
    Monthly Average: 336th
  • 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

Idina Menzel talks about how she channeled Glenn Close's strength to handle onstage insecurity
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-02-08 18:19:50
At Women in Film's Oscars party, the 'Frozen II' star also told guests: 'There is nothing more powerful than sisterhood. We all have to keep supporting each other.'

The 10 biggest Oscar snubs of all time, from 'Saving Private Ryan' to Alfred Hitchcock
USA Today Movies, 2020-02-03 12:00:25
Oh, no, Oscars! From "Citizen Kane" to Spike Lee and Glenn Close, these are the 10 biggest snubs of all time when it comes to the Academy Awards.       

Snubbed! 5 of the biggest Oscar slights ever (from 'Citizen Kane' to Spike Lee)
USA Today Movies, 2020-02-03 12:00:16
From the iconic "Citizen Kane" to seven-time nominee Glenn Close, these are five of biggest snubs of all time when it comes to the Academy Awards.        

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