March 19, 1947
74 years old
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm
34-23-33 in | 86-58-86.5 cm
66 kg | 145 pounds
7.5 US | 38 EU
Glenn Close was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States, on March 19, 1947, is an American actress.
Young Glenn Close first started her career as a singer, with a singing groups: Up With People and Green Glenn Singers.
She began her professional acting career on stage. She made her Broadway debut in a play "Love for Love" (1974) in role as Angelica.
She won three Tony Awards for her work on Broadway:
The Real Thing (1983) in role as Annie
Death and the Maiden (1992) in role as Paulina Salas
Sunset Boulevard (1994) in role as Norma Desmond
She got her television debut in series Great Performances (1975), in episode "The Rules of the Game", in role as Neighbour.
She made her big screen debut in comedy drama film The World According to Garp (1982) in role as Jenny Fields, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.
Sunset Boulevard (2021) drama musical in role as Norma Desmond
Swan Song (2021) drama sci-fi with Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris and Awkwafina
She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her roles in films:
Albert Nobbs (2011) drama romance in role as Albert Nobbs
Fatal Attraction (1987) psychological thriller in role as Alexandra "Alex" Forrest
Dangerous Liaisons (1988) romantic drama in role as Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil
The Wife (2017) drama in role as Joan Castleman, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her performances in movies:
The Natural (1984) drama sport in role as Iris Gaines
The Big Chill (1983) comedy drama in role as Sarah Cooper
Hillbilly Elegy (2020) drama in role as Mawmaw
She played Irani Rael, a leader of the Nova Corps in superhero film Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).
Air Force One (1997) political action thriller with Harrison Ford
101 Dalmatians and sequel 102 Dalmatians (2000) comedy adventure in role as Cruella De-Vil
Paradise Road (1997) drama war opposite Cate Blanchett
Reversal of Fortune (1990) drama thriller with Jeremy Irons
Mars Attacks! (1996) comic science fiction directed by Tim Burton
Jagged Edge (1985) thriller romance opposite Jeff Bridges
Hamlet (1990) drama with Mel Gibson
The Paper (1994) comedy drama with Michael Keaton
What Happened to Monday (2017) dystopian science fiction thriller with Noomi Rapace
The Wilde Wedding (2017) romantic comedy opposite John Malkovich
Crooked House (2017) mystery opposite Gillian Anderson and Christina Hendricks
Four Good Days (2020) drama in role as Deb, opposite Mila Kunis and Stephen Root
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie for her performance as Queen Eleanor in television film The Lion in Winter (2003).
She won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a TV Drama Series for her role as Patricia "Patty" Hewes in legal thriller television series Damages (2007–2012).
She played Captain Monica Rawling in crime drama television series The Shield (2005).
She voiced Mona Simpson in animated sitcom The Simpsons (1995–2018).
Graduated from Rosemary Hall (now Choate Rosemary Hall) in 1965.
Graduated from The College of William & Mary, with a BA in drama and anthropolog (1974).
Has two sisters, Tina and Jessie and two brothers Alexander and Tambu Misoki.
Keeps all her costumes after filming finishes.
Love dogs, owns two Montana terriers.
She voiced Kala in animated adventure movie Tarzan (1999).
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2009.
Huge fan of Madonna.
She voiced Granny in animated family comedy films: Hoodwinked! (2005) and Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (2011).
Lives in Bedford Hills, New York, U.S.
She was married to David Shaw (2006-2015), James Marlas (1984-1987) and Cabot Wade (1969-1971).
Has been in a relationship with John Starke (1988-1991), they have one daughter, Annie Starke.
She dated Stephen Beers (1995-1999), Cam Neely (1992), Woody Harrelson (1991), Len Cariou (1979-1983) and Kevin Kline (1970).