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Glenn Close

Close (right) and Jim Dale in 2006 performing Busker Alley
Born March 19, 1947 (1947-03-19) (age 61)
Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Years active 1975–present
Spouse(s) Cabot Wade (1969-1971)
James Marlas (1984-1987)
David E. (Evans) Shaw (2006-present)

Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American film and stage actress and singer, perhaps best known for her role as a deranged stalker in Fatal Attraction (1987). Close has won an Emmy Award, three Tony Awards, and two Golden Globes; she has further been nominated for five Academy Awards, eight Emmys, and nine Golden Globes. Image File history File links DaleClose. ... Jim Dale and Glenn Close in 2006 performing Busker Alley. ... Busker Alley was a musical by the Sherman Brothers, who wrote the scores to some of the Disney movies like Mary Poppins and The Jungle Book. ... is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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Biography

Early life

Close was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, the daughter of Bettine (née Moore) and William Taliaferro Close,[1] a doctor who operated a clinic in the Belgian Congo and served as a personal physician to President Mobutu Sese Seko.[2] Her parents came from prominent families; her paternal grandfather, Edward Bennett Close, a stockbroker and director of the American Hospital Association,[3] was first married to Post Cereals' heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, making Glenn Close a relative of screenwriter/director Preston Sturges and actress Dina Merrill. Close is also a second cousin once removed of Brooke Shields. Shields's great-grandmother Mary Elsie Moore (wife of Don Marino Torlonia, 4th Prince di Civitella-Cesi) was Close's great-aunt, a sister of Close's maternal grandfather, Charles Arthur Moore. Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Region Settled 1640 Joined Connecticut 1656 Government  - Type Representative town meeting  - First selectman Peter Tesei  - Town administrator Edward Gomeau  - Town meeting moderator Thomas J. Byrne Area  - Total 174. ... Née redirects here. ... Motto: Travail et Progres (Work and Progress) The Belgian Congo Capital Léopoldville/Leopoldstad Political structure Colony Governor  - 1908-1910 Baron Wahis  - 1946-1951 Eugène Jacques Pierre Louis Jungers  - 1958-1960 Henri Arthur Adolf Marie Christopher Cornelis History  - Established 15 November, 1908  - Congolese independence 30 June, 1960 The Belgian... Mobutu Sese Seko Nkuku Ngbendu wa Za Banga (October 14, 1930 – September 7, 1997), known commonly as Mobutu, or Mobutu Sese Seko, born Joseph-Désiré Mobutu, was the President of Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) for 32 years (1965–1997), in which he rose to power... Founded in 1898, The American Hospital Association (AHA), located in Chicago, Illinois, is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. ... Post Cereals, formerly Postum Cereals was founded by C. W. Post. ... Majorie Merriwweather Post ca. ... Preston Sturges (August 29, 1898 – August 6, 1959), originally Edmund Preston Biden, was a celebrated screenwriter and director born in Chicago. ... Dina Merrill on Life magazine January 11, 1960 Nedenia Marjorie Hutton (born December 9, 1925) is an American actress known as Dina Merrill. ... Brooke Christa Camille Shields[1] (born May 31, 1965) is an American actress and supermodel. ... Prince Don Marino Torlonia (29 July 1861 - 5 March 1933), the 4th Prince di Civitella-Cesi, duke of Poli and Guadagnolo, was an Italian nobleman. ...


Close attended Choate Rosemary Hall, an elite boarding school in Connecticut, and later the College of William and Mary; where she was elected to membership in the honor society of Phi Beta Kappa. Choate Rosemary Hall Choate Rosemary Hall (commonly referred to as Choate) is a New England preparatory school for students (who call themselves Choaties) in grades 9-12, known as the third through sixth forms at the school. ... The College of William and Mary (also known as William & Mary, W&M or The College) is a small, selective, coeducational public university located in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. ... The Phi Beta Kappa Society is an honor society which considers its mission to be fostering and recognizing excellence in undergraduate liberal arts and sciences. ...


Career

Close has had a lengthy career as a versatile actress and performer. Close is remembered for her chilling roles as the scheming aristocrat The Marquise de Merteuil in Dangerous Liaisons and as the psychotic book editor Alex in Fatal Attraction. She has been nominated for five Academy Awards, for Best Actress in Dangerous Liaisons and Fatal Attraction, and for Best Supporting Actress in The Natural, The Big Chill, and The World According to Garp. She played the role of Sunny von Bülow in the 1990 film Reversal of Fortune to critical acclaim. Dangerous Liaisons is a 1988 film directed by Stephen Frears. ... Fatal Attraction is a 1987 thriller about a married man who has a weekend affair with a woman who refuses to allow it to end and who becomes obsessed with him. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Dangerous Liaisons is a 1988 film directed by Stephen Frears. ... Fatal Attraction is a 1987 thriller about a married man who has a weekend affair with a woman who refuses to allow it to end and who becomes obsessed with him. ... Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... The Natural is a 1952 novel about baseball written by Bernard Malamud. ... The Big Chill is a 1983 film that tells the story of several University of Michigan college friends who reunite after many years for the funeral of one of their friends who commits suicide. ... The World According to Garp is 1982 feature film directed by George Roy Hill based on the novel of the same title by John Irving. ... Martha Sharp Crawford von Bülow (born September 1, 1932 in Manassas, Virginia) is an American heiress and was a socialite and philanthropist. ... DVD cover for Reversal of Fortune. ...


In the 1990s, Close took on challenging roles on television as well. She starred in the highly rated presentation of the 1991 Hallmark Hall of Fame drama Sarah, Plain and Tall (and its two sequels) and also in the made-for-TV movie Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995); from these roles she was nominated for 8 Emmys (winning one) and 9 Golden Globes (winning one in 2005 and 2007). She also appeared in the newsroom comedy-drama The Paper (1994), the alien invasion satire Mars Attacks! (1996, as The First Lady), the Disney hit 101 Dalmatians (1996, as the sinister Cruella de Vil) and it sequel 102 Dalmatians (2000) and the blockbuster Air Force One (1997), as the trustworthy vice-president to Harrison Ford's president. In 2001, she starred in an elaborate production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical South Pacific. In 2005, Close joined the FX crime series The Shield, in which she played a no-nonsense precinct captain. Her appearance on the cop drama was such a success that she is now starring in a new hit series of her own for 2007, Damages (also on FX) instead of continuing her character on The Shield. Hallmark Hall of Fame is a long running anthology program on American television. ... Sarah, Plain and Tall is a childrens book written by Patricia MacLachlan, winner of the Newbery Medal and the basis for three television movies, starring Glenn Close and Christopher Walken. ... Margarethe Cammermeyer (born March 24, 1943) is a former colonel in the Washington National Guard and a gay rights activist. ... An Emmy Award. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... For other uses see The Paper (disambiguation) The Paper is a 1994 film directed by Ron Howard that stars Michael Keaton. ... This article is about the film. ... This article is about the 1996 film. ... Not to be confused with Cruella de Ville, a short-lived 1980s post-punk band. ... 102 Dalmatians is a 2000 live-action film, produced by The Walt Disney Company and starring Glenn Close as the villainous Cruella de Vil. ... Terrorist Egor Korshunov (Gary Oldman) confronts the President of the United States (Harrison Ford). ... A vice president is an officer in government or business who is next in rank below a president. ... For the silent film actor, see Harrison Ford (silent film actor). ... Rodgers (left) and Hammerstein (right), with Irving Berlin (middle) and Helen Tamiris, watching auditions at the St. ... This article is about the stage musical. ... This article is about the TV series. ... Damages is an American legal drama television series. ... FX (for Fox eXtended Networks) is the name of a number of related subscription TV channels owned by News Corporations Fox Entertainment Group. ...


Close has had an extensive career performing in many Broadway musicals. One of her most notable roles on stage was Norma Desmond in the Andrew Lloyd Webber production of Sunset Boulevard, for which Close won a Tony award playing the role on Broadway in 1994. Close was also a guest star, at the Andrew Lloyd Webber fiftieth birthday party celebration, in the Royal Albert Hall in 1998. She appeared as Norma Desmond and performed songs from Sunset Boulevard. Close is being considered to reprise the role of Norma Desmond in the 2008 film Sunset Boulevard, based on the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. The film has not started production.[4] In addition to Sunset Boulevard, Close also won Tony Awards in 1984 for The Real Thing and in 1992 for Death and the Maiden. A view of Broadway in 1909 Broadway, as the name implies, is a wide avenue in New York City. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Sunset Boulevard (1950 film). ... Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is a highly successful English composer of musical theatre, and also the elder brother of cellist Julian Lloyd Webber. ... Sunset Boulevard is a musical with book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Albert Hall redirects here. ... The Real Thing is a play by Tom Stoppard, first performed in 1982. ... Death and the Maiden (La muerte y la doncella) is a play by Ariel Dorfman, first published in 1991. ...


Personal life

In February 2006, Close married her longtime boyfriend David E. (Evans) Shaw. They reside in Scarborough, Maine. The actress was previously married to Cabot Wade (1969–1971) and James Marlas (1984–1987). She has one child, Annie Maude Starke (born April 26, 1988), from her previous relationship with John Starke that ended in 1991. Annie is currently attending Hamilton College, a private, liberal arts institution in upstate New York. Scarborough is a town in Cumberland County on the southern coast of Maine. ... is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... For other colleges with the same name, see Hamilton College (disambiguation). ...


She has donated money to election campaigns of many Democratic politicians, including Hillary Rodham Clinton, Howard Dean and John Edwards.[5] Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is the junior United States Senator from New York, and is a candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2008 presidential election. ... Howard Brush Dean III (born November 17, 1948) is an American politician and physician from the U.S. state of Vermont, and currently the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, the central organ of the Democratic Party at the national level. ... This article is about the American attorney and politician. ...


Stage productions

Broadway and Off-Broadway Musicals

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Broadway Plays

William Congreve (January 24, 1670 – January 19, 1729) was an English playwright and poet. ... The Helen Hayes Theatre (originally the Little Theatre) is a Broadway theatre at 240 West 44th Street in New York City. ... The Rules of the Game (original French title: La règle du jeu) is a 1939 film directed by Jean Renoir about upper-class French society just before the start of World War II. The film was initially condemned for its satire on the French upper classes and was greeted... Luigi Pirandello (June 28, 1867 – December 10, 1936) was an Italian dramatist, novelist, and short story writer awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1934. ... The Helen Hayes Theatre (originally the Little Theatre) is a Broadway theatre at 240 West 44th Street in New York City. ... The Member of the Wedding is a novel by Carson McCullers. ... Carson McCullers, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1959 Carson McCullers (February 19, 1917 – September 29, 1967) was an American writer. ... The Helen Hayes Theatre (originally the Little Theatre) is a Broadway theatre at 240 West 44th Street in New York City. ... Paul Giovanni (Born: 1933 Atlanta. ... The Helen Hayes Theatre (originally the Little Theatre) is a Broadway theatre at 240 West 44th Street in New York City. ... The Real Thing is a play by Tom Stoppard, first performed in 1982. ... Sir Tom Stoppard, OM, CBE (born as Tomáš Straussler on July 3, 1937)[1] is an Academy Award winning British playwright of more than 24 plays. ... The Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre is a Broadway theatre. ... Benefactors is a 1984 play by Michael Frayn. ... Michael Frayn (born 8 September 1933) is an English playwright and novelist. ... The Brooks Atkinson Theater is a Broadway theatre. ... Death and the Maiden (La muerte y la doncella) is a play by Ariel Dorfman, first published in 1991. ... Ariel Dorfman (born May 6, 1942 Buenos Aires) is an Argentine-Chilean novelist, playwright, essayist, academic, and human rights activist. ... The Brooks Atkinson Theater is a Broadway theatre. ...

Off-Broadway

The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Uncommon Women and Others (1977), is a play by Wendy Wasserstein. ...

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1982 The World According to Garp Jenny Fields
1983 The Big Chill Sarah Cooper
1984 The Natural Iris Gaines
The Stone Boy Ruth Hillerman
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Jane Porter (voice) She dubbed Andie MacDowell's performance
1985 Maxie Jan / Maxie
Jagged Edge Teddy Barnes
1987 Fatal Attraction Alex Forrest
1988 Dangerous Liaisons Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil
Light Years Queen Ambisextra (voice) Film's original, French title: Gandahar
1989 Immediate Family Linda Spector
1990 Hamlet Queen Gertrude
Reversal of Fortune Sunny von Bulow
1991 Hook Boo Box Pirate cameo appearance
Meeting Venus Karin Anderson
1993 The House of the Spirits Ferula Trueba
1994 The Paper Alicia Clark
1996 Mars Attacks! First Lady Marsha Dale
101 Dalmatians Cruella de Vil
Mary Reilly Mrs. Farraday
1997 In & Out Herself cameo appearance
Air Force One Vice President Kathryn Bennett
Paradise Road Adrienne Pargiter
1999 Tarzan Kala (voice)
Cookie's Fortune Camille Dixon
2000 102 Dalmatians Cruella de Vil
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her Dr. Elaine Keener
2001 The Safety of Objects Esther Gold
2003 Le Divorce Olivia Pace
Roberto Benigni's Pinocchio Blue Fairy (voice)
2004 Heights Diana
The Stepford Wives Claire Wellington
2005 The Chumscrubber Carrie Johnson
Nine Lives Maggie
Hoodwinked Granny (voice)
2007 Evening Mrs. Wittenborn

The World According to Garp is 1982 feature film directed by George Roy Hill based on the novel of the same title by John Irving. ... The Big Chill is a 1983 film that tells the story of several University of Michigan college friends who reunite after many years for the funeral of one of their friends who commits suicide. ... The Natural is a 1952 novel about baseball written by Bernard Malamud. ... Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes is a 1984 film with Sir Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm, James Fox, Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell and Cheryl Campbell. ... Andie MacDowell (born Rosalie Anderson MacDowell on April 21, 1958 in Gaffney, South Carolina) is an American screen actress. ... Jagged Edge is a 1985 film starring Glenn Close, Jeff Bridges, Robert Loggia and Peter Coyote. ... Fatal Attraction is a 1987 thriller about a married man who has a weekend affair with a woman who refuses to allow it to end and who becomes obsessed with him. ... Dangerous Liaisons is a 1988 film directed by Stephen Frears. ... VCR tape box cover. ... Hamlet is a 1990 film based on the Shakespearean play of the same name. ... In William Shakespeares play Hamlet, Gertrude is Hamlets mother and Queen of Denmark. ... DVD cover for Reversal of Fortune. ... Martha Sharp Crawford von Bülow (Sunny) (born September 1, 1932 in Manassas, Virginia) is an American heiress. ... Hook is a 1991 family action/adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins and Maggie Smith. ... The House of the Spirits (Spanish: La Casa de los Espíritus) is the debut novel of Isabel Allende. ... For other uses see The Paper (disambiguation) The Paper is a 1994 film directed by Ron Howard that stars Michael Keaton. ... This article is about the film. ... This article is about the 1996 film. ... Not to be confused with Cruella de Ville, a short-lived 1980s post-punk band. ... Mary Reilly is a 1996 film directed by Stephen Frears. ... Film poster for In & Out. ... Terrorist Egor Korshunov (Gary Oldman) confronts the President of the United States (Harrison Ford). ... Paradise Road is a 1997 film which tells the story of a group of women who are imprisoned in Sumatra during World War II. It is directed by Bruce Beresford and stars Glenn Close as beatific Adrienne Pargiter, Frances McDormand as the brash Dr. Verstak, Pauline Collins as missionary Margaret... This article is about the 1999 film. ... Cookies Fortune is a 1999 comedy film directed by Robert Altman and starring an ensemble cast, including Patricia Neal, Charles Dutton, Julianne Moore, Glenn Close, Liv Tyler and Chris ODonnell. ... 102 Dalmatians is a 2000 live-action film, produced by The Walt Disney Company and starring Glenn Close as the villainous Cruella de Vil. ... Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her is a film written and directed by Rodrigo Garcia starring an ensemble cast. ... The Safety of Objects is a 2001 independent film about four suburban families who find that their lives become intertwined. ... Le Divorce is a 2003 motion picture that tells a story of an American woman who married a French man and her sister visiting her in Paris. ... Pinocchio is a 2002 live-action film directed by and starring Roberto Benigni. ... Heights is a movie released in 2004. ... The Stepford Wives is a 2004 black comedy/science fiction film based on the Ira Levin novel The Stepford Wives. ... The Chumscrubber is a 2005 dark comedy film directed by Arie Posin and written by Posin and Zac Stanford. ... Nine Lives Poster Nine Lives is a 2005 movie telling nine short, loosely intertwining tales centred around nine different women. ... Hoodwinked! is an American computer-animated family comedy produced by Blue Yonder Films with Kanbar Entertainment. ... Evening is a 2007 drama ensemble film based on the novel by Susan Minot. ...

Documentaries

  • Divine Garbo (1990)
  • The Lady With The Torch (1999)
  • Welcome To Hollywood (2001)
  • What I Want My Words To Do To You: Voices From Inside A Women's Maximum Security Prison (2003)
  • A Closer Walk (2003)
  • Broadway: Beyond The Golden Age (2007)

Television credits

Sarah, Plain and Tall is a childrens book written by Patricia MacLachlan, winner of the Newbery Medal and the basis for three television movies, starring Glenn Close and Christopher Walken. ... This article is about the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... HBO film directed by Christopher Reeve. ... Rodgers & Hammersteins South Pacific, is a television production, directed by Richard Pearce in 2001. ... Will & Grace is an American television situation comedy focusing on Will Truman, a gay attorney and his best friend Grace Adler, a straight Jewish woman who runs her own interior design firm. ... Brush with Fate was a made-for-TV film debuted on February 2, 2003, on CBS. It followed the life of an imaginary painting by Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer as it passes through the hands of various people. ... The Lion in Winter is a 1966 Broadway play by James Goldman, who also cinematically adapted it in 1968 for the film directed by Anthony Harvey and a 2003 film by Andrei Konchalovsky. ... This article is about a TV show. ... This article is about the TV series. ... Damages is an American legal drama television series. ...

Awards

Oscars

The World According to Garp book cover The World According to Garp is a novel by John Irving. ... The Big Chill can refer to: The Big Chill (music festival) The Big Chill (movie) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Natural is a 1952 novel about baseball written by Bernard Malamud. ... Fatal Attraction is a 1987 thriller about a married man who has a weekend affair with a woman who refuses to allow it to end and who becomes obsessed with him. ... Dangerous Liaisons is a 1988 film directed by Stephen Frears. ...

Emmy Awards

  • 1995: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie - Serving in Silence (WIN)
  • 2002: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Will & Grace
  • 2005: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - The Shield

Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story is a 1995 television film recounting the events in the life of Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer which led to her discharge from the Washington National Guard under the U.S. militarys gay exclusion policy. ... Will & Grace is a popular American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on NBC from 1998 to 2006. ... This article is about the TV series. ...

Golden Globes

  • 2004: Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie - The Lion in Winter (WIN)
  • 2005: Best Actress in a Drama Series - The Shield
  • 2008: Best Actress in a Drama Series - Damages (WIN)

The Lion in Winter is a 1966 Broadway play by James Goldman, who also cinematically adapted it in 1968 for the film directed by Anthony Harvey and a 2003 film by Andrei Konchalovsky. ... This article is about the TV series. ... Damages is an American legal drama television series. ...

Tony Awards

The Real Thing is a play by Tom Stoppard, first performed in 1982. ... Death and the Maiden (La muerte y la doncella) is a play by Ariel Dorfman, first published in 1991. ... Sunset Boulevard (officially known as West Sunset Boulevard, except in Beverly Hills) is a street in the western part of Los Angeles County, California, that stretches from Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Coast Highway at the Pacific Ocean in the Pacific Palisades. ...

Screen Actors Guild Award

  • 2005: Outstanding Actress, Television - The Lion in Winter (WIN)
  • 2008: Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series, Television (Nomination) - Damages

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Other

  • 1988: People's Choice Award - Favorite Motion Picture Actress
  • 1992: Golden Camera/ Germany - Best International Actress
  • 2008: Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service - outstanding achievement in the dramatic arts (WIN)

References

  1. ^ New England Historic Genealogical Society
  2. ^ Conscience and the Congo
  3. ^ Glenn Close Biography - Yahoo! Movies
  4. ^ Meryl Streep competes for Sunset Boulevard - Telegraph
  5. ^ Opensecrets.org
  • Napoleon, Davi. Chelsea on the Edge: The Adventures of an American Theater Includes discussion of Des McAnuff's production of The Crazy Locomotive at the Chelsea Theater. Iowa State University Press.

Desmond McAnuff (born June 19, 1952 in Princeton, Illinois) is a Tony award-winning director of such hit Broadway musicals as Big River and The Whos Tommy. ...

External links

Awards
Preceded by
Jessica Tandy
for Foxfire
Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play
1984
for The Real Thing
Succeeded by
Stockard Channing
for A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
Preceded by
Mercedes Ruehl
for Lost in Yonkers
Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play
1992
for Death and the Maiden
Succeeded by
Madeline Kahn
for The Sisters Rosensweig
Preceded by
Donna Murphy
for Passion
Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical
1995
for Sunset Boulevard
Succeeded by
Donna Murphy
for The King and I
Preceded by
Meryl Streep
for Angels in America
Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress - Miniseries or Television Movie
2004
for The Lion in Winter
Succeeded by
S. Epatha Merkerson
for Lackawanna Blues
Preceded by
Meryl Streep
for Angels in America
List of Golden Globe Awards: Mini-series, Best Actress
2005
for The Lion in Winter
Succeeded by
S. Epatha Merkerson
for Lackawanna Blues
Preceded by
Kyra Sedgwick
for The Closer
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Drama Series
2007
for Damages
Succeeded by
'Incumbent'

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Glenn Close was born on March 19, 1947, in Greenwich, Connecticut.
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Glenn Close som låts vara och Rose Byrne i en plats från den lagliga thrilleren ”skadar,” premiering på FX.
Gör att ljudet som en Glenn Closeroll den är: den ärevördiga actressen, som har inte, hade en tänkvärd ledande roll i en film under flera år, har satt her syner på den lilla skärmen.
Glenn Close har landed rollen av pattyen Hewes, för stakeslitigatoren för a som högt - touted high - whos vets för att her unparalleled expertis och her kapacitet ska play och för att win, att mind games.
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