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Glenn Close

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Glenn Close

American film, television and stage actress add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1947.

Countries: United States (65%), United Kingdom (17%), Australia (4%)

Main connections: Fatal Attraction, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jeremy Irons

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Glenn Close was born in 1947 add something


1960

Close traveled for several years in the mid-to-late 1960s with an MRA singing group called Up With People, and attended Rosemary Hall , graduating in 1965 add something


1961

Cigarette holder - Cruella de Vil is seen using one repeatedly in the 1961 animated Disney film, "One Hundred and One Dalmatians" and in the 1996 remake portrayed by Glenn Close


1969

Close was married to Cabot Wade, a guitarist whom she had met during her time at Up with People, from 1969 to 1971 add something


 

Close began her professional stage career in 1974 in "Love for Love", and was mostly a Broadway actress through the rest of the 1970s and early 1980s, appearing in both plays and musicals, including major productions such as "Barnum" in 1980 and "The Real Thing" in 1983, for which she won the Tony award for Best Actress in a Play add something

 

Close started her professional stage career in 1974, and her film work in 1982 add something

 

Mary Ure - However her personal life was in turmoil and her growing alcoholism affected her career to the point that she was fired from the 1974 pre-Broadway production of "Love for Love" and was replaced by her understudy Glenn Close


1980

Hilda Braid - Her film roles were few, but in 1980 she appeared in "The Wildcats of St Trinian's" and in 1996 "101 Dalmatians" with Glenn Close

 

Cy Coleman - In 1980, Coleman served as producer and composer for the circus-themed "Barnum", which co-starred Jim Dale and Glenn Close


1982

She had previously won an Obie in 1982 for her role in the play on stage add something


1983

The Big Chill (film) - "'The Big Chill"' is a 1983 American comedy-drama film directed by Lawrence Kasdan, starring Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff_Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, and JoBeth Williams


 

Close has won Tony awards in 1984 for "The Real Thing", and in 1992 for "Death and the Maiden" add something

 

In 1984, Close starred in the critically acclaimed drama "Something About Amelia", a Golden Globe-winning television movie about a family destroyed by sexual abuse add something

 

She was married to businessman James Marlas from 1984 to 1987 add something

 

Jeremy Irons - In 1984, Irons made his New York debut and won a Tony *award for his Broadway performance opposite Glenn Close in "The Real Thing"

 

Yeardley Smith - She moved to New York City in 1984 and appeared in the Broadway production of "The Real Thing" alongside Jeremy Irons and Glenn Close


1985

Jeff Bridges - Glenn Close, in reference to filming the 1985 movie, "Jagged Edge"


1986

Mimi Rogers - In 1986 Rogers auditioned for the female lead in "Fatal Attraction" that went to Glenn Close

 

Patricia MacLachlan - She is best known for the 1986 Newbery Medal-winning novel "Sarah, Plain and Tall" which was later adapted as a TV movie starring Glenn Close and Christopher Walken


1987

In 1987 she played the disturbed book editor Alex in "Fatal Attraction", and in 1988 she played the scheming aristocrat The Marquise de Merteuil in "Dangerous Liaisons" add something

 

Michael Douglas - The year 1987 saw Douglas star in the horror thriller Fatal Attraction with Glenn Close.

 

Fatal Attraction - "'Fatal Attraction"' is a 1987 American psychological thriller film directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, and Anne Archer


1988

In 1988 the two had a daughter together, Annie Starke, who is currently an aspiring actress add something


1989

Glenn Close hosted Saturday Night Live twice during that time once in 1989 and once in 1992 add something

 

Mary Stuart Masterson - In 1989, she starred as Lucy Moore, a teenage girl giving up her first baby to a wealthy couple, played by Glenn Close and James Woods in "Immediate Family"


1990

In the 1990s, she starred in the highly rated "Hallmark Hall of Fame" television drama "Sarah, Plain and Tall" , as well as its two sequels add something

 

In the 1990s, she won two more Tony awards, for "Death and the Maiden" in 1992 and "Sunset Boulevard" in 1995 add something

 

She played the role of Sunny von Bülow in the 1990 film "Reversal of Fortune" to critical acclaim add something

 

Stephen Jones (milliner) - From the 1990s onwards his film commissions became more frequent, including designs for Glenn Close as Cruella de Vil in "101 Dalmatians", the "Spice World" film, "Jurassic Park", "Lost In Space", and the hats for Lady Penelope and Parker in "Thunderbirds"

 

Sunny von Bulow - The 1990 film "Reversal of Fortune" was based on Dershowitz' books about the case, with Glenn Close playing Sunny and Jeremy Irons playing Claus von Bülow, a performance for which he was awarded an Academy Award for best actor


 

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 add something

 

The Paper (film) - "'The Paper"' is a 1994 American comedy-drama film directed by Ron Howard and starring Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Marisa_Tomei, Randy Quaid and Robert Duvall


1995

In 1995 Close was engaged to carpenter Steve Beers, who had worked on "Sunset Boulevard", but the two never married, and they separated in 1999 add something

 

She played the title role in the made-for-TV movie "Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story" in 1995, for which she won her first Emmy add something

 

Stated on "Inside the Actors Studio", 1995 Close has credited her early years for her acting abilities: "I have no doubt that the days I spent running free in the evocative Connecticut countryside with an unfettered imagination, playing whatever character our games demanded, is one of the reasons that acting has always seemed so natural to me add something

 

Margarethe Cammermeyer - A television movie about Cammermeyer's story, "Serving in Silence", was made in 1995, with Glenn Close starring as Cammermeyer


1996

Joely Richardson - In 1996, she played fashion designer Anita Campbell-Green in the Disney live-action remake of the animated "101 Dalmatians" opposite Glenn Close as Cruella de Vil


1997

Christopher Reeve - In 1997, Reeve made his directorial debut with the HBO film "In the Gloaming" with Robert Sean Leonard, Glenn Close, Whoopi_Goldberg, Bridget Fonda and David Strathairn

 

Willa Shalit - She produced a 1997 reading of Eve Ensler's Necessary Targets at the Helen Hayes Theater Broadway starring Meryl Streep, Anjelica Huston, and Cherry Jones and the landmark V-Day 2001 performance in Madison Square Garden featuring Oprah Winfrey, Queen Latifah, Glenn Close, Claire_Danes and many others


1998

Close was a guest star at the Andrew Lloyd Webber fiftieth birthday party celebration in the Royal Albert Hall in 1998 add something


1999

Cookie's Fortune - "'Cookie's Fortune"' is a 1999 criminal comedy film directed by Robert Altman and starring an ensemble cast, including Glenn Close, Julianne_Moore, Liv Tyler, Patricia Neal, Charles S. Dutton and Chris O'Donnell


2001

In 2001, she starred in a production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical "South Pacific" add something

 

Harry Connick, Jr. - In March 2001, Connick starred in a television production of "South Pacific" with Glenn Close, televised on the ABC network


2003

She starred as Eleanor of Aquitaine in the 2003 version of "The Lion in Winter", winning a Golden Globe add something


2004

Roger Bart - He was featured in the 2004 remake of "The Stepford Wives" with Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler, Christopher Walken and Glenn Close, and in "The Producers" , in which he reprised his role of "common-law assistant" Carmen Ghia

 

Faith Hill - Her film debut was in the summer of 2004, when Hill co-starred with Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick and Glenn Close in director Frank Oz's remake of the 1975 thriller "The Stepford Wives"


2005

In 2005, Close joined the &FX (FX_(TV_channel)) crime series "The Shield", in which she played a no-nonsense precinct captain add something

 

In 2005, she starred in the drama series "The Shield", from 2007-2012, she starred as Patty Hewes in the &FX (FX_(TV_channel)) drama series "Damages", a role that won her a Golden Globe and two Emmys add something


2006

In February 2006, Close married executive and venture capitalist David Evans Shaw in Maine add something


2007

She starred in a series of her own for 2007, "Damages" instead of continuing her character on "The Shield" add something

 

Meryl Streep - Also in 2007, Streep had a short role alongside Vanessa Redgrave, Glenn Close and her eldest daughter Mamie Gummer in Lajos Koltai's drama film "Evening", based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Susan Minot

 

Michael Cunningham - He is a producer for the 2007 film, Evening, which stars Glenn Close, Toni_Collette, and Meryl Streep

 

FX (TV channel) - Throughout 2007, FX introduced three new dramas, "Dirt" starring Courteney Cox, "The Riches" starring Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver, and "Damages" starring Glenn Close, Ted Danson and Rose Byrne


2008

Calpernia Addams - In April 2008, Addams performed alongside Fonda, Glenn Close, Salma_Hayek, Alicia Keys, and others in a tenth-anniversary production of "The Vagina Monologues" at the Louisiana Superdome

 

Timothy Olyphant - In June 2008 he joined the cast of FX's show "Damages", starring Glenn Close


2009

Also in 2009, she narrated the environmental film "Home" add something

 

Close won the 2009 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama series for her role in "Damages" add something

 

William Hurt - In 2009, Hurt became a series regular on the FX series Damages playing a corporate whistleblower opposite Glenn Close and Marcia Gay Harden.

 

Marcia Gay Harden - In 2009, she appeared as a regular on the critically acclaimed FX series "Damages" as a shrewd corporate attorney, opposite Glenn Close and William Hurt


2010

In December 2010, Close began filming "Albert Nobbs" in Dublin add something


2011

Janet McTeer - In 2011, McTeer starred alongside Glenn Close in "Albert Nobbs", and with Daniel Radcliffe and Ciarán Hinds in "The Woman in Black", based on the 1983 novel of the same name

 

Mia Wasikowska - On 21 April 2011, Wasikowska was named to the "Time" 100, a listing of the world's most influential people, which featured a brief essay written by "Albert Nobbs" co-star Glenn Close


2012

Close provided the voice of the "Giant" in the Summer 2012 production of the musical "Into the Woods" at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park add something

 

Zac Posen - At the 2012 Academy Awards, Glenn Close wore a Zac Posen gown on the red carpet

 

Sinead O'Connor - In 2012 the song "Lay Your Head Down", written by Brian Byrne and Glenn Close for the soundtrack of the film "Albert Nobbs" and performed by O'Connor, was nominated for a Golden Globe *award for Best Original Song


2013

During the month of July 2013, Close put up over 380 designer items up for auction on eBay from the wardrobe her character Patty Hewes wore on "Damages" add something


2014

She returns to Broadway in the fall of 2014 in a revival of Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance" add something

 

In October 2014, Close returns to Broadway in the starring role of Agnes in Pam MacKinnon's revival of Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance" add something

 

She returned to Broadway in November 2014, in a revival of Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance" add something

 

Martha Plimpton - In 2014, Plimpton returns to Broadway as Julia, the daughter of Glenn Close and John Lithgow in a revival of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance

 

Martha Plimpton - She returns to Broadway in the fall of 2014 in a revival of A Delicate Balance co-starring Glenn Close and John Lithgow

 

The Great Gilly Hopkins (film) - On February 6, 2014, Sophie Nélisse, Glenn Close and Octavia Spencer joined the cast of the film

 

Jessica Lange - In addition, Lange replaced Glenn Close in a film adaptation of Émile Zola's "Thérèse Raquin", directed by Charlie Stratton and titled "In Secret", which will be release on February 21, 2014


2015

In 2015, Glenn will appear in She Who Brings Gifts, filmed in England, What Happenned to Monday and The Wife, her first main role after Albert Nobbs add something

 

The couple divorced in August 2015 add something

 

Paddy Considine - In 2015, Considine was announced as having been cast along Glenn Close, Gemma_Arterton in the UK zombie film She Who Brings Gifts, based on the 2014 novel "The Girl With All The Gifts" by M. R. Carey, expected release 2016

 

Mike Carey (writer) - Filming began in May 2015, with newcomer Sennia Nanua in the lead role of Melanie, Gemma Arterton as Helen Justineau, Glenn Close as Caroline Caldwell, and Paddy Considine as Sergeant Parks


2016

In 2016, she admitted that she suffered from depression and continues to take low dosages of medication for her condition add something

 

In April 2016 she returns as Norma Desmond to the musical "Sunset Boulevard" on the West End stage add something

 

It was reported by "The New York Post" in October 2016 that the ENO London production of "Sunset Boulevard" would transfer to the Palace Theatre on Broadway, and that Close would reprise her role again add something

 

"Playbill" reported in October 2016 that "there has been no official announcement add something

 

On November 2016, she will be inducted in The Theater Hall of Fame add something

 

She will star alongside Noomi Rapace and Willem Dafoe in "What Happened to Monday-" which will premiere on Netflix November 15, 2016 add something

 

Johnny Hon - He is acting as the Executive Producer of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Sunset Boulevard starring Glenn Close at the West End in 2016


2017

In 2017, Close will be reunited with actors John Malkovich , and Patrick Stewart in the romantic comedy "Wilde Wedding" add something

 

She will star alongside Noomi Rapace and Willem Dafoe in "What Happened to Monday-" which will premiere on Netflix in 2017 add something

 

It opened on February 2, 2017 in a limited run, selling tickets through June 25, 2017 add something

 

It opened on February 9, 2017 in a limited run, selling tickets through June 25, 2017 add something

 

Close appeared alongside Noomi Rapace and Willem Dafoe in "What Happened to Monday" a Netflix original movie which premiered in August 2017 add something

 

In October 2017, she co-starred in "Crooked House", a film adaptation of the novel by Agatha Christie add something

 

Close will appear as Owen Wilson's character's mother in the comedy "Father Figures", which will premiere in December 2017 add something


2018

As of 2018, Close has more Oscar nominations without a win than any other living actor add something


2019

In March 2019, production on the new "Sunset Boulevard" is set to begin in October of that year add something

 

Deborah Kerr - Kerr was nominated six times for the Academy Award for Best Actress, and held the record for any actress without ever winning in the lead actress category until 2019 when Glenn Close made it to seven