Glenn Close

Glenn Close

actress, producer, director

Glenn Close was born on Mar 19, 1947 in USA. Glenn Close's big-screen debut came with Too Far to Go directed by Fielder Cook in 1979. Glenn Close is known for Tehran directed by Daniel Syrkin, Niv Sultan stars as Tamar Rabinyan and Shaun Toub as Faraz Kamali. Glenn Close has got 73 awards and 124 nominations so far. The most recent award Glenn Close achieved is Online Film & Television Association. The upcoming new movie Glenn Close plays is Swan Song which will be released on Dec 17, 2021.

Eight time Academy Award-nominated actress Glenn Close was born and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. She is the daughter of Elizabeth Mary H. "Bettine" (Moore) and William Taliaferro Close (William Close), a prominent doctor. Both of her parents were from upper-class families.Glenn was a noted Broadway performer when she was cast in her award-winning role as Jenny Fields in Le monde selon Garp (1982) alongside Robin Williams. For this role, a breakthrough in film for Close, she later went on to receive an Academy Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actress. The following year she was cast in the hit comedy Les copains d'abord (1983) for which she received a second Oscar Nomination, once again for Supporting Actress in the role of Sarah Cooper. In her third film, Close portrayed Iris Gaines a former lover of baseball player Roy Hobbs portrayed by Robert Redford, in one of the greatest sports films of all time, Le meilleur (1984). For a third time, Close was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Close went on to star in films like The Stone Boy (1984), Maxie (1985) and À double tranchant (1985). In 1987 Close was cast in the box office hit Liaison fatale (1987) for which she portrayed deranged stalker Alex Forrest alongside costars Michael Douglas and Anne Archer. For this role she was nominated for the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Actress. The following year Close starred in the Oscar Winning Drama Les liaisons dangereuses (1988) for which she portrayed one of the most classic roles of all time as Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil, starring alongside John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer. For this role she was nominated once again for the Academy Award and BAFTA Film Award for Best Actress. Close was favorite to win the coveted statue but lost to Jodie Foster for Les accusés (1988). Close had her claim to fame in the 1980s. Close starred on the hit Drama series Damages (2007) for which she has won a Golden Globe Award and two Emmy Awards. In her career Close has been Oscar nominated eight times, won three Tonys, an Obie, three Emmys, two Golden Globes and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

  • Birthday

    Mar 19, 1947
  • Place of Birth

    Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
  • Also known

    글렌 클로즈, Гленн Клоуз

Known For


73 wins & 124 nominations

Online Film & Television Association
Winner - OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Actors and Actresses
Winner - OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Best Actress
Winner - OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Winner - OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Nevada Film Critics Society
Best Supporting Actress
Winner - NFCS Award
Best Ensemble Cast
Winner - NFCS Award
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