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Glenn Close


Six time Academy Award-nominated actress Glenn Close was born and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. She is the daughter of Elizabeth Mary Hester "Bettine" (Moore) and William Taliaferro Close (William Close), a prominent doctor. Both of her parents were from upper-class northeastern families. Glenn was often seen on Broadway until 1982 when she was... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 49 wins & 84 nominations. See more awards »

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Fatal Attraction
Fatal Attraction Alex Forrest
1987

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 2017 Father Figures (completed)
Helen
 2017 Crooked House
Lady Edith
 2017 The Wilde Wedding
Eve Wilde
 2016 Warcraft
Alodi (uncredited)
 2016 Family Guy (TV Series)
Glenn Close
- A Lot Going on Upstairs (2016) ... Glenn Close (voice)
 2015 The Great Gilly Hopkins
Nonnie
 2015 Louie (TV Series)
Woman
- Sleepover (2015) ... Woman
 2015 Anesthesia
Marcia
 2014 5 to 7
Arlene
 2014 Low Down
Gram
 2011 Touch of Evil (Short)
The Vamp
 2011 Not My Life
Narrator (voice)
 2006 George and Martha Washington: A 40 Year Romance (Documentary short)
Narrator
 2005 Hoodwinked!
Granny (voice)
 2005 Tarzan II (Video)
Kala (voice)
 2005 Heights
Diana
 2004 Strip Search (TV Movie)
Karen Moore
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Mary Antin / Eliza Andrews
- Whose Land Is This? (2003) ... Mary Antin (voice)
- A War to End Slavery (2003) ... Eliza Andrews (voice)
 2002 Pinocchio
Blue Fairy (English version, voice)
 2002 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Fannie Lieber
- Hocus Focus (2002) ... Fannie Lieber
 2001 South Pacific (TV Movie)
Nellie Forbush
 2000 Baby (TV Movie)
Adult Sophie (voice)
 1999 Tarzan
Kala (voice)
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood
Glenn Close
 1997 In & Out
Glenn Close (uncredited)
 1997 In the Gloaming (TV Movie)
Janet
 1993 Skylark (TV Movie)
Sarah Witting
 1992 Lincoln (TV Movie)
Mary Todd Lincoln (voice)
 1991 Hook
Gutless
 1990 Hamlet
Gertrude
 1990 She'll Take Romance (TV Movie)
 1988 Stones for Ibarra (TV Movie)
Sara Everton
 1988 Gandahar
Ambisextra (English version, voice)
 1985 Maxie
Jan / Maxie
 1979 Orphan Train (TV Movie)
Jessica
 1979 Too Far to Go (TV Movie)
Rebecca
 1975 Great Performances (TV Series)
Neighbor
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Designed necktie for Stonehenge, Ltd's "Christopher Reeve Collection" (exclusive to JCPenney), with four percent of sales benefiting the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 20 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mrs. Len Cariou

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

Robin Williams was my friend. He was the star of the first movie I ever did called The World According To Garp. George Roy Hill was our director and he believed in Robin's transcendent talent. Robin was seriously determined to become a film actor and George took his desire seriously. It was wonderful to watch. As we mourn his tragic death, we must remember him for the great waves of laughter that... See more »

Trivia:

In 2014, Glenn Close revealed in an Hollywood Reporter interview that when she was seven years old, her father and the whole family joined an ultraconservative religious cult called "the Moral Re-Armament" (MRA). The cult, led by an anti-intellectual evangelical fundamentalist Pennsylvania reverend named Frank Buchman, had been founded during the 1930s to oppose the prospect of America entering ... See more »

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Nickname:

Glennie

Star Sign:

Pisces

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