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Biography

Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
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 cast in her award winning role as Jenny Fields in The World According to 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. Read more...

Actor

Character: Nova Prime

Guardians of the Galaxy 2014

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Character: Herself - Nominated: Best Featured Actress in a Musical

The 34th Annual Tony Awards 1980

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Character: Marcia Zarrow

Anesthesia 2015

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Character: Nonnie Hopkins

The Great Gilly Hopkins 2015

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Character: Albert Nobbs

Albert Nobbs 2011

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Character: Granny Puckett

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil 2011

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Character: Herself - Presenter: Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical

The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2009

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Character: Herself - Nominee: Best Female Actor in a Drama Series

14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2008

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Character: Claire Wellington

The Stepford Wives 2004

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Character: Olivia Pace

Le divorce 2003

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Character: Cornelia Engelbrecht

Brush with Fate 2003

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Character: Kala

Tarzan 1999

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Character: Camille Dixon

Cookie's Fortune 1999

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Character: Vice President Kathryn Bennett

Air Force One 1997

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Character: Adrienne Pargiter

Paradise Road 1997

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Character: First Lady Marsha Dale

Mars Attacks! 1996

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Character: Alicia Clark

The Paper 1994

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Character: Gutless

Hook 1991

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Character: Karin Anderson

Meeting Venus 1991

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Character: Sunny von Bülow

Reversal of Fortune 1990

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Character: Linda Spector

Immediate Family 1989

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Character: Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil

Dangerous Liaisons 1988

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Character: Sara Everton

Stones for Ibarra 1988

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Character: Jan / Maxie

Maxie 1985

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Character: Iris Gaines

The Natural 1984

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Character: Ruth Hillerman

The Stone Boy 1984

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Character: Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Television Series - Drama

The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2010

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Character: Nellie Forbush

South Pacific 2001

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Character: Arvella Whipple

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple 2001

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Character: Mother Simpson

Mother Simpson 1995

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Character: Gail Bennett

Something About Amelia 1984

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Character: Narrator

Pax 2010

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Character: Herself - Presenter: Honorary Award & 'In Memoriam' Segment

The 66th Annual Academy Awards 1994

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Character: Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama & Best Original Song

The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2012

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Character: Herself - Winner: Favourite Actress in Motion Picture and Accepting Award for Favourite Drama Motion Picture

The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards 1988

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Character: Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role & Co-Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

The 60th Annual Academy Awards 1988

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Character: Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Supporting Role & Co-Presenter: Best Costume Design

The 57th Annual Academy Awards 1985

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Character: Herself - Host & Winner: Best Leading Actress in a Play

The 46th Annual Tony Awards 1992

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Character: Herself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special and Presenter: Outstanding Drama Series

The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1997

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Character: Dr. Caroline Caldwell

The Girl with All the Gifts 2016

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Character: Woman

Sleepover 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Get Me a Lawyer 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Jesus, Mary and Joe Cocker 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Tastes Like a Ho-Ho 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

A Regular Earl Anthony 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

She Spat at Me 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

We Are Not Animals 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Blame the Victim 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Do You Regret What We Did? 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Sort of Like a Family 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

I Hate These People 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

There's No 'We' Anymore 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Because I Know Patty 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

I Lied, Too. 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

I Knew You Were a Pig 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Hey! Mr. Pibb! 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

I Agree, It Wasn't Funny 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

A Pretty Girl in a Leotard 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

New York Sucks 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Uh Oh, Out Come the Skeletons 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

London. Of Course 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Look What He Dug Up This Time 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Trust Me 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Your Secrets Are Safe 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

The Dog Is Happier Without Her 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Flight's at 11:08 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

It's Not My Birthday 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

You Haven't Replaced Me 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

I Look Like Frankenstein 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Drive It Through Hardcore 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Tell Me I'm Not Racist 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

You Were His Little Monkey 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

I'd Prefer My Old Office 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Next One's on Me, Blondie 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

I'm Worried About My Dog 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

The War Will Go on Forever 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Failure is Lonely 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Have You Met the Eel Yet? 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

Failure Is Failure 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

I Love You, Mommy 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

I Need to Win 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

The Storm's Moving In 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

I'm Afraid of What I'll Find 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

I Like Your Chair 0

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Character: Patty Hewes

But You Don't Do That Anymore 0

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Character: Herself - Rumer's Friend

Semi-Finals 0

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Character: Marquise de Merteuil

Episode #1.6 0

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Character: Eliza Andrews

A War to End Slavery 0

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Character: Mary Antin

Whose Land Is This? 0

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Character: Monica Rawling

The Cure 0

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Character: Monica Rawling

Grave 0

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Character: Monica Rawling

Bang 0

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Character: Monica Rawling

Doghouse 0

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Character: Monica Rawling

Tar Baby 0

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Character: Monica Rawling

Insurgents 0

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Character: Monica Rawling

Hurt 0

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Character: Monica Rawling

Cut Throat 0

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Character: Monica Rawling

String Theory 0

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Character: Monica Rawling

Back in the Hole 0

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Character: Monica Rawling

A Thousand Deaths 0

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Character: Monica Rawling

Judas Priest 0

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Character: Monica Rawling

Ain't That a Shame 0

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Character: Herself / Alex Forrest

Episode #4.1 0

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Character: Gutless

Hook 0

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Character: Marquise de Merteuil

Las amistades peligrosas 0

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Directing

Character: Narrator

Pax 2010

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Writing

Character: Albert Nobbs

Albert Nobbs 2011

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