Glenn Close

American actress

Glenda Veronica Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American actress. She has been nominated for and won many awards in her career, for her acting in both movies and theater.

Glenn Close
Close at the Guardians of the Galaxy premiere in 2014
Glenda Veronica Close

(1947-03-19) March 19, 1947 (age 77)
Known forAlex Forest in Fatal Attraction
Madame de Merteuil in Dangerous Liaisons
Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard
Cruella De Vil in 101 Dalmatians and 102 Dalmatians
Spouse(s)Cabot Wade
(m. 1969-1971, divorced)
James Marlas
(m. 1984-1987, divorced)
David Shaw
(m. 2006-2015, divorced)
AwardsEmmy Awards
  • Outstanding Lead Actress - Miniseries/Movie
1995 Serving in Silence

Golden Globe Awards

  • Best Actress - Miniseries
2005 The Lion in Winter

SAG Awards

  • Best Actress - Miniseries/TV movie
2004 The Lion in Winter

Tony Awards

  • Best Leading Actress - Musical
1995 Sunset Boulevard
  • Best Leading Actress - Play
1984 The Real Thing
1992 Death and the Maiden



Oscar Nominations


Emmy Award/Nominations

  • 1995 Emmy Award: Lead Actress/ Miniseries - Serving in Silence
  • 2002 Emmy Nomination: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, Will & Grace

Golden Globe

  • 2005 Golden Globe Award: Best Actress/ Miniseries - The Lion in Winter

Tony Awards

  • 1984 Best Actress/ Play - The Real Thing
  • 1992 Best Actress/ Play - Death and the Maiden
  • 1995 Best Actress/ Musical - Sunset Boulevard
  • 1988 People's Choice Award - Favorite Motion Picture Actress
  • 1992 Golden Camera/ Germany - Best International Actress
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Award/ Outstanding Actress, Television - The Lion in Winter

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