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Glenn Close

Actress
Female
Born Mar 19, 1947

Glenn Close is an American film, television and stage actress. Throughout her long and varied career, she has been consistently acclaimed for her versatility. Close began her professional stage career in 1974 in 'Love For Love', before moving to film with supporting roles in The World According to Garp (1982), The Big Chill (1983), and The Natural (1984), which all earned her nominations for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1947 Birth Born on March 19, 1947.

TEENAGE

1965 18 Years Old Close traveled for several years in the mid-to-late 1960s with an MRA singing group called Up With People, and attended Rosemary Hall (now Choate Rosemary Hall), graduating in 1965. … Read More

TWENTIES

1969 22 Years Old From 1969 to 1971, Close was married to Cabot Wade, a guitarist and songwriter, with whom she had performed during her time at Up with People.
1974 27 Years Old Close started her professional stage career in 1974, and her film work in 1982. … Read More

THIRTIES

1979 32 Years Old From 1979 to 1983 she dated Broadway actor Len Cariou.
1984 37 Years Old 1 More Event
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.

FORTIES

1987 40 Years Old 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. … Read More
1989 42 Years Old Close has hosted Saturday Night Live twice, once in 1989 and once in 1992. … Read More
1995 48 Years Old 1 More Event
She also 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. … Read More

FIFTIES

1998 51 Years Old …  Close was also a guest star at the Andrew Lloyd Webber fiftieth birthday party celebration in the Royal Albert Hall in 1998. … Read More
2001 54 Years Old In 2001, she starred in a production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical South Pacific.
2005 58 Years Old In 2005, Close joined the FX crime series The Shield, in which she played a no-nonsense precinct captain.
2006 59 Years Old In February 2006, Close married executive and venture capitalist David Evans Shaw in Maine. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2007 60 Years Old She starred in a series of her own for 2007, Damages (also on FX) instead of continuing her character on The Shield.
2009 62 Years Old 1 More Event
Close won the 2009 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama series for her role in Damages. … Read More
2010 63 Years Old In December 2010, Close began filming Albert Nobbs in Dublin. … Read More
2012 65 Years Old 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. … Read More
2013 66 Years Old 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. … Read More
…  In 2014, Glenn Close received good reviews for her role in the independent drama Low Down. … Read More
2015 68 Years Old 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.
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