Glenn Close

American actress Glenn Close

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.
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Not My Job: We Quiz Glenn Close On Rabbits
NPR - 22 days
The great actress will always be remembered for a certain scene involving a very dead boiled bunny. So we asked her to answer three questions about live rabbits. (Image credit: Andrew Toth/Getty Images for The New Yorker)
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Glenn Close: Changing minds about mental illness
CBS News - about 1 month
Actress Glenn Close has taken on a new role - hoping to help de-stigmatize mental illness. That's because mental illness runs in her own family. (Her nephew, Calen, has schizophrenia; and her sister Jessie, after a lifetime of struggles, has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.) Glenn and Jessie have since started a foundation, Bring Change to Mind, to encourage communication around mental health. Tracy Smith reports. (Originally broadcast March 18, 2018.)
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Review: Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce delve into the dark bargains of marriage in 'The Wife'
LATimes - about 1 month
Made by adults for adults, "The Wife” is an intimate drama that offers an inside look at a marriage and the dark bargains couples sometimes have to make with each other. Expertly pared down by screenwriter Jane Anderson from Meg Wolitzer's celebrated novel — and sensitively directed by Swedish...
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Glenn Close is now comfortable in her own skin
Reuters.com - about 1 month
Glenn Close discusses her new movie, 'The Wife,' and only starting to feel comfortable in her own skin. Rough Cut. No reporter narration.
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Give Glenn Close the Oscar?
Reuters.com - about 1 month
After portraying a spouse who sacrifices her dreams for her husband in 'The Wife', we asked Close, the director and her on-screen daughter if she finally deserves a little gold statuette. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce on 'The Wife'
CNN - about 2 months
Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce's new film "The Wife" examines sexism, creativity, and marriage under strain -- and may finally win Close that elusive Oscar.
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Glenn Close Shares a Few of Her Favorite Things
Wall Street Journal - about 2 months
The star of ‘The Wife,’ a film out in August, shares her most prized possessions.
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Harold Guskin, Acting Coach Who Nurtured Stars, Is Dead at 76
NYTimes - 4 months
Find the character in the words on the page, he instructed Kevin Kline, Glenn Close, James Gandolfini, Rachel Weisz and others.
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Scene City: A Marathon Opening Day (and Night) for ‘Angels in America’
NYTimes - 6 months
Frances McDormand, RuPaul and Glenn Close were among those who spent their entire Sunday at the theater.
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Changing minds
CBS News - 6 months
Actress Glenn Close has taken on a new role - hoping to help de-stigmatize mental illness. That's because mental illness runs in her own family. (Her nephew, Calen, has schizophrenia; and her sister Jessie, after a lifetime of struggles, has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.) Glenn and Jessie have since started a foundation, Bring Change to Mind, to encourage communication around mental health. Tracy Smith reports.
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Review: A ‘Crooked House’ of Murder and Resentment
NYTimes - 9 months
Glenn Close, Julian Sands, Gillian Anderson and Christina Hendricks make up an all-star roster of suspects in this Agatha Christie adaptation.
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Glenn Close On Weinstein Effect: 'To Condemn All Men Is Stupid And Counterproductive'
Huffington Post - 9 months
The actress partially blamed "male DNA" for predatory behavior.
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Timeline
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  • 2016
    Age 69
    In a 2016 interview with Andrew Marr for the BBC, Close criticized Donald Trump, calling his campaign "terribly frightening."
    On June 16, 2016, Close donated $75,000 to the Mental Health Association of Central Florida, in order to give counselling and help to victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting.
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    As of 2016, films featuring Close have grossed over $2.4 Billion worldwide.
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    In 2016, Close will be inducted in The Theater Hall of Fame.
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    In April 2016 she returned as Norma Desmond in the musical Sunset Boulevard on the West End stage.
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    In 2016, she appeared in The Great Gilly Hopkins and Warcraft.
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    Close is a six-time Academy Award nominee, tying the record for being the actress with the most nominations never to have won (along with Deborah Kerr and Thelma Ritter). As of 2016, Close is the only living actor with the most Oscar nominations without a win.
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  • 2015
    Age 68
    In 2015, she donated to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.
  • 2014
    Age 67
    In October 2014, Close returned to Broadway in the st