Glenn Close is a talented and professional all-time best actress. It has been 46 years since she stepped foot in the entertainment industry as an actress, and in each time, she has proved to become one of the greatest actresses of all time.

Quick Info
Full NameGlenda Veronica Glenn Close
Birth PlaceConnecticut, Greenwich,United States
Date of birth19th March of 1947
Parent(s)William Taliaferro Close and Bettine Moore Close
Weight58 kg
Net worth50 million dollars

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Early life

Glenn Close was born on 19th March of 1947 in Connecticut called Greenwich in the United States. Her full name is Glenda Veronica Glenn Close, and she is the daughter of William Taliaferro Close and Bettine Moore Close. Her father was a physician and owned his own clinic in the Belgian Congo, while her mother was a socialist. Close grew up with her 2 sisters and 2 brothers in Greenwich.

Close graduated in 1965 from the private college called Rosemary Hall in Wallingford. She then graduated from The College of William & Mary, where she decided to join an acting career. She graduated with a Master’s degree in theatre. Close actively participated in various drama programs during her senior year and trained seriously to pursue acting professionally.

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Glenn Close made her acting debut through the Broadway play called Love for Love as Angelica in 1974. The same year, she made her appearance in other 2 Broadway plays called The Rules of the Game and The Member of the Wedding. Since then, she has appeared in various on and off-Broadway plays.

Her best performances in theatres are Sunset Boulevard, Death and the Maiden, The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs, Barnum, The Real Thing, etc. Close was nominated for Grammy Awards for her performance in the musical called The Real Thing in 1985. Her theatrical performances have won her multiple awards, namely Drama Desk Awards, Evening Standard Awards, Obie Awards, and Tony Awards, including multiple nominations.


Film & Televisions:

Glenn Close made her television debut in 1975 and only made her film debut after 7 years in 1982. Her first tv series appearance was in 1975, where she portrayed the small role of Neighbour in Great Performances. Then she made her appearances in multiple other tv films, namely Too Far To Go, Orphan Train, The Elephant Man, etc.

In her first film debut as Jenny Fields in the movie The World According to Garp, she made her breakthrough by receiving an Academy Awards nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 1983. The following year, she made another breakthrough by starring in the comedy-drama film, The Big Chill, where she portrayed the character of Sarah Cooper.

She received her second Academy Award nomination in 1984. Following years, she made breakthroughs one by one from the film The Natural, Fatal Attraction, Albert Nobbs, The Wife, for which she earned Academy Awards nominations for Best Actress.

Glenn Close work in television is as much as successful as in the film sector. She has won multiple Golden Globe Awards and nominations and multiple Primetime Emmy Awards and Satellite Awards and nominations. Her famous tv series is The Lion in Winter, Damages, Something About Amelia, Skylark, In the Gloaming, etc. She also won Screen Actor Guild Awards in 2004 and 2018 for her performance in the tv film The Lion in Winter and The Wife.

As of 2020, she is currently working on a new film called Swan Song. So, we will be able to see her amazing performances more in the coming days.

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Personal life

Talking about Glenn Close’s love life, she has dated several handsome men in the past.  She has dated famous stars like Mark Metcalf, Woody Harrelson, William Hurt, Len Cariou, and others. She has been married 3 times, and now she is single again. She was first committed to a songwriter and guitarist named Cabot Wade. Their marriage lasted for 2 years only. She then tied her knot with James Charles in 1984, who was a businessman. After 3 years of marriage, they got divorced.

Then she started dating John Starke, who is a producer. She gave birth to her first daughter named Annie Starke, with him without any marriage. They eventually parted their ways in 1991. She then tied her knot with David Evans Shaw, a venture capitalist, in 2006 after separating from her fiancée Steve Beers in 1999. They eventually got divorced in 2015. She currently lives in her house in Bedford Hills of New York, enjoying her single life. Her daughter Annie Stark also followed in her footstep and is now an actress.

Glenn Close is active on Instagram, and she has over 444 thousand followers. When it comes to her personal life, she is like an open book. She doesn’t hesitate to share her love life, love for dogs,s and a few of her dramas. She calls herself a polished extrovert and nature lover. She is also a proud mother.


Physical statistics & others

Glenn Close turned 73 years old in 2020; she is as active and flawless as she could ever be. She has a height of 5 feet and 5 inches with a bodyweight of about 58 kg. Her body measurements are 35-25-36 inches. She possesses a slim body build, and her hair used to be blonde, but now it looks like a platinum blonde, which she prefers to keep short. She has green eyes and fair milky skin.

Close’s nationality is American, and she belongs to white ethnicity. She has Pisces as her birth sign. Her sexual orientation is straight.

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Net worth

As of 2020, Glenn Close’s net worth is estimated to be around 50 million dollars. As one of the greatest actresses, it is not surprised to learn about her net earnings, and there is no doubt that this net worth will hit its peak shortly until Close herself decides to quit, that is.


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