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Glenn Close

American actress
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Net worth 2018: $50 Million
Residence: Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 19 March 1947
Sigh: Aries
Height: 1.65 m
Education: MRA, The College of William & Mary
BIOGRAPHY

Glenn Close was bornon 19 March 1947 in Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S., American, is American actress. Glenn Close is an American stage and film actress best known for her roles as a psychotic stalker in the movie ‘Fatal Attraction’ and the cunning and manipulative ‘Marquise de Merteuil’ in ‘Dangerous Liaisons’. She is one of the most versatile actresses and is greatly acclaimed for her choice of unorthodox roles. Good looking with a high forehead and prominent cheekbones, she has the classy looks to play an evil seductress or a deranged aristocrat with the same élan. She began her acting career with a Broadway production and has performed in a number of major plays and musicals. She played the role of Norma Desmond, a faded actress of the silent film era, in the Andrew Lloyd Webber production of Sunset Boulevard winning the prestigious Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. She made an easy transition to movies earning an Academy Award nomination for her role in her debut ‘The World According to Garp’. She quickly established herself as a character actress and rose to fame with her portrayal of the deranged ex-lover Alex Forrest in ‘Fatal Attraction’, a role for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She is also a crusader for social change and campaigns to eradicate the stigma surrounding mental illnesses.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$50 Million

TIMELINE
2011

Her depiction of Albert Nobbs—a woman living as a man—in the 2011 movie of the same name was widely appreciated even though the film itself received mixed reviews

2006

Currently, she is married to David Shaw, a venture capitalist whom she wed in 2006

2004

She appeared in ‘The Lion in Winter’ in 2004 and played the role of Patty Hewes in the highly successful series ‘Damages’ which ran for five seasons from 2007 till 2012

2001

Her other movies for the decade include: ‘South Pacific’ (2001), ‘Le Divorce’ (2003), ‘Heights’ (2004), ‘Nine lives’ (2005), and ‘Evening’ (2007)

1996

She played the role of Cruella De Vil in ‘101 Dalmatians’ in 1996 which was well loved by the audiences

1990

Throughout the 1990’s, she was also active in television, making appearances in shows like ‘Sarah, Plain and Tall’ (1991), ‘Skylark’ (1993), and ‘In the Gloaming’ (1997)

1988

Her portrayal of the manipulative Marquise de Merteuil in the 1988 drama film ‘Dangerous Liaisons’ was critically acclaimed

1987

Her role as the violent and mentally disturbed ex-lover in ‘Fatal Attraction’ (1987) not only had her nominated for an Academy Award, but also proved to the world what a fine actress she was

1983

She acted in ‘The Big Chill’ in 1983 and followed it with ‘The Natural’ in 1984 and ‘Maxie’ in 1985

1982

Her debut film ‘The World According to Garp’ (1982) became one of her most successful performances as it earned the newcomer an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

1974

She began her acting career with the Broadway play, ‘Love for Love’ in 1974

1969

She was married to a guitarist Cabot Wade (1969–1971) and businessman James Marlas (1984–1987)

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