Glenn Close wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Height, Net worth, Husband

Glenn Close

Glenn Close wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Height, Net worth, Husband

Glenn Close is an American actress and producer. She played roles in the TV series The Shield and Damages and in the film Guardians of the Galaxy and is a six-time Academy Award-nominated actress.

Glenn Close was born on March 19, 1947, in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. She is the daughter of William Taliaferro Close, a doctor and Bettine Moore Close a socialite. She has two sisters named Tina and Jessie, and two brothers named Alexander (Sandy) and Tambu Misoki, who were adopted by Close’s parents while they were living in Africa.

Glenn Close was raised up in a Stone Cottage in Greenwich. When she was seven years old, her parents joined the Moral Re-Armament (MRA) and they would live in communal centers. Close got to travel a lot in 1960s with an MRA singing group called Up With People. She graduated in 1965. She organized a small singing group, the Green Glenn Singers. The group would write and sing songs.  She did a double major in theater and anthropology. Close trained under Howard Scammon, W&M’s long-time professor of theater to become a serious actor.

Her professional stage career began in 1974 at the age of 27. She contacted hers Colleges theatre department to be nominated for the auditions through the University Resident Theatre Association and TCG. She got a call back and was signed for the plays at the Helen Hayes Theatre.

Her television debut role was “Great Performances” in 1975. It was an anthology series. Her first debut film was “The World According to Garp” in 1980 and she was nominated for the Oscars because to it. She was also cast in the hit comedy The Big Chill (1983) for which she received her second Oscar Nomination. Close went on to star in films like The Stone Boy (1984), Maxie (1985) and Jagged Edge (1985). She has been nominated for the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Actress as well. She saw the fame in her 1980s. She also starred on the hit Drama series Damages (2007), She has won three Tonys, an Obie, three Emmys, two Golden Globes and a Screen Actors Guild Award so far. Close married David E. Shaw in 2006 and has a daughter named Annie Starke during a previous relationship. She and Shaw divorced in 2015. She is a career-driven woman and has an impressive acting style. Her;l net worth is $50 million. She is currently working on the remake of the film “Sunset Boulevard” that will be released by Paramount.

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