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Family life

She was born to Bettine Moore and William T. Close (a doctor who operated a clinic in the Belgian Congo). Her parents came from upper-class families of English descent.

Elvis Presley biography, Glenn Close Glenn attended Choate Rosemary Hall, an elite boarding school in Connecticut, and the College of William and Mary, becoming a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Her paternal grandfather, Edward Bennett Close, a stockbroker, was first married to Post Cereals' heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, which makes Glenn Close a relative by marriage and/or blood to screenwriter/director Preston Sturges, actress Dina Merrill and singer/songwriter Ray Charles. She also is a distant cousin of Brooke Shields.

Film career

Close is remembered for her chilling roles as the scheming aristocrat Madame de Merteuil in Dangerous Liaisons and as the psychotic book editor Alex in Fatal Attraction. She has been nominated for 5 Academy Awards, for Best Actress in Dangerous Liaisons and Fatal Attraction and for Best Supporting Actress in The Natural, The Big Chill and The World According to Garp.

In the 1990s, Close took on challenging roles on television as well. She starred in the highly rated presentation of the 1991 Hallmark Hall of Fame drama Sarah, Plain and Tall (and its two sequels) and also in the made-for-TV movie Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995); from these roles she was nominated for 8 Emmys (winning one) and 7 Golden Globes. In 2001 she starred in an elaborate production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical South Pacific. In 2005, Close joined the FX crime series The Shield, in which she played a no-nonsense precinct captain. However, Close chose to leave after just one season.

Recently, it was announced that Close will reprise the role of Norma Desmond in the 2006 film Sunset Boulevard, based on the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical of the same name. Close won a Tony award playing the role on Broadway in 1994.

Broadway productions


 Rex (1976) — Richard Rodgers musical about Henry VIII

 Barnum (1980) — musical about Phineas T. Barnum

 Sunset Boulevard (1994) — Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on the classic 1950 movie Sunset Boulevard starring Gloria Swanson in Close's role of faded screen star Norma Desmond.


 Love for Love (1974)

 The Crucifer of Blood (1978)

 The Real Thing (1983) — Tom Stoppard play

 Benefactors (1985)

 Death and the Maiden (1992)


 The World According to Garp (1982)

 The Big Chill (1983)

 Greystroke: Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984) (dubbing voice for Andie MacDowell)

 The Stone Boy (1984)

 The Natural (1984)

 Jagged Edge (1985)

 Maxie (1985)

 Fatal Attraction (1987)

 Light Years (1988) (voice)

 Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

 Immediate Family (1989)

 Reversal of Fortune (1990)

 Hamlet (1990)

 Meeting Venus (1991)

 Hook (1991) (Cameo)

 The House of the Spirits (1993)

Elvis Presley biography, Glenn Close  The Paper (1994)

 Mary Reilly (1996)

 101 Dalmatians (1996)

 Mars Attacks! (1996)

 Paradise Road (1997)

 Air Force One (1997)

 In & Out (1997) (Cameo)

 Cookie's Fortune (1999)

 Tarzan (1999) (voice)

 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)

 Welcome to Hollywood (2000) (documentary)

 102 Dalmatians (2000)

 The Safety of Objects (2001)

 What I Want My Words to Do to You: Voices from Inside a Women's Maximum Security Prison (2003) (documentary)

 Le Divorce (2003)

 A Closer Walk (2004) (documentary) (narrator)

 The Stepford Wives (2004)

 Heights (2004)

 Nine Lives (2005)

 The Chumscrubber (2005)

 Hoodwinked (2005) (voice)

 Paint (2005) (currently in post-production)

 Therese Raquin (2006) (currently in post-production)

 Sunset Boulevard (2006) (currently in pre-production)


 The Rules of the Game (1975)

 Too Far to Go (1979)

 Orphan Train (1979)

 The Elephant Man (1982)

 Something About Amelia (1984)

 Stones for Ibarra (1988)

 She'll Take Romance (1990)

 Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991) (also executive producer)

 Skylark (1993) (also executive producer)

 Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995) (also executive producer)

 In the Gloaming (1997)

 Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End (1999) (also executive producer)

 Baby (2000) (voice only) (also executive producer)

 The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (2001) (also executive producer)

 South Pacific (2001) (also executive producer)

 Brush with Fate (2003)

 The Lion in Winter (2003)

 Strip Search (2004)

 The Shield (cast member from 2005-present)

The Simpsons (Homer's mother, Mona Simpson)

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