Glenn Close Biography

Date of Birth: March 19, 1947 (70)
Birth Place: Greenwich, CT, USA
Gender: Female

Select theatre: BROADWAY: Phoenix Theatre Company's Love for Love, directed by Hal Prince, (professional debut, 1974), Cy Coleman's Barnum (Tony nomination), Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing, directed by Mike Nichols, (Tony Award), Death and the Maiden, directed by Mike Nichols (Tony Award), Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard, directed by Trevor Nunn, (Tony Award), Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance. OFF-BROADWAY: Wendy Wasserstein's Uncommon Women and Others, Simone Benmussa's The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs (Obie Award), Nathalie Sarraute's Childhood. LONDON: Royal National Theatre's A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Trevor Nunn, (Tony Award), Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance. OFF-BROADWAY: Wendy Wasserstein's Uncommon Women and Others, Simone Benmussa's The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs (Obie Award), Nathalie Sarraute's Childhood. LONDON: Royal National Theatre's A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Trevor Nunn, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard directed by Lonny Price (The Evening Standard Award) Select Film: The World According to Garp (Film debut/Oscar nomination), The Big Chill, (Oscar nomination), The Natural (Oscar Nomination), Fatal Attraction (Oscar nomination), Dangerous Liaisons (Oscar nomination), 101 & 102 Dalmatians, Mars Attacks, Air Force One, Cookie's Fortune, Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her, Nine Lives, Heights, Albert Nobbs (producer/actress, Oscar nomination, ), Guardians of the Galaxy, Upcoming films: The Wife, Crooked House, Guardian of the Galaxy II, What Happened To Monday?, The Girl With All The Gifts, Wilde Wedding and Bastards. Select television: Hallmark Hall of Fame's The Sarah, Plain & Tall Trilogy (Producer/Actress/Emmy nomination), Something About Emilia(Emmy nomination), Damages (two Emmys/two Golden Globes), The Lion In Winter(SAG Award, Golden Globe Award), The Shield(Emmy and Golden Globe nominations), In The Gloaming(Cable ACE Award), The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (producer/actress) Roger & Hammerstein's South Pacific for ABC TV (producer/actress), Serving In Silence (producer/actress/Emmy Award) Charities: Bring Change 2 Mind, Panthera and Congohounds.

Glenn Close Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Actress in a Musical
Glenn Close, Sunset Boulevard
 
Theatre World Awards - 2017 - John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater
Glenn Close, Sunset Boulevard
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Actress - Musical
Glenn Close, Sunset Boulevard
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1995 - Best Actress - Musical
Glenn Close, Sunset Boulevard
 
Tony Awards - 1995 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Glenn Close , Sunset Boulevard
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Actress - Play
Glenn Close, Death and the Maiden
 
Drama League Awards - 1992 - Distinguished Performance Award
Glenn Close, Death and the Maiden
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1992 - Death and the Maiden
Glenn CloseDeath and the Maiden
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Glenn Close, Death and the Maiden
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Glenn Close , The Real Thing
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Glenn Close, Barnum