A versatile performer of outstanding talent and grace, who ultimately has gained a number of honors and auditions throughout her illustrious career, Glenn Close certainly has written her name firmly into the show industry as one of today’s most prominent Thespian the world has ever had. Born in Harlem in 1931, Close grew up with her two siblings, her sister Rita and brother Martin. She was a very popular child who excelled at basketball but was more interested in reading and writing. She joined the choir at prep school before completing her secondary education at college, studying drama at university. After that she went on to work for the Marlborough Theatre Company performing opposite Peter Sellers in the play “The Quinceanera” and later in “The Rose”.
From there Glenn Close went on to star turns in many well-known plays such as “My Fair Lady”, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Love Actually” before landing notable supporting roles in movies such as “My Fair Lady”, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “Water For Elephants”. Later on, she finally won an Academy Award for her work in the drama “Sense of Doubt” and went on to play the lead role in the musical “ogy for a queen”. Later career highlights included roles in movies such as “Catch Me If You Can”, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “The Thin Red Line”. Her more recent films include the movies “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street” and “Windtalkers” where she again plays a vital supporting character.
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Glenn Close is best known for her portrayal of the character of Mary Shepherd in the TV series “Raising Helen” as well as in the movie adaptation of the same name. However, it was her performance as Gloria Shadwick in the movie version of the same name that brought her national prominence and made her an American celebrity. After a series of successful film roles, which included the likes of “Sense of Doubt” and “Water for Elephants”, she finally garnered the right to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1997 for her role as Mary Shepherd in the film “Raising Helen”. Though she lost to actress Jennifer Aniston in that year’s Oscar, Close nonetheless received critical acclaim for her performance as a strong and capable character and received the maximum number of ovation and positive reviews for her performance.
After playing the strong role of Gloria in Raising Helen, Close went on to play the starring role of Victoria in the movie adaptation of the same name. She then went on to play various other characters in the series including Senator John Edwards and aide Charlotte Ramon in the movie version of Shades of Grey. Apart from these movies, Close also starred in some TV series such as 24, Frasier, Chuck and The Omen series. It was on the TV series entitled “The Firm” that she gained further success when her character, attorney general nominee Robert Kennedy was killed during the course of the show. After the death of this popular and seasoned actress, many people were left wondering what direction her career would take.
For many years, Close worked closely with legendary director Stanley Kubritzk, who mentored her in her art of acting. He would provide her with a wide array of films, ranging from movies for which she was nominated for to those that failed to impress him at all. It was around this time that closing began developing her own acting career, which led her to take some well-deserved breaks from acting to pursue a degree in the arts. The film industry is where Close has since made most of her noteworthy films, including the movie “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and the television movie “Dog.”
As an actor, Glenn Close has portrayed strong and poignant characters throughout the years and has brought a unique perspective to her roles. She has been able to bring a humanity to characters that otherwise may have seemed too perfect to be true. She has also managed to remain loyal to her United States audiences, as at times she has appeared in movies directed by other actors. Her loyal fan base has also enabled her to collaborate with some of the world’s best directors, such as Steven Spielberg, with whom she has produced several movies, including “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Jurassic Park.” Whether it is her performances or her devotion to the United States, Glenn Close has earned her place among the world’s finest actors and actresses.