Glenn Close Biography


Glenn Close

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Birth Name: Glenn Close
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Birth Sign: Acer
Age:   69 Years
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Glenn Close commonly known as Glenn is a renowned actress from United States. She is an actress in several formats like stage, movie and also in the television series. She is popular in the world for portraying her role in the movie name Guardians of the Galaxy. Glenn Close was from an upper class family born in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America to America parents named Bettine Moore Close and William Taliaferro Close. Her father was a doctor by profession and her mother has also established herself as a socialite. She is an average height woman and is also of average weight.

Glenn Close is a married actress; she has been married several times in her life. First she was married to Cabot Wade. She married him on 22nd November 1969. But this married life only lasted for two years and she separated with him in 1971. The actual reason for her divorce was rumored to be her extra relation with her boyfriend. She then got married to James Constantine Marlas. This married life also lasted for only three years and they finally got divorced in 1987. Recently, she is married to David Shaw and she feels lucky to be his loving spouse. She began her acting career since 1974. Her first movie role was in The World According to Garp whose box office earning was net worth of $29,712,172. She also earned a huge salary from her role in Damages; her earning for one episode was $200,000.

 

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Born in Greenwich, Connecticut

1947 19th of December

Glenn Close was from an upper class family born in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America to America parents named Bettine Moore Close and William Taliaferro Close. Her father was a doctor by profession and her mother has also established herself as a socialite. 

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Married to Cabot Wade

1969 22nd of December

Glenn Close is a married actress; she has been married several times in her life. First she was married to Cabot Wade. She married him on 22nd November 1969. But this married life only lasted for two years. During this married life she didn't have any children with him.

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Divorced with her first husband

1971 2nd of December

After being married to her first husband, Cabot Wade, she took some acting class with an aim to fulfill her dreams about acting. She remained together with him for two years and finally separated in 1971. Their divorce was finalized on 2nd of October.

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Began her acting career

1974

She dreamed of acting since her childhood days. While she was in her high school, she also took so many acting classes. She began her acting career since 1974. During those days, she made her appearance in the television series named The Rules of the Game.

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Began dating Len Cariou

1979

After being divorced with her first husband, she remained single for about a decade. At the end of 1970s she started being linked with Len Cariou. He is of same profession like her. They remained together for about four years and finally broke up in 1984.

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Major movie role

1982

It was 1974 when she began her acting career, it took her almost a decade to finally get her role in the movie. Her first movie role was in The World According to Garp whose box office earning was net worth of $29,712,172. She has then appeared in several movies.

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Married to James Constantine Marlas

1984 1st of December

Soon after being separated with her boyfriend, she began dating, James Constantine Marlas. They dated each other for few months and finally got married in 1984. They married on the 1st of September. They didn't have any children together.

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Divorced with her second husband

1987 27th of December

Her married life with James Constantine Marlas also didn't well that good. They actually remained together for about four years and a husband and wife; however, in this married life they didn't have any children together. They finally got divorced in February on 1987.

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Began dating John Starke

1987

The reason of her divorce with her second husband, James Constantine Marlas was found to be her extra marital affairs. She was found with John Starke after few months of her divorce. She once claimed that that he is the one who fully converted her to be a renowned actress.

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First child

1988

Though she is not in relationship with John Starke, she still has some memory with him. Though she is married thrice in her life she doesn’t have any children from this married life but she had a daughter with her short love relation with him. She gave birth to her first child in 1988.

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Won Primetime Emmy Awards

1995

She has been nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards for more than thirteen times in her life and out of these thirteen nominations she has been honored with this award thrice. She was first crowned with this award in 1995 for outstanding lead actress.

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Won Golden Globes, USA

2005

She has been nominated in Golden Globes, USA for more than 10 times in her life. She was first nominated in this award in 1983 for the best Performance by an Actress; she didn't win that award that time. It took her more than two decades to win this award.

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Married to David Shaw

2006 3rd of December

She lived her single life for more than one and half decade. Recently, she is married to David Shaw and she feels lucky to be his loving spouse. She is still together with him, but she doesn’t have any children with him. He only child is from her love affairs with John.

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Won Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2011

She is also able to be the winner of the Alliance of Women Film Journalists. She was first nominated in this award in 2011 for the Actress Defying Age and Ageism, Female Icon of the Year and Most Egregious Age Difference.... She won this award from her later two nominations.

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