Glenn Close Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Husband, Career, Net Worth

Glenn Close

Glenn Close is an American actress who has appeared in films and on stage. Glenn Close was born on March 19, 1947.

Wiki, Bio, Age,  Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Glenn Close was born on March 19, 1947, to William Close (father) and Bettine Close (mother). She is currently 75 years old. Her family was an upper-class privileged family from Connecticut. She has three brothers and sisters. Moral Re-Armament of Her Parents (MRA). It was a cult that dispatched members all over the world to convert people. As a result, Glenn and her family relocated to Congo when she was 13 years old.

Glenn went to Greenwich’s Rosemary Hall Preparatory School. She also became a member of ‘Up With People.’ Glenn toured all throughout Europe and the United States with an MRA singing group. She later left MRA to attend the College of William & Mary. Glenn majored in drama and theatre. She also honed her acting abilities at the college’s theatre department.

Glenn Close’s Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Glenn Close is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 58 kg. Her eyes are green, and her hair is blonde.

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Glenn Close’s Profession & Career

After relocating to New York, Glenn Close joined the Phoenix Theatre Company. ‘Love for Love,’ a Broadway drama, launched her career in 1974. She enjoyed doing theatre at the outset of her career. She had not considered going into the film industry. However, she did eventually do so.

Glenn made her Hollywood debut in 1982 with the comedy-drama ‘The World According to Garp.’ For her performance, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also appeared in ‘The Big Chill,’ ‘The Natural,’ and ‘Maxie,’ all of which were released in 1983, 1984, and 1985, respectively. She played Alex Forrest in ‘Fatal Attraction’ in 1987. It was her first out-of-the-box role. ‘Dangerous Liaisons,’ released in 1988, proved her aptitude for playing on-screen vamps.

Glenn was particularly productive in films such as ‘Hamlet’ (1990), ‘Meeting Venus’ (1991), ‘The Paper’ (1994), and ‘Mars Attacks!’ (1996). Her most remembered part, though, was Cruella De Vil in the 1996 film ‘101 Dalmatians.’ Glenn also had a career on television. She appeared in television shows such as ‘Sarah, Plain and Tall’ (1991), ‘Skylark’ (1993), and ‘In the Gloaming’ (1994). (1997).

In the film ‘102 Dalmatians,’ she played Cruella De Vil. It was her new millennium’s beginning. ‘South Pacific’ (2001), ‘Le Divorce’ (2003), ‘Heights’ (2004), ‘Nine Lives’ (2005), and ‘Evening’ (2006) are among her other films from the decade (2007).


During the decade, she also mastered her television career. She made her film debut in 2004 with ‘The Lion in Winter.’ She also portrayed Patty Hewes in the television series Damages. The show aired from 2007 through 2012. She starred in the 2011 film ‘Albert Nobbs.’ She portrayed the part of a woman who disguised herself as a guy. Glenn was cast in the 2018 film ‘The Wife.’ Her acting in the film was critically praised. She received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. She also won a Golden Globe for her performance in the film.

Glenn appears in the Netflix film ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ in 2020. For her role in the film, she was nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and a SAG Award for Best Supporting Actress. In the same year, she appeared in the film ‘Four Good Days.’

Achievements and Awards

Glenn received the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1982 for her debut film, ‘The World According to Garp.’ For ‘Dangerous Liaisons,’ she got the German Golden Camera Award for Best International Actress. Furthermore, she received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress Miniseries or Television Film for ‘The Lion in Winter’ in 2004. Close was also nominated for a Golden Globe in 2007 for Best Actress-Television Series Drama for her work in ‘Damages.’ She also received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress- Drama Series in 2007 for the same role.

Glenn Close’s Income & Net Worth

Glenn has worked hard enough in her job to gain a nice reputation as well as a lot of money. Her net worth is estimated to be over $50 million as of January 2023.

Glenn Close’s Husband, Marriage & Relationship

Glenn Close has had three marriages. Her marriages, however, all ended in divorce. Cabot Wade (1969-1971), Janes Marlas (1984-1987), and David Shaw were her husbands (2006-2015). She is also in a love relationship with John Starke. They have a daughter together as well. She also launched BringChange2Mind, a campaign to reduce the stigma and discrimination that persons with mental illnesses endure.

Glenn Close’s Social Media(Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

Glenn can be found on Instagram as @glennclose. She has around 553k Instagram followers.

Quicks Facts

Full NameGlenn Close
Born Date19 Mar 1947
Age75 years old
Lucky Number7
Lucky StoneAquamarine
Lucky ColorSea Green
Best Match for MarriageCancer, Scorpio
CountryUnited States
Height5 feet 5 inches
Weight58 Kg
Marital Statusdivorce
HusbandCabot Wade, Janes Marlas, David Shaw
Net Worth$50 million
Eye ColorGreen
Hair ColorBlonde
Birth PlaceGreenwich, Connecticut
EducationCollege Of William & Mary
FatherWilliam Taliaferro Close
MotherBettine Close
KidsAnnie Starke
InstagramGlenn Close Instagram
IMDBGlenn Close IMDB
WikiGlenn Close Wiki