• Glenn  Close

    Glenn Close Awards

    Born on March 19th, 1947

    From Greenwich, Connecticut

Golden Globe (2013)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2010)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Won
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2008)
Won
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Won
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2006)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2005)
Won
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Albert Nobbs Poster

Albert Nobbs

In 19th-century Ireland, painfully shy butler Albert Nobbs (Glenn Close) hides an incredible secret: He is really a she. Terrified that someone will discover her identity, Albert keeps a very low profile, until the arrival of Hubert Page (Janet McTeer) registers a sea change in Albert's life. Hubert is also secretly a woman and has managed to find a partner who helps her maintain her masquerade. Hoping to find a similar arrangement, Albert begins wooing a hotel maid (Mia Wasikowska).

Golden Globe (2012)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role
In the Gloaming Poster

In the Gloaming

In this drama that marks the directorial debut of Christopher Reeve, 33-year-old AIDS sufferer Danny (Robert Sean Leonard) returns to his parents' home in the New York suburbs to spend his final days. While his father, Martin (David Strathairn), finds it difficult to accept his son's sexuality, and his self-concerned sister, Anne (Bridget Fonda), avoids the issue, his mother, Janet (Glenn Close), forges a deeper and more honest relationship with her dying son.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress for a Miniseries or Special
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101 Dalmatians

Fashion designer Anita and computer-game writer Roger meet, fall in love and marry along with their dalmatians Perdita and Pongo. The dogs' puppies are kidnapped by Anita's boss Cruella De Vil, who is stealing young dalmatians to make the coat she has set her heart on. Pongo and Perdita set out to find and rescue all ninety-nine pups from their fearsome captors.

Golden Globe (1997)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
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Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story

Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer (Glenn Close) is a dedicated mother and medical officer who has spent most of her life serving in the United States military. However, after she falls in love with another woman, Diane (Judy Davis), and reveals during a routine interview that she's a lesbian, she's discharged for violating the military's "immoral conduct" policy. Feeling betrayed, Margarethe fights back, taking her case to court and becoming a reluctant but powerful voice against discrimination.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Golden Globe (1996)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Won
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Skylark Poster

Skylark

Sarah (Glenn Close) and farmer husband Jacob Witting (Christopher Walken) want to keep their family together, but a drought makes it difficult to farm their land and provide for their children. When a fire ruins several buildings on their property, Sarah takes stepdaughter Anna (Lexi Randall) and stepson Caleb (Christopher Bell) to her brother's home in Maine, leaving Jacob to tend what's left of their farm. As they steel themselves for a period of separation, Jacob and Sarah pledge to reunite.

Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Sarah, Plain and Tall Poster

Sarah, Plain and Tall

In 1910 Kansas, widowed farmer Jacob Witting (Christopher Walken) is having a hard time raising his children and running his farm without the help of a wife. He puts an ad in the paper for a bride to help him, and gets a response from a woman named Sarah (Glenn Close), who only describes herself as "plain and tall." Sarah travels to the farm for a one-month trial period, but finds Jacob's stubborn attitude and his daughter's view of her as a replacement mother difficult to bear.

Golden Globe (1992)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Dangerous Liaisons Poster

Dangerous Liaisons

The Marquise de Merteuil (Glenn Close) and the Vicomte de Valmont (John Malkovich) display the petty jealousies and jaded insouciance of life in France's royal court in the 18th century, casually ruining the lives of de Merteuil's young romantic rival (Uma Thurman), the music teacher (Keanu Reeves) for whom she secretly pines and the upstanding Madame de Tourvel (Michelle Pfeiffer). But when actual romantic feelings begin to surface, their games take on a more treacherous air.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1989)
Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role
Fatal Attraction Poster

Fatal Attraction

For Dan Gallagher (Michael Douglas), life is good. He is on the rise at his New York law firm, is happily married to his wife, Beth (Anne Archer), and has a loving daughter. But, after a casual fling with a sultry book editor named Alex (Glenn Close), everything changes. Jilted by Dan, Alex becomes unstable, her behavior escalating from aggressive pursuit to obsessive stalking. Dan realizes that his main problem is not hiding his affair, but rather saving himself and his family.

Golden Globe (1988)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role
Maxie Poster

Maxie

A San Francisco librarian's (Mandy Patinkin) wife (Glenn Close) shares her body with the ghost of a Roaring '20s flapper.

Golden Globe (1986)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Something About Amelia Poster

Something About Amelia

Shame and fear have kept Amelia Bennett (Roxana Zal) silent about the sexual molestation she's been suffering at the hands of her father, Steven (Ted Danson). But as Amelia starts to believe that Steven might harm her younger sibling in similar ways, she unburdens herself of her awful secret. Confronted with this horrifying piece of news, Steven's wife, Gail (Glenn Close), can't believe it's true, and he professes his innocence. But as new details emerge, the family is shaken to its core.

Golden Globe (1985)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Special
The Natural Poster

The Natural

On the way to a tryout with the Chicago Cubs, young baseball phenom Roy Hobbs (Robert Redford) is shot by the unstable Harriet Bird (Barbara Hershey). After 16 years, Hobbs returns to pro baseball as a rookie for the last-place New York Knights. Despite early arguments with his manager, Pop Fisher (Wilford Brimley), Hobbs becomes one of the best players in the league, and the Knights start winning. But this upsets the Judge (Robert Prosky), their owner, who wants Hobbs to lose games, not win.

Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role
The Big Chill Poster

The Big Chill

A once close-knit gang of friends -- including an actor (JoBeth Williams), a doctor (Glenn Close) and her husband (Kevin Kline), a Vietnam veteran (William Hurt), and a journalist (Tom Berenger) -- meets for a weekend after the funeral of their much-envied friend Alex, who committed suicide. The friends spend the weekend confronting the personal truths, sacrifices and betrayals that have left them disenchanted. Each must contend with unresolved issues they have with Alex, and with one another.

Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role
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The World According to Garp

A nurse during World War II, Jenny Fields (Glenn Close) conceives with a dying pilot and bears a boy named T.S. Garp (Robin Williams) whom she raises alone. When Garp grows up, he has some success writing fiction, but not nearly so much as his mother has with feminist-themed nonfiction. Rich and famous, she starts a center for troubled women, and while Garp marries and has children, he remains a constant, if somewhat critical, observer of the strange community that forms around Jenny.

Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role