Glenn Close

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Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American actress. Throughout her career spanning over four decades, Close has garnered numerous accolades, including two Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and three Tony Awards. Additionally, she has been nominated eight times for an Academy Award, holding the record for the most nominations in an acting category without a win (tied with Peter O'Toole). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glenn Close has received more than 9,542,636 page views. Her biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Glenn Close is the 286th most popular actor (down from 221st in 2019), the 561st most popular biography from United States (down from 448th in 2019) and the 155th most popular American Actor.

Glenn Close is most famous for her role as the lead character in the 1987 film Fatal Attraction.

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Among actors, Glenn Close ranks 286 out of 10,030Before her are Kevin Spacey, Melina Mercouri, David Niven, Lon Chaney, Sean Penn, and Goldie Hawn. After her are Bibi Andersson, Martin Landau, Michael Keaton, Hugh Grant, Albert Finney, and Isabelle Huppert.

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Among people born in 1947, Glenn Close ranks 27Before her are Shirin Ebadi, Michael Porter, Takeshi Kitano, Farrah Fawcett, Paco de Lucía, and Salman Rushdie. After her are Gigliola Cinquetti, Herman Van Rompuy, France Gall, Sam Neill, Josep Borrell, and Ali Abdullah Saleh.

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Among people born in United States, Glenn Close ranks 561 out of 15,968Before her are Lon Chaney (1883), Sean Penn (1960), Lewis H. Morgan (1818), Goldie Hawn (1945), Richard Stallman (1953), and Scott Joplin (1868). After her are John Wayne Gacy (1942), Martin Landau (1928), Michael Keaton (1951), Benny Goodman (1909), Gertrude B. Elion (1918), and Josephine Cochrane (1839).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Glenn Close ranks 155Before her are Danny Trejo (1944), Romina Power (1951), Kevin Spacey (1959), Lon Chaney (1883), Sean Penn (1960), and Goldie Hawn (1945). After her are Martin Landau (1928), Michael Keaton (1951), Willem Dafoe (1955), Nancy Reagan (1921), Rod Steiger (1925), and Carrie Fisher (1956).

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