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Glenn Close

1947 - Today

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Glenda Veronica "Glenn" Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American actress and singer. In a career spanning over six decades, she has garnered numerous accolades, including three Tony Awards, three Emmy Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. She has been nominated eight times for an Academy Award, sharing the record for most nominations in acting categories without a win with Peter O'Toole. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glenn Close has received more than 12,408,714 page views. Her biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia. Glenn Close is the 245th most popular actor (up from 286th in 2019), the 450th most popular biography from United States (up from 561st in 2019) and the 121st 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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  • 68

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  • 5.43

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.79

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Among actors, Glenn Close ranks 245 out of 9,996Before her are Ian McShane, Stellan Skarsgård, Joan Crawford, Joan Fontaine, Montgomery Clift, and Annie Girardot. After her are Rudolph Valentino, Isabelle Huppert, Pat Morita, Sharon Stone, Raffaella Carrà, and Dennis Hopper.

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Among people born in 1947, Glenn Close ranks 23Before her are O. J. Simpson, Michael Porter, Takeshi Kitano, Paul Auster, Tom Clancy, and Carlos Santana. After her are Iggy Pop, Salman Rushdie, Shirin Ebadi, Paco de Lucía, Robert Kiyosaki, and Sam Neill.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Glenn Close ranks 450 out of 18,182Before her are Gordon Allport (1897), Tennessee Williams (1911), Cliff Burton (1962), Montgomery Clift (1920), The Notorious B.I.G. (1972), and John Wayne Gacy (1942). After her are Pat Morita (1932), Jim Jones (1931), Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Sharon Stone (1958), Willis Carrier (1876), and Iggy Pop (1947).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Glenn Close ranks 121Before her are Jessica Lange (1949), Viggo Mortensen (1958), Kim Basinger (1953), George Clooney (1961), Joan Crawford (1904), and Montgomery Clift (1920). After her are Pat Morita (1932), Sharon Stone (1958), Dennis Hopper (1936), Julianne Moore (1960), Michelle Pfeiffer (1958), and Lauren Bacall (1924).

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