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Close Quits Triathlons

GLENN CLOSE has given up her dream to become a triathlete after realising she's not a strong enough swimmer.The 62-year-old actress started taking part in mini events in Maine and quickly discovered she doesn't have...

Close Fronts Mental Illness Campaign

Hollywood star GLENN CLOSE is spearheading a new campaign to destigmatise mental illness in the U.S.The Fatal Attraction star has thrown her support behind Bring Change to Mind, an initiative aimed at encouraging people to...

Awards Feature Many Reruns ... Er ... Repeats

Once again AMC's Mad Men and NBC's 30 Rock took the top series awards at the 61st annual Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday night. Glenn Close again won the best actress Emmy in the drama series...

Rose Byrne's Kylie Love

Rose Byrne wanted to be Kylie Minogue.The 'Damages' actress is a huge fan of her fellow Australian and was inspired by the sexy singer to start performing.Rose, the youngest of four children, said: "I was...

Close Puts Her Faith In Prison Puppy Programme

GLENN CLOSE has thrown her full support behind a project which links service dogs to violent criminals. The actress has become a spokesperson for the Puppies Behind Bars initiative, which teaches felons to train man's best...

Close Victorious In Tv Carrot Competition

GLENN CLOSE proved to be a real big mouth during a recent TV appearance - after she was challenged to see how many baby carrots she could fit into her mouth. The veteran actress showed off...

Close Was Pregnant When She Shot Violent Fatal Attraction Death

GLENN CLOSE struggles to watch her character's violent death in 1987 movie FATAL ATTRACTION - because she was pregnant when she shot the chilling scene. Close was called back to the set six months after the...

Close Loves Laid Back New York

Actress GLENN CLOSE loves the anonymity of living in New York - because she can go about her business without a constant trail of photographers. The Fatal Attraction star moved to the city in 1974 and...

Close Constantly Mistaken For Streep

GLENN CLOSE has laughed off her big-screen success - because she's constantly mistaken for fellow Hollywood actress MERYL STREEP. The Fatal Attraction star is a household name in her own right - she has been nominated...

Close Accepts Hollywood Star With Humour

GLENN CLOSE humbly accepted her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame - jokingly telling fans they could take revenge against her nasty on-screen characters by stomping on her name. The actress, best known for...

Von Bulow Dead

MARTHA 'SUNNY' VON BULOW, the heiress GLENN CLOSE portrayed in REVERSAL OF FORTUNE, has died after spending almost 28 years in a coma. She was 76. Von Bulow was found unconscious on the floor of...

Pacino Picked Close For Pfeiffer's Scarface Role

AL PACINO originally wanted GLENN CLOSE to be his co-star in SCARFACE - but producers didn't think she was sexy enough. The actor played a gangster in the 1983 film, and thought Close was perfect...

Close Honoured With Leadership Award

GLENN CLOSE will be honoured for her long-running Hollywood career next month (Dec08) by industry publication The Hollywood Reporter as it unveils the annual 100 most powerful women in entertainment list. The Fatal Attraction star...

Close Can't Part With Movie Wardrobe

Actress GLENN CLOSE keeps a museum full of costumes collected from her decades-long movie career - because she's obsessed with her eccentric on-screen characters. The legendary star began her collection after her first movie, 1982...

Stars Come Out As Radcliffe Makes Broadway Debut

GLENN CLOSE, KATHLEEN TURNER and DOMINIC COOPER gave actor DANIEL RADCLIFFE a rousing reception as he made his Broadway debut in EQUUS on Thursday...

Applegate + Close In Emmys Bomb Scare

CHRISTINA APPLEGATE and GLENN CLOSE were caught up in a bomb scare at the 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night (21Sep08), it has emerged. The stars' limos were sent away from the glittering...

Cable Triumphs At Emmys

It was a big night for cable TV at the Emmys Sunday night as AMC's Mad Men won for best drama series (the first basic-cable program to take the award) and HBO's John Adams won...

Close Reveals Passion For Pets With New Website

Actress GLENN CLOSE has launched a new website in a bid to create an open forum for dog owners and raise awareness about animal rescue missions. The 61-year-old star, who set up the website FetchDog.com...

Stars Design T-shirts For Earth Day

GLENN CLOSE, CHEVY CHASE and JAIME PRESSLY have put their designing skills to good use to create a new line of charity Tshirts. The stars have teamed up with the Earth Day Network to create...

Close Is Desperate For Her Daughter To Act

Hollywood star GLENN CLOSE is desperate for her teenage daughter to follow in her footsteps and become an actress. The Oscar nominee dreams of sharing the big screen with 19-year-old Annie, and insists she can't...

Lloyd Webber: 'Close And Streisand Are Desperate For Sunset Role'

LATEST: Veteran actresses GLENN CLOSE and BARBRA STREISAND are battling it out to land the lead role in the SUNSET BOULEVARD remake, according to composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER. The theatre impresario - who...

Close Calls For End To Strike

Actress GLENN CLOSE is tiring of asking the Writer's Guild of America (WGA) to call off its strike, claiming picketing members are turning the public against them. The strike - a bid by writers to...

Close: 'I Was Terrified Of Douglas'

Actress GLENN CLOSE was terrified of her FATAL ATTRACTION co-star MICHAEL DOUGLAS - because he was already a seasoned celebrity in Hollywood circles when they met. The shoot for the 1987 thriller got off to...

Close's Marriage Wrecker Keeps Couples Together

GLENN CLOSE credits her psychotic role in FATAL ATTRACTION with saving marriages - because it's made men fear the repercussions of infidelity. The actress claims her terrifying portrayal of Michael Douglas' vengeful scorned mistress in...

Linney Heads Back To Broadway To Play Villainous Countess

Actress LAURA LINNEY is heading back to Broadway to take on the historical villain played on the big screen by GLENN CLOSE and ANNETTE BENING. The Love Actually star will play scheming La Marquise de...

Bbc Gets Damages

The BBC has acquired the rights to show the highly-rated US drama Damages on BBC1 next year.Starring five-time academy award-nominated actress Glenn Close, Damages is a highly successful drama which blends a legal thriller with...

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Close's Evil Laugh Makes Child Cry

Actress GLENN CLOSE has vowed to never again impersonate her evil 101 DALMATIANS character in front of a young child, after reducing one little boy to tears. Close plays villainess Cruella De Vil in the...

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