Glenn Close Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


13th June 2016

Fact: Glenn Close did her best Hillary Clinton impression at the 2016 Tony Awards as she donned a blonde wig and blue pantsuit to pitch a fake musical titled A Clinton Line, a spoof on classic A Chorus Line, singing a parody of the show's track "I Hope I Get It". The Book of Mormon alum Andrew Rannells played Donald Trump, Clinton's opponent in the upcoming U.S. presidential election - previewing his own musical, Book of Moron. Singing to the tune of the musical's opening number, Rannells said, "Hello, my name is Donald Trump, and I would like to build a wall that goes straight through your house."


3rd November 2015

Quote: "When I was approached to do this I thought it was actually a gift. To be able to come back to the same character 20 years later.... When you play a great character like that she becomes part of the fabric of your being. She haunted me after I left her." Actress Glenn Close is thrilled to be returning to Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Sunset Boulevard in London's West End, 20 years after she first played lead character Norma Desmond in a Broadway production.


14th July 2014

Fact: Glenn Close was the toast of the Maine International Film Festival on Sunday (13Jul14) as she was honoured for her career achievements. The veteran actress, who has a holiday home in Scarborough, Maine, received the Mid-Life Achievement Award following a screening of her 2011 film Albert Nobbs.


6th June 2013

Fact: Actress Glenn Close ended up with pie all over her face during an appearance on America's Late Night talk show on Wednesday (05Jun13) after taking part in a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors, Pie and losing a couple of rounds against host Jimmy Fallon. The Hollywood veteran wasn't the only one to be covered in cream - the comedian also lost out in the hand game.


6th September 2012

Quote: "I really hate shopping. I don't spend a lot on myself. I'm very lucky I can wear costumes from my Damages character." Actress Glenn Close confesses to raiding the wardrobe department of her hit TV drama.


16th April 2012

Quote: "It's framed on my wall. If people want to go deeper into my house, they have to pass that." Glenn Close still owns the knife she famously wielded as a spurned lover in 1987 movie Fatal Attraction.


27th March 2012

Fact: Jessica Lange has replaced Glenn Close in the upcoming movie adaptation of Emile Zola's play Therese Raquin. Lange will play mum to Elizabeth Olsen's title character. Harry Potter star Tom Felton is also part of the cast.


8th February 2012

Quote: "I wouldn't mind if my breasts were bigger." Oscar nominee Glenn Close would like larger boobs.


9th January 2012

Fact: Glenn Close's movie makeover as a man in Albert Nobbs has helped land make-up experts Clare Lambe and Matthew Mungle a spot on the Oscars shortlist. The pair's stunning transformation of Close has put them closer to a nomination, alongside the artists behind Anonymous, The Artist, Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Hugo and The Iron Lady. The nominations will be announced on 24 January (12).


7th October 2011

Quote: "The bunny was the one thing I had a question about. I took the script to a psychiatrist and said, 'Is this behaviour possible? Could somebody do something like that?' The answer was yes." Glenn Close on boiling a pet rabbit in character as obsessed lover Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction.


9th June 2011

Fact: Actress Glenn Close donned an inflatable fat suit to take on U.S. talk show host Jimmy Fallon in a playful sumo wrestling match during an appearance on LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (08Jun11).


4th March 2010

Quote: "The only thing that bothered me was the rabbit... I thought it was over the top." Glenn Close had problems with the Fatal Attraction script.


2nd March 2010

Fact: Fatal Attraction co-stars Michael Douglas and Glenn Close have interviewed each other for Oprah Winfrey's upcoming Oscars TV special. The two old friends will join Oscar winner Ben Affleck and Oscar hopeful Jeremy Renner and top actresses Penelope Cruz and Halle Berry, who will also chat with each other. The show will air in America on Wednesday (03Mar10).


18th January 2010

Quote: "I thought I'll be outside a laundromat or a porno shop or something... (I was) in front of the Roosevelt hotel - quite fancy." Glenn Close on her Hollywood Walk of Fame star.


9th November 2009

Fact: Mel Gibson and Glenn Close joined fans of Bruce Springsteen to rock out at his concert on Saturday (07Nov09) - the Hollywood actors were spotted among the crowd at New York's Madison Square Garden.


12th February 2009

Quote: "When I won the Emmy I had written this speech... (but) I didn't have my glasses, so the whole thing was a total blur and I thought, 'Oh s**t!'. I kind of wildly tried to remember what I had written so eloquently. It was incredibly stressful." Actress Glenn Close struggled with her acceptance speech after collecting a Best Actress Emmy Award for hit TV series Damages in 2008.


8th January 2009

Fact: Fatal Attraction star Glenn Close is to be honoured with the 2,378th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Celebrity friends Michael Chiklis, Jobeth Williams, MaryKay Place and Tate Donovan will pay tribute to Close before her star is unveiled in front of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on 12 January (09).


24th December 2008

Fact: Glenn Close, Ricky Gervais, and Jake Gyllenhaal have been added to the star-studded line-up of presenters at the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony, which will broadcast live from the Beverly Hilton in California on 11 January (09).


22nd October 2008

Quote: "I'm scared of thrillers. I don't even know if I would've gone to see Fatal Attraction by myself." Actress Glenn Close on her dramatic performance as a crazed lover in the 1987 film.


8th September 2008

Quote: "Those lips - he looks exactly like Sophia Loren." Actress Glenn Close is convinced actor Jeff Goldblum resembles the 1960s sex symbol.


29th January 2008

Fact: Glenn Close and Brooke Shields are second cousins.


29th December 2007

Quote: "It didn't do Helen Mirren and Judi Dench any harm." Oscar winner Glenn Close snubbed advice by movie moguls that TV would kill her film career when accepting a role in hit show DAMAGES.


7th December 2005

Fact: <p>Actresses Glenn Close and Brooke Shields are distant cousins. </p>


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