Glenn CLOSE

* 19.03.1947, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA

Schauspielerin * Studium am College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia (1974 BA in Schauspiel und Anthropologie) * 1974/75 erste Auftritte am Broadway (Love for Love; The Rules of the Game; The Member of the Wedding) * 1978/79 erste Fernsehrollen (Too Far to Go & Orphan Train) * 1982 preisgekröntes Kinodebüt in The World According to Garp - anschließend spielt sich sehr schnell in die Spitzengruppe von Hollywoods hochbezahlten Charakterdarstellerinnen (1983-89 fünf Oscar-Nominierungen) * 1986/88 internationaler Durchbruch mit "gemeinen" Parts in Fatal Attraction und Dangerous Liaisons * ab 1988 wirkt erneut in TV-Movies (Sarah, Plain and Tall, 1991; Emmy für Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story, 1995) und -Serien (The Shield, 2005; Damages, 2007) mit * setzt ihre Theaterkarriere fort und gewinnt dabei drei Tony Awards (The Real Thing, Death and the Maiden, Sunset Boulevard)

FILMS

Too Far to Go (Der weite Weg zu zweit, 1978-USA; R: Fielder Cook, B: William Hanley, K: Walter Lassally, M: Elizabeth Swados, D: Michael Moriarty, Blythe Danner, GC-Rebecca) 100m-Drama (Kurzgeschichten von John Updike) (8204, NY) > TVM (7903)

The World According to Garp (Garp und wie er die Welt sah, 1981-USA; R: George Roy Hill, B: Steve Tesich, K: Miroslav Ondricek, MA: David Shire, D: Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, GC-Jenny Fields, John Lithgow) 136m-Tragikomödie (Roman von John Irving, 1978) (04-08; 8207)

The Big Chill (Der große Frust, 1982/83-USA; R: Lawrence Kasdan, B: Lawrence Kasdan, Barbara Benedek, K: John Bailey, D: Tom Berenger, GC-Sarah Cooper, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, JoBeth Williams) 105m-Tragikomödie (8309)

The Natural (Der Unbeugsame, 1983-USA; R: Barry Levinson, B: Roger Towne, Phil Dusenberry, K: Caleb Deschanel, M: Randy Newman, D: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, GC-Iris) 134m-Sportlerdrama (Roman von Bernard Malamud, 1952) (08-10; 8405)

The Stone Boy (1984-USA; d: Christopher Cain, B: Gina Berriault, K: Juan Ruiz Anchia, M: James Horner, D: Robert Duvall * Frederic Forrest * GC-Ruth Hillerman * Wilford Brimley) 91/3m-Drama (8404)

Maxie (Maxie, 1984/85-USA; R: Paul Aaron, B: Patricia Resnick, K: Fred Schuler, M: Georges Delerue, D: GC-Jan/Maxie, Mandy Patinkin, Ruth Gordon, Barnard Hughes, Valerie Curtin) 90/8m-Fantasykomödie (Roman Marion's Wall von Jack Finney, 1973) (10-?; 8509)

Jagged Edge (Das Messer, 1985-USA * Richard Marquand ... Teddy Barnes) (01-03; 8510)

Fatal Attraction (Eine verhängnisvolle Affäre, 1986-USA * Adrian Lyne ... Alex Forrest) (8709)

Dangerous Liaisons (Gefährliche Liebschaften, 1988-USA * Stephen Frears ... Marquise de Merteuil) (Roman von Choderlos de Laclos) (05-07; 8812)

Immediate Family (Second Hand Familie, 1988/89-USA; R: Jonathan Kaplan, B: Barbara Benedek, K: John Lindley, M: Brad Fiedel, D: GC-Linda Spector * James Woods) 95m-Melodram (11-02; 8910)

Reversal of Fortune (Die Affäre der Sunny von B., 1989-USA * Barbet Schroeder ... Sunny von Bülow) (Buch von Alan Dershowitz) (9010)

Hamlet (Hamlet, 1990-USA; R: Franco Zeffirelli, B: Christopher De Vore, Franco Zeffirelli, K: David Watkin, M: Ennio Morricone, D: Mel Gibson * GC-Gertrude * Alan Bates) 135m-Tragödie (Bühnenstück von William Shakespeare, 1602) (04-06; 9012)

Meeting Venus (Zauber der Venus, 1990-GB; R: István Szabó, B: Istvan Szabo, Michael Hirst, K: Lajos Koltai, D: GC-Karin Anderson * Niels Arestrup) 120m-Drama (08-11; 9109)

Hook (Hook, 1991-USA * Steven Spielberg ... cameo) (9112)

Das Geisterhaus (1993-D/DK/P * Bille August ... Férula Trueba) (Roman von Isabel Allende) (01-04; 9310)

The Paper (Schlagzeilen, 1993-USA; R: Ron Howard, B: David Koepp, Stephen Koepp, K: John Seale, M: Randy Newman, D: Michael Keaton * GC-Alicia Clark * Marisa Tomei * Randy Quaid & Robert Duvall) 112m-Komödie (07-09; 9403)

Mary Reilly (Mary Reilly, 1994-USA; R: Stephen Frears, B: Christopher Hampton, K: Philippe Rousselot, M: George Fenton, D: Julia Roberts * John Malkovich / GC-Mrs. Farraday) 108m-Horror (Roman von Valerie Martin, 1990) (06-09/+Winter '95; 9602)

101 Dalmatians (101 Dalmatiner, 1995/96-USA * Stephen Herek ... Cruella De Vil) (Roman von Dodie Smith) (10?11-01; 9611)

Mars Attacks! (Mars Attacks!, 1996-USA * Tim Burton ... Marsha Dale) (02-06; 9612)

Paradise Road (Paradise Road, 1996-USA/AUS; R+B: Bruce Beresford, K: Peter James, M: Ross Edwards, D: GC-Adrienne Pargiter * Frances McDormand * Pauline Collins * Cate Blanchett * Jennifer Ehle * Julianna Margulies) 115/22m-Kriegsdrama (04-07; 9704)

Air Force One (Air Force One, 1996/97-USA * Wolfgang Petersen ... Kathryn Bennett) (09-01; 9707)

Cookie's Fortune (Cookie's Fortune - Aufruhr in Holly Springs, 1998-USA * Robert Altman ... Camille Dixon) (05-06; 9904)

Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (Gefühle, die man sieht - Things You Can Tell, 1999-USA; R+B: Rodrigo García, K: Emmanuel Lubezki, M: Edward Shearmur, D: GC-Elaine Keener, Cameron Diaz, Calista Flockhart, Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman & Holly Hunter) 109m-Episodendrama (06-08; 0010-F)

102 Dalmatians (102 Dalmatiner, 1999/00-USA; R: Kevin Lima, B: Kristen Buckley, Brian Regan, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White, K: Adrian Biddle, M: David Newman, D: GC-Cruella DeVil, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Evans, Tim McInnerny & Gerard Depardieu) 100m-Komödie (Roman The One Hundred and One Dalmatians von Dodie Smith, 1956) (11-04; 0011)

The Safety of Objects (2000-USA/GB; d+B: Rose Troche, K: Enrique Chediak, M: Barb Morrison, Charles Nieland, Nance Nieland, D: GC-Esther Gold, Dermot Mulroney) 120m-Drama (Kurzgeschichtensammlung von A.M. Homes, 1990) (09-11; 0303)

Le divorce (Eine Affäre in Paris, 2002-USA * James Ivory ... Olivia Pace) (Roman von Diane Johnson) (0308)

The Stepford Wives (Die Frauen von Stepford, 2003-USA * Frank Oz ... Claire Wellington) (Buch von Ira Levin) (06-09; 0406)

Heights (2003-USA; d: Chris Terrio, B: Amy Fox; Chris Terrio, K: Jim Denault, M: Martin Erskine, Ben Butler, D: GC-Diana, Elizabeth Banks, Eric Bogosian, Jesse Bradford, Matthew Davis, Andrew Howard, Thomas Lennon, John Light, Susan Malick, James Marsden, Michael Murphy, Denis O'Hare, Isabella Rossellini, George Segal, Rufus Wainwright) 93m-Drama (Bühnenstück von Amy Fox, 2000) (10-12; 0506, LA)

The Chumscrubber (Glück in kleinen Dosen, 2004-USA; R: Arie Posin, B: Zac Stanford, K: Lawrence Sher, M: James Horner, D: GC-Carrie Johnson * Ralph Fiennes * Lauren Holly * Allison Janney * Carrie-Anne Moss * Rita Wilson & Jamie Bell * Camilla Belle * Justin Chatwin * Rory Culkin * Thomas Curtis * Lou Taylor Pucci) 108m-Satire (04-05; 0508)

Nine Lives (Nine Lives, 2004-USA; R+B: Rodrigo García, K: Xavier Perez Grobet, M: Ed/ward Shearmur, D: Kathy Baker * Amy Brenneman * Elpidia Carrillo * GC-Maggie * Stephen Dillane * Dakota Fanning * William Fichtner * Lisa Gay Hamilton * Holly Hunter * Jason Isaacs * Joe Mantegna * Ian McShane * Molly Parker * Mary Kay Place * Sydney Tamiia Poitier * Aidan Quinn * Miguel Sandoval * Amanda Seyfried * Sissy Spacek * Robin Wright [Penn]) 115m-Episodendrama (07, 17 Tage; 0510)

Evening (Spuren eines Lebens, 2006-USA; R: Lajos Koltai, B: Susan Minot, Michael Cunningham, K: Gyula Pados, M: Jan A.P. Kaczmarek, D: Claire Danes * Toni Collette * Vanessa Redgrave / GC-Mrs. Wittenborn) 117m-Melodram (Buch=Roman von Susan Minot, 1998) (0706)

Albert Nobbs (2010/11-GB/USA/IRL; d: Rodrigo García, B: Gabriella Prekop, John Banville, Glenn Close, K: Michael McDonough, M: Brian Byrne, D: GC-Albert Nobbs, Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Johnson, Janet McTeer, Pauline Collins & Brendan Gleeson) 113m-Drama (Kurzgeschichte von George Moore) (12-01; 1112, LA)

Low Down (2013-USA; d: Jeff Preiss, B: Amy-Jo Albany, Topper Lilien, K: Christopher Blauvelt, M: Ohad Talmor, D: John Hawkes * Elle Fanning, Lena Headey, Flea, Caleb Landry Jones & Peter Dinklage & Glenn Close: Gram) 114m-Biopic (Buch Low Down: Junk, Jazz, and Other Fairy Tales from Childhood von A.J. Albany, 2003) (05-06; 1410)

5 to 7 (2013-USA; d+B: Victor Levin, K: Arnaud Potier, M: Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans, D: Anton Yelchin * Bérénice Marlohe, Olivia Thirlby, Lambert Wilson & Frank Langella & Glenn Close: Arlene Bloom) 98m-Liebeskomödie (05-06; 1504)

Guardians of the Galaxy (Guardians of the Galaxy, 2013-USA; R: James Gunn, B: James Gunn, Nicole Perlman, K: Ben Davis, M: Tyler Bates, D: Chris Pratt ° Zoë Saldaña ° Dave Bautista, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou + John C. Reilly + Glenn Close: Nova Prime & Benicio Del Toro) 121m-Sci-Fi-Action (Comicbuch von Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning) (07-10; 1408)

Anesthesia (2013-USA; R+B: Tim Blake Nelson, K: Christina Voros, M: Jeff Danna, D: Glenn Close: Marcia, K. Todd Freeman, Jessica Hecht, Gretchen Mol, Tim Blake Nelson, Gloria Reuben, Kristen Stewart, Corey Stoll, Mickey Sumner, Yul Vazquez, Sam Waterston, Michael K. Williams) 90m-Drama (11-12; 1601)

The Great Gilly Hopkins (Gilly Hopkins - Eine wie keine, 2014-USA; R: Stephen Herek, B: David Paterson, K: David M. Dunlap, M: Mark Isham, D: Sophie Nélisse ° Kathy Bates ° Julia Stiles, Bill Cobbs, Billy Magnussen & Octavia Spencer & Glenn Close: Nonnie Hopkins) 99m-Drama (Kinderbuch von Katherine Paterson, 1978) (04-06; 1610)

AWARDS

National Board of Review Award (beste Nebendarstellerin) für The World According to Garp (1982)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award (beste Nebendarstellerin) für The World According to Garp (1982)

Donostia-Preis (für ihr Lebenswerk) [Filmfestival San Sebastián 2011]

Darstellerpreis für Albert Nobbs [Filmfestival Tokio 2011]

Irish Film and Television Award (beste internationale Darstellerin) für Albert Nobbs (2012)

BOOK

Ron Newcomer: The Films of Glenn Close. Secaucus: Citadel Press, 1999

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