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Glenn Close

Born: March 19, 1947, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA

Glenn Close is an American actress and singer of theatre and film, known for her roles as a femme fatale (the scheming Marquise de Merteuil in Dangerous Liaisons (1988), and deranged stalker Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction (1987). 


She is also known for playing Cruella de Vil in 101 Dalmatians (1996), and its sequel 102 Dalmatians (2000). She has been more recently known for her Emmy winning role as Patty Hewes in the FX TV series Damages. 

She has been nominated five times for an Oscar, and once for a BAFTA Film Award, and has won three Tonys, an Obie, three Emmys, two Golden Globes, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. 

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The Wife (2018)

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A writer decides to leave her husband while traveling to receive a prestigious award.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber: Tribute to a Superstar (2018)

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To celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber's 70th birthday, NBC presents Andrew Lloyd Webber Tribute to a Superstar March 28 at 10 PM ET. The evening includes conversation and reflection with Lloyd Webber along with Sunset Boulevard Tony winner Glenn Close; John Legend, who will play the title role in Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert April 1 on NBC; Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda; and the Young People’s Chorus of New York City. Read: JOHN LEGEND, SARA BAREILLES, AND MORE ON WHAT TO EXPECT FROM JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT Lloyd Webber, who is currently represented on Broadway with The Phantom of the Opera and School of Rock, is also the composer of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Evita, and Cats. SEE WHAT IS COMING TO BROADWAY IN THE NEAR FUTURE

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

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The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes' aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.

82 2017 137
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Father Figures (2017)

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Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.

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The Girl with All the Gifts (2017)

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BAFTA Award nominated Gemma Arterton (Quantum of Solace, Clash of the Titans) and Academy Award nominated Glenn Close (Guardians of the Galaxy, Fatal Attraction) star in this post-apocalyptic horror which critics have called 'the best zombie movie since 28 Days Later’. In a heavily guarded compound, a small group of children are being studied to discover the cure to a virus that has ravaged the globe. 10-year-old Melanie (Sennia Nanua) and her fellow pupils are second-generation hybrids - part 'Hungry’, part human. But unlike first generation 'Hungries’, Melanie excels in the classroom, is acutely attentive, imaginative and highly intelligent. When the base is overrun by Hungries, Melanie escapes with her favourite teacher, Miss Justineau (Gemma Arterton), Sergeant Parks (Paddy Considine) and Dr. Caldwell, who is intent on using Melanie to synthesize a vaccine. Bound for a fortress-like enclave where society clings to life, can they survive? Does Melanie hold the key to unlocking a cure for the plague on course to destroy the human race?

67 2017 111
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What Happened to Monday (2017)

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In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.

69 2017 123
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Crooked House (2017)

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An engaged woman holds off on marriage until the identity of the person who poisoned her grandfather is found.

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The Wilde Wedding (2017)

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Glenn Close stars as Eve Wilde, a retired movie star on the verge of marrying her fourth husband, celebrated English writer Harold Alcott (Patrick Stewart). Their families, including Eve's first husband Laurence (John Malkovich), have gathered together at Eve's upstate New York mansion to celebrate the nuptials over a long summer weekend. As everyone gets acquainted and Eve's ex-husband meets her next husband, the wedding festivities erupt into a wild weekend where nothing goes as expected. The ensemble cast includes Jack Davenport, Minnie Driver, Noah Emmerich, Peter Facinelli, and Yael Stone.

49 2017 95
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The Great Gilly Hopkins (2017)

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Wisecracking, gum-chewing 12-year-old Gilly is well known in the foster system. Totally unmanageable, she has stayed with more families than she can remember and has outwitted them all. After all, how can she settle down when her real mother, the beautiful and glamourous Courtney, might be out there waiting for her? When Gilly is sent to live with the Trotters, the weirdest family yet, she isn’t planning to stick around. But cheerful, affectionate Maime Trotter isn’t giving up on Gilly just yet...

0 2017 99
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

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Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.

81 2014 121
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Low Down (2014)

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The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.

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5 to 7 (2014)

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A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Casting By (2012)

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This essential new documentary pays tribute to the legacy of the late, legendary casting director Marion Dougherty and shines a light on one of the most overlooked and least understood crafts in filmmaking.

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Albert Nobbs (2011)

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Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women arent encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublins most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.

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Hoodwinked Too! Hood VS. Evil (2011)

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Red Riding Hood is training in the group of Sister Hoods, when she and the Wolf are called to examine the sudden mysterious disappearance of Hansel and Gretel.

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Evening (2007)

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As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid flashbacks, the young Ann (Claire Daines) spends one night with a man named Harris (Patrick Wilson), who was the love of her life.

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Damages (2007)

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Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by the writing and production trio of Daniel Zelman and brothers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler. The plot revolves around the brilliant, ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes and her protégée, recent law school graduate Ellen Parsons. Each season features a major case that Hewes and her firm take on, while also examining a chapter of the complicated relationship between Ellen and Patty. The first two seasons center around the law firm Hewes & Associates. Later seasons center more on Patty and Ellen's relationship as Ellen begins to distance herself from Hewes & Associates and begins an independent career.

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Hoodwinked! (2005)

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The recipes of candies of the goody shops have been stolen by the Goody Bandit, and many animals are out of business. While the police are chasing the criminal, there is a mess at Granny's house evolving Little Red Hiding Hood, The Wolf, The Woodsman and Granny, disturbing the peace in the forest and they are all arrested by the impatient Chief Grizzly.

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Tarzan II (2005)

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Experience the beginning of the legend with Disney's TARZAN II, a hilarious, all-new, animated motion picture loaded with laughs, irresistible new songs by Phil Collins, and the inspired voice talent of Glenn Close, George Carlin, and Emmy Award winner Brad Garrett. Before he was King of the Jungle, Tarzan was an awkward young kid just trying to fit in. When one of his missteps puts his family in jeopardy, Tarzan decides they would be better off without him. His thrilling new journey brings him face to face with the mysterious Zugor, the most powerful force in the land. Together, Tarzan and Zugor discover that being different is not a weakness and that friends and family are the greatest strength of all. This action-packed adventure is sure to delight the entire family. Get ready to GO APE over Disney's wild, new TARZAN II.

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The Chumscrubber (2005)

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The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. Everyone in town is too self consumed to worry about anything else than themselves. And everybody is on some form of drug just to get through their days.

70 2005 108
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The Stepford Wives (2004)

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What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, whove created this high-tech terrifying little town, in a very modern comedy-thriller.

52 2004 93
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Strip Search (2004)

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Strip Search follows several parallel stories examining personal freedoms vs. national security in the aftermath of 9/11; two main subplots involve an American woman detained in China and an Arab man detained in New York City.

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Le divorce (2003)

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| 117 Min

While visiting her sister (Naomi Watts) in Paris, a young woman (Kate Hudson) finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.

49 2003 117
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102 Dalmatians (2000)

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Get ready for a howling good time as an all new assortment of irresistible animal heroes are unleashed in this great family tail! In an unlikely alliance, the outrageous Waddlesworth... a parrot who thinks hes a Rottweiler... teams up with Oddball... an un-marked Dalmation puppy eager to earn her spots! Together they embark on a laugh-packed quest to outwit the ever-scheming Cruella De Vil

48 2000 100
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Tarzan (1999)

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Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the decision as to which family he should belong to...

72 1999 88
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Air Force One (1997)

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Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold his principles - and the integrity of the nation.

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101 Dalmatians (1996)

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The Live action adaptation of a Disney Classic. When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.

56 1996 103
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Mars Attacks! (1996)

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'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy homage to science fiction films of the '50s and '60s.

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Mary Reilly (1996)

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A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.

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The Paper (1994)

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Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces financial straits, and has hatchetman Alicia Clark, Henry s nemesis, impose unpopular cutbacks.

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The House of the Spirits (1993)

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A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.

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Hook (1991)

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A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook. Joining the fun is Julia Roberts as Tinkerbell, Bob Hoskins as the pirate Smee, and Maggie Smith as Granny Wendy Darling, who must convince the middle-aged lawyer, Peter Banning, that he was once the legendary Peter Pan. And so the adventure begins anew, with Peter off to Neverland to save his two children from Captain Hook. Along the way, he rediscovers the power of imagination, of friendship, and of magic. A classic tale updated for children of all ages, Hook was nominated for five 1991 Academy Awards® including best visual effects.

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Reversal of Fortune (1990)

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Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says hes innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.

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Immediate Family (1989)

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Linda and Michael, married for ten years, desperately want a baby and turn to an adoption agency which introduces them to Lucy, a teenage girl expecting her first baby. The three agree that Linda and Michael will adopt Lucy's baby and that Lucy will sign away custody. Things don't go quite to plan however..

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Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

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Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for one last night with her. Yet things don’t go as planned in this love triangle drama.

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Fatal Attraction (1987)

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A married man s one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.

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Jagged Edge (1985)

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San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she hasnt handled a criminal case for many years. Theres a certain chemistry between them and Teddy soon finds herself defending the man she loves.

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The Natural (1984)

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An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league in this magical sports fantasy. With the aid of a bat cut from a lightning struck tree, Hobbs lives the fame he should have had earlier when, as a rising pitcher, he is inexplicably shot by a young woman.

75 1984 137
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The Big Chill (1983)

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Kevin Kline and Glenn Close star as Harold and Sarah Cooper, a couple whose marital troubles are put on hold while they host an unhappy reunion of former college pals gathered for the funeral of one of their own, a suicide victim named Alex. As the weekend unfolds, the friends catch up with each other, play the music of their youth, reminisce, smoke marijuana, and pair off with each other.

72 1983 105
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The World According to Garp (1982)

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Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women.

72 1982 136



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