She won two Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards and was nominated five-times for the Academy Award. In 2008, Close received her second Emmy Award for her role as the manipulative lawyer 'Patty Hewes' in the legal drama "Damages". Also in 2008, she won her second Golden Globe Award for her role as 'Patty' in "Damages". Is 2nd cousin of Brooke Shields and was a distant relative of the late Princess Diana and President Ulysses S. Grant. Graduated from the College of William & Mary with a BA in drama and anthropology.
Glenn Close Quotes "I've often been mistaken for Meryl Streep, although never on Oscar night." "I never wanted to be a man. I feel sorry for them."