Famous as :Actress
Birth Date :March 19, 1947
Birth Place :Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
Spouse :Cabot Wade (rock guitarist, 22-Nov-69 - 2-Oct-73), James Marlas (businessman, 1-Sep-84 - 27-Feb-87), David Evans Shaw (biotechnology entrepreneur, since 3-Feb-06)
Claim to fame :As Alex Forrest in "Fatal Attraction" (1987)
A versatile actress of great talent and grace who has acquired numerous honors and laudation throughout her long career, Glenn Close indeed has penned her name solidly in the show business as one of the most prominent thespians the world ever has. Coming from the upper-class family of English descent, she was born to William T. Close and Bettine Moore on March 19, 1947 in Greenwich, Connecticut. This blond girl then spent most of early life alternately between Switzerland's boarding schools and the Belgian Congo, or later known as Zaire, Africa where her father worked as a doctor while also operated a clinic for 16 years. Always has a deep love for acting, she started to establish her way in acting field during her teens, including forming a theater group at her school, Greenwich's Rosemary Hall, and joining the original stage productions of a conservative folk-singing group, Up With People, for a couple of years.