b. 19 March 1947, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. Although known mainly as an achieved actress in films like the World Relating To Garp, THE BEST Chill, The Organic, and specifically Fatal Attraction, Harmful Liaisons, Reversal Of Lot of money, and 101 Dalmatians, Glenn Close in addition has made a significant contribution towards the musical theater. After majoring in episode and anthropology at the faculty of William & Mary, she worked well in regional theater before showing up in Richard Rodgers’ ill-fated musical Rex in the past due 70s. She was nominated for any Tony Award on her behalf overall performance as P.T. Barnum’s feisty wife, Charity, in the Broadway musical Barnum (1980), and received Tonys for Greatest Celebrity in Tom Stoppard’s play, GENUINE (1984), and Ariel Dorfman’s Loss of life OF THE Maiden (1992). Nevertheless, Close accomplished her best triumph up to now when she portrayed the ageing film celebrity, Norma Desmond, in the Broadway creation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical, Sunset Boulevard (changing original celebrity Patti LuPone). Her ‘untamed, larger-than-life overall performance’ – that she was hailed as ‘the fascinating new star from the American musical theater from the 90s’ – received among the display’s seven Tony Honours, for Best Celebrity INSIDE A Musical.