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1947–, American actress, b. Greenwich, Conn. She began her career in the theater, debuting on Broadway in Love for Love (1974), winning an Obie for the off-Broadway The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs (1982) and a Tony for Tom StoppardStoppard, Tom,
1937–, English playwright, b. Zlín, Czechoslovakia (now in the Czech Republic), as Tomas Straussler. During his childhood he and his family moved to Singapore, later (1946) settling in Bristol, England, where he became a journalist.
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's The Real Thing (1984). She achieved Hollywood success as the off-beat mother in The World According to Garp (1982) and went on to play a wise yuppie doctor in The Big Chill (1983), a bleachers muse in The Natural (1984), and various other largely wholesome parts. Close achieved international stardom in a chilling role, the obsessed and psychotic femme fatale of Fatal Attraction (1987). Her later characters have included the icy, depraved aristocrat of Dangerous Liaisons (1988), the tough, sharply witty newspaper executive of The Paper (1994), and the 19th-century Irish woman who finds safety living as a man in Albert Nobbs (2011, a reprise of her 1982 off-Broadway role). Close returned to Broadway in the drama Death and the Maiden (1992) and in Andrew Lloyd WebberLloyd Webber, Andrew,
1948–, British theatrical composer. A member of a successful musical family, he began composing musicals as a teenager; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1968) was an early work done in collaboration with the lyricist Tim Rice.
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's musical version of Sunset Boulevard (1994), winning Tony Awards for both. She has also appeared in such films as as Jagged Edge (1985), Hamlet (1990), and Reversal of Fortune (1990), as well as in television dramas, e.g., the legal thriller Damages (2007–).
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ALBERT NOBBS 15 Make-up magic means that Glenn Close bears a startling resemblance to Gordon Jackson in this period piece in which Upstairs Downstairs meets Tootsie in reverse.
ALBERT NOBBS Cert 15, 113mins Glenn Close earned her sixth Oscar nomination for this period drama about a cross-dressing butler.
ALBERT NOBBS (15) Verdict: I HAVE always loved Glenn Close, who deservedly won a third best actress Oscar nomination for this to go with three best supporting actress nods.
THE VERDICT Glenn Close got an Oscar-nomination for her role in this gender-bending period drama.
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Name the 1987 movie that Glenn Close starred in with Michael Douglas.