Walk of Fame Star for Glenn Close…


Glenn Close To Receive Star On Walk Of Fame


Glenn Close


January 7, 2009


Veteran actress Glenn Close will receive the 2,378th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday.


Close received the outstanding actress in a drama Emmy in September for her portrayal of attorney Patty Hewes on “Damages.” She also won an outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or special Emmy for the title role in the 1995 NBC made-for-television movie, “Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story.”


Close received best supporting actress Oscar nominations for her first two films “The World According to Garp” and “The Big Chill.” She also received a best supporting actress Oscar nomination for “The Natural” and two best actress nominations for “Fatal Attraction” and “Dangerous Liaisons.”


Her other film credits include “Reversal of Fortune”; “Hamlet”; “101 Dalmatians” and its sequel “102 Dalmatians”; and “Air Force One.”


Close also received Emmy nominations for her work on “The Shield”; the miniseries the made-for-television movies “Sarah, Plain and Tall,” “The Lion in Winter,” “In the Gloaming,” “Skylark” and “Something About Amelia”; and a guest starring role on “Will & Grace.”


Close also supplied the voice of Homer Simpson’s mother Mona on three episodes of the classic Fox Broadcasting animated series “The Simpsons.”


JoBeth Williams and Mary Kay Place, who appeared with Close in the 1983 film “The Big Chill,”; Michael Chiklis, who starred on the FX series “The Shield” with Close and Close’s “Damages” cast mate Tate Donovan will join Close in speaking in the late-morning ceremony in front of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, which administers the Walk of Fame, announced Wednesday.



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