Glenn Close Quotes and Sayings

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Glenn Close was born on March 19, 1947, in Greenwich, Connecticut. She is an American singer cum actress. She is well-known for her role as deranged stalker Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction (1987). Close has been nominated for eight Emmys, won two, nominated again for nine Golden Globes (having already earned two) and five Oscars, and has also received an Obie, three Tonys and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Close has had a lengthy career as a versatile actress and performer. She had an extensive career performing in many Broadway musicals.

Glenn Close Quotes and Sayings

Acting, to me, is about the incredible adventure of examining the landscape of human heart and soul. That’s basically what we do.
– Glenn Close

Annie Roth is one our best, most inspired costume designers. And she’s a full collaborator in constructing a character.
– Glenn Close

As an actor, I go where the good writing is. That’s the bottom line.
– Glenn Close

Bunny boiler is now part of our language, and I’m proud of that.
– Glenn Close

Celebrity is death – celebrity – that’s the worst thing that can happen to an actor.
– Glenn Close

Diva has a negative connotation.
– Glenn Close

Good roles are hard to find no matter what age.
– Glenn Close

I don’t think the tabloids find me very interesting.
– Glenn Close

I find it quite amusing that I can frighten children by just saying, Puppies. Usually they’re disappointed I don’t actually have black and white hair.
– Glenn Close

I get bored talking about myself, but I can talk about the work.
– Glenn Close

I had a dresser who literally squeezed me in like Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With The Wind.
– Glenn Close

I knew the term Stepford Wife, and I knew what that meant. I never read the book, and I think before I started filming I watched the movie. I thought it was very dated.
– Glenn Close

I love the chemistry that can be created onstage between the actors and the audience. It’s molecular even, the energies that can go back and forth. I started in theater. and when I first went into movies I felt that my energy was going to blow out the camera.

I never got into this business thinking I’d be like a movie star.
– Glenn Close

I never wanted to be a man. I feel sorry for them.
– Glenn Close

I think the diva is kind of a cliche. My definition of a diva is somebody whose talent does not match what they’re trying to play, so all this temperament comes out.
– Glenn Close

I think there are certain actors that have that kind of energy about them, that taking over a room energy.
– Glenn Close

I’m an actor, that’s my contribution.
– Glenn Close

I’ve been sacrificing my life for my work for 30 years, and now I want it the other way around. I want to find work that fits into my life and that would be based here.
– Glenn Close

I’ve often been mistaken for Meryl Streep, although never on Oscar night.
– Glenn Close

Ismail Merchant was just the most seductive, passionate, outrageous, driven, genius of a man.
– Glenn Close

In no way, holds you responsible for what happened to Troy.
– Glenn Close

It always amazes me to think that every house on every street is full of so many stories; so many triumphs and tragedies, and all we see are yards and driveways.
– Glenn Close

It is very difficult for girls. They’re told to look one way, but to act another way.
– Glenn Close

It was the cherry on the cake for one of the great experiences of my career.” – On her 1984 Tony win for playing Annie in “The Real Thing
– Glenn Close

It’s gotten out of control. It’s taking bigger and bigger names to make smaller and smaller films. I worry that important films without a big name attached won’t get made at all.
– Glenn Close

It’s not good to be in a situation where people don’t want to direct you or don’t want to question something.
– Glenn Close

Superman….a very little drop in the ocean compared to the things he’s done.
– Glenn Close

The best thing I have is the knife from Fatal Attraction. I hung it in my kitchen. It’s my way of saying, Don’t mess with me.
– Glenn Close

There are a lot of big spec houses now all across Connecticut, a lot of ostentatious showing of wealth.
– Glenn Close

There’s something about a catharsis that is very important.
– Glenn Close

We have to be vulnerable as actors, but we have to protect ourselves.
– Glenn Close

We were fortunate enough to have several good books detailing the camps and the women. Some were by the survivors. I also got to talk to some of the women who had been in the camp, survivors.
– Glenn Close

When they tested Fatal Attraction, the audiences were so upset by her behavior, they literally demanded her blood.
– Glenn Close

With the hugely talented women I’ve worked with or observed, it’s not a question about temperament or ego; it’s a question about getting it right. If they’ve got a reputation for being difficult it’s usually because they just don’t suffer fools.
– Glenn Close

You have to love the characters you play, even if no one else does.
– Glenn Close


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