Glenn Close Receives Star On Walk Of Fame
The ceremony came five days after the season premiere of her FX series "Damages," in which her portrayal of attorney Patty Hewes earned her the outstanding actress in a drama Emmy in September.
Close received her first Emmy in 1995 as outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or special Emmy for the title role in the NBC made-for-television movie, "Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story."
Close also received Emmy nominations for her roles on "The Shield"; 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 won Tony Awards as best actress in a drama in a play in 1984 for "The Real Thing" and 1992 for "Death and the Maiden" and as best actress in a musical for "Sunset Boulevard" in 1995. She also received a best featured actress in a musical nomination in 1980 for "Barnum."
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 supplied the voice of Homer Simpson's mother Mona on three episodes