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  • Faith: Other
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  March 19, 1947
  • Accomplishments:  Emmy Winner, Golden Globe Winner, Oscar Nominee
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Glenn's parents were in a cult.

One of the most recognizable television stars of our time, Glenn Close has played numerous intense roles in a wide variety of films. A member of a prominent family, her parents joined a cult when she was young. She traveled with the Moral Re-Armanent singing group, and like her parents was told to dress and act a certain way at all times. It was very difficult for her, yet somehow she developed an artistic expression through the strange upbringing. Close has used her pull to help eradicate the stigma attached to mental illness.

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