Glenn Close is one of the most phenomenal actors in the West and with her past choice of characters it doesn't come to us as a surprise that she has been nominated for the Best Actor category for Oscars 2019 for her film, The Wife. What's more? Glenn, a recipient of three Tony Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, has been nominated for the Academy Awards for the seventh time. Which is what makes her chances of winning the award stronger than everyone else who is nominated. She has had a successful run in Hollywood with films like Reversal of Fortune (1990), 101 Dalmatians (1996), and Air Force One (1997)Oscars 2019: Indian Producer Guneet Monga’s Documentary on Menstruation ‘Period End of Sentence’ Nominated for Academy Award.

It was back in 1980 when she made her debut when director George Roy Hill discovered her on Broadway and asked her to audition for The World According to Garp. That went on to become her first ever Hollywood movie and after that, there was no looking back for her. Close won her first Academe nomination for the same film. In the following year, she starred in The Big Chill, which was a huge success. Oscars 2019: Date, Venue, Nominations and Everything You Need To Know About The 91st Academy Awards.

Check out the trailer of The Wife starring Glenn Close here:

Speaking of The Wife, the movie has garnered praise from audience and critics alike. "Glenn Close is the show-stealer of this film, and rightly so. Her long career has been about playing characters with complexity and shades. In Joan, Close uses her ability to do physically little with her face and yet convey many emotions with perfection. She gives her character her pain, her conviction and her defiance without any obvious tricks." - Read's review about The Wife.

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