Glenn Close returns as Patty Hewes for one final season of “Damages” this July. She stopped by The Grove to chat with “Extra’s” Mario Lopez about the series finale and her career of more than 30 years.How did she handle her first film role? Who was her first onscreen kiss? Watch our rapid-fire quiz and find out!
To celebrate her Oscar nomination, "Extra" gave Glenn Close a big box of chocolates, which she had a difficult time opening.
Close even enlisted the help of actor Henry Winkler, who said, "I'll hold, you open it." After many tries, she finally opened the box of sweets, and thanked "Extra" for the thoughtful present. Winkler quipped, "You, too, can have a box of chocolates that takes a month to open."
For her riveting performance as a man in "Albert Nobbs," Close was honored with a Best Actress nod. It is her sixth Oscar nomination.
Taking the spotlight at two giant movie premieres in New York City, "Iron Lady's" Meryl Streep and "Albert Nobbs" star Glenn Close walked the red carpet on Tuesday evening.
Veteran actress Streep transformed herself into "The Iron Lady," also known as former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and said of her character, "She's a very decisive figure. So, I like difficult women." Streep added, "I like the opportunity to play her as an old lady as well, because I like old ladies."
Oprah Winfrey was honored at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards ceremony on Saturday alongside actor James Earl Jones and makeup artist Dick Smith.
An emotional Winfrey, 57, was given the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, and said to the crowd, "It's unimaginable I would be standing before you, voted by the Board of Governors. When I say thank you, it comes from a deeper place than I know, 'cause it's not from me, it's from everyone who made me possible."
Melanie Moore, the Marietta, GA college student beat out runner-up Sasha Mallory, 23, and third-place finisher Marko Germar, 22, to pick up the "So You Think You Can Dance" title of "America's Favorite Dancer" and a $250,000 cash prize. Read the recap at USAToday.com.
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Hugh Hefner's Ex-Fiancee Shacking Up with Dr. Phil's Son -- TMZ
"Extra" took a behind-the-scenes tour on the set of the show "Damages," talking with stars Glenn Close and Rose Byrne.
Close said she admires her character; successful and hard-hitting, high-stakes litigator Patricia Hewes, but is nothing like her.
"There are a lot of women out there who actually hold up Patty as a pretty good role model," said the actress. "I don't think I'm ruthless, and I don't know if I'm brilliant. I'm not anything like Patty Hewes. I don't like wearing four and half inch heels, that's a challenge.
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