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Glenn Close Quotes


An American actress and singer of stage and screen.
(1947 - )

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

As an actor, I go where the good writing is. That's the bottom line.
 

Bunny boiler is now part of our language, and I'm proud of that.
 

Celebrity is death - celebrity - that's the worst thing that can happen to an actor.
 

Diva has a negative connotation.
 

Good roles are hard to find no matter what age.
 

I am extremely shy. I am not happy in crowds of people.
 

I don't like public venues. I never know what to wear.
 

I don't think the tabloids find me very interesting.
 

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

I had a dresser who literally squeezed me in like Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With The Wind.
 

I had a great time on The Shield. From working on it I have a totally different view of law enforcement.
 

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.
 

I never got into this business thinking I'd be like a movie star.
 

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.
 

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

I'm an actor, that's my contribution.
 

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.
 

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

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.
 


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