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Glenn Close on the set of Albert Nobbs.

Nathaniel Rogers writes: "She plays a cross dressing woman in 1890's Ireland...The movie is based on the short story turned play The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs which the diva actress previously played on stage... before she was ever in a movie!"

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  1. Look! It's Stephen Spinella!

    Posted by: Roscoe | Dec 15, 2010 3:17:15 PM


  2. Wait!Glenn Close is a woman? JK!! Lover her

    Posted by: Rooney | Dec 15, 2010 3:24:22 PM


  3. For some reason I see shades of Bill Nighy.

    Posted by: unruly | Dec 15, 2010 3:52:01 PM


  4. I thought it was Polanski.

    Posted by: Morgan | Dec 15, 2010 3:57:22 PM


  5. I woulda guessed Sean Penn. Maybe she can do a remake of "Milk."

    Posted by: AnonInSoCal | Dec 15, 2010 4:03:31 PM


  6. I was thinking Conan O'Brien.

    Posted by: Jack | Dec 15, 2010 4:04:50 PM


  7. Wow! I thought it was Christian Slater!

    Posted by: Bob | Dec 15, 2010 4:05:49 PM


  8. She looka like a man.

    Posted by: Rob | Dec 15, 2010 4:26:24 PM


  9. Nobody's offended by the headline? She is not a man. She is women who likes to dress in clothes usually identified with men. Big difference.

    Posted by: chris | Dec 15, 2010 4:49:31 PM


  10. I always thought she looked like a man, even when she wasn't dressed up as one. She has a hard face. And her name IS Glenn after all.

    Posted by: Josh | Dec 15, 2010 5:05:30 PM


  11. Well, it wouldn't be the first time she dressed as a man in film... I can think of at least one other- "Hook".

    (If you can't picture where she was in that movie, she was the pirate that got stuffed into the "Boo Box" with the scorpions).

    Posted by: Griff | Dec 15, 2010 5:27:00 PM


  12. Actors will do anything for Oscar and yeah she looks like a very convincing man

    Posted by: jaragon | Dec 15, 2010 5:45:59 PM


  13. What happened to her HAIRLINE!?

    Posted by: ila lwara | Dec 15, 2010 6:06:52 PM


  14. It's clearly a labor of love she long struggled to get made. The photo looks great and I hope the film is too.

    I also hope that Orlando Bloom and Amanda Seyfried quitting isn't a sign of trouble--maybe only scheduling delays?--but Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Mia Wasikowska are fine replacements.

    Posted by: adamblast | Dec 15, 2010 6:22:18 PM


  15. Not her first time... google for 'hook glenn close' =)

    Posted by: jexer | Dec 15, 2010 6:52:56 PM


  16. Please, please, give this woman an Oscar already!

    Posted by: Joel V | Dec 15, 2010 7:02:52 PM


  17. I thought the same thing Unruly.

    Posted by: cd | Dec 16, 2010 12:10:21 AM


  18. Love Glenn Close!! She's a great actress and I agree with Joel V: give her an Oscar dammit!

    Posted by: mboaz | Dec 16, 2010 12:11:42 AM


  19. She's so awesome. Gifted and talented in so many ways. Saw her in Sunset Blvd. on Broadway and she was amazing. She's been a good friend to gay people as well.

    Posted by: Pugzz | Dec 16, 2010 8:35:30 AM


  20. It's Liam Neeson!!! Grab your lightsabers.

    Posted by: KCinChicago | Dec 16, 2010 11:33:45 AM


  21. Well, there you have it. As men get older, they start to look sophisticated and some even stay attractive. Women, it seems, that as they get older (over 50) they start to look like men.

    Posted by: Redskin | Dec 16, 2010 12:52:24 PM


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