All we want as actors is to have great roles. [laughs]
I have not had a career
where all the great parts have come onto my desk.
I just have not had the luxury of just sitting around
and having people pour great scripts my way.
I think of my career as challenging
and working at it, making things happen.
I’m Glenn Close, and this is the timeline of my career.
Is it all right?
It’s not in it.
It’s a she, and she’s all right.
I was starring in Barnum on Broadway,
and George Roy Hill and Marion Dougherty
who really, she pioneered the role of casting director,
and George said later that she knew
what he wanted more than he did.
They sat and watched me in Barnum,
and I was asked to come in and audition for Jenny Fields.
But he can’t feel life.
So he takes