While appearing on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Friday night, actress Glenn Close admitted that after being nominated for an Academy Award seven times, it still “means a great deal” to her to win one.
Close, 71 is nominated for an Oscar again. This time of her role in “The Wife” to which many in the industry are saying she is long overdue to win.
When Stephen Colbert questioned Close if she cares about winning she admits “that it won’t change my life,” but adds that “at this point in my life, it means a great deal to me.”
There is one thing she would like to change about the Oscars. At the “Golden Globes you sit at a table, the SAG Awards you sit at a table. I would like to sit at a table with my fellow nominees,” Close said.
She said the feeling to be nominated for all these awards is “incredible”, but it does mean she has to “get out of my jammies more often.”
Close will celebrate 45 years of being a working actress this September.
Close also dispelled some rumours about getting older, noting that she “feels sexier now then I’ve felt in my entire life.”