Glenn Close just won her first Film Independent Spirit Award!
The 71-year-old actress took home the Best Actress trophy for her performance in “The Wife” at the 2019 Spirit Awards in Santa Monica on Saturday. Presented by Roma star Yalitza Aparicio and Javier Bardem, Close — looking dazzling in a purple suit — took the stage along with her adorable dog, Pip.
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“I am so honoured to be here. What’s better than that?” she asked as Pip stole the spotlight by rolling around on the platform. “I am so honoured to be here with all the women in this category. A lot of this has been in this awards season and…it’s really, really, ever about the work. No matter what you’re wearing, no matter what red carpet you walk on, no matter what people say to you — and it’s all been extremely humbling and gratifying — the fact that we get together and we tell these stories that make a difference in the world, that is what we do and that is why I am so honoured to be in this room with this particular group of people.”
She continued by thanking the behind-the-scenes team...