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This May Be an Awards Show First

Glenn Close wins, brings dog 'Pip' onstage at the Independent Spirit Awards

(Newser) - If Glenn Close wins an Oscar on Sunday night, it's unlikely her appearance at the podium will be as unusual as it was Saturday night at the Independent Spirit Awards. That's because she was accompanied by her dog Pip, who at one point rolled onto his back and... More »

Black Panther Takes Top Honor at SAG Awards

Glenn Close, Rami Malek won lead acting categories

(Newser) - Black Panther took the top award at Sunday's 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards, giving Ryan Coogler's superhero sensation its most significant awards-season honor yet and potentially setting up Wakanda for a major role at next month's Academy Awards. The two leading Oscar nominees—Roma and The Favourite—... More »

Glenn Close Now Has an Unwanted Oscar Streak

No living actor has more nominations without a win; she's at 7

(Newser) - Seventh time's the charm? Glenn Close might hope so following an Oscar nod Tuesday for her role in The Wife. It brings Close's total to seven nominations, the most of any living actor who hasn't actually won an Oscar, reports the Los Angeles Times . The 71-year-old—who... More »

Critics' Choice Awards Just Made Oscars Race Interesting

Glenn Close, Lady Gaga tie for best actress; Alfonso Cuaron's 'Roma' wins best picture

(Newser) - Roma is the top winner at the Critics' Choice Awards, winning best picture, as well as best foreign language film and a pair of individual honors for director Alfonso Cuaron. The 24th annual ceremony, held Sunday at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., also split the top actress award between... More »

Glenn Close's Marriage Over After 9 Years

Her split with her entrepreneur husband was reportedly amicable

(Newser) - Actress Glenn Close divorced her entrepreneur husband, David Shaw, after nine years of marriage. The Portland Press Herald reports that divorce filings in Maine's Cumberland County cite "irreconcilable marital difference" as the reason for the split, which became official Aug. 18. A spokesperson for Close described the divorce... More »

10 Shocking Oscar-less Actors

Really, no love for Cary Grant?

(Newser) - You'd think legendary actor Cary Grant would have won at least one Oscar, right? Wrong: Though he was nominated twice, Grant never took home the prize. Gear up for Oscar night with The Stir's list of 10 actors who, surprisingly, never won an Oscar:
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