Glenn Close stars as Patty Hewes in the thriller Damages, on FX, for which she has won two consecutive Emmys for best actress in a drama series. Close was Oscar-nominated for The Big Chill, The Natural, Fatal Attraction, and Dangerous Liaisons, and has won Tonys for The Real Thing, Death and the Maiden, and Sunset Boulevard. She recently participated in the launch of, an organization dedicated to confronting the stigma of mental illness, and supports Puppies Behind Bars.

As her show Damages begins its third season, Glenn Close talks to The Daily Beast about her pedigreed career: Cruella de Vil heels, 18th-century corsets, and kissing Judy Davis