TV/Film Actors That Got Their Start on the Stage

Glenn Close celebrates her 70th birthday today (March 19), and currently, the iconic actress is starring on Broadway in Sunset Boulevard as Norma Desmond, a role which garnered her a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 1995.

Many know Close best for her work in film and television, but she got her start acting in the theater, and she’s not alone.  Check out these other film and television actors that started their acting career on the stage!


Erica Banas is a lover of classic television and wishes tap dancing would make a serious comeback.