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03/18/2013 05:34 pm ET Updated Mar 19, 2013

Glenn Close Style Evolution: Powerful Pant Suits Are The Name Of Her Game (PHOTOS)

Glenn Close is a talent to be reckoned with. Over the course of her career, Close has garnered six Oscar nominations, three Emmys, three Tony Awards and two Golden Globes.

We will forever remember Close as the brilliantly intense Alex Forrest in "Fatal Attraction." The curly-haired blonde had an affinity for white, off-the-shoulder looks in the film. Her sexy, low-cut outfits couldn't be more diametrically opposed to the costumes in her most recent movie, "Albert Nobbs." As the title character, she played a 19th-century Irish waiter and dressed in men's suits.

Close continued her affair with menswear-inspired style in power suits as the ruthless Patty Hewes on "Damages." Her performance in the TV series has garnered the Connecticut native an Emmy and a Golden Globe.

Much like her characters, Close (who is a longtime Madonna fan) rarely wears feminine frills, opting instead for structured pant suits. Even her red carpet looks usually include a tailored jacket. In the '80s, Close was often spotted in double-breasted blazers with seriously padded shoulders.

But don't misread this fan of menswear. Close has famously said, "I never wanted to be a man. I feel sorry for them."

In celebration of Glenn Close's 66th birthday today (Mar. 19), we've rounded up her most memorable looks over the years.

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Glenn Close Style Evolution

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