Glenn Close reflects on 'great challenge' of learning Persian for TV show

The Wife actress portrays Marjan Montazeri in the second series of the Israeli spy thriller series, which follows a Mossad agent on a mission in Iran's capital. Featuring dialogue in Hebrew, English, and Persian - known to native Iranian speakers as Farsi, Close was required to learn some of the language for the part. During an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday night Glenn explained, “It was a great challenge. It has a different sentence structure than English. It's like German - the verb is at the end."

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