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Meryl Streep

Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress who has worked in theatre, television and film. She is widely regarded as one of the most talented and respected actresses of the modern era. Streep made her professional stage debut in 1971's The Playboy of Seville, before her screen debut in the television movie The Deadliest Season in 1977. In that same year, she made her film debut with Julia. Both critical and commercial success came quickly with roles in The Deer Hunter (1978) and Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), the former giving Streep her first Oscar nomination and the latter her first win. She later won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Sophie's Choice (1982). Streep has received 16 Academy Award nominations, winning two, and 25 Golden Globe nominations, winning seven, more nominations than any other actor in the history of either award. Her work has also earned her two Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Cannes Film Festival award, four New York Film Critics Circle Awards, five Grammy Award nominations, a BAFTA award, an Australian Film Institute Award and a Tony Award nomination, amongst others. She was awarded the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004. Description above from the Wikipedia article Meryl Streep, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jun 22, 1949 In Summit - New Jersey - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Uncommon Women and Others
Latest Project:
Series Freedom: A History of Us 2018
Known For
Poster of Crazy for You
Poster of Adaptation.
Poster of The House of the Spirits
Poster of This Is Your Life
Movie Dirty Tricks Martha Mitchell 2019
Series Hem till byn Unknown 2019
Series Freedom: A History of Us Unknown 2018
Series Uncommon Women and Others Unknown 2017
Series Scooter: Secret Agent Narrator 2017
Series The Bats Molly Gilmore 2017
Series Rabbit Ears Productions Unknown 2017
Series The Lost Children Jill 2016
Movie The Guardian Brothers Narrator (voice: English version) 2016-01-01
Movie Florence Foster Jenkins Florence Foster Jenkins 2016-05-06
Series Bernhard, schavuit van Oranje Brooke Reynolds 2016
Movie Ricki and the Flash Ricki Rendazzo 2015-08-07
Movie Everything Is Copy 2015-09-29
Movie Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst 2015-10-16
Movie Julia Sans Julie Julia Child 2014-08-13
Movie The Homesman Altha Carter 2014-05-18
Movie The Giver Chief Elder 2014-08-11
Movie Into the Woods Witch 2014-12-25
Movie August: Osage County Violet Weston 2013-12-26
Movie Makers: Women Who Make America Narrator 2013-02-26
Movie Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story Herself 2013-04-27
Movie Girl Rising Narrator - Ethiopia (voice) 2013-03-07
Movie A Fierce Green Fire Narrator 2013-03-01
Movie To the Arctic Narrator (voice) 2012-04-20
Movie Hope Springs Kay 2012-08-07
Movie The Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher 2011-12-30
Movie Wings of Life Narrator 2011-03-16
Series Breakout Anne Marie 2010-12-06
Movie Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life Jennie 2010-03-02
Movie It's Complicated Jane Adler 2009-12-23
Movie I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale Herself 2009-01-16
Movie Julie & Julia Julia Child 2009-08-06
Movie Doubt Sister Aloysius Beauvier 2008-11-27
Movie Theater of War Herself 2008-04-28
Movie Rendition Corrine Whitman 2007-09-07
Movie Dark Matter Joanna Silver 2007-01-23
Movie Evening Lila Ross 2007-06-09
Movie A Prairie Home Companion Yolanda Johnson 2006-06-09
Movie The Ant Bully Queen 2006-07-27
Movie The Devil Wears Prada Miranda Priestly 2006-06-30
Series Jane Hall Donna Sheridan 2006-07-12
Series Crazy for You Lisa Metzger 2006-09-11
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Stolen Childhoods Narrator 2005-12-31
Movie The Manchurian Candidate Senator Eleanor Prentiss Shaw (D-VA) 2004-07-30
Movie Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Josephine Anwhistle 2004-12-16
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Angels in America Hannah Pitt 2003-12-07
Movie Stuck on You Meryl Streep 2003-12-10
Series The Mullets Lee 2003-09-11
Movie The Hours Clarissa Vaughan 2002-12-27
Series The Eleventh Hour Linda 2002-11-26
Movie Adaptation. Susan Orlean 2002-12-06
Movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence Blue Mecha (voice) 2001-06-29
Movie Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Herself - Actor 2000-09-27
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie Music of the Heart Roberta Guaspari 1999-10-29
Series Mamotte Shugogetten Unknown 1998-10-17
Movie One True Thing Kate Gulden 1998-09-18
Movie Dancing at Lughnasa Kate Mundy 1998-09-04
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie ...First Do No Harm Lori Reimuller 1997-02-16
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Porkpie Madeline Ashton 1995-11-13
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie The River Wild Gail Hartman 1994-09-30
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie The House of the Spirits Clara del Valle Trueba 1993-10-19
Series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Janine Roth 1993-09-12
Movie Postcards from the Edge Suzanne Vale 1990-09-12
Movie The Earth Day Special 1990-04-22
Movie She-Devil Mary Fisher 1989-12-08
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Movie A Cry in the Dark Lindy Chamberlain 1988-11-11
Movie Ironweed Helen Archer 1987-12-18
Movie Plenty Susan Traherne 1985-09-20
Movie Out of Africa Karen Christence Dinesen Blixen 1985-12-20
Movie Silkwood Karen Silkwood 1983-12-14
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Sophie's Choice Sophie Zawistowski 1982-12-08
Movie Alice at the Palace Alice 1982-01-16
Movie The French Lieutenant's Woman Sarah 1981-08-28
Movie Uncommon Women and Others Leilah 1979-06-20
Movie The Seduction of Joe Tynan Karen Traynor 1979-08-17
Movie Kramer vs. Kramer Joanna Kramer 1979-12-18
Series Holocaust Inga Helms Weiss 1978-04-16
Movie Everybody Rides the Carousel 1975-06-08
Series Anne of Avonlea Dr. Carolyn Ryan 1975-01-26
Series The Unisexers Julia 1975-02-10
Series Branded Rachel Samstrat 1965-01-24
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series This Is Your Life Mrs. Fox (voice) 1952-10-01