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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 movie The Eternal Return 1943-12-13
Latest Project:
movie Mary Poppins Returns 2018-12-19
Known For
Poster of Inside the Actors Studio
Movie Mary Poppins Returns Topsy 2018-12-19
Movie Every Act of Life Maurine McElroy (voice) 2018-04-23
Movie Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Donna Sheridan 2018-07-18
Movie This Changes Everything Herself 2018-12-02
Movie Paul McCartney: Live at Grand Central Station Herself; Cameo 2018-09-07
Movie 100 Years Narrator (voice) 2017-01-17
Movie Five Came Back Narrator 2017-03-31
Movie The Post Kay Graham 2017-12-22
Series Five Came Back Narrator (voice) 2017-03-31
Movie The Words That Built America Herself 2017-07-04
Movie The Guardian Brothers Narrator (voice: English version) 2016-01-01
Movie Mike Nichols: An American Master 2016-01-29
Movie Florence Foster Jenkins Florence Foster Jenkins 2016-05-06
Movie Starring Austin Pendleton 2016-04-01
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Herself 2015-03-23
Movie Auschwitz Narrator (voice) 2015-01-27
Movie Ricki and the Flash Ricki Rendazzo 2015-07-10
Movie Everything Is Copy 2015-09-29
Movie Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst 2015-10-16
Movie Shout Gladi Gladi Narrator 2015-10-01
Movie The Giver Chief Elder 2014-08-11
Movie The Homesman Altha Carter 2014-08-29
Movie The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Eleanor Roosevelt 2014-09-15
Movie Into the Woods Witch 2014-12-25
Movie The Concert for Valor Herself 2014-11-11
Movie Girl Rising Narrator - Ethiopia (voice) 2013-03-07
Movie Makers: Women Who Make America Narrator 2013-02-26
Movie A Fierce Green Fire Narrator 2013-03-01
Movie Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story Herself 2013-04-27
Movie August: Osage County Violet Weston 2013-12-26
Movie To the Arctic Narrator (voice) 2012-04-20
Movie Hope Springs Kay 2012-08-07
Movie Wings of Life Narrator 2011-03-16
Movie The Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher 2011-12-30
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 Secret Ingredients: Creating Julie & Julia 2009-12-08
Series Gone Country Sister Aloysius Beauvier 2008-01-25
Movie Dark Matter Joanna Silver 2008-04-24
Movie Theater of War Herself 2008-04-28
Movie Mamma Mia! Donna Sheridan 2008-07-02
Movie Rendition Corrine Whitman 2007-09-07
Movie A Prairie Home Companion Yolanda Johnson 2006-06-09
Movie The Music Of Regret The Woman 2006-05-24
Movie The Devil Wears Prada Miranda Priestly 2006-06-30
Movie Hurricane on the Bayou Narrator 2006-07-29
Series Casanova Mary Fisher 2005-03-23
Movie Stolen Childhoods Narrator 2005-12-31
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
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 Mullets Lee 2003-09-11
Series Angels in America Hannah Pitt 2003-12-07
Movie Adaptation. Susan Orlean 2002-12-06
Movie The Hours Clarissa Vaughan 2002-12-27
Movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence Blue Mecha (voice) 2001-06-29
Movie Vermeer Master of Light Narrator 2001-11-11
Movie Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Herself - Actor 2000-09-27
Movie Music of the Heart Roberta Guaspari 1999-10-29
Movie Solving the Mysteries of Leonardo da Vinci's First Known Portrait Narrator 1999-12-01
Movie Dancing at Lughnasa Kate Mundy 1998-09-04
Movie One True Thing Kate Gulden 1998-09-18
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Series USA High Meryl Streep 1997-08-04
Movie Before and After Dr. Carolyn Ryan 1996-02-23
Series Buzzkill Queen 1996-05-13
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie The River Wild Gail Hartman 1994-09-30
Movie The House of the Spirits Clara del Valle Trueba 1993-10-19
Movie Death Becomes Her Madeline Ashton 1992-07-30
Movie Defending Your Life Julia 1991-03-22
Movie Postcards from the Edge Suzanne Vale 1990-09-12
Movie Silkwood Karen Silkwood 1983-12-14
Movie Still of the Night Brooke Reynolds 1982-11-19
Movie Sophie's Choice Zofia "Sophie" Zawistowski 1982-12-08
Movie The French Lieutenant's Woman Sarah 1981-08-28
Movie Kiss Me, Petruchio Katherine 1981-01-07
Movie Uncommon Women and Others Leilah 1979-06-20
Movie Manhattan Jill 1979-04-25
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 The Deer Hunter Linda 1978-12-08
Movie The Deadliest Season Sharon Miller 1977-03-15
Movie Julia Anne Marie 1977-10-02
Movie Everybody Rides the Carousel 1975-06-08
Series Branded Rachel Samstrat 1965-01-24
Series This Is Your Life Felicity Fox (voice) 1952-10-01
Movie The Eternal Return Eleanor Roosevelt (voice) 1943-12-13