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Meryl Streep

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Biography

Streep in the late 1970s

Source: Wikipedia

Meryl Streep (born Mary Louise Streep; June 22, 1949) is an American actress. A three-time Academy Award winner, she is widely regarded as one of the greatest film actors of all time. Streep made her professional stage debut in The Playboy of Seville in 1971, and went on to receive a 1976 Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play for A Memory of Two Mondays/27 Wagons Full of Cotton. She made her screen debut in the 1977 television film The Deadliest Season, and made her film debut later that same year in Julia. In 1978, she won an Emmy Award for her role in the miniseries Holocaust, and received the first of her 19 Academy Award nominations for The Deer Hunter. Streep has more Academy Award nominations than any actor or actress in history, winning Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) and Best Actress for Sophie's Choice (1982) and The Iron Lady (2011).

Fact file

  • Born: Mary Louise Streep June 22, 1949 (age 66) Summit, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Alma mater: Vassar College Dartmouth College Yale University
  • Occupation: Actress, voice actress, singer, film producer, spokesperson
  • Years active: 1971–present
  • Spouse(s): Don Gummer (m. 1978)
  • Partner(s): John Cazale (1976–78); his death
  • Children: Henry, Mamie, Grace, and Louisa
  • Website: merylstreeponline.net

Read more about Meryl Streep at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Reese Witherspoon pelts Meryl Streep with ice cream
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2018-08-02 17:18:28
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Variety, 2018-08-01 14:00:53
The Writers Lab, backed by Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman, has unveiled it dozen 2018 participants — all women writers over 40, Variety has learned exclusively. The program is the only lab devoted exclusively to women writers over 40, with the goal of fighting both ageism and sexism. The Writers ...

'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again': Sequel Reveals Fate of Meryl Streep's Character
Billboard, 2018-07-21 21:44:14
[The following story contains spoilers from Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again] Since the release of the first trailer for Mamma Mia!...

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