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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

In the news

New movies opening in L.A. this week: Renée Zellweger as Judy Garland in 'Judy' and more
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-09-22 13:00:34
New movies opening in L.A. for Sept. 22-29 include Renée Zellweger in a Judy Garland bio-pic and Meryl Streep in Steven Soderbergh's "The Laundromat"

Netflix in October 2019: Meryl Streep, Eddie Murphy, Paul Rudd, Cardi B, more 'Kominsky'
USA Today TV, 2019-09-18 14:35:22
For October, Netflix has more "Kominsky Method," Paul Rudd series "Living With Myself," and a Steven Soderbergh film starring Meryl Streep.        

Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas mix the serious and the absurd in 'The Laundromat'
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-09-16 17:51:29
Three stars of the Netflix financial services satire "The Laundromat," directed by Steven Soderbergh, talk about their seriously oddball movie.

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