Meryl Streep

Film Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Voice Actress / Actress / Film Producer / Television Producer | * 06/22/1949 (72) | Summit, New Jersey (United States of America (USA))
Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress. Often described as "the best actress of her generation", Streep is particularly known for her versatility and accent adaptability. She has garnered numerous accolades throughout her career, including a record 21 Academy Award nominations, winning three, and a record 32 Golden Globe Award nominations, winning eight. Streep made her stage debut in Trelawny of the Wells and received a Tony Award nomination for 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and A Memory of Two Mondays in 1976. In 1977, she made her film debut in Julia. In 1978, she won a Primetime Emmy Award for her leading role in the mini-series Holocaust, and received her first Oscar nomination for The Deer Hunter. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing a troubled wife in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) and went on to establish herself as a film actor in the 1980s. ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Meryl Streep

2x Academy Award for Best Actress Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress National Medal of Arts Donostia Award 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role London Film Critics' Circle Award for Actress of the Year Theatre World Award Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award New Jersey Hall of Fame Presidential Medal of Freedom Kennedy Center Honors AFI Life Achievement Award Rungstedlund Award Honorary Doctor of The Princeton University Commandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres‎ 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Screen Actors Guild Awards 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie Honorary César Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress Silver Bear for Best Actress Crystal Award Aaas Fellow Honorary Doctor of Harvard University MTV Movie Award for Best Villain 2x BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Narrator Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film 3x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama 4x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 17x Academy Award for Best Actress 4x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play MTV Movie Award for Best Villain European Film Academy Lux Award

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Movies with Meryl Streep as Actress(125)

as President Janie Orlean2021 Don't Look Up
as herself2021 Moments Within Moments
as Self - Actress (archive footage)2020 Meryl Streep: Mystery and Metamorphosis
as Dee Dee Allen2020 The Prom
as Alice Hughes2020 Let Them All Talk
as Aunt Josephine March2019 Little Women
as Narrator2019 Museum Town
as Ellen Martin / Elena2019 The Laundromat
as Tatiana "Topsy" Topotrepolovsky2018 Mary Poppins Returns
as Herself (archive footage)2018 Beyond Boundaries: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal
as Maurine McElroy (voice)2018 Every Act of Life
as Kay Graham2017 The Post
as Narrator (voice)2017 100 Years
as Reader - Declaration of Independence2017 The Words That Built America
as Narrator2017 Five Came Back
as Narrator (voice)2016 The Guardian Brothers
as Elizabeth Murray (voice)2016 Everybody Knows... Elizabeth Murray
as Florence Foster Jenkins2016 Florence Foster Jenkins
as Ricki Rendazzo2015 Ricki and the Flash
as Narrator (voice)2015 Auschwitz
as Emmeline Pankhurst2015 Suffragette
as Narrator2015 Shout Gladi Gladi
as Witch2014 Into the Woods
as herself2014 The Concert for Valor
as Altha Carter2014 The Homesman
as Chief Elder2014 The Giver
as Narrator - Ethiopia (voice)2013 Girl Rising
as Violet Weston2013 August: Osage County
as Narrator2013 Out of Print
as Narrator2013 A Fierce Green Fire
as Narrator (voice)2012 To the Arctic
as herself2012 La Classe Américaine
as Kay2012 Hope Springs
as Narrator2011 Wings of Life
as Margaret Thatcher2011 The Iron Lady
as Felicity Fox (voice)2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
as Jane Adler2009 It's Complicated
as Julia Child2009 Julie & Julia
as Sister Aloysius Beauvier2008 Doubt
as Donna Sheridan2008 Mamma Mia!
as herself2008 Theater of War
as Joanna Silver2008 Dark Matter
as Lila Ross2007 Evening
as Janine Roth2007 Lions for Lambs
as Corrine Whitman2007 Rendition
as Narrator2006 Hurricane on the Bayou
as Miranda Priestly2006 The Devil Wears Prada
as The Woman2006 The Music of Regret
as Yolanda Johnson2006 A Prairie Home Companion
as Queen (voice)2006 The Ant Bully
as Lisa Metzger2005 Prime
as as Self - Host2005 Karen Blixen: Out of This World
as Narrator2005 Stolen Childhoods
as Senator Eleanor Prentiss Shaw (D-VA)2004 The Manchurian Candidate
as herself2003 Stuck on You
as Susan Orlean2002 Adaptation.
as Clarissa Vaughan2002 The Hours
as Narrator2001 Vermeer Master of Light
as Blue Mecha (voice)2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence
as herself2000 A Song of Africa
as Roberta Guaspari1999 Music of the Heart
as Kate Gulden1998 One True Thing
as Kate Mundy1998 Dancing at Lughnasa
as Lori Reimuller1997 ...First Do No Harm
as Lee1996 Marvin's Room
as Dr. Carolyn Ryan1996 Before and After
as Narrator (voice)1995 The Living Sea
as Francesca Johnson1995 The Bridges of Madison County
as Gail Hartman1994 The River Wild
as Clara del Valle Trueba1993 The House of the Spirits
as Madeline Ashton1992 Death Becomes Her
as Narrator (voice)1991 Age 7 in America
as Julia1991 Defending Your Life
as Suzanne Vale1990 Postcards From the Edge
as Self - Choir Member1990 Voices That Care
as Concerned Citizen1990 The Earth Day Special
as Mary Fisher1989 She-Devil
as Lindy Chamberlain1988 Evil Angels
as Helen Archer1987 Ironweed
as Rachel Samstrat1986 Heartburn
as Susan Traherne1985 Plenty
as Karen Christence Dinesen Blixen1985 Out of Africa
as Molly Gilmore1984 Falling in Love
as Narrator (voice)1984 Little Ears: The Velveteen Rabbit
as Karen Silkwood1983 Silkwood
as Brooke Reynolds1982 Still of the Night
as Alice1982 Alice at the Palace
as Zofia "Sophie" Zawistowski1982 Sophie's Choice
as Katherine1981 Kiss Me, Petruchio
as Sarah / Anna1981 The French Lieutenant's Woman
as Karen Traynor1979 The Seduction of Joe Tynan
as Jill1979 Manhattan
as Joanna Kramer1979 Kramer vs. Kramer
as Linda1978 The Deer Hunter
as Anne Marie1977 Julia
as Edith Varney1977 Secret Service
as Sharon Miller1977 The Deadliest Season
as Stage 6 (voice)1975 Everybody Rides the Carousel

TV Shows/Series with Meryl Streep as Actress(24)

as Martha Gellhorn (voice)2021 Hemingway
as Narrator (voice)2021 My Beautiful Game
as Herself (archive footage)2019 The Kelly Clarkson Show
as Mary Louise Wright2017 Big Little Lies
as Eleanor Roosevelt (voice)2014 The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as herself1998 Vivement dimanche
as herself1997 The View
1993 GMTV
as Jessica Lovejoy (voice)1989 The Simpsons
as Inga Helms Weiss1978 Holocaust
as Leilah1971 Great Performances
as self-host1971 Great Performances
as herself1968 60 Minutes

Movies with Meryl Streep as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer1997 ...First Do No Harm

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Mary Louise Streep
Born: Wednesday, 06/22 1949 (June) in Summit, New Jersey (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 72 years + 217 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Vassar College, Yale University, Yale School of Drama, Bernards High School
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Spouses (current/former): Don Gummer
Children: Mamie Gummer, Henry Wolfe Gummer, Grace Gummer, Louisa Gummer
Mother: Mary Wilkinson Streep
Student of: Jean Arthur, Carmen De Lavallade, Robert Lewis, Estelle Liebling
Other names for Meryl Streep (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"ميريل ستريب"
"Мэрил Стрип"
"메릴 스트립"
"เมอรีล สตรีป"
"მერილ სტრიპი"
"Μέριλ Στριπ"
"Mary Louise Streep"
Meryl Streep frequently works together with these people:
J. Roy Helland (29x, Crew)
Tress MacNeille (20x, Actress)
Steven Spielberg (15x, Crew)
Ricky Gervais (12x, Actor)
Chris Rock (11x, Actor)
Susan Sarandon (11x, Actress)
Ann Roth (11x, Crew)
Drew Barrymore (10x, Actress)
Tom Hanks (9x, Actor)
Dustin Hoffman (9x, Actor)
Mike Nichols (9x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:622, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/21/2022