Meryl Streep

Biography

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.

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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Gender Female

Known Credits 104

Birthday 1949-06-22

Place of Birth Summit - New Jersey - USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.merylstreeponline.net/index.html

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2016 Florence Foster Jenkins as Florence Foster Jenkins
2016 Everything Is Copy
2016 Mike Nichols: An American Master
2016 Little Door Gods as Mel the Storyteller (voice)
2015 Suffragette as Emmeline Pankhurst
2015 Shout Gladi Gladi as Narrator
2015 Ricki and the Flash as Ricki
2015 The Late Late Show with James Corden(1 episode) as Herself
2015 Auschwitz as Narrator (voice)
2014 Into the Woods as The Witch
2014 The Concert for Valor as Herself
2014 The Roosevelts: An Intimate History as Eleanor Roosevelt
2014 The Roosevelts: An Intimate History(7 episodes) as Eleanor Roosevelt
2014 The Giver as Chief Elder
2014 The Homesman as Altha Carter
2013 August: Osage County as Violet Weston
2013 Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story as Herself
2013 Girl Rising as Narrator
2013 A Fierce Green Fire as Narrator
2013 Makers: Women Who Make America as Narrator
2012 Hope Springs as Kay
2012 To the Arctic as Narrator (voice)
2011 The Iron Lady as Margaret Thatcher
2011 Wings of Life as Narrator
2010 Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life as Jennie
2009 It's Complicated as Jane Adler
2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox as Mrs. Fox (voice)
2009 Julie & Julia as Julia Child
2009 I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale as Herself
2008 Doubt as Sister Aloysius Beauvier
2008 Mamma Mia! as Donna
2008 Theater of War as Herself
2007 Lions for Lambs as Janine Roth
2007 Rendition as Corrine Whitman
2007 Evening as Lila Ross
2007 Dark Matter as Joanna Silver
2006 Hurricane on the Bayou as Narrator
2006 The Ant Bully as Queen
2006 The Devil Wears Prada as Miranda Priestly
2006 A Prairie Home Companion as Yolanda Johnson
2005 Stolen Childhoods as Narrator
2005 The Colbert Report(1 episode)
2005 Prime as Lisa Metzger
2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events as Tante Agrippine
2004 The Manchurian Candidate as Senator Eleanor Prentiss Shaw (D-VA)
2003 Angels in America as Ethel Rosenburg
2003 Angels in America(6 episodes) as Hannah Pitt
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(2 episodes)
2002 The Hours as Clarissa Vaughan
2002 Adaptation. as Susan Orlean
2001 Vermeer Master of Light as Narrator
2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence as Blue Mecha (voice)
2000 Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows as Herself - Actor
1999 Solving the Mysteries of Leonardo da Vinci's First Known Portrait as Narrator
1999 Music of the Heart as Roberta Guaspari
1998 One True Thing as Kate Gulden
1998 Dancing at Lughnasa as Kate Mundy
1997 The View(3 episodes)
1997 First Do No Harm as Lori Reimuller
1997 King of the Hill(1 episode)
1996 Marvin's Room as Lee
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1996 Before and After as Dr. Carolyn Ryan
1995 The Bridges of Madison County as Francesca Johnson
1995 The Living Sea as Narrator (voice)
1994 The River Wild as Gail Hartman
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1993 The House of the Spirits as Clara del Valle Trueba
1993 GMTV(1 episode)
1992 Death Becomes Her as Madeline Ashton
1991 Defending Your Life as Julia
1990 Postcards from the Edge as Suzanne Vale
1990 The Earth Day Special
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 She-Devil as Mary Fisher
1988 A Cry in the Dark as Lindy Chamberlain
1988 This Morning(1 episode)
1987 Ironweed as Helen Archer
1986 Heartburn as Rachel Samstrat
1985 Out of Africa as Karen Christence Dinesen Blixen
1985 Plenty as Susan Traherne
1984 The Velveteen Rabbit as Herself - Narrator (voice)
1984 Falling in Love as Molly Gilmore
1983 Silkwood as Karen Silkwood
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(2 episodes)
1982 Sophie's Choice as Sophie Zawistowski
1982 Still of the Night as Brooke Reynolds
1982 Alice at the Palace as Alice
1981 The French Lieutenant's Woman as Sarah
1981 Kiss Me, Petruchio
1979 Kramer vs. Kramer as Joanna Kramer
1979 The Seduction of Joe Tynan as Karen Traynor
1979 Uncommon Women and Others as Leilah
1979 Manhattan as Jill
1978 The Deer Hunter as Linda
1978 Holocaust as Inga Helms Weiss
1978 Holocaust(6 episodes) as Inga Helms Weiss
1977 Julia as Anne Marie
1977 Secret Service as Edith Varney
1975 Everybody Rides the Carousel
1929 The Academy Awards(5 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(4 episodes) as Meryl Streep
1900 Dirty Tricks as Martha Mitchell
1900 Freedom: A History of Us(0 episodes) as Abigail Adams
1900 Rabbit Ears Productions(0 episodes)

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