Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

Actor

BIO

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.

Birthday

June 22, 1949

Place of birth

USA

Known for

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The Living Sea

The Living Sea, a film about the world's oceans, increases sensitivity among peoples around the w... Read more

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Vermeer Master of Light

Vermeer: Master of Light, is a visual quest in search of what makes a Vermeer a Vermeer. It is a ... Read more

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A Fierce Green Fire

It is the largest movement the world has ever seen, it may also be the most important - in terms ... Read more

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Wings of Life

A beautiful love story in danger. Our future depends on an amazing love story between the flowers... Read more

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Hurricane on the Bayou

The film "Hurricane on the Bayou" is about the wetlands of Louisiana before and after Hurricane K... Read more

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

A documentary that weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three... Read more

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Kiss Me, Petruchio

Kiss Me, Petruchio follows actress Meryl Streep and actor Raul Julia as they prepare to perform S... Read more

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Theater of War

A behind-the-scenes look at The Public Theater's production of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage" ... Read more

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Shout Gladi Gladi

Shout Gladi Gladi is a documentary about hope. It tells the story of one woman's quest to cure fi... Read more

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Five Came Back

The extraordinary story of how Hollywood changed World War II – and how World War II changed Holl... Read more

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Auschwitz

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Girl Rising

The movie tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face arranged mar... Read more

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Solving the Mysteries of Leonardo da Vinci's First Known Portrait

Solving the mysteries of Leonardo DA Vinci's first known portrait, the first of only three women ... Read more

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Secret Ingredients: Creating Julie & Julia

Behind the scenes of 'Julie & Julia'. Read more

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Stolen Childhoods

Narrated by Meryl Streep and filmed in eight countries, Stolen Childhoods is the story of 246 mil... Read more

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Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story

With a focus on Clint Eastwood's career as a director, this documentary features movie clips, beh... Read more

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To the Arctic

A journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month-old cubs as they navigate... Read more

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I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale

A portrait of the acting craft of John Cazale and a tour through the movies that defined a genera... Read more

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Makers: Women Who Make America

Review the story of how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years through one of the... Read more

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100 Years

An animated history of American health care provider, Planned Parenthood. Read more