Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

 

 

Meryl Streep

Mary Louise “Meryl” Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress. Cited in the media as the “best actress of her generation”, Streep is particularly known for her versatility and accent adaptation. Nominated for a record 21 Academy Awards, she has won three. Streep has also received 31 Golden Globe nominations, winning eight—more nominations and competitive wins than any other actor.

Streep made her stage debut in Trelawny of the Wells in 1975. In 1976, she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play for 27 Wagons Full of Cotton. In 1977, she made her screen debut in the television film The Deadliest Season, and also made her film debut in Julia. In 1978, she won an Emmy Award for her role in the mini-series Holocaust and received her first Academy Award nomination for The Deer Hunter. Streep went on to win Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), and Best Actress for Sophie’s Choice (1982) and The Iron Lady (2011). Read more at Wikipedia

  • Born: Mary Louise Streep June 22, 1949, Summit, New Jersey, U.S
  • Spouse: Don Gummer (m. 1978)
  • Partner: John Cazale (1976–1978; his death)
  • Children:  Henry Wolfe Gummer Mamie Gummer Grace Gummer Louisa Gummer
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