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Meryl Streep (Mary Louise Streep)

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Biography

Summit, New Jersey, USA
Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 19 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William Streep, Jr., a pharmaceutical executive. Her father was of German and Swiss-German descent, and her mother was of English, Irish, and German ancestry.

Meryl's early performing ambitions leaned toward the opera. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Altha Carter

The Homesman 2014

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Character: Violet Weston

August: Osage County 2013

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Character: Julia Child

Julie & Julia 2009

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Character: Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama & Comedy or Musical

The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2009

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Character: Herself - Winner: Best Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture & Nominee: Best Cast in a Motion Picture

15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009

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Character: Sister Aloysius Beauvier

Doubt 2008

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Character: Corrine Whitman

Rendition 2007

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Character: Janine Roth

Lions for Lambs 2007

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Character: Miranda Priestly

The Devil Wears Prada 2006

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Character: Lisa Metzger

Prime 2005

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Character: Eleanor Shaw

The Manchurian Candidate 2004

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Character: Clarissa Vaughan

The Hours 2002

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Character: Susan Orlean

Adaptation. 2002

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Character: Roberta Guaspari

Music of the Heart 1999

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Character: Kate Gulden

One True Thing 1998

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Character: Lori Reimuller

...First Do No Harm 1997

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Character: Dr. Carolyn Ryan

Before and After 1996

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Character: Gail Hartman

The River Wild 1994

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Character: Madeline Ashton

Death Becomes Her 1992

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Character: Rachel Samstat

Heartburn 1986

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Character: Susan Traherne

Plenty 1985

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Character: Molly Gilmore

Falling in Love 1984

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Character: Joanna Silver

Dark Matter 2007

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Character: Kate Mundy

Dancing at Lughnasa 1998

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Character: Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins 2016

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Character: Herself / Julia Child

Secret Ingredients: Creating Julie & Julia 2009

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Character: Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role and Presenter: In Memoriam

The Oscars 2015

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Character: Inga Helms Weiss

Holocaust 1978

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Character: Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role

The Oscars 2013

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Character: Herself - Presenter: Governors Award & Winner: Best Actress in a Leading Role

The 84th Annual Academy Awards 2012

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Character: Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role / Presenter: Honorary Award to Peter O'Toole / Past Winner

The 75th Annual Academy Awards 2003

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Character: Brooke Reynolds

Still of the Night 1982

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Character: Herself - Co-presenter: Honorary Award to Robert Altman

The 78th Annual Academy Awards 2006

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Character: Karen Traynor

The Seduction of Joe Tynan 1979

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Character: Herself - Democratic Convention Speech

Amy Sedaris/John Cho/Bleached/Matt Cameron 0

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Character: Himself - Award Winning Actress

Whistleblowers 0

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Character: Himself - Award Winning Actress

Silkwood 0

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Character: Mary Easty

Liberty for All 0

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Character: Mother Jones

Yearning to Breathe Free 0

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Character: Clarissa Vaughan

Freunde? Haben Sie welche? 0

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Character: Herself

Cities 0

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Character: Herself

WWII 0

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Character: Karen Blixen

Episode #4.1 0

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