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Meryl Streep
Streep at the 84th Academy Awards
20 Nominations / 3 Wins
Role Actress
Born June 22, 1949
Summit, New Jersey, USA

Meryl Streep is an American actress who has worked in theater, television, and film. She is widely regarded as one of the most talented actors of all time. She holds the record for the most acting Academy Award nominations. She made her film debut with Julia (1977). Both critical and commercial success came quickly with roles in The Deer Hunter (1978) and Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) , The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), Sophie's Choice (1982), Silkwood (1983), Out of Africa (1985), Ironweed (1987), A Cry in the Dark (1988), Postcards from the Edge (1990), Marvin's Room (1996), Adaptation. (2002), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Iron Lady (2011), and August: Osage County (2013) and many more. She was awarded the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2004 and the Kennedy Center Honor in 2011 for her contribution to American culture through performing arts, the youngest actor in each award's history. She was awarded 2010 National Medal of Arts.


52nd Academy Awards, 1979
Best Supporting ActressKramer vs. Kramer
55th Academy Awards, 1982
Best ActressSophie's Choice
84th Academy Awards, 2011
Best ActressThe Iron Lady


51st Academy Awards, 1978
Best Supporting ActressThe Deer Hunter
52nd Academy Awards, 1979
Best Supporting ActressKramer vs. Kramer
54th Academy Awards, 1981
Best ActressThe French Lieutenant's Woman
55th Academy Awards, 1982
Best ActressSophie's Choice
56th Academy Awards, 1983
Best ActressSilkwood
58th Academy Awards, 1985
Best ActressOut of Africa
60th Academy Awards, 1987
Best ActressIronweed
61st Academy Awards, 1988
Best ActressA Cry in the Dark
63rd Academy Awards, 1990
Best ActressPostcards from the Edge
68th Academy Awards, 1995
Best ActressThe Bridges of Madison County
71st Academy Awards, 1998
Best ActressOne True Thing
72nd Academy Awards, 1999
Best ActressMusic of the Heart
75th Academy Awards, 2002
Best Supporting ActressAdaptation.
79th Academy Awards, 2006
Best ActressThe Devil Wears Prada
81st Academy Awards, 2008
Best ActressDoubt
82nd Academy Awards, 2009
Best ActressJulie & Julia
84th Academy Awards, 2011
Best ActressThe Iron Lady
86th Academy Awards, 2013
Best ActressAugust: Osage County
87th Academy Awards, 2014
Best Supporting ActressInto the Woods
89th Academy Awards, 2016
Best ActressFlorence Foster Jenkins



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