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Meryl Streep


Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 20 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 ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 165 wins & 341 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Devil Wears Prada
The Devil Wears Prada Miranda Priestly
(2006)
Doubt
Doubt Sister Aloysius Beauvier
(2008)
Fantastic Mr. Fox
(2009)
Julie & Julia
Julie & Julia Julia Child
(2009)

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 2016 Xiao men shen
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 2012 Hope Springs
Kay
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Mrs. Fox (voice)
 2008 Mamma Mia!
Donna
 2006 The Ant Bully
Queen (voice)
 2003 Stuck on You
Meryl Streep (uncredited)
 1979 Manhattan
Jill
 1977 Julia
Anne Marie
 1975 Everybody Rides the Carousel
Stage 6 (voice)
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Her credits at New York's Public Theater include: Katherine in Shakespeare's "Henry V", Isabella in Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" (1976), the title role in Shakespeare's "The Taming of The Shrew" opposite Raul Julia (1978), the title role in the musical "Alice In Concert" which was broadcast as Alice at the Palace (1982) ... See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 11 Interviews | 53 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 36 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[2008] One of the most important keys to acting is curiosity. I am curious to the point of being nosy. What that means is you want to devour lives. You're eager to put on their shoes and wear their clothes and have them become a part of you. All people contain mystery, and when you act, you want to plumb that mystery until everything is known to you. See more »

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Sigourney Weaver and Christine Estabrook were fellow classmates at Yale Drama School. See more »

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Known for being a perfectionist when preparing for roles See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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