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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 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 ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 161 wins & 322 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)

Filmography

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 2016 The Guardian Brothers
Mel the Storyteller (English version, voice)
 2012 Hope Springs
Kay
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Mrs. Fox (voice)
 2008 Mamma Mia!
Donna
 2008 Mamma Mia: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Donna (uncredited)
 2006 The Ant Bully
Queen (voice)
 2006 The Music of Regret (Short)
The Woman
 2003 Stuck on You
Meryl Streep (uncredited)
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Margaret Chase Smith / Mother Jones / Mary Easty / ...
- Yearning to Breathe Free (2003) ... Mother Jones
 1999 Chrysanthemum (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1994 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Jessica Lovejoy
- Bart's Girlfriend (1994) ... Jessica Lovejoy (voice)
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special)
Concerned Citizen
 1988 The Tailor of Gloucester (Video)
Narrator
 1987 Rabbit Ears: The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Video short)
Storyteller (voice)
 1982 Alice at the Palace (TV Movie)
Alice
 1977-1979 Great Performances (TV Series)
Leilah / Edith Varney
- Uncommon Women... and Others (1979) ... Leilah
 1979 Manhattan
Jill
 1977 Julia
Anne Marie
 1977 The Deadliest Season (TV Movie)
Sharon Miller
 1975 Everybody Rides the Carousel
Stage 6 (voice)
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Other Works:

2006 TV campaign, AID Dafur. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 11 Interviews | 47 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 36 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

I get nervous calling myself an artist. I feel I'm more like an interpreter or a violinist, you know. See more »

Trivia:

Mentioned by first name only (with two-time co-star Jack Nicholson) in Michael Crichton's 2004 novel "State of Fear.". See more »

Trademark:

Known for her ability to master almost any accent See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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