Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

American actress
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Meryl Streep

Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress. Often cited as the "best actress of her generation", Streep is known for her versatility and accents. Nominated for a record 21 Academy Awards, she has won three. Among other accolades, she has received 32 Golden Globe nominations, more than any other person, and won eight.

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Full name at birth
Mary Louise Streep
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Claim to fame
Kramer vs Kramer, Sophie┬┤s Choice, Mamma Mia, The Devil wears Prada.
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Date of birth
22 June 1949
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Place of birth
Summit, New Jersey, USA
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Age
72
Occupation
Actress Of Theater, Film And Television
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Height
5' 6" (168 cm)
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Angles
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Dress size
5/6
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38
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Net worth
$90,000,000 USD
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High school
Bernards High School,Bernardsville, New Jersey, USA
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University
  • B.A., Drama, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA (1971)
  • M.F.A., Drama, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (1975)
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Talent agency
  • Creative Artists Agency (LA)
  • Entertainment Booking Agency
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Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
  • Was originally supposed to play the role of Iris Hineman is the film Minority Report (2002), but had to back out. She was replaced by Lois Smith.
  • Donated her wardrobe from The Devil Wears Prada to a charity auction.
  • Sister of Harry Streep.
  • Her father was a drug company exec; her mother, an artist-turned-housewife who kept an art studio behind the house. Her father loved to play the piano and her mother to sing. Meryl was given singing lessons at a young age. Her mother died in 2001 and her father in 2004.
  • Occasionally mistaken for friend Glenn Close, Streep was pregnant with her fourth child while shopping in a Los Angeles baby store where the staff lavished her with huge amounts of baby paraphernalia. Just as she was about to leave they whispered, "We loved you in Fatal Attraction (1987)".

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