Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

American, Actress
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Meryl Streep
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Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress. Often described as "the best actress of her generation", Streep is particularly known for her versatility and accent adaptability. She has received numerous accolades throughout her career spanning over four decades, including a record 21 Academy Award nominations, winning three, and a record 32 Golden Globe Award nominations, winning eight.

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Meryl Streep was born on 22 June 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, USA. Her full name at birth was Mary Louise Streep. She is best known as an actress. She attended high school at Bernards High School, Bernardsville, New Jersey, USA. For university, she studied at B.A., Drama, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA (1971). She is considered to be politically left leaning and is affiliated with the Democratic Party (USA). Her religion is listed as Agnostic. She is 5' 6" (168 cm) tall and weighs 161 lbs (73 kg) with an average build. She has green eyes and blonde hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $90,000,000 US dollars. Her zodiac star sign is Cancer.
Full name at birth
Mary Louise Streep
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Claim to fame
her roles as Linda in the 1978 epic war drama film The Deer Hunter, Joanna Kramer in the 1979 legal drama film Kramer vs. Kramer, Zofia "Sophie" Zawistowski in the 1982 psychological drama film Sophie's Choice, Karen Silkwood in the 1983 biographical drama film Silkwood, Lindy Chamberlain in the 1988 drama film A Cry in the Dark, Madeline Ashton in the 1992 satirical black comedy fantasy film Death Becomes Her, Gail in the 1994 thriller film The River Wild, Clarissa Vaughan in the 2002 drama film The Hours, Senator Eleanor Shaw in the 2004 neo-noir psychological political thriller film The Manchurian Candidate, Aunt Josephine in the 2004 black comedy adventure film Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Miranda Priestly in the 2006 comedy-drama film The Devil Wears Prada, Donna Sheridan-Carmichael in the 2008 jukebox musical romantic comedy film Mamma Mia! and its 2018 sequel film Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Sister Aloysius Beauvier in the 2008 drama film Doubt, Julia Child in the 2009 biographical comedy-drama film Julie & Julia, Margaret Thatcher in the 2011 biographical drama film The Iron Lady, Kay in the 2012 romantic comedy-drama film Hope Springs, Violet Weston in the 2013 tragicomedy film August: Osage County, Florence Foster Jenkins in the 2016 biographical drama film Florence Foster Jenkins, and Topsy in the 2018 musical fantasy film Mary Poppins Returns
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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
74
Occupation
Actress Of Theater, Film And Television
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 6" (168 cm)
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Weight
161 lbs (73 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Angles
  • Green eyes
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Dress size
12
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Shoe size
8.5
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
Summit, New Jersey, USA
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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
  • 42 West Group
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Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
  • Meryl Streep does not have any social media account.
  • In January 2017, during the 74th Golden Globe Awards, she was honored with “Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement”.
  • During the 66th Berlin International Film Festival in 2016, she was made the president of the official competition jury.
  • In recognition for her contribution to cinema, the government of France honored her with the distinction of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters in 2003.
  • In 2010, she was honored with the National Medal of Arts by then US President Barack Obama, who also awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014.

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