Meryl StreepBorn 22 June 1949
Meryl Streep Biography (Wikipedia)
Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress and philanthropist. Cited in the media as the "best actress of her generation," – a designation to which she objects – Streep is particularly known for versatility in her roles and her accent adaptation. Nominated for 20 Academy Awards, Streep has more nominations than any other actor, and is one of the six actors to have won three or more competitive Oscars for acting. Streep has also received 30 Golden Globe nominations, winning eight - more nominations and more competitive wins than any other actor.
Streep made her professional stage debut in Trelawny of the Wells in 1975. In 1976 she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play for 27 Wagons Full of Cotton. She made her screen debut in the 1977 television film The Deadliest Season, and made her film debut later that same year in Julia. In 1978, she won an Emmy Award for her role in the miniseries Holocaust, and received her first Academy Award nomination for The Deer Hunter. She went on to win Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), and Best Actress for Sophie's Choice (1982), and The Iron Lady (2011).
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