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Unformatted text preview:  Meryl Streep From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Meryl Streep Meryl Streep in St. Petersburg, Russia , 2004 Born Mary Louise Streep June 22, 1949 (1949-06-22) (age 59) Summit, New Jersey , USA Years active 1977–present Spouse(s) Don Gummer (1978–present) Awards won Academy Awards Best Actress 1982 Sophie's Choice Best Supporting Actress 1979 Kramer vs. Kramer Australian Film Institute Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role 1989 A Cry in the Dark BAFTA Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role 1981 The French Lieutenant's Woman César Awards Honorary César – Lifetime Achievement 2003 Emmy Awards Best Actress in a Mini-series 1978 Holocaust 2004 Angels in America Golden Globe Awards Best Actress — Motion Picture Drama 1982 The French Lieutenant's Woman 1983 Sophie's Choice Best Supporting Actress — Motion Picture 1980 Kramer vs. Kramer 2003 Adaptation. Best Actress — Mini-series 2004 Angels in America Best Actress — Motion Picture Musical or Comedy 2006 The Devil Wears Prada Other awards NYFCC Award for Best Supporting Actress 1979 Kramer vs. Kramer 1979 The Seduction of Joe Tynan NYFCC Award for Best Actress 1982 Sophie's Choice 1988 A Cry in the Dark Best Actress Award — Cannes Film Festival 1989 A Cry in the Dark Berlin Silver Bear for Best Actress 2003 The Hours AFI Life Achievement Award 2004 Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22 , 1949 ) is an American 2 times Academy Award-winning, BAFTA award-winning, Golden Globe award-winning and Emmy award-winning actress who has worked in theatre , television , and film . She is widely regarded as being one of the most talented and respected movie actresses who has ever lived. She made her professional stage debut in 1971's The Playboy of Seville , and her screen debut came in 1977's made-for-television movie, The Deadliest Season . Streep made her film debut in Julia (1977), opposite Jane Fonda and Vanessa Redgrave . Both critical and commercial success came quickly with roles in The Deer Hunter , with Robert De Niro , and Kramer vs. Kramer , with Dustin Hoffman , the former giving Streep her first Oscar nomination and the latter her first win. Streep's work has earned her two Academy Awards , a Cannes award, six Golden Globe Awards , two Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG), four Grammy Award nominations, two Emmy Awards , a BAFTA award, and a Tony Award nomination. She has received 14 Academy Award nominations, more than any other actor or actress in the history of the awards, and is tied with Jack Nicholson for most Golden Globe Award wins, with six each. She has been nominated 21 times for a Golden Globe , second only to Jack Lemmon , who had 22. [1] [2] She is also one of the few actors to have won all four major screen acting awards ( Oscars , Golden Globes , Screen Actors Guild , and BAFTA awards). Contents • 1 Early life • 2 Early career • 3 1980– present • 4 Theatre • 5 Awards • 5 ....
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