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Meryl Streep

  • Birthplace: Summit, New Jersey
  • Birthday: June 22

Meryl Streep 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.

Meryl Streep 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.

In 2017, Streep received an Emmy Award nomination in the Outstanding Narrator category for her work on Netflix's Five Came Back.

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Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

3 Wins4 Nominations

Outstanding Narrator - 2017

  • Winner
  • Meryl Streep, as Narrator
  • Five Came Back
  • Netflix
  • Amblin Television, Scott Rudin, IACF Productions in association with Passion Pictures & Rock Paper Scissors Entertainment

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie - 2004

  • Winner
  • Meryl Streep, as Hannah Pitt, The Rabbi, Ethel Rosenberg & Continental Principality
  • Angels In America
  • HBO