Meryl Streep

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Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

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Meryl Streep

Date of Birth

Birthday: June 22
Birthplace: Summit, New Jersey

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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Awards & Nominations

5 Nominations | 3 Emmys
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2020
  • Nominee
  • Meryl Streep, as Mary Louise Wright
  • Big Little Lies
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment in association with Blossom Films, Hello Sunshine, David E. Kelley Productions and crazyrose Productions
Outstanding Narrator - 2017
  • Winner
  • Meryl Streep, as Narrator
  • Five Came Back
  • "The Price Of Victory"
  • 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
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