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Encyclopedia > Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep

Streep at 61st Academy Awards, where she was nominated for best actress for A Cry in the Dark.
Born Mary Louise Streep
June 22, 1949 (1949-06-22) (age 58)
Summit, New Jersey
Years active 1977 - Present
Spouse(s) Don Gummer December 12, 1946 (1946-12-12) (age 61)

Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22, 1949) is a two-time Academy Award, Cannes Best Actress, Berlin Best Actress winning American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. Streep 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 1977's Julia opposite Jane Fonda and Vanessa Redgrave. is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... For the annual festival, see Cannes Film Festival. ... The Academy Award for Best Actress is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... The Academy Award for Best Actress is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Serge Sudeikins poster for the Bat Theatre (1922). ... This article is about motion pictures. ... Julia is a 1977 dramatic film based on playwright Lillian Hellmans novel Pentimento, which tells the story of her relationship with her lifelong friend Julia, who worked as an anti-fascist in the years prior to World War II. The movie was adapted by Alvin Sargent from the novel. ... Jane Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. ... Vanessa Redgrave, CBE (born 30 January 1937) is an Academy Award winning English actress and member of the Redgrave family, one of the enduring theatrical dynasties. ...


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 Globes, two Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG), 4 Grammy Award nominations, 2 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. Streep is widely considered to be one of the most respected[1] and talented[2] film actors of all time. She is also one of the few actors to have won all four major acting awards (Oscars, Golden Globes, SAG, and BAFTA awards). For other uses, see Deer Hunter. ... Robert Mario De Niro, Jr. ... Kramer vs. ... Dustin Lee Hoffman (born August 8, 1937) is a two-time Academy Award-winning, BAFTA-winning, and five-time Golden Globe-winning American method actor. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Best Actress Award (French: Prix dinterprétation féminine) is an award presented at the Cannes Film Festival. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Actor: The Screen Actors Guild Award Statue The Screen Actors Guild Awards are an annual award given by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to recognize outstanding performances by members. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... An Emmy Award. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ...

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Biography

Early life

Streep was born Mary Louise Streep in Summit, New Jersey, the daughter of Mary W. Streep, a commercial artist, and Harry William Streep, Jr., a pharmaceutical executive.[3][4] Streep's mother had Swiss, Irish and English ancestry and Streep claims that her father's family was of Dutch descent, with distant Sephardic Jewish ancestors from Spain, although Streep is not Jewish.[5][6][7] She has two younger brothers, Dana and Harry.[8] Streep was raised in Bernardsville, New Jersey, where she attended and graduated from Bernards High School.[9] She received her B.A. in Drama at Vassar College and earned a M.F.A. from Yale University. Nickname: Location of Summit within Union County and state of New Jersey Coordinates: , Country USA State New Jersey County Union Settled 1710 Incorporation as Township March 23, 1869 Incorporation as City March 8, 1899 Government  - Type Faulkner Act Council-Manager  - Mayor Jordan Glatt  - City Administrator Christopher Cotter Area  - City 15. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... This article is about the English as an ethnic group and nation. ... The Dutch (Ethnonym: Nederlanders meaning Lowlanders) are the dominant ethnic group[1] of the Netherlands[2]. They are usually seen as a Germanic people. ... In the strictest sense, a Sephardi (ספרדי, Standard Hebrew Səfardi, Tiberian Hebrew Səp̄ardî; plural Sephardim: ספרדים, Standard Hebrew Səfardim, Tiberian Hebrew Səp̄ardîm) is a Jew original to the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal: ספרד, Standard Hebrew Səfárad, Tiberian Hebrew Səp̄áraḏ / Səp̄āraḏ), or whose ancestors were among the Jews expelled from... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... Bernardsville is a borough located in Somerset County, New Jersey. ... Bernards High School is a comprehensive four-year regional public high school in Somerset County, New Jersey. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B.) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... For other uses, see Drama (disambiguation). ... Vassar College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college situated in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. Founded as a womens college in 1861, it was the first member of the Seven Sisters to become coeducational. ... In the United States, a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) is a terminal graduate degree in an area of visual, plastic, literary or performing arts typically requiring two to three years of study beyond the bachelor level. ... Yale redirects here. ...


Early career

Streep's first feature film was Julia, in which she played a small but pivotal role during a flashback scene. The Deer Hunter (1978) was her second feature film and it earned Streep her first Academy Award nomination, for "Best Supporting Actress". The following year, she won an Academy Award for her role opposite Dustin Hoffman in Kramer vs. Kramer ("Best Supporting Actress", 1979). In 1982 she won again, for Sophie's Choice ("Best Actress"), where she starred alongside Peter MacNicol and Kevin Kline. For other uses, see Deer Hunter. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Dustin Lee Hoffman (born August 8, 1937) is a two-time Academy Award-winning, BAFTA-winning, and five-time Golden Globe-winning American method actor. ... Kramer vs. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Sophies Choice is a 1982 film that tells the story of a beautiful Polish immigrant, Sophie, and her tempestuous lover who share a boarding house with a young writer in Brooklyn. ... Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Peter MacNicol (born April 10, 1954 in Dallas, Texas) is an Emmy Award winning American actor. ... Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947) is an Academy Award- and Tony Award-winning American stage and film actor. ...


In 1978, she won her first Emmy Award, for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series", for the miniseries Holocaust. A year later she appeared in her only Woody Allen film, Manhattan. Streep was engaged to The Deer Hunter co-star John Cazale ("Fredo" in The Godfather) until his death from bone cancer on March 12, 1978. In September 1978, she married sculptor Don Gummer. They have five children: Henry W. (Hank) (born in 1979), Mary Willa (Mamie) (born in 1983), Grace Jane (born in 1986), Natty B (born in 1987)and Louisa Jacobson (born in 1991). Mamie Gummer has chosen acting as a career, and made her off-Broadway debut as Lucy in a 2005 production of Mr. Marmalade at the Laura Pels Theatre. An Emmy Award. ... A miniseries (sometimes mini-series), in a serial storytelling medium, is a production which tells a story in a limited number of episodes. ... Holocaust was an Emmy Award-winning television miniseries broadcast in four parts in 1978 on the NBC television network. ... Woody Allen (born Allen Stewart Königsberg on December 1, 1935) is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director, writer, actor, jazz musician, comedian, and playwright. ... Manhattan is a 1979 romantic comedy film. ... For other uses, see Deer Hunter. ... John Frank Charles Cazale (August 12, 1935 – March 12, 1978) was a distinguished Golden Globe Award nominated American film and stage actor whose brief career spanned several acclaimed films of the 1970s. ... is the 71st day of the year (72nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Mamie Gummer (born Mary Willa Gummer, August 3, 1983) is an American actress. ...


1980-present

In the 1980s, Streep appeared in the acclaimed films The French Lieutenant's Woman, Silkwood with Kurt Russell and Cher, Out of Africa with Robert Redford, and Ironweed, with Jack Nicholson. In A Cry in the Dark Streep portrayed Lindy Chamberlain, the Australian mother who was accused of being responsible for the death of her infant after claiming that a dingo took her baby. For her performance, she was awarded Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival. From 1984 to 1990, Streep won six People's Choice Awards for "Favorite Motion Picture Actress" and, in 1990, was named "World Favorite". The French Lieutenants Woman is a 1981 film directed by Karel Reisz and adapted by playwright Harold Pinter. ... Silkwood is a 1983, Oscar-nominated film which dramatizes the story of Karen Silkwood, who died under suspicious circumstances while investigating alleged wrongdoing at the Kerr-McGee plutonium plant where she worked. ... Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. ... This article is about the entertainer. ... In 1985, the film Out of Africa was released, based loosely on the autobiographical book by Isak Dinesen published in 1937, as well as Dinesens Shadows on the Grass and other sources. ... Ironweed is a 1987 film based on the novel by William Kennedy and tells the story of an alcoholic, wandering man and woman during the Great Depression. ... John Joseph Nicholson (born April 22, 1937), known as Jack Nicholson, is a three time Academy Award-winning American actor internationally renowned for his often dark-themed portrayals of neurotic characters. ... A Cry in the Dark (US and Europe title) or Evil Angels (Australian title) is a film (1988 release) based on the disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain, a ten-week-old baby girl who went missing from a campground near Uluru (Ayers Rock) on 17 August 1980. ... Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton (born 4 March 1948, née Alice Lynne Murchison) was at the center of one of Australias most publicised murder trials, in which she was convicted of killing her baby daughter, Azaria. ... Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is the sixth-largest country in the world, the only country to occupy an entire continent, and the largest in the region of Australasia/Oceania. ... For other uses, see Dingo (disambiguation). ... The Best Actress Award (French: Prix dinterprétation féminine) is an award presented at the Cannes Film Festival. ... The Cannes Film Festival (French: le Festival de Cannes), founded in 1939, is one of the worlds oldest, most influential and prestigious film festivals. ... The Peoples Choice Awards, held annually in January, is one of the few awards shows to be based on popularity. ...


In the 1990s Streep took a greater variety of roles, including a strung-out B-film actor in a screen adaptation of Carrie Fisher's novel Postcards from the Edge with Dennis Quaid and Shirley MacLaine, and a farcical role in Death Becomes Her with Goldie Hawn and Bruce Willis. Streep also appeared in the movie version of Isabel Allende's The House of the Spirits, Clint Eastwood's screen adaptation of The Bridges of Madison County, The River Wild, She-Devil, Marvin's Room (with Diane Keaton and Leonardo DiCaprio), One True Thing, and Music of the Heart, in a role that required her to learn to play the violin. Carrie Frances Fisher (born October 21, 1956) is an American actress, screenwriter and novelist. ... Postcards from the Edge is a 1990 movie which is based on the fictionalized autobiographical book by Carrie Fisher about her relationship with her mother, Debbie Reynolds, and her own drug addiction. ... Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor. ... Shirley MacLaine (born April 24, 1934) is an Academy Award-winning American film and theatre actress, well-known not only for her acting, but for her devotion to her belief in reincarnation and aliens. ... Death Becomes Her is a 1992 black comedy fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Goldie Hawn, Meryl Streep and Bruce Willis. ... Goldie Jeanne Hawn (born November 21, 1945) is an Academy Award-winning American actress, director and producer. ... Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is a Golden Globe- and double Emmy-winning German-born American actor and singer. ... For the Chilean politician and daughter of Salvador Allende, see Isabel Allende Bussi. ... The House of the Spirits (Spanish: La Casa de los Espíritus) is the debut novel of Isabel Allende. ... For other uses, see Clint Eastwood (disambiguation). ... This article is about the film. ... The River Wild is a 1994 American thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, and Joseph Mazzello. ... She-Devil is a 1989 film starring Meryl Streep and Roseanne Barr. ... Marvins Room is a play by Scott McPherson which tells the story of a man who had a stroke 17 years ago and has spent all of the time vegetating in his bedroom. ... Diane Keaton (née Hall; January 5, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress, director and producer. ... Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (born November 11, 1974[1]) is a three-time Academy Award-nominated, SAG Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning American actor who garnered world wide fame for his role as Jack Dawson in Titanic (1997). ... One True Thing is a 1998 film which tells the story of a woman who is forced to put her life on hold in order to care for her dying mother. ... Music of the Heart is a 1999 dramatic film. ... For the Anne Rice novel, see Violin (novel). ...


She was a voice actor for the animated series The Simpsons (playing Reverend Timothy Lovejoy's daughter), and King of the Hill. She also voiced the Blue Fairy character in the Steven Spielberg film, A.I.. A voice actor (also a voice artist) is a person who provides voices for animated characters (including those in feature films, television series, animated shorts), voice-overs in radio and television commercials, audio dramas, dubbed foreign language films, video games, puppet shows, and amusement rides. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... The Reverend Timothy Tim Lovejoy (more commonly known as Reverend Lovejoy) is a fictional character and the local Reverend in the long-running animated TV show The Simpsons and is voiced by Harry Shearer. ... This article is about the television program. ... Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946)[1] is an American film director and producer. ...

Meryl Streep in St. Petersburg, Russia, 2004.
Meryl Streep in St. Petersburg, Russia, 2004.

In 2002, she co-starred with Nicolas Cage in Spike Jonze's quirky Adaptation., as real-life author Susan Orlean; and with Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore in The Hours. She also appeared with Al Pacino and Emma Thompson in the HBO adaptation of Tony Kushner's six-hour play Angels in America, in which she had four roles. She received her second Emmy Award for Angels in America, which reunited her with director Mike Nichols, who directed her in Silkwood, Heartburn and Postcards from the Edge. Saint Petersburg  listen (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of... Nicolas Cage (born January 7, 1964) is an Academy Award-winning American actor. ... For the musician and bandleader, see Spike Jones. ... For other uses, see Adaptation (disambiguation). ... Susan Orlean (born October 31, 1955) is an American journalist whose feature writing drolly but affectionately considers softer subjects than some of those covered by her colleagues. ... Nicole Mary Kidman, AC (born 20 June 1967) is an Academy Award-winning Australian[1] actress and occasional singer. ... Julianne Moore (born December 3, 1960) is an Emmy Award-winning American actress. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Alfredo James Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an Academy, Golden Globe, Tony, BAFTA, Emmy, and SAG award winning American actor who is best known for playing the roles of Tony Montana in the 1983 film Scarface and Michael Corleone in The Godfather Trilogy . ... Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is an Emmy-, BAFTA- and Academy Award-winning English actress, comedian, and screenwriter. ... For other uses, see HBO (disambiguation). ... Tony Kushner (born July 16, 1956) is an award-winning American playwright most famous for his play Angels in America, for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. ... Angels in America is an award-winning 2003 HBO miniseries adapted from the play of the same name by Tony Kushner. ... An Emmy Award. ... Mike Nichols (born Michael Igor Peschkowsky) is an Academy Award winning movie director of films such as The Graduate and Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. He was born on November 6, 1931 in Berlin, to a Jewish Russian family. ...


In addition, she appeared in Jonathan Demme's remake of The Manchurian Candidate co-starring Denzel Washington, in which she played a role made famous by Angela Lansbury. She also starred with Jim Carrey in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. Since 2002, Meryl Streep has hosted the annual event Poetry & the Creative Mind, a benefit in support of National Poetry Month, a program of the Academy of American Poets. Streep has also co-hosted the annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert with Liam Neeson in Oslo, Norway in 2001. Jonathan Demme (born February 22, 1944, in Baldwin, New York) is an American film director, producer and writer. ... The Manchurian Candidate is a 2004 U.S. American film based on the 1959 novel The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon, and a reimagining of the previous 1962 film. ... Angela Lansbury CBE (born October 16, 1925) is a four-time Tony-winning, six-time Golden Globe-winning, three-time Oscar-nominated, and eighteen-time Emmy-nominated English actress. ... James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a two-time Golden Globe Award-winning Canadian-American A-list film actor and comedian. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... National Poetry Month is a celebration of poetry first introduced in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. ... The Academy of American Poets is the largest organization in the United States dedicated to the art of poetry. ... Lester B. Pearson after accepting the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish and Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is the name of one of five Nobel Prizes bequeathed by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... William John Liam Neeson OBE (born June 7, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated Irish actor. ...


Streep's most recent film releases are Prime (2005), the Robert Altman film A Prairie Home Companion with Lindsay Lohan and Lily Tomlin and the box-office success The Devil Wears Prada with Anne Hathaway which grossed nearly $125 million and earned Streep the 2007 Golden Globe award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy. On January 23, 2007, Streep earned her 14th Academy Award nomination (her 11th for Best Actress) for The Devil Wears Prada. Streep's newest film Dark Matter debuted at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. Prime is a 2005 American romantic comedy film starring Uma Thurman, Meryl Streep & Bryan Greenberg. ... For other persons named Robert Altman, see Robert Altman (disambiguation). ... A Prairie Home Companion (previously known as The Last Broadcast) is a 2006 ensemble comedy film elegy directed by Robert Altman, his final film released just five months before his death. ... Lindsay Dee Lohan[1] (born July 2, 1986) is an American actress and pop music singer. ... Lily Tomlin (born Mary Jean Tomlin on September 1, 1939), is an Academy Award-nominated American actress and comedian. ... The Devil Wears Prada is an Academy Award-nominated 2006 comedy-drama film, a loose screen adaptation of Lauren Weisbergers 2003 novel of the same name. ... This article is about the actress. ... is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Dark Matter is the first feature film by opera director Chen Shi-zheng, starring Liu Ye, Aidan Quinn and Meryl Streep. ... The Sundance Film Festival is a film festival in the state of Utah in the United States. ...


She has been confirmed for the role of Donna in the film version of the ABBA musical Mamma Mia! which will hit theaters July 18, 2008. She has also been confirmed to play Sister Aloysius in the 2008 film adaptation of John Patrick Shanley's Doubt which will come to theatres in 2008. Other upcoming projects include 2009's Julie and Julia as Julia Child, 2008's Dirty Tricks as Martha Mitchell and A Question of Mercy which will come to theatres in 2009. (source: imdb.com) Mamma Mia! is an upcoming film adaptation of the West End musical of the same name based on the songs of pop group ABBA. The title of the film is taken from the groups 1975 chart-topper Mamma Mia. It will be produced by Universal Studios in partnership with... Abba redirects here. ... Mamma Mia! is an upcoming film adaptation of the West End musical of the same name based on the songs of pop group ABBA. The title of the film is taken from the groups 1975 chart-topper Mamma Mia. It will be produced by Universal Studios in partnership with... is the 199th day of the year (200th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Doubt is an upcoming (2008) film production of the John Patrick Shanley play of the same name. ... Julia Child (August 15, 1912–August 13, 2004) was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream through her many cookbooks and television programs. ... A movie by Ryan Murphy about the wife of Richard Nixons attorney general defending her husband after the Watergate scandal. ... Martha Beall Mitchell (2 September 1918 - 18 June 1976) was the wife of John Mitchell, United States Attorney General under President Richard Nixon. ...


Theatre

In New York City, she appeared in the 1976 Broadway double-bill of Tennessee Williams' 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Arthur Miller's A Memory of Two Mondays, for which she received a Tony Award nomination for "Best Featured Actress in a Play". Her other early Broadway credits include Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard and the Bertolt Brecht-Kurt Weill musical Happy End, which she appeared in originally off-Broadway at the Chelsea Theater Center. She received Drama Desk Award nominations for both productions. Once Streep's film career flourished, she took a long break from stage acting. New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Thomas Lanier Williams III (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983), better known by the nickname Tennessee Williams, was a major American playwright of the twentieth century who received many of the top theatrical awards for his work. ... One act plays by Tennessee Williams is a list of the one act plays written by American playwright Tennessee Williams. ... Arthur Bob Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was an American playwright and essayist. ... this is a memory of 2 mondays ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (Russian: , IPA: ) was a Russian short story writer and playwright. ... Bust of Anton Chekhov at Badenweiler, Germany The Cherry Orchard (Вишнëвый сад or Vishniovy sad in Russian) is Russian playwright Anton Chekhovs last play. ... {{dy justified his choice of form, and from about 1929 on he began to interpret its penchant for contradictions, much as had Eisenstein, in terms of the dialectic. ... Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950), born in Dessau, Germany and died in New York City, was a German and in his later years, a German-American composer active from the 1920s until his death. ... Happy End is a three-act musical comedy by Kurt Weill, Elisabeth Hauptmann and Bertolt Brecht which first opened in Berlin at the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm on September 2, 1929. ... Created in 1955, the Drama Desk Award was created to recognize Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway shows in addition to Broadway shows. ...


In July 2001, Streep returned to the stage for the first time in more than twenty years, playing Arkadina in the Public Theater's revival of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. The staging, directed by Mike Nichols, also featured Kevin Kline, Natalie Portman, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken, Marcia Gay Harden and John Goodman. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (Russian: , IPA: ) was a Russian short story writer and playwright. ... Chekhov in an 1898 portrait by Osip Braz. ... Mike Nichols (born Michael Igor Peschkowsky) is an Academy Award winning movie director of films such as The Graduate and Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. He was born on November 6, 1931 in Berlin, to a Jewish Russian family. ... Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947) is an Academy Award- and Tony Award-winning American stage and film actor. ... Natalie Portman (‎; born June 9, 1981) is a Golden Globe-winning, Academy Award-nominated Israeli-American actress. ... Philip Seymour Hoffman (born July 23, 1967) is an Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Christopher Walken (born March 31, 1943) is an Academy Award-winning American film and theatre actor. ... Marcia Gay Harden Marcia Gay Harden (born August 14, 1959) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Not to be confused with Johnny Goodman (TV producer), Johnny Goodman, or John C. Goodman. ...


In August and September 2006, she starred onstage at the Public Theater's production of Mother Courage and Her Children at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park.[10] The show performed to crowds that lined up for hours, sometimes in the pouring rain, to get highly coveted seats. It was originally written by Bertolt Brecht in 1939 and first performed in 1941. The Public Theater production was a new translation by famed playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America) with songs in the Weill/Brecht style written by composer Jeanine Tesori (Caroline, or Change). Veteran director George C. Wolfe was at the helm. Streep starred alongside Kevin Kline and Austin Pendleton in this three and a half hour play, in which she sang several songs and was in nearly every scene. The Public Theater is a New York City arts organization. ... Mother Courage and Her Children (German: Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder) was a play written in 1939 by the German dramatist and poet Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956) with significant contributions from his mistress at the time, Margarete Steffin. ... {{dy justified his choice of form, and from about 1929 on he began to interpret its penchant for contradictions, much as had Eisenstein, in terms of the dialectic. ... Tony Kushner (born July 16, 1956) is an award-winning American playwright most famous for his play Angels in America, for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. ... Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes is an award winning play in two parts by American playwright Tony Kushner. ... Jeanine Tesori (formerly known as Jeanine Levenson) is a composer of musicals. ... Caroline, Or Change is a through-composed Broadway musical with book and lyrics by Tony Kushner and score by Jeanine Tesori, originally directed by George C. Wolfe. ... George C. Wolfe (September 23, 1954 - ) is an African-American playwright and director of theater and film. ... Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947) is an Academy Award- and Tony Award-winning American stage and film actor. ... Austin Pendleton (born on 27 March 1940 in Warren, Ohio, USA) is an American movie, television and stage actor. ...


Awards

Streep holds the record for the most Academy Award nominations of any actor, having been nominated fourteen times since her first nomination in 1979 for The Deer Hunter (11 for Best Actress and 3 for Best Supporting Actress). Notes: 1997 SAG Nomination for Marvins Room shared with Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Dan Hedaya, Diane Keaton, Hal Scardino, Gwen Verdon and Hume Cronyn. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... For other uses, see Deer Hunter. ...


Meryl Streep also holds the record for actress with the most Golden Globe Awards with 6 wins. She is also the second-most nominated performer for a Golden Globe Award (she has twenty-one nominations to Jack Lemmon's twenty-two). Streep is also tied with Jack Nicholson for most Golden Globes overall by an actor or actress (6 wins). Streep has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... John Uhler Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001), better known as Jack Lemmon, was a two-time Academy Award and Cannes Award-winning American actor and comedian. ... John Joseph Nicholson (born April 22, 1937), known as Jack Nicholson, is a three time Academy Award-winning American actor internationally renowned for his often dark-themed portrayals of neurotic characters. ... Buskers perform on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ...


Academy Awards

  • Best Actress
  • Best Supporting Actress

The French Lieutenants Woman is a 1969 novel by John Fowles. ... Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an iconic American actress of film, television and stage. ... Sophies Choice (1979) is a novel written by William Styron about a young American Southerner who wants to be a writer and befriends Nathan, who is Jewish, and his beautiful lover Sophie, a Polish (but not Jewish) survivor of the Nazi concentration camps. ... Silkwood is a 1983, Oscar-nominated film which dramatizes the story of Karen Silkwood, who died under suspicious circumstances while investigating alleged wrongdoing at the Kerr-McGee plutonium plant where she worked. ... Shirley MacLaine (born April 24, 1934) is an Academy Award-winning American film and theatre actress, well-known not only for her acting, but for her devotion to her belief in reincarnation and aliens. ... For the 1985 film based on this novel, see Out of Africa (film). ... Geraldine Sue Page (November 22, 1924 - June 13, 1987) was an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated American actress. ... Ironweed book cover Ironweed is a 1983 novel by William Kennedy. ... This article is about the entertainer. ... A Cry in the Dark (US and Europe title) or Evil Angels (Australian title) is a film (1988 release) based on the disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain, a ten-week-old baby girl who went missing from a campground near Uluru (Ayers Rock) on 17 August 1980. ... Alicia Christian Jodie Foster (born November 19, 1962)[1] is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress, director and producer. ... Postcards from the Edge is a 1990 movie which is based on the fictionalized autobiographical book by Carrie Fisher about her relationship with her mother, Debbie Reynolds, and her own drug addiction. ... Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an Academy Award-winning American theatrical, film, and television actress, and a stage and television director. ... The Bridges of Madison County is a best-selling novel by Robert James Waller which tells the story of a lonely Italian war bride who develops a romantic interest in a dashing photographer who has come to Madison County, Iowa in order to create a photographic essay on the covered... Susan Sarandon (born October 4, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... One True Thing is a 1998 film which tells the story of a woman who is forced to put her life on hold in order to care for her dying mother. ... Gwyneth Kate Paltrow (born September 27, 1972[1]) is an Academy Award-winning American actress and singer. ... Music of the Heart is a 1999 dramatic film. ... Hilary Ann Swank (born July 30, 1974) is a two-time Oscar winning American actress. ... The Devil Wears Prada may refer to: The Devil Wears Prada (novel), the 2003 novel by Lauren Weisberger. ... Dame Helen Mirren, DBE (born July 26, 1945), is an English stage, television and film actress. ... For other uses, see Deer Hunter. ... Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, DBE (born 28 December 1934), better known as Dame Maggie Smith, is a two-time Academy Award, and Emmy-winning English film, stage, and television actress. ... Kramer vs. ... For other uses, see Adaptation (disambiguation). ... Catherine Zeta-Jones as seen in the 2004 film The Terminal Catherine Zeta_Jones (born September 25, 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress. ...

Emmy Awards

  • Best Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

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Filmography

Year Title Role Notes Director
1977 Julia Anne Marie Fred Zinnemann
1978 The Deer Hunter Linda Michael Cimino
1979 Manhattan Jill Woody Allen
The Seduction of Joe Tynan Karen Traynor Jerry Schatzberg
Kramer vs. Kramer Joanna Kramer Academy Award, Golden Globe Robert Benton
1981 The French Lieutenant's Woman Sarah/Anna Golden Globe, BAFTA Award Karel Reisz
1982 Still of the Night Brooke Reynolds Robert Benton
Sophie's Choice Sophie Zawistowski Academy Award, Golden Globe, NYFCC Award Alan J. Pakula
1983 Silkwood Karen Silkwood Mike Nichols
1984 Falling in Love Molly Gilmore Ulu Grosbard
1985 Plenty Susan Traherne Fred Schepisi
Out of Africa Karen Blixen Sydney Pollack
1986 Heartburn Rachel Samstat Mike Nichols
1987 Ironweed Helen Archer Hector Babenco
1988 A Cry in the Dark Lindy Chamberlain Prix d'interprétation féminine (Cannes), NYFCC Award Fred Schepisi
1989 She-Devil Mary Fisher Susan Seidelman
1990 Postcards from the Edge Suzanne Vale Mike Nichols
1991 Defending Your Life Julia Albert Brooks
1992 Death Becomes Her Madeline Ashton Robert Zemeckis
1993 The House of the Spirits Clara del Valle Trueba Bille August
1994 The River Wild Gail Hartman Curtis Hanson
1995 The Bridges of Madison County Francesca Johnson Clint Eastwood
1996 Before and After Dr. Carolyn Ryan Barbet Schroeder
Marvin's Room Lee Jerry Zaks
1998 Dancing at Lughnasa Kate 'Kit' Mundy Pat O'Connor
One True Thing Kate Gulden Carl Franklin
1999 Chrysanthemum Narrator Virginia Wilkos
Music of the Heart Roberta Guaspari Wes Craven
2001 Artificial Intelligence: A.I. Blue Mecha (voice) Steven Spielberg
2002 Adaptation. Susan Orlean Golden Globe Spike Jonze
The Hours Clarissa Vaughan Silver Bear Award Stephen Daldry
2003 Stuck on You Herself Farrelly brothers
2004 The Manchurian Candidate Eleanor Shaw Jonathan Demme
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Aunt Josephine Brad Silberling
2005 Prime Lisa Metzger Ben Younger
2006 A Prairie Home Companion Yolanda Johnson Robert Altman
The Music of Regret The Woman Laurie Simmons
The Devil Wears Prada Miranda Priestly Golden Globe David Frankel
The Ant Bully Queen (voice) John A. Davis
2007 Dark Matter Joanna Silver Chen Shi-Zheng
Evening Lila Wittenborn Lajos Koltai
Rendition Corrine Whitman Gavin Hood
Lions for Lambs Janine Roth Robert Redford
2008 Mamma Mia! Donna post-production Phyllida Lloyd
Doubt Sister Aloysius post-production John Patrick Shanley
Dirty Tricks Martha Mitchell on hold Ryan Murphy
2009 Julie & Julia Julia Child pre-production Nora Ephron
A Question of Mercy on hold Rodrigo García

// Events In the Academy Awards, Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway and Beatrice Straight win Best Actor and Actress and Supporting Actress awards for Network. ... Julia is a 1977 dramatic film based on playwright Lillian Hellmans novel Pentimento, which tells the story of her relationship with her lifelong friend Julia, who worked as an anti-fascist in the years prior to World War II. The movie was adapted by Alvin Sargent from the novel. ... Fred Zinnemann (April 29, 1907–March 14, 1997) was an Austrian-American film director. ... // Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli The Hospital Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Academy Awards Best Picture... For other uses, see Deer Hunter. ... Michael Cimino (born February 3, 1939, New York City) is an Australia film director. ... // Events March 5 - Production begins on Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. ... Manhattan is a 1979 romantic comedy film. ... Woody Allen (born Allen Stewart Königsberg on December 1, 1935) is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director, writer, actor, jazz musician, comedian, and playwright. ... The Seduction of Joe Tynan is a 1979 political film comedy-drama made by Universal Pictures, directed by Jerry Schatzberg and produced by Martin Bregman. ... Jerry Schatzberg (born 1927, Bronx, New York) is a famous photographer and film director. ... Kramer vs. ... Robert Benton (born September 29, 1932 in Waxahachie, Texas) is an American screenwriter and film director. ... // January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... The French Lieutenants Woman is a 1981 film directed by Karel Reisz and adapted by playwright Harold Pinter. ... Karel Reisz (born 1926, Ostrava, Czechoslovakia, died London, United Kingdom, 2002) was a Jewish refugee who became one of the most important film-makers in post war Britain. ... // This is the year of film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, which will become the highest grossing movie for almost 15 years (until Titanic), earning double or triple against any major film of the 1980s. ... Whitesnake, 1986 album by the British rock band of the same name (Whitesnake) was a major crossover hit and one of the top-selling albums in the hair metal genre, eventually selling over eight million copies (and thus going eight times platinum). ... Sophies Choice is a 1982 film that tells the story of a beautiful Polish immigrant, Sophie, and her tempestuous lover who share a boarding house with a young writer in Brooklyn. ... Alan Jay Pakula (April 7, 1928 - November 19, 1998) was an American film producer, writer and director noted for his contributions to the conspiracy thriller genre. ... // February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York North Americas Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy WarGames, starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy Superman III Flashdance Staying Alive Octopussy Mr. ... Silkwood is a 1983, Oscar-nominated film which dramatizes the story of Karen Silkwood, who died under suspicious circumstances while investigating alleged wrongdoing at the Kerr-McGee plutonium plant where she worked. ... Karen Silkwood (February 19, 1946 – November 13, 1974) was an American labor union activist and chemical technician at the Kerr-McGee plant near Crescent, Oklahoma, United States. ... 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Plenty is a 1985 movie starring Meryl Streep, Charles Dance, Tracey Ullman, John Gielgud, Sting, Ian McKellen, Sam Neill and Burt Kwouk. ... Frederick Alan Schepisi AO (born 26 December 1939) is an Australian film director and scriptwriter who was born in Melbourne, Victoria. ... In 1985, the film Out of Africa was released, based loosely on the autobiographical book by Isak Dinesen published in 1937, as well as Dinesens Shadows on the Grass and other sources. ... Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke (April 17, 1885 – September 7, 1962), née Karen Dinesen, was a Danish author also known under her pen name Isak Dinesen. ... Sydney Pollack (born July 1, 1934 in Lafayette, Indiana) is an American actor, producer, and director. ... // April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... Ironweed is a 1987 film based on the novel by William Kennedy and tells the story of an alcoholic, wandering man and woman during the Great Depression. ... Héctor Eduardo Babenco is a Brazilian director, screenwriter, producer and actor. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... Frederick Alan Schepisi AO (born 26 December 1939) is an Australian film director and scriptwriter who was born in Melbourne, Victoria. ... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... She-Devil is a 1989 film starring Meryl Streep and Roseanne Barr. ... Susan Seidelman (born December 11, 1952, Philadelphia) is an American movie director. ... 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The House of the Spirits is a 1993 dramatic movie starring Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Winona Ryder, and Antonio Banderas. ... Bille August (born November 9, 1948) is a Danish film and television director. ... The year 1994 in film involved some significant events. ... The River Wild is a 1994 American thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, and Joseph Mazzello. ... The year 1995 in film involved some significant events. ... This article is about the film. ... For other uses, see Clint Eastwood (disambiguation). ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... For the Star Trek:Voyager episode, see Before and After (VOY). ... Barbet Schroeder (born August 26, 1941 in Teheran to a Swiss diplomat father) is a movie director and producer who started his career in French cinema in the 1960s, working together with directors such as Jean-Luc Godard and Jacques Rivette. ... Marvins Room is a play by Scott McPherson which tells the story of a man who had a stroke 17 years ago and has spent all of the time vegetating in his bedroom. ... Jerry Zaks is a director and actor born in Stuttgart, Germany on 7 September, 1946. ... The year 1998 in film involved some significant events. ... Dancing at Lughnasa (see also Lughnasa, the ancient pagan ritual) is a play by Brian Friel set in Irelands County Donegal in August 1936. ... Pat OConnor was a Formula One driver (Indy 500 only) from the United States. ... One True Thing is a 1998 film which tells the story of a woman who is forced to put her life on hold in order to care for her dying mother. ... Carl Franklin (born April 11, 1949 in Richmond, California) is an African-American film director and actor. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... 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The Manchurian Candidate is a 2004 U.S. American film based on the 1959 novel The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon, and a reimagining of the previous 1962 film. ... Jonathan Demme (born February 22, 1944, in Baldwin, New York) is an American film director, producer and writer. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Josephine Anwhistle is the distant aunt of the Baudelaire orphans. ... He is the husbad of actress Amy Brenneman, with whom that they have two kids . ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... Prime is a 2005 American romantic comedy film starring Uma Thurman, Meryl Streep & Bryan Greenberg. ... 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Television credits

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Stage credits

Year Play Role Director
1975 Trelawny of the "Wells" Miss Imogen Parrott A. J. Antoon
1976 27 Wagons Full of Cotton Flora Meighan Arvin Brown
1976 A Memory of Two Mondays Patricia Arvin Brown
1976 Secret Service Edith Varney Daniel Freudenberger
1976 Henry V Katherine Joseph Papp
1976 Measure for Measure Isabella John Pasquin
1977 Happy End Lieutenant Lillian Holiday Robert Kalfin and Patricia Birch
1977 The Cherry Orchard Dunyasha Andrei Şerban
1978 Alice in Concert Alice Elizabeth Swados
1978 The Taming of the Shrew Kate Wilford Leach
1979 Taken in Marriage Andrea Robert Allan Ackerman
1980-81 Alice in Concert Alice Joseph Papp
2001 The Seagull Irina Nikolayevna Mike Nichols
2006 Mother Courage and Her Children Mother Courage George C. Wolfe

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Awards
Preceded by
Joanne Woodward
for See How She Runs
Emmy Award - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series
1978
for Holocaust
Succeeded by
Bette Davis
for Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter
Preceded by
Dyan Cannon
for Heaven Can Wait
Golden Globe - Best Motion Picture Actress in a Supporting Role
1979
for Kramer vs. Kramer
Succeeded by
Mary Steenburgen
for Melvin and Howard
Preceded by
Maggie Smith
for California Suite
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
1979
for Kramer vs. Kramer
Succeeded by
Mary Steenburgen
for Melvin and Howard
Preceded by
Mary Tyler Moore
for Ordinary People
Golden Globe - Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama
1981
for The French Lieutenant's Woman
1982
for Sophie's Choice
Succeeded by
Shirley MacLaine
for Terms of Endearment
Preceded by
Judy Davis
for My Brilliant Career
BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
1981
for The French Lieutenant's Woman
Succeeded by
Katharine Hepburn
for On Golden Pond
Preceded by
Katharine Hepburn
for On Golden Pond
Academy Award for Best Actress
1982
for Sophie's Choice
Succeeded by
Shirley MacLaine
for Terms of Endearment
Preceded by
Glenda Jackson
for Stevie
NYFCC Award for Best Actress
1982
for Sophie's Choice
Succeeded by
Shirley MacLaine
for Terms of Endearment
Preceded by
Holly Hunter
for Broadcast News
NYFCC Award for Best Actress
1988
for A Cry in the Dark
Succeeded by
Michelle Pfeiffer
for The Fabulous Baker Boys
Preceded by
Jodhi May, Barbara Hershey, and Linda Mvusi
for A World Apart
Award for Best Actress - Cannes Film Festival
1989
for A Cry in the Dark
Succeeded by
Krystyna Janda
for Przesluchanie
Preceded by
Nadine Garner
for Mullaway
Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
1989
for Evil Angels
Succeeded by
Catherine McClements
for Weekend with Kate
Preceded by
Jennifer Connelly
for A Beautiful Mind
Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
2002
for Adaptation.
Succeeded by
Renée Zellweger
for Cold Mountain
Preceded by
Uma Thurman
for Hysterical Blindness
Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
2003
for Angels in America
Succeeded by
Glenn Close
for The Lion in Winter
Preceded by
Halle Berry
for Monster's Ball
Silver Bear for Best Actress - Berlin Film Festival
2003
for The Hours (tied with Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore)
Succeeded by
Charlize Theron
for Monster and Catalina Sandino Moreno
for Maria Full of Grace
Preceded by
Maggie Smith
for My House in Umbria
Emmy Award - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
2003
for Angels in America
Succeeded by
S. Epatha Merkerson
for Lackawanna Blues
Preceded by
Stockard Channing
for The Matthew Shepard Story
Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress - Miniseries or Television Movie
2003
for Angels in America
Succeeded by
Glenn Close
for The Lion in Winter
Preceded by
Robert De Niro
AFI Life Achievement Award
2004
Succeeded by
George Lucas
Preceded by
Reese Witherspoon
for Walk the Line
Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
2006
for The Devil Wears Prada
Succeeded by
Marion Cotillard
for La Vie en rose
Persondata
NAME Streep, Meryl
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Streep, Mary Louise
SHORT DESCRIPTION actress
DATE OF BIRTH June 22, 1949
PLACE OF BIRTH Summit, New Jersey, U.S.
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Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward (born February 27, 1930) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy award winning American actress. ... This is a list of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie winners: 1974: Mildred Natwick - The Swoop Sisters 1975: Jessica Walter - Amy Prentiss 1976: Rosemary Harris - Notorious Woman 1977: Patty Duke - Captains and Kings 1978: Meryl Streep - Holocaust 1979: Bette Davis - Strangers... Holocaust was an Emmy Award-winning television miniseries broadcast in four parts in 1978 on the NBC television network. ... For the singer, see Betty Davis, for the meteorologist, see Betty Davis (meteorologist). ... Dyan Cannon (born Samille Diane Friesen on January 4, 1937) is a three-time Academy Award-nominated American film and television actress, director, screenwriter, editor, and producer. ... For other uses, see Heaven Can Wait. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in 1944 for a performance in a motion picture released in the previous year. ... Kramer vs. ... Mary Steenburgen (IPA: ) (born February 8, 1953) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Melvin and Howard was a 1980 movie directed by Jonathan Demme and written by Bo Goldman, based upon the claims of Utah service station owner Melvin Dummar concerning a purported will written by Howard Hughes, leaving Dummar 1/16th of his $2 billion estate, which would have amounted to $156... Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, DBE (born 28 December 1934), better known as Dame Maggie Smith, is a two-time Academy Award, and Emmy-winning English film, stage, and television actress. ... This article is about the film. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Kramer vs. ... Mary Steenburgen (IPA: ) (born February 8, 1953) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Melvin and Howard was a 1980 movie directed by Jonathan Demme and written by Bo Goldman, based upon the claims of Utah service station owner Melvin Dummar concerning a purported will written by Howard Hughes, leaving Dummar 1/16th of his $2 billion estate, which would have amounted to $156... This article is about the actress. ... This article is about the film. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... 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The French Lieutenants Woman is a 1981 film directed by Karel Reisz and adapted by playwright Harold Pinter. ... Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an iconic American actress of film, television and stage. ... Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an iconic American actress of film, television and stage. ... Tom Aldredge and Frances Sternhagen in the original Broadway production On Golden Pond is a play by Ernest Thompson. ... Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Sophies Choice is a 1982 film that tells the story of a beautiful Polish immigrant, Sophie, and her tempestuous lover who share a boarding house with a young writer in Brooklyn. ... Shirley MacLaine (born April 24, 1934) is an Academy Award-winning American film and theatre actress, well-known not only for her acting, but for her devotion to her belief in reincarnation and aliens. ... For the Drawn Together episode, see Terms of Endearment (Drawn Together episode). ... Glenda Jackson Glenda May Jackson, CBE, (born 9 May 1936) is a two-time Academy Award-winning British actress and politician, currently Labour Member of Parliament for the constituency of Hampstead and Highgate in the London Borough of Camden. ... Stevie is a 1977 play by Hugh Whitemore, about the life of poet Stevie Smith. ... The New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress is one of the awards given by the New York Film Critics Circle to honor the finest achievements in filmmaking. ... Sophies Choice is a 1982 film that tells the story of a beautiful Polish immigrant, Sophie, and her tempestuous lover who share a boarding house with a young writer in Brooklyn. ... Shirley MacLaine (born April 24, 1934) is an Academy Award-winning American film and theatre actress, well-known not only for her acting, but for her devotion to her belief in reincarnation and aliens. ... For the Drawn Together episode, see Terms of Endearment (Drawn Together episode). ... Holly Hunter (born March 20, 1958) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Broadcast News is a 1987 romantic comedy about a brilliant yet prickly reporter (Albert Brooks), his charming but admittedly far less seasoned rival (William Hurt), and their virtuoso producer (Holly Hunter), who has daily emotional breakdowns. ... A Cry in the Dark (US and Europe title) or Evil Angels (Australian title) is a film (1988 release) based on the disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain, a ten-week-old baby girl who went missing from a campground near Uluru (Ayers Rock) on 17 August 1980. ... Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe-winning, BAFTA-winning American actress. ... The Fabulous Baker Boys is a 1989 film about two brothers who perform a duo piano show together in small clubs. ... Jodhi May (born 1st May 1975) is a British actress best known for her work on controversial costume dramas. ... Barbara Hershey is an American actress, known for her many film roles. ... A World Apart was a daytime drama which ran from March 30, 1970 - June 25, 1971 on the ABC network. ... The Best Actress Award (French: Prix dinterprétation féminine) is an award presented at the Cannes Film Festival. ... The Cannes Film Festival (French: le Festival de Cannes), founded in 1939, is one of the worlds oldest, most influential and prestigious film festivals. ... A Cry in the Dark (US and Europe title) or Evil Angels (Australian title) is a film (1988 release) based on the disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain, a ten-week-old baby girl who went missing from a campground near Uluru (Ayers Rock) on 17 August 1980. ... Nadine Lynette Garner (born 14 December 1970 in Knoxfield, Melbourne, Victoria) is a leading Australian actress. ... The Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role is an award in the annual Australian Film Institute Awards. ... A Cry in the Dark (US and Europe title) or Evil Angels (Australian title) is a film (1988 release) based on the disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain, a ten-week-old baby girl who went missing from a campground near Uluru (Ayers Rock) on 17 August 1980. ... Catherine McClements (born 1965 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian actress and NIDA graduate. ... Jennifer Lynn Connelly (born December 12, 1970) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress and former child model. ... A Beautiful Mind is a 2001 American biographical film about John Forbes Nash, the Nobel Laureate (Economics) mathematician. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in 1944 for a performance in a motion picture released in the previous year. ... For other uses, see Adaptation (disambiguation). ... Renée Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress. ... This article is about the film. ... Uma Karuna Thurman (born April 29, 1970) is an Academy Award-nominated American actress. ... Hysterical Blindness is a made-for-HBO movie by Mira Nair and starring Gena Rowlands, Uma Thurman, Juliette Lewis and Ben Gazzarra. ... Angels in America is an award-winning 2003 HBO miniseries adapted from the play of the same name by Tony Kushner. ... Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is a five-time Academy Award-nominated American film and stage actress and singer. ... The Lion in Winter is a 1966 Broadway play by James Goldman, who also cinematically adapted it in 1968 for the film directed by Anthony Harvey and a 2003 film by Andrei Konchalovsky. ... Halle Maria Berry (IPA: ; born August 14, 1966[1]) is an American actress. ... Monsters Ball is a 2001 American drama/romance film. ... The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the most important film festivals in Europe and the world. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Nicole Mary Kidman, AC (born 20 June 1967) is an Academy Award-winning Australian[1] actress and occasional singer. ... Julianne Moore (born December 3, 1960) is an Emmy Award-winning American actress. ... Charlize Theron (born August 7, 1975) is a South African-American actress and former fashion model. ... Monster is a 2003 film about the life of female serial killer Aileen Wuornos, a former prostitute who was executed in 2002 for killing seven men in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Catalina Sandino Moreno (born April 19, 1981) is an Academy Award-nominated Colombian actress. ... Maria Full of Grace (2004, Spanish title: María llena eres de gracia, lit. ... Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, DBE (born 28 December 1934), better known as Dame Maggie Smith, is a two-time Academy Award, and Emmy-winning English film, stage, and television actress. ... My House in Umbria is a 2003 made for TV movie. ... This is a list of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie winners: 1974: Mildred Natwick - The Swoop Sisters 1975: Jessica Walter - Amy Prentiss 1976: Rosemary Harris - Notorious Woman 1977: Patty Duke - Captains and Kings 1978: Meryl Streep - Holocaust 1979: Bette Davis - Strangers... Angels in America is an award-winning 2003 HBO miniseries adapted from the play of the same name by Tony Kushner. ... S. Epatha Merkerson as Lt. ... Lackawanna Blues is an American television movie that aired in 2005. ... Stockard Channing press kit photo Stockard Channing (born Susan Antonia Williams Stockard on February 13, 1944) is an American actress. ... Shane Meier as Matthew Shepard, attempting to relax in the bathtub. ... The SAG Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Miniseries or Television Movie is an award given by the Screen Actors Guild to honor the finest acting achievements in Miniseries or Television Movie. ... Angels in America is an award-winning 2003 HBO miniseries adapted from the play of the same name by Tony Kushner. ... Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is a five-time Academy Award-nominated American film and stage actress and singer. ... The Lion in Winter is a 1966 Broadway play by James Goldman, who also cinematically adapted it in 1968 for the film directed by Anthony Harvey and a 2003 film by Andrei Konchalovsky. ... Robert Mario De Niro, Jr. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... George Walton Lucas, Jr. ... Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon[1] (born March 22, 1976) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... For the song, see I Walk the Line. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1950. ... The Devil Wears Prada is an Academy Award-nominated 2006 comedy-drama film, a loose screen adaptation of Lauren Weisbergers 2003 novel of the same name. ... Marion Cotillard (born September 30, 1975) is an Academy Award, BAFTA, two-time César Award, Czech Lion and Golden Globe winning French actress. ... La Vie en rose (literally Life in Pink) is the title in English-speaking territories for the triumphant Academy Award winning film La Môme, a 2007 French movie directed by Olivier Dahan about singer Édith Piaf, starring Marion Cotillard in her Academy Award, BAFTA, Czech Lion, and Golden Globe... is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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Meryl Streep, born in 1949, American motion-picture actor who is noted for her versatility.
Streep played a number of roles in New York theater from 1975 to 1979 and appeared in several television dramas from 1977 to 1978.
Streep won her first Academy Award for her role in Kramer vs. Kramer, in which she and Dustin Hoffman costar as a couple who separate and then fight for custody of their son.
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