Meryl Streep

Movie Actress

Birthday June 22, 1949

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Summit, NJ

Age 74 years old

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Legendary actress who won Academy Awards for Best Actress for Sophie's Choice and The Iron Lady as well as for Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer. With a total of 20 Academy Award nods, she's received more nominations than any other actor or actress in film history. Her other well-known films include Mamma Mia!Out of AfricaThe Deer Hunter and The Devil Wears Prada

Before Fame

She received a Masters of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama. 


She was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role in A Memory of Two Mondays/27 Wagons Full of Cotton in 1976.  

Family Life

She married Don Gummer in 1978. She has three daughters named MamieGrace and Louisa and a son named Henry

Associated With

She earned her first Academy Award nomination for her role in the 1978 drama film The Deer Hunter with Robert De Niro


Meryl Streep Highlights
Meryl Streep Highlights