BIO

Meryl Streep

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, directed by John Wells from play by Tracy Letts
For her portrayal of a frightful family matriarch, fighting with her husband, sister and three daughters.

Golden Globes: 28 nominations, 8 wins

WINS:
2012 Best Actress drama IRON LADY
2010 Best Actress comedy JULIA & JULIA
2007 Best Actress comedy THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA
2004 Best Actress TV Mini-series ANGELS IN AMERICA
2003 Best Supporting Actress ADAPTATION
1983 Best Actress drama SOPHIE’S CHOICE
1982 Best Actress drama THE FRENCH LIEUTENANTS’S WOMAN
NOMINATIONS:
2014 Best Actress comedy AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
2013 Best Actress comedy HOPE SPRINGS
2010 Best Actress comedy IT’S COMPLICATED
2009 Best Actress comedy MAMMA MIA!
2009 Best Actress drama DOUBT
2005 Best Supporting Actress THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE
2003 Best Actress drama THE HOURS
2000 Best Actress drama MUSIC OF THE HEART
1999 Best Actress drama ONE TRUE THING
1997 Best Actress drama MARVIN’S ROOM
1996 Best Actress drama THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTRY
1995 Best Actress drama THE RIVER WILD
1993 Best Actress comedy DEATH BECOMES HER
1991 Best Actress comedy POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE
1990 Best Actress comedy SHE-DEVIL
1989 Best Actress drama A CRY IN THE DARK
1986 Best Actress drama OUT OF AFRICA
1984 Best Actress drama SILKWOOD
1979 Best Supporting Actress THE DEER HUNTER
MILESTONES
Considered the finest actress of her generation, Streep earned a record 27 Golden Globe nominations (8 wins), 17 Academy Awards nominations (3 wins). Her most notable performances: THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT WOMAN (1981) by Karel Reisz with Jeremy Irons, SOPHIE’S CHOICE (1982) by Alan Pakula with Kevin Kline, SILKWOOD (1982) by Mike Nichols, OUT OF AFRICA (1985) by Sydney Pollack with Robert Redford, A CRY IN THE DARK (1988) by Fred Schepisi with Sam Neill, POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE (1990) by Mike Nichols, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (1995) by Clint Eastwood, THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA (2006) by David Frankel, JULIE & JULIA (209) by Nora Ephron.