Meryl Streep

About Meryl Streep

Born on June 22, 1949, in Summit, New Jersey, Meryl Streep is considered one of the greatest actresses working today. Streep began her career on the New York stage in the late 1960s and appeared in several Broadway productions. Streep transitioned to films in the 1970s and soon began earning major accolades, eventually winning Oscars for ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’, ‘Sophie’s Choice’ and ‘The Iron Lady’, among a league of nominations. Equally able to wow audiences in drama, comedy and musicals, she has come to be considered one of the greatest actresses of our time.

Streep reclaimed her stardom in the 2000s and 2010s with starring roles in ‘Adaptation’, ‘The Hours’, ‘The Devil Wears Prada’, ‘Doubt’, ‘Mamma Mia!’, ‘Julie & Julia’, ‘It’s Complicated’, ‘Into the Woods’, ‘The Post’ and ‘Little Women’. She also won her third Academy Award for her portrayal of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in ‘The Iron Lady’. Her stage roles include The Public Theater’s 2001 revival of ‘The Seagull’, and her television roles include two projects for HBO, the miniseries ‘Angels in America’, for which she won another Emmy Award, and the drama series ‘Big Little Lies’. Learn More…

Meryl Streep