Meryl Streep Movies

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Meryl Streep movies have established her as a successful actress. Streep is also a well-known philanthropist.


Meryl Streep is very well-known American actress and philanthropist. She is famous for her appearance in the movies The Deer Hunter and Artificial Intelligence.


Meryl Streep was born on June 22, 1949, and her age is 68 years. She was born in Summit, New Jersey, the United States as the daughter of Mary Wilkinson Streep and Harry William Streep, Jr. Her mother was a commercial artist and art editor while her father worked as a pharmaceutical executive. Her birth name is Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep. She has two brothers named Harry Streep III and Dana Streep.

Early Life and Education

Meryl Streep was raised in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Streep joined Cedar Hill Elementary School and later the Oak Street School. After her family moved to Bernardsville, New Jersey, where she joined Bernards High School. Since her high school, she was interested in school plays. Since her childhood, she had interest in acting and she was encouraged by her parents to be what she wanted on her own.

Career and Net worth

Meryl Streep career started working for several theatre productions located in New Hersey and New York. Initially, she worked with theatres Measure for Measure, The Taming of the Shrew and the New York Shakespeare Festival productions of Henry V. In 1976, she was featured in couples of projects Arthur Miller's ‘A Memory of Two Mondays, Anton Chekhov's ‘The Cherry Orchard’ and 27 Wagons Full of Cotton.

Meryl Streep movies career started in 1977, where she was featured in a movie Julia for a significant role. The same year she was also featured in a television series Holocaust. After her super performance in the series, she gained a huge attention and brought her in the spotlight. Streep role in the series also gave her awards and fame. Later in 1978, she appeared in a film Deer Hunter in which she was featured in a small role. Besides her short role in the movie, she got a nomination for Academy Award.

In the 1980s, Meryl Streep movies like The French Lieutenant's Woman, Sophie's Choice, Falling in Love and much more were released. In 1990, Streep was featured in American comedy-drama film Postcards from the Edge along with stars Shirley MacLaine, and Dennis Quaid. Later in 1991, Streep got a chance to show her talents in the comedy-fantasy movie Defending Your Life.

Some of other Meryl Streep movies during the 1990s were The Bridges of Madison County, Dancing at Lughnasa and A Nightmare on Elm Street. In 2011, Meryl Streep was featured in the biography movie The Iron Lady which was based on the story of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. In the year 2009, she was featured in comedy movie It's Complicated along with Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin. Meryl Streep movies lists include Florence Foster Jenkins, Mamma Mia!, The Bridges of Madison County, August: Osage County and much more. Meryl Streep age is 68 years and she has maintained a net worth of around sixty-five million dollars.

Personal Life and Spouse

Meryl Streep’s current relational status is married. She is married to American Artist and sculptor Don Gummer. They have four children; her first son was born in 1979 named Henry he is a musician by profession. Her other children are actresses Mamie, Grace, and model Louisa. Streep along with her family lives in private estate in Connecticut, United States.

Before her current relationship, she was in relation with actor John Cazale. She lived together with an actor for three years. In March 1978, Cazale died due to from lung cancer. She married Don Gummer after three years of the death of her past boyfriend. Streep has kept her other personal details to herself. Her ethnicity is white and she belongs to German-Swiss descent. Her birth sign is Cancer.

Awards, Recognition, and Achievements

Meryl Streep career has been very much success with her versatile acting and diverse role in the movies. Streep has also achieved many prestigious awards and nominations. Streep has bagged Academy Award, Cecil B. DeMille Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, AACTA Award, National Society of Film Critics Award and many more prestigious awards.

Meryl Streep age is 68 and she has established her as a big name in the Hollywood industry with her hard work and devotion. Streep has been active in several social networks and has authorized account in Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Streep has been followed by thousands of fan in her social sites and in the program she attends. Meryl Streep biography has been updated in Wikipedia in which Meryl Streep movies, career and personal life details has been updated. Meryl Streep movies have established her name with the golden lining in the movie industry.

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