Daily Archives: June 22, 2013

Happy Birthday to Meryl Streep


Meryl Streep

Happy Birthday to Meryl Streep!  The actress turns 64 today.

The Manchurian Candidate 2004 Streep

Many consider Streep to be one of the greatest actresses of all time.  She is not my favorite actress by any means, but I have enjoyed many of her films.

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My favorite Meryl Streep films are Marvin’s Room (1996), Before and After (1996), and The Manchurian Candidate (2004).

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Streep has been nominated for an Academy Award 17 times and she has won 3 times.  She won an Academy Award for Best Actress for Sophie’s Choice (1982) and also for The Iron Lady (2011).  She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979).  She has been nominated for an Academy Award more times than any other actor.

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