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Meryl Streep


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in Summit, New Jersey, The United States
June 22, 1949

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Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep is an American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. She is widely regarded as one of the most talented and respected movie actors of the modern era.

Streep made her professional stage debut in 1971's The Playboy of Seville, and her screen debut came in the made-for-television movie The Deadliest Season in 1977. In that same year, she made her film debut with Julia. Both critical and commercial success came soon with roles in The Deer Hunter (1978) and Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), the former giving Streep her first Oscar nomination and the latter her first win. She later won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Sophie's Choice (1982).

Streep has received 16 Academy Award nominatio
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“The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.”
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“Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.”
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“I have a theory that movies operate on the level of dreams, where you dream yourself.”
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