Ten fun facts about Meryl Streep
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Meryl Streep started her career in New York towards the 1960s, known primarily for her Broadway production work in her initial days.
She was born in New Jersey in the year 1949 and was both the homecoming queen as well as a cheerleader when in high school.
Meryl Streep has a natural talent with acting and she honed her skills at the Vassar College and the Yale Drama School.
The 1970s saw Meryl Streep entering cinema and her first movie was “Julia”, followed by her Best Supporting Actress Academy Award nominated role in “The Deer Hunter” with Robert De Niro and Christopher Walken.Fact 5
She won her first Academy Award with Best Supporting Actress for “Kramer vs. Kramer” in the year 1979.Fact 6
From a Polish woman in “Sophie’s Choice” to a Danish lady in the movie “Out Of Africa”, Meryl Streep is known for her butterfly like acting skills.Fact 7
She won an Emmy award for her role in “Holocaust” of a woman living in Germany during the Nazi age.Fact 8
She is often mistaken for Glenn Close, as both actors seem to resemble each other a little.Fact 9
Even towards the later part of her career, Meryl Streep has continued to take on diverse roles like her popular portrayal of Miranda Priestly in “The Devil Wears Prada”.Fact 10
In 2012, she won her third Academy Award for her role in “The Iron Lady” where she played none other than Margaret Thatcher. Click here for more people facts ❯
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