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Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

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Born: June 22, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Summit, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Acted with Green Mountain Guild, a traveling theater company in Vermont
1971:
Made professional acting debut in NYC in "The Playboy of Seville" at the Cubiculo Theatre
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Appeared with the Yale student repertory company in the Stephen Sondheim-Burt Shevelove musical, "The Frogs"
1975:
Debuted on Broadway in "Trelawny of the Wells" at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater
1976:
Appeared in the double bill "27 Wagons Full of Cotton" and "A Memory of Two Mondays"; received a Tony nomination as Featured Actress in a Play for the former
1976:
Appeared in the Central Park productions of "Henry V" and "Measure for Measure"
1977:
Made TV acting debut, reprising her stage role in the PBS "Theater in America" production of "Secret Service"
1977:
Made TV-movie debut as the wife of a professional hockey player accused of manslaughter in "The Deadliest Season" (CBS)
1986:
Cast opposite Jack Nicholson in "Heartburn"; second collaboration with Nichols
1987:
Re-teamed with Jack Nicholson for "Ironweed"
1989:
Played first comedic role in "She-Devil" opposite Roseanne Barr
1990:
Co-starred with Shirley MacLaine in "Postcards from the Edge," a screen adaptation of Carrie Fisher's semi-autobiographical novel; third collaboration with Mike Nichols
1992:
Cast as an aging actress who trades her soul for a youthful appearance in the black comedy "Death Becomes Her"
1994:
Played first role as an action heroine in "The River Wild"
1996:
Co-starred with Diane Keaton and Leonardo DiCaprio in "Marvin's Room"
1997:
Debut as executive producer (also starred) with her first TV-movie in eighteen years, "...First Do No Harm"
1998:
Earned eleveth Academy Award nomination for her role in "One True Thing"
1998:
Featured in the ensemble drama "Dancing at Lughnasa"; adapted from Brian Friel's award-winning play
1999:
Portrayed NYC violin teacher Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras in "Music of the Heart"; required her to learn to play the violin.
2001:
Returned to the stage to star in the New York Shakespeare Festival production of "The Seagull"; staged by Mike Nichols
2002:
Cast as Clarissa Vaughn in the film adaptation of the Pulitzer-winning novel "The Hours"; received a Golden Globe nomination
2004:
Featured with Denzel Washington in "The Manchurian Candidate" directed by Jonathan Demme; received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress
2004:
Cast as Aunt Josephine opposite Jim Carrey in "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events," based on the books by Daniel Handler
2005:
Played a psychoanalyst who discovers that her client (Uma Thurman) is dating her son in "Prime"
2006:
Cast in Robert Altman's adaptation of Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion"
2007:
Cast in Michael Cunningham's film adaptation of Susan Minot's novel "Evening"; also starring her daughter, Mamie Gummer as a younger version of herself
2007:
Portrayed a TV journalist in the Robert Redford directed drama "Lions for Lambs"
2008:
Portrayed Sister Aloysius Beauvier in the film adaptation of John Patrick Shanley's play "Doubt"; earned Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for Best Actress
2009:
Voiced Mr. Fox's (George Clooney) wife in Wes Anderson's animated adaptation of the Roald Dahl book "Fantastic Mr. Fox"
2009:
Co-starred with Alec Baldwin in the comedy film "It's Complicated"; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress
2010:
Began recurring role as Camilla Bowner on comedy webseries "Web Therapy," starring Lisa Kudrow.
2011:
Portrayed former U.K. prime minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady"
2012:
Co-starred with Tommy Lee Jones as a couple trying to bring some spark back to their marriage in "Hope Springs"
2013:
Starred as matriarch Violet Weston in the film adaption of Tracy Letts' stage hit "August: Osage County"
2014:
Co-starred as the Chief Elder in Young Adult fantasy "The Giver"
2014:
Co-starred in western drama "The Homesman," co-written and directed by Tommy Lee Jones
2014:
Starred as The Witch in Rob Marshall's screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods."
2015:
Starred as a faded rock star in Jonathan Demme's "Ricki and the Flash"
2015:
Co-starred as Emmeline Pankhurst in Sarah Gavron's historical drama "Suffragette"

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