June 22, 1949
74 years old
5 ft 6 in | 167.5 cm
38-30-39 in | 96.5-76-99 cm
73 kg | 161 lbs
8.5 US | 39 EU
Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep was born in Summit, New Jersey, United States, on June 22, 1949, is an American actress.
Young Meryl Streep first started performing in her junior high school theatrical productions.
She got her stage debut in a play "The Family Upstairs" in role as Louise Heller.
She appeared in over a dozen stage productions during her years at the Yale School of Drama.
She made her professional stage debut in a play "Trelawny of the Wells" (1975) in role as Miss Imogen Parrott, at Vivian Beaumont Theater.
She made her big screen debut in historical period drama movie Julia (1977) in role as Anne Marie.
Meryl's breakthrough performance came as Linda in epic war drama movie The Deer Hunter (1978).
How tall is Meryl Streep and what is her weight? Meryl Streep's height is 5' 6" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 167.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 161 іn pоunds or 73 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Meryl Streep is 74 years old.
Meryl Streep net worth is around 150 million dollars.
Meryl Streep body measurements are bust-waist-hip 38-30-39 in inches or 96.5-76-99 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 36B with cup size B.
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role as Linda in epic war drama film The Deer Hunter (1978).
She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her performance as Joanna Kramer in legal drama movie Kramer vs. Kramer (1979).
She won the Academy Awards and a Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for her roles in movies:
Sophie's Choice (1982) drama as Zofia "Sophie" Zawistowski
The Iron Lady (2011) biographical drama as Margaret Thatcher
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Susan Orlean in comedy drama metafilm Adaptation (2002).
She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her roles in movies:
French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) romantic drama as Sarah / Anna
Silkwood (1983) biographical drama as Karen Silkwood
Out of Africa (1985) epic romantic drama as Karen Blixen
Ironweed (1987) drama as Helen Archer
A Cry in the Dark (1988) drama as Lindy Chamberlain
Postcards from the Edge (1990) comedy drama as Suzanne Vale
The Bridges of Madison County (1995) romantic drama as Francesca Johnson
One True Thing (1998) drama as Kate Gulden
Music of the Heart (1999) biographical musical drama as Roberta Guaspari
The Devil Wears Prada (2006) comedy as Miranda Priestly
Doubt (2008) drama as Sister Aloysius Beauvier
August: Osage County (2013) comedy drama as Violet Weston
Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) biographical drama as Florence Foster Jenkins
The Post (2017) historical political thriller as Kay Graham
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as The Witch in musical fantasy film Into the Woods (2014).
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Julia Child in comedy drama film Julie & Julia (2009).
Manhattan (1979) romantic comedy as Jill
Marvin's Room (1996) drama as Lee
The Manchurian Candidate (2004) political thriller as Sen. Eleanor Prentiss Shaw
Ricki and the Flash (2015) comedy drama as Ricki Rendazzo
She played Donna Sheridan in musical comedy films: Mamma Mia! (2008) and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018).
Little Women (2019) coming-of-age period drama as Aunt March
The Laundromat (2019) biographical comedy drama as Ellen Martin
The Prom (2020) comedy drama musical as Dee Dee Allen
Let Them All Talk (2020) comedy as Alice Hughes
Don't Look Up (2022) apocalyptic political satire black comedy as President Janie Orlean
She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for her role as Inga Helms Weiss in miniseries Holocaust (1978).
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for her role as Hannah Pitt / Ethel Rosenberg / The Rabbi / The Angel Australia in HBO miniseries Angels in America (2003).
She guest starred as Camilla Bowner in improvised online series Web Therapy (2010–2012).
She played Mary Louise Wright in HBO drama television series Big Little Lies (2019).
Attended Cedar Hill Elementary School and Oak Street School.
Studied at Harding Township Middle School and Bernards High School.
Graduated from Vassar College (1971), with a BA cum laude.
Received her Master of Fine Arts from Yale School of Drama in 1975.
Received an Honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College in 1981 .
She was a high school cheerleader.
Has two younger brothers, Dana David Streep and Harry William III.
Has Swiss-German, English, German, Irish, Scottish and French ancestry.
She is known for being a perfectionist when preparing for roles.
She was awarded the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2017.
She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Flora Meighan in a play "27 Wagons Full of Cotton" (1976), at Playhouse Theatre.
She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama 24 November 2014.
Friends with actresses Jill Clayburgh, Diane Keaton and Viola Davis.
Fan of actor Leonardo DiCaprio.
She was awarded the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2004.
Spokesperson for the National Women's History Museum.
Lives in New York City and Salisbury, Connecticut.
She dated John Cazale (1976-1978).
She was married to sculptor Don Gummer (1978-2023), they have one son, Henry and three daughters: Mamie, Grace Louisa.