|Full Name :||Mary Louise Streep|
|Born :||22nd- Jun - 1949|
|Zodiac Sign :||Cancer|
|Height :||168 CMS ( 5 Feet 6 Inches )|
|Birth Place :||Summit
|Education :||Yale University New Haven,
Vassar College New York,
The Yale School of Drama New Haven,
Dartmouth College New Hampshire ,
Bernards High School Bernardsville,
|Networth :||$45 Million|
Meryl Streep is an academy winning film actress famous for her roles in movies like Sophie’s Choice (1982), Out of Africa (1985), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Mamma Mia! (2008) and The Iron Lady (2011). She is considered as one of the finest actors to grace the cinema screen. She has received an astonishing 17 Academy Award nominations and has won 3 out of them. She also has received 27 Golden Globe nominations out of which she has won 8. She was awarded the American Film Institute’s prestigious Life Achievement Award and also the 2010 National Medal of Arts.
Meryl Streep was born on June 22, 1949. She was born in Summit, New Jersey to Mary Wolf and Harry William Streep Jr. Her mother was a commercial artist and art editor whereas her father was a pharmaceutical executive. She has two siblings, Harry Wiliam III and Dana David. She grew up in Bernardsville, New Jersey where she went to Bernards High School. She received her B.A. in drama from Vassar College in 1971. She also earned and Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama.
Streep started off by acting in several theatre productions in Ney York and New Jersey. She starred in a Broadway production called Alice at the Palace for which she won a Broadway theatre award as well. Soon she started to audition for film roles. She was rejected as the female lead in the movie King Kong but got her break through the 1977 release ‘Julia’. Her role was a short one but she wanted to keep on working even if they were insignificant roles.