Knowledge Identifier: +Meryl_Streep
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1949.
Countries: United States (67%), United Kingdom (11%), (5%)
Linked to: The New York Times, Dartmouth College, Vassar College, American Film Institute
The first university to award her an honorary degree was Dartmouth College, where she spent time as a transfer student in 1970, in 1981
Sigourney Weaver - Weaver earned her Master of Fine Arts degree at the Yale University School of Drama in 1974, where one of her appearances was in the chorus in a production of Stephen Sondheim's musical version of "The Frogs", and another was as one of a mob of Roman soldiers alongside Meryl Streep in another production
Streep lived with actor John Cazale for three years until his death in March 1978
William Styron - A 1982 film version was nominated for five Academy *awards, with Meryl Streep winning the Academy *award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Sophie
Tobin Bell - In 1982, He landed his first speaking role in the last few moments of the drama "Sophie's Choice", Starring Meryl Streep
In 1983, Yale University, from which Streep graduated in 1975, awarded her an honorary degree, a Doctorate of Fine Arts
Kurt Russell - In 1983, he was nominated for a Golden Globe *award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for his performance opposite Meryl Streep in the 1984 film, "Silkwood"
Kurt Russell - He was nominated for a Golden Globe *award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for his performance opposite Meryl Streep in the 1984 film, "Silkwood"
Streep co-starred with Jack Nicholson in her next two films, the dramas "Heartburn" and "Ironweed" , in which she sang onscreen for the first time since the television movie, "Secret Service", in 1977
John Bryson (author) - It was made into a film starring Meryl Streep in 1988
Brian James (actor) - On film, he played screen father to Meryl Streep in "A Cry in the Dark", the 1988 movie about the Lindy Chamberlain court case
Tom Waits - Waits continued to further his acting career with a supporting role as Rudy the Kraut in "Ironweed" alongside Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep, in which Waits performed the song "Big Rock Candy Mountain", as well as a part in Robert Frank's "Candy Mountain", in which Waits performed "Once More Before I Go." In 1988, Waits performed in "Big Time", a surreal concert movie and soundtrack which he cowrote with his wife
Inspired by the events of the 1991 University of Iowa shooting, and initially scheduled for a 2007 release, producers and investors decided to shelve "Dark Matter" out of respect for the Virginia Tech massacre in April 2007
Mark O'Connor - He contributed four tracks to a 1993 album on the theme of "The Night Before Christmas" narrated by Meryl Streep
In 1995, Streep played opposite Clint Eastwood in the love story "The Bridges of Madison County"
Willa Shalit - She produced a 1997 reading of Eve Ensler's Necessary Targets at the Helen Hayes Theater Broadway starring Meryl Streep, Anjelica_Huston, and Cherry Jones and the landmark V-Day 2001 performance in Madison Square Garden featuring Oprah Winfrey, Queen Latifah, Glenn Close, Claire Danes and many others
The Best (song) - Jim Carrey performed a few lines of the song in his tribute speech to Meryl Streep during her AFI Life Achievement *award ceremony in 2004
Kevin Kline - In November 2004, he was presented with the JDRF's Humanitarian of the Year *award by Meryl Streep for his volunteer efforts on behalf of the organization
Streep was next cast in the 2005 comedy "Prime", directed by Ben Younger
Uma Thurman - In 2005, she starred in Prime with Meryl Streep, playing a woman in her late thirties romancing a man in his early twenties.
Jack Noseworthy - He co-starred with Meryl Streep in the Public Theater's 2006 production of "Mother Courage and Her Children"
Rosalind Russell - She won all five Golden Globes for which she was nominated, and was tied with Meryl Streep for wins until 2007 when Streep was *awarded a sixth
In 2008, Streep was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame
In 2010, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Arts degree by Harvard University
Tina Turner - At the age of 73, Turner is the oldest person to be on the front cover of Vogue Magazine surpassing Meryl Streep who covered American Vogue in 2012 at the age of 62
Jim Broadbent - In 2012 he played Denis Thatcher opposite Oscar-winner Meryl Streep as the former Prime Minister in "The Iron Lady"
Viola Davis - On June 12, 2012, Davis was presented with the Women in Film's Crystal *award by her friend and Oscar rival that year Meryl Streep
Jesse L. Martin - Martin took part in a one-night-only reading benefit of "Romeo and Juliet" to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, alongside Meryl Streep, Kevin_Kline, Raúl Esparza and others on June 18, 2012
Into the Woods (film) - Reports subsequently surfaced in January 2013 that Meryl Streep had been cast to play the Witch
Sridevi - " In September 2013, the media announced that Sridevi had been approached by director Amy Redford for a stellar role in a film titled 'Cowboys and Indians' along with Meryl Streep
Ricki and the Flash - On March 25, 2014, it was announced that Meryl Streep had signed on to star in a film as an aging rock star who abandoned her family when she was younger to find fame and fortune as a rock star
In April 2015, it was announced that Streep had funded a screenwriters lab for female screenwriters over forty years old, called the Writers Lab, to be run by New York Women in Film & Television and the collective IRIS. As of the announcement, the Writers Lab is the only initiative in the world for female screenwriters over forty years old
In February 2016, Streep served in her first appearance as president of the main competition jury at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival
Ernest Charles - Two of his songs are popular encores: the Viennese Waltz "Let My Song Fill Your Heart", made famous by Eileen Farrell; and "When I Have Sung My Songs", recorded by such singers as Kirsten Flagstad, Rosa Ponselle, and Thomas Hampson, and featured in the closing credits of the 2016 film "Florence Foster Jenkins", sung by lead actress Meryl Streep
In 2017, Streep was awarded the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille award
Michael Stuhlbarg - His final performance of 2017 and second release of December, was as "The New York Times" executive editor A. M. Rosenthal in Steven Spielberg's political thriller "The Post", which starred Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep and depicts the publishing of the "Pentagon Papers" by journalists from "The Washington Post" and "The Times"
In 2018, she collaborated with 300 women in Hollywood to set up the Time's Up initiative to protect women from harassment and discrimination