Meryl Streep: roles in movies to 1977

Meryl Streep was born in 1949, she is an American actress.

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

Born:
Mary Louise Streep
June 22, 1949 (age 65)
Summit, New Jersey, USA

Career:
as actress since 1971 (age 22)
as actress in feature film since 1977 (age 28)

Oscar

1979 “Best Supporting Actress” for “Kramer vs. Kramer”
1982 “Best Actress” for “Sophie’s Choice”
2011 “Best Actress” for “The Iron Lady”

Roles portrayed by Meryl Streep

TBA Meryl Streep as Florence Foster Jenkins in Florence Foster Jenkins

Meryl Streep as Florence Foster Jenkins in "Florence Foster Jenkins"

2015 Meryl Streep as Emmeline Pankhurst in Suffragette

Meryl Streep as Emmeline Pankhurst in "Suffragette" (2015)

2015 Meryl Streep as Ricki in “Ricki and the Flash”

Meryl Streep in "Ricki and the Flash" (2015)

More stills from “Ricki and the Flash”

2014 Meryl Streep as Chief Elder in “The Giver”

Meryl Streep as Chief Elder in “The Giver”

2014 Meryl Streep as Altha Carter in “The Homesman”

Meryl Streep as Altha Carter in “The Homesman”

2014 Meryl Streep as The Witch in “Into the Woods”

Meryl Streep as The Witch in “Into the Woods”

2013 Meryl Streep as Violet Weston in “August: Osage County”

Meryl Streep as Violet Weston in “August: Osage County”

2012 Meryl Streep as Kay Soames in “Hope Springs”

Meryl Streep as Kay Soames in “Hope Springs”

2011 Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady”

Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady”

2009 Meryl Streep as Julia Child in “Julie & Julia”

Meryl Streep as Julia Child in “Julie & Julia”

2009 Meryl Streep as Mrs. Fox in “Fantastic Mr. Fox” (voice)

2009 Meryl Streep as Jane Adler in “It’s Complicated”

Meryl Streep as Jane Adler in “It’s Complicated”

2008 Meryl Streep as Donna Sheridan in “Mamma Mia!”

Meryl Streep as Donna Sheridan in “Mamma Mia!”

2008 Meryl Streep as Sister Aloysius Beauvier in “Doubt”

Meryl Streep as Sister Aloysius Beauvier in “Doubt”

2007 Meryl Streep as Joanna Silver in “Dark Matter”

Meryl Streep as Joanna Silver in “Dark Matter”

2007 Meryl Streep as Lila Wittenborn Ross in “Evening”

Meryl Streep as Lila Wittenborn Ross in “Evening”

2007 Meryl Streep as Corrine Whitman in “Rendition”

Meryl Streep as Corrine Whitman in “Rendition”

2007 Meryl Streep as Janine Roth in “Lions for Lambs”

Meryl Streep as Janine Roth in “Lions for Lambs”

2006 Meryl Streep as Yolanda Johnson in “A Prairie Home Companion”

Meryl Streep as Yolanda Johnson in “A Prairie Home Companion”

2006 Meryl Streep as The Woman in “The Music of Regret” (short)

2006 Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly in “The Devil Wears Prada”

Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly in “The Devil Wears Prada”

2006 Meryl Streep as Queen Ant in “The Ant Bully” (voice)

2005 Meryl Streep as Lisa Metzger in “Prime”

Meryl Streep as Lisa Metzger in “Prime”

2004 Meryl Streep as Eleanor Shaw in “The Manchurian Candidate”

Meryl Streep as Eleanor Shaw in “The Manchurian Candidate”

2004 Meryl Streep as Aunt Josephine in “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Meryl Streep as Aunt Josephine in “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events”

2003 Meryl Streep as Herself in “Stuck on You”(uncredited cameo)

2002 Meryl Streep as Susan Orlean in “Adaptation.”

Meryl Streep as Susan Orlean in “Adaptation.”

2002 Meryl Streep as Clarissa Vaughan in “The Hours”

Meryl Streep as Clarissa Vaughan in “The Hours”

2001 Meryl Streep as Blue Fairy in “A.I. Artificial Intelligence” (voice)

1999 Meryl Streep as Roberta Guaspari in “Music of the Heart”

Meryl Streep as Roberta Guaspari in “Music of the Heart”

1998 Meryl Streep as Kate ‘Kit’ Mundy in “Dancing at Lughnasa”

Meryl Streep as Kate ‘Kit’ Mundy in “Dancing at Lughnasa”

1998 Meryl Streep as Kate Gulden in “One True Thing”

Meryl Streep as Kate Gulden in “One True Thing”

1996 Meryl Streep as Dr. Carolyn Ryan in “Before and After”

Meryl Streep as Dr. Carolyn Ryan in “Before and After”

1996 Meryl Streep as Lee in “Marvin’s Room”

Meryl Streep as Lee in “Marvin’s Room”

1995 Meryl Streep as Francesca Johnson in “The Bridges of Madison County”

Meryl Streep as Francesca Johnson in “The Bridges of Madison County”

1994 Meryl Streep as Gail Hartman in “The River Wild”

Meryl Streep as Gail Hartman in “The River Wild”

1993 Meryl Streep as Clara del Valle Trueba in “The House of the Spirits”

Meryl Streep as Clara del Valle Trueba in “The House of the Spirits”

1992 Meryl Streep as Madeline Ashton in “Death Becomes Her”

Meryl Streep as Madeline Ashton in “Death Becomes Her”

1991 Meryl Streep as Julia in “Defending Your Life”

Meryl Streep as Julia in “Defending Your Life”

1991 Meryl Streep as Narrator in “Age 7 in America” (documentary)

1990 Meryl Streep as Suzanne Vale in “Postcards from the Edge”

Meryl Streep as Suzanne Vale in “Postcards from the Edge”

1989 Meryl Streep as Mary Fisher in “She-Devil”

Meryl Streep as Mary Fisher in “She-Devil”

1988 Meryl Streep as Lindy Chamberlain in “A Cry in the Dark”

Meryl Streep as Lindy Chamberlain in “A Cry in the Dark”

1987 Meryl Streep as Helen Archer in “Ironweed”

Meryl Streep as Helen Archer in “Ironweed”

1986 Meryl Streep as Rachel Samstat in “Heartburn”

Meryl Streep as Rachel Samstat in “Heartburn”

1985 Meryl Streep as Susan Traherne in “Plenty”

Meryl Streep as Susan Traherne in “Plenty”

1985 Meryl Streep as Karen Blixen in “Out of Africa”

Meryl Streep as Karen Blixen in “Out of Africa”

1984 Meryl Streep as Molly Gilmore in “Falling in Love”

Meryl Streep as Molly Gilmore in “Falling in Love”

1983 Meryl Streep as Karen Silkwood in “Silkwood”

Meryl Streep as Karen Silkwood in “Silkwood”

1982 Meryl Streep as Brooke Reynolds in “Still of the Night”

Meryl Streep as Brooke Reynolds in “Still of the Night”

1982 Meryl Streep as Sophie Zawistowski in “Sophie’s Choice”

Meryl Streep as Sophie Zawistowski in “Sophie’s Choice”

1981 Meryl Streep as Sarah/Anna in “The French Lieutenant’s Woman”

Meryl Streep as Sarah/Anna in “The French Lieutenant’s Woman”

1979 Meryl Streep as Jill in “Manhattan”

Meryl Streep as Jill in “Manhattan”

1979 Meryl Streep as Karen Traynor in “The Seduction of Joe Tynan”

Meryl Streep as Karen Traynor in “The Seduction of Joe Tynan”

1979 Meryl Streep as Joanna Kramer in “Kramer vs. Kramer”

Meryl Streep as Joanna Kramer in “Kramer vs. Kramer”

1978 Meryl Streep as Linda in “The Deer Hunter”

Meryl Streep as Linda in “The Deer Hunter”

1977 Meryl Streep as Anne Marie in “Julia”

Meryl Streep as Anne Marie in “Julia”