|Birthday||22 June, 1949|
|Birthplace||Summit, New Jersey, USA|
|Height||5' 6" (168 cm)|
|Claim to Fame||Kramer vs Kramer, Sophie´s Choice, Mamma Mia, The Devil wears Prada.|
Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep Gummer (born on June 22, 1949) is an American actress. As a 3-time Grand Academy Award winner, Streep is also widely regarded as one of the greatest film actresses of all time. Streep made her professional stage debut in The Playboy of Seville in 1971, and went on to receive a 1976 Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play for A Memory of 2 Mondays/27 Wagons Full of Cotton. She made her screen debut in the 1977 television film The Deadliest Season, and made her film debut later that same year in Julia. In 1978, she won an Emmy Award for her role in the miniseries Holocaust, and received her first Academy Award nomination for The Deer Hunter. Nominated for over 19 Academy Awards in total, Streep has more nominations than any other American actor and actress in history, in upon on winning as Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), and Best Actress for Sophie's Choice (1982) and for The Iron Lady (2011).