Meryl Streep filmography

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Meryl Streep filmography
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Streep at the 56th San Sebastián film
, held in Donostia, Spain in 2009
Years active 1971–present

Meryl Streep is an American actress who has worked in theater, television, and film. She is regarded as one of the most talented actresses of the modern era.[1][2][3]

Streep made her professional stage debut in The Playboy of Seville (1971), before her screen debut in the television movie The Deadliest Season (1977). In that same year, she made her film debut with Julia (1977).

Both critical and commercial success came quickly with roles in The Deer Hunter (1978) and Kramer vs. Kramer (1979).

She has also appeared in Sophie's Choice (1982), Out of Africa (1985), and The Iron Lady (2011).


Year Title Role Notes
1977 Julia Anne Marie
1978 The Deer Hunter Linda
1979 Manhattan Jill
1979 The Seduction of Joe Tynan Karen Traynor
1979 Kramer vs. Kramer Joanna Kramer
1981 The French Lieutenant's Woman Sarah/Anna
1982 Still of the Night Brooke Reynolds
1982 Sophie's Choice Sophie Zawistowski
1983 Silkwood Karen Silkwood
1984 Falling in Love Molly Gilmore
1985 Plenty Susan Traherne
1985 Out of Africa Karen Blixen
1986 Heartburn Rachel Samstat
1987 Ironweed Helen Archer
1988 A Cry in the Dark Lindy Chamberlain
1989 She-Devil Mary Fisher
1990 Postcards from the Edge Suzanne Vale
1991 Defending Your Life Julia
1991 Age 7 in America Narrator
1992 Death Becomes Her Madeline Ashton
1993 The House of the Spirits Clara del Valle Trueba
1994 The River Wild Gail Hartman
1995 The Bridges of Madison County Francesca Johnson
1996 Before and After Dr. Carolyn Ryan
1996 Marvin's Room Lee
1998 Dancing at Lughnasa Kate 'Kit' Mundy
1998 One True Thing Kate Gulden
1999 Music of the Heart Roberta Guaspari
2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence Blue Fairy (voice)
2002 Adaptation. Susan Orlean
2002 The Hours Clarissa Vaughan
2003 Stuck on You Herself Uncredited cameo
2004 The Manchurian Candidate Eleanor Shaw
2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Josephine Anwhistle
2005 Prime Lisa Metzger
2006 A Prairie Home Companion Yolanda Johnson
2006 The Music of Regret The Woman Short film
2006 The Devil Wears Prada Miranda Priestly
2006 The Ant Bully Queen Ant (voice)
2007 Dark Matter Joanna Silver
2007 Evening Lila Wittenborn Ross
2007 Rendition Corrine Whitman
2007 Lions for Lambs Janine Roth
2008 Mamma Mia! Donna Sheridan
2008 Doubt Sister Aloysius Beauvier
2009 Julie & Julia Julia Child
2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox Mrs. Fox (voice)
2009 It's Complicated Jane Adler
2010 Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life Jennie (voice) Short film
2011 The Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher
2012 Hope Springs Kay Soames
2013 August: Osage County Violet Weston
2014 The Giver Chief Elder
2014 The Homesman Altha Carter
2014 Into the Woods[4] The Witch
2015 Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst Post-production[5]
2015 Ricki and the Flash Ricki Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
1977 The Deadliest Season Sharon Miller
1978 Holocaust Inga Helms Weiss
1979 Uncommon Women and Others Leilah
1990 The Earth Day Special Concerned Citizen
1994 The Simpsons Jessica Lovejoy Episode: "Bart's Girlfriend"
1997 …First Do No Harm Lori Reimuller
1999 King of the Hill Aunt Esme Dauterive Episode: "A Beer Can Named Desire"
2003 Angels in America Various roles
2003 Freedom: A History of Us Various roles TV series documentary (4 episodes)
2005 A Streepcar named desire Herself TV biography
2010–2012 Web Therapy Camilla Bowner 5 episodes
2013 Makers: Women Who Make America Narrator TV documentary (1 episode)
2015 Master Class Maria Callas HBO's Film [6]


Year Title Role
1975 Trelawny of the Wells Miss Imogen Parrott
1976 27 Wagons Full of Cotton Flora Meighan
1976 A Memory of Two Mondays Patricia
1976 Secret Service Edith Varney
1976 Henry V Katherine
1976 Measure for Measure Isabella
1977 Happy End Lieutenant Lillian Holiday
1977 The Cherry Orchard Dunyasha
1978 Alice at the Palace Alice
1978 The Taming of the Shrew Kate
1979 Taken in Marriage Andrea
1980–1981 Alice at the Palace Alice
2001 The Seagull Irina Nikolayevna
2006 Mother Courage and Her Children Mother Courage

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Santas, Constantine (2002). Responding to Film. Rowman & Littlefield‏. p. 187. ISBN 0-8304-1580-7. 
  2. ^ Hollinger, Karen (2006). The Actress: Hollywood Acting and the Female Star. CRS Press. pp. 94–95. ISBN 0-415-97792-4. 
  3. ^ The Middle East. Library Information and Research Service. 2005. p. 204. 
  4. ^ WORLD EXCLUSIVE! New Confirmed Casting For the INTO THE WOODS Movie, Starring Streep & Depp Broadway World, Retrieved July 27, 2013
  5. ^,0,1712555.story#axzz2uBYdleKR
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