Simply Streep is your premiere source on Meryl Streep's work on film, television and in the theatre - a career that has won her three Academy Awards and the praise to be one of the world's greatest working actresses. Created in 1999, we have built an extensive collection to discover Miss Streep's work through an archive of press articles, photos and video clips. Enjoy your stay.
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Young actors can wait years to study lines – other than those at the unemployment office. Meryl Streep cuts to the front. Since this Yale-bred, coolly blond actress brushed away drama-school ivy just three years ago, she has hurtled to a nonstop succession of stage / screen / TV roles – including an Emmy-triumph in Holocaust, five plum movies, and next month’s star part as the looking-glass heroine in Elizabeth Swados’ Alice in Wonderland. Why do producers want Meryl? Every Meryl Streep performance – from a lead in Brecht to a cameo in Shakespeare – bristles with energy made special by Meryl’s wit and measured sexuality, her patrician features and Rapunzel-length hair. Meryl takes none of her star-climb for granted. “Every time I get a job, I’m surprised and delighted”.