Mar 26
2000

Hilary Swank was awarded with the Best Actress Oscar for her performance in “Boys Don’t Cry”. Meryl, who attended the ceremony with her husband and her daughter Grace, was nominated in the same category for “Music of the Heart”.

Feb 15
2000

Meryl has received yet another Oscar nomination in the Best Actress category for her performance in “Music of the Heart”. She’s nominated alongside Annette Bening (American Beauty), Janet McTeer (Tumbleweeds), Julianne Moore (The End of the Affair) and Hilary Swank (Boys Don’t Cry). The Oscars will be handed out this March.

Jan 24
2000

The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama went to Hilary Swank for her performance in “Boy’s Don’t Cry”. Meryl was nominated in the same category for “Music of the Heart”. Cross your fingers when the Oscar nominations are announced on February 15, 2000.

Dec 20
1999

Meryl was nominated for the Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) Golden Globe Award for her performance in “Music of the Heart”, alongside Annette Bening (American Beauty), Julianne Moore (The End of the Affair), Hilary Swank (Boys Don’t Cry) and Sigourney Weaver (A Map of the World). The Golden Globes will be handed out next January.

Mar 21
1999

As expected, the Academy Award for Best Actress went to Gwyneth Paltrow for “Shakespeare in Love”. Meryl, in a dress made for her by Valentino, attended the ceremony with her husband and her daughter Mary Willa.

Feb 22
1999

Miramax co-chairmen Bob and Harvey Weinstein has presented the award to Meryl Streep, who recently wrapped “50 Violins” for Miramax Films. She received the 1999 Independent Feature Project Gotham Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Feb 17
1999

Meryl and director Carl Franklin currently attend the Berlin Film Festival to promote their film “One True Thing” which releases this March in Germany. And surprisingly, Meryl won the Berlinale Kamera, an award to personalities to whom the Berlin International Film Festival feels particularly indebted. Three of her past films, “The Deer Hunter”, “Out of Africa” and “Marvin’s Room” were shown at the Berlinale Film Festival in the past.

Feb 15
1999

Meryl is nominated for an Academy Award as Best Actress for her performance in “One True Thing”. The other nominees are Cate Blanchett (Elizabeth), Fernanda Montenegro (Central do Brasil), Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love) and Emily Watson (Hillary & Jackie). The show will be held on March 21, 1999, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg. Meryl has received her last Oscar nomination in 1996 for “The Bridges of Madison County”.

Jan 26
1999

New York Women in Communications, Inc. has announced the 1999 honorees for its 29th Annual Matrix Awards. The Awards recognize exceptional women who have distinguished themselves in the communications fields of advertising, books, broadcasting, film, magazines, new media, newspapers and public relations. Actress Meryl Streep and anchorwoman Katie Couric are among the winners.