Awards & Nominations

In a career that spans more than 50 years, Meryl Streep has received more than a few awards, including three Academy Awards, eight Golden Globes, seven People’s Choice Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards – and everything in between. Below is a complete list of all awards and nominations that Meryl has received.

= win   = nomination

2020

  Boston Society of Film Critics Awards – Best Ensemble for Little Women
  Boston Online Film Critics Association – Best Ensemble for Little Women
  Primetime Emmy Award – Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Big Little Lies
  Golden Globe Award – Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series for Big Little Lies
  Critics Choice Award – Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Big Little Lies
  Satellite Award – Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series for Big Little Lies
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Big Little Lies
  AARP Movies for Grownups Awards – Best Ensemble for Little Women
  Alliance of Women Film Journalists – Best Ensemble Cast for Little Women
  Critics Choice Award – Best Ensemble for Little Women
  Austin Film Critics Association – Best Ensemble for Little Women for Little Women
  Central Ohio Film Critics Association – Best Ensemble for Little Women
  Georgia Film Critics Association – Best Ensemble for Little Women
  Florida Film Critics Circle Awards – Best Ensemble for Little Women
  Indiana Film Journalists Association – Best Ensemble Acting for Little Women
  Chicago Indie Critics Awards – Best Ensemble for Little Women
  Online Association of Female Film Critics – Best Acting Ensemble for Little Women
  Seattle Film Critics Awards – Best Ensemble Cast for Little Women
  Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards – Best Acting Ensemble for Little Women

2018

  National Board of Review – Lead Actress for The Post
  Detroit Film Critics – Ensemble for The Post
  North Texas Film Critics – Ensemble for The Post
  Society of Camera Operators Presidents Award for Liefetime Achievement
  New Jersey Hall of Fame
  Dorian Awards – Timeless Star
  Academy Award – Lead Actress for The Post
  Golden Globe – Lead Actress Drama for The Post
  Critics Choice Movie Award – Best Actress and Best Ensemble for The Post
  Detroit Film Critics – Ensemble for The Post
  North Texas Film Critics – Ensemble for The Post
  Broadcast Film Critics – Lead Actress for The Post
  Broadcast Film Critics – Ensemble for The Post
  Washington Film Critics – Lead Actress for The Post
  Washington Film Critics – Ensemble for The Post
  Womans Image Network – Best Actress Feature Film for The Post
  San Diego Film Critics – Ensemble for The Post
  St. Louis Film Critics – Lead Actress for The Post
  Seattle Film Critics – Lead Actress for The Post
  Seattle Film Critics – Ensemble for The Post
  Phoenix Film Critics – Ensemble for The Post
  Online Film Critics Society – Ensemble for The Post
  Chicago Independent Film Critics – Ensemble for The Post
  North Carolina Film Critics – Lead Actress for The Post
  Ohio Film Critics – Ensemble for The Post
  Georgia Film Critics – Ensemble for The Post
  Denver Film Critics – Lead Actress for The Post
  AARP The Magazine Grownups Award – Best Lead Actress for The Post
  Online Film & Television Critics Association – Lead Actress for The Post
  Online Film & Television Critics Association – Ensemble for The Post
  Indiana Film Critics – Ensemble for The Post (2nd Place)
  Dallas Film Critics – Lead Actress for The Post (5th Place)
  North Texas Film Critics – Lead Actress for The Post (2nd Place)
  Southeastern Film Critics Association – Ensemble for The Post (2nd Place)

2017

  Golden Globe Cecille B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award
  Primetime Emmy Award – Outstanding Narration for Five Came Back
  Critics Choice Movie Award – Best Comedic Actress for Flornce Foster Jenkins
  Costume Designers Guild Award Distinguished Collaborator Award
  Academy Award – Best Actress for Florence Foster Jenkins
  BAFTA Award – Best Actress for Florence Foster Jenkins
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Actress for Florence Foster Jenkins
  Golden Globe – Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical for Florence Foster Jenkins
  People’s Choice Award – Best Dramatic Actress for Florence Foster Jenkins
  Phoenix Film Critics Society Award – Best Actress for Florence Foster Jenkins
  Satellite Award – Best Actress for Florence Foster Jenkins
  AARP Movies for Grownups Award – Best Actress for Florence Foster Jenkins
  CinEuphoria Award – Best Actress International Competition for Florence Foster Jenkins
  Jupiter Award – Best International Actress for Florence Foster Jenkins
  Online Film and Television Critics Association Lead Actress for Florence Foster Jenkins

2016

  Woman Film Critics Circle – Best Ensemble for Suffragette
  Athena Film Festival – Best Ensemble for Suffragette
  People’s Choice Award Favorite Motion Picture Actress
  Jupiter Award – Best International Actress for Into the Woods
  National Movie Award UK Global Contibution to Motion Picture

2015

  BAFTA La Britannia Award Stanley Kubrick Award for Excellence in Film
  Woman Film Critics Circle Award – Best Ensemble for The Homesman
  Satellite Award – Best Ensemble for Into the Woods
  CinEuphoria Award Audience Award – Best Actress for August Osage County
  Academy Award – Best Supporting Actress for Into the Woods
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Supporting Actress for Into the Woods
  Golden Globe – Best Supporting Actress for Into the Woods
  People Choice Award – Favorite Dramatic Actress
  Critics Choice Award – Best Supporting Actress for Into the Woods
  Critics Choice Award – Best Ensemble for Into the Woods
  AACTA International Award – Best Supporting Actress for Into the Woods
  Washington DC Film Critics Award – Best Ensemble for Into the Woods
  Detroit Film Critics Society – Best Ensemble for Into the Woods
  Phoenix Film Critics Society Award – Best Ensemble for Into the Woods
  Alliance of Woman Film Journalist – Best Actress Defying Age and Agesim for Into the Woods
  Saturn Award – Best Supporting Actress for Into the Woods
  Kid`s Choice Award – Favorite Villain for Into the Woods
  AARP Movie for Grownups – Best Supporting Actress for Into the Woods
  MTV Movie Award – Best Villain for Into the Woods
  Jupiter Award (Germany) – Best International Actress for August Osage County
  CinEuphoria Award – Best Actress International Competition for August Osage County

2014

  Monte Christo Award by the O’Neill Center for Contribution to the Theatre
  25th Palm Springs International Film Festival – Icon Award
  Giffoni Film Fest (Italy) – Giffoni Fellowship Award
  Capri Film Festival – Best Actress for August: Osage County
  Capri Film Festival – Acting Ensemble for August: Osage County
  Academy Award – Best Actress for August: Osage County
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Actress for August: Osage County
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Acting Ensemble for August: Osage County
  Golden Globe – Best Actress in a Comedy for August: Osage County
  Critics Choice Award – Best Actress for August: Osage County
  Critics Choice Award – Ensemble for August: Osage County
  Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts – Best Actress for August: Osage County

2013

  Hollywood Film Award – Best Acting for August: Osage County
  Rembrandt Award – Best International Actress for The Iron Lady
  Washington Film Critics – Best Actress for August: Osage County
  Washington Film Critics – Ensemble for August: Osage County
  Washington DC Area Film Critics Association – Best Actress for August: Osage County
  St. Louis Film Critics – Best Actress for August: Osage County (2nd place)
  Dallas Film Critics – Best Actress for August: Osage County (4th Place)
  Detroit Film Critics – Best Actress for August: Osage County
  Detroit Film Critics – Ensemble for August: Osage County
  Phoenix Film Critics – Best Actress for August: Osage County
  Phoenix Film Critics – Ensemble for August: Osage County
  Alliance of Woman Film Journalists – Ensemble for August: Osage County
  Alliance of Woman Film Journalists – Actress Defying Age and Agesim for August: Osage County
  San Francisco Film Critics – Best Actress for August: Osage County
  Indiana Film Critics – Best Actress for August: Osage County
  Houston Film Critics – Best Actress for August: Osage County
  Chicago Film Critics Association – Best Actress for August: Osage County
  Satellite Award – Best Actress for August: Osage County
  Golden Globe – Best Actress Comedy for Hope Springs

2012

  Academy Award – Best Actress in a Leading Role for The Iron Lady
  BAFTA Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Golden Globe – Best Actress Drama in a Drama for The Iron Lady
  London Critics Circle Film Award – Actress of the Year for The Iron Lady
  Australian Academy Of Cinema & Television Arts Award – International Actress for The Iron Lady
  Berlin Film Festival’s Golden Bear for Lifetime Achievement
  Denver Film Critics Society Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Richard Attenborough Regional Film Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Dorian Award – Film Performance of the Year for The Iron Lady
  People’s Choice Award – Favorite Dramatic Actress
  People’s Choice Award – Favorite Movie Icon
  Moët British Independent Film Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor for The Iron Lady
  Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts – Best International Actress for The Iron Lady
  Irish Film and Television Award – Best International Actress for The Iron Lady
  Iowa Film Critics Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Central Ohio Film Critics Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Vancouver Film Critics Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady

2011

  Kennedy Center Honor – Recipient
  New York Film Critics Circle Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Southeastern Film Critics Association Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Alliance for Women Film Journalist Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Women in Film Critics Circle Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Chicago Film Critics Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Detroit Film Critics Society Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Houston Film Critics Society Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Phoenix Film Critics Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  St Louis Film Critics Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Washington DC Area Film Critics – Best Actress for The Iron Lady
  Satellite Award – Best Actress for The Iron Lady

2010

  Golden Globe – Best Actress Comedy for Julie & Julia
  Critics Choice Award – Best Actress for Julie & Julia
  New York Film Critics Circle Award – Best Actress for Julie & Julia
  Irish Film and Television Award – Best International Actress for It’s Complicated
  Academy Award – Best Actress for Julie & Julia
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Actress for Julie & Julia
  British Academy Award – Best Actress for Julie & Julia
  Golden Globe – Best Actress Comedy for It’s Complicated
  London Film Critics Circle Award – Actress of the Year for Julie & Julia

2009

  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Actress for Doubt
  Golden Marc’aurelio Acting Award Recipient
  Boston Society of Film Critics – Best Actress for Julie & Julia
  Phoenix Film Critics Award – Best Actress for Julie & Julia
  Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Award – Best Actress for Julie & Julia
  San Francisco Film Critics Circle – Best Actress for Julie & Julia
  Women Film Critics Circle Award – Best Comedic Actress for Julie & Julia
  Southeastern Film Critics Award – Best Actress for Julie & Julia
  Satellite Award – Best Actress in a Comedy for Julie & Julia
  National Board of Review – Best Ensemble for It’s Complicated
  Goldene Kamera Award – Best International Actress
  Critics Choice Award – Best Actress for Doubt
  People’s Choice Award – Favorite Song from a Soundtrack for Mamma Mia
  Irish Film & Television Award – Best International Actress for Mamma Mia
  Rembrandt Award – Best International Actress for Mamma Mia
  Iowa Film Critics Award – Best Actress for Doubt
  Kansas City Film Critics Award – Best Actress for Doubt
  North Texas Film Critics Association – Best Actress for Doubt
  Academy Award – Best Actress for Doubt
  BAFTA Award – Best Actress Drama for Doubt
  St. Louis Film Critics Association – Best Actress for Julie & Julia
  Detroit Film Critics Society Award – Best Actress for Julie & Julia
  Washington DC Film Critics Award – Best Actress for Julie & Julia
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Ensemble for Doubt
  Golden Globe – Best Actress Drama for Doubt
  Golden Globe – Best Actress Comedy for Mamma Mia
  London Film Critics Circle Award – Best Actress for Doubt
  Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award – Best Actress for Doubt
  Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture for Mamma Mia

2008

  Film Society of Lincoln Center Recipient
  National Movie Award – Best Actress for Mamma Mia
  Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
  National Board of Review – Best Ensemble for Doubt
  Washington Film Critics Association – Best Actress for Doubt
  Phoenix Film Critics Society – Best Actress for Doubt
  Satellite Award – Best Actress/Drama for Doubt
  Satellite Award – Best Actress/Comedy for Mamma Mia
  Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for Children for The One and Only Shrek

2007

  Golden Globe – Best Actress for The Devil Wears Prada
  London Film Critics Award – Actress of the Year for The Devil Wears Prada
  North Texas Film Critics Circle Award – Best Actress for The Devil Wears Prada
  Rembrandt Award – Best International Actress for The Devil Wears Prada
  National Society Award – Best Supporting Actress for The Devil Wears Prada
  National Society Award – Best Support. Actress for A Prairie Home Companion
  Satellite Award – Best Actress in a Comedy for The Devil Wears Prada
  Dana Reeve Hope Award – Recipient
  Rembrandt Award – Best International Actress for The Devil Wears Prada
  Academy Award – Best Actress for The Devil Wears Prada
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Actress for The Devil Wears Prada
  BAFTA Award – Best Actress for The Devil Wears Prada
  Critics Choice Award – Best Actress for The Devil Wears Prada
  Critics Choice Award – Best Acting Ensemble for A Prairie Home Companion
  MTV Movie Award – Best Villain for The Devil Wears Prada
  St. Louis Film Critics – Best Supporting Actress for The Devil Wears Prada
  Drama League Award – Best Performer for Mother Courage
  Drama Desk Award – Best Performer for Mother Courage

2006

  Women Film Critics Circle Award – Best Actress for The Devil Wears Prada
  Alliance of Women Film Journalists – Best Actress for The Devil Wears Prada
  Sherry Lansing Leadership Award Recipient
  Coolidge Award Recipient
  New York Film Critics Circle Award – Best Actress for The Devil Wears Prada (Runner-Up)
  Boston Film Critics Award – Best Supporting Actress for The Devil Wears Prada (Runner-Up)
  Satellite Award – Best Actress for The Devil Wears Prada
  Gotham Award – Best Ensemble Cast for A Prairie Home Companion

2005

  British Academy Award – Best Supporting Actress for The Manchurian Candidate
  Golden Globe – Best Supporting Actress for The Manchurian Candidate

2004

  American Film Institute   Lifetime Achievement Award
  Emmy Award – Best Actress for Angels in America
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Actress for Angels in America
  Golden Globe – Best Actress for Angels in America
  Moscow Film Festival Stanislavski Award
  Common Wealth Award Recipient
  New Dramatics Lifetime Achivement Award
  Satellite Award – Best Actress for Angels in America
  London Film Critics Award – Actress of the Year for Adaptation

2003

  Golden Globe – Best Supporting Actress for Adaptation
  César Award for Lifetime Achievement
  Berlinale Silver Bear Best Actress for The Hours
  More Alpha Woman Award – Woman of the Year
  Chicago Film Critics Award Best Supporting Actress for Adaptation
  Southeastern Film Award Best Supporting Actress for Adaptation
  Florida Film Award Best Supporting Actress for Adaptation
  Academy Award Best Supporting Actress for Adaptation
  Golden Globe Best Actress for The Hours
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Ensemble Cast for Adaptation
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Ensemble Cast for The Hours
  British Academy Award Best Supporting Actress for Adaptation
  British Academy Award Best Actress for The Hours
  Critics Choice Movie Award – Best Supporting Actress for Adaptation
  Lee Strasberg Artistic Achievement Award
  Phoenix Film Critics Award Best Supporting Actress for Adaptation
  Satellite Award Best Supporting Actress for Adaptation
  Satellite Award Best Supporting Actress for The Hours
  Critics Choice Award Best Actress for The Hours

2002

  Premiere’s Icon Award – Woman of the Year
  Drama Desk Award – Best Actress in a Featured Play for The Seagull

2000

  Academy Award – Best Actress for Music of the Heart
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Actress for Music of the Heart
  Golden Globe – Best Actress for Music of the Heart
  People’s Choice Award – Favorite Actress
  Blockbuster Entertainment Award – Favorite Actress Drama

1999

  Gotham Award – Actress of the Year
  Berlinale Kamera – Best Actress for One True Thing
  Matrix Award – Woman of the Year
  Academy Award – Best Actress for One True Thing
  Golden Globe – Best Actress for One True Thing
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Actress for One True Thing
  People’s Choice Award – Favorite Actress
  Irish Film and Television Award – Best Actress for Dancing at Lughnasa

1998

  Bette Davis Lifetime Archivement Award – Recipient
  Telluride Film Festival Special Tribute
  Golden Globe – Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie for First do no Harm
  Satellite Award – Best Actress in a TV Movie for First do no Harm
  Women in Crystal Award – Actress of the Year

1997

  Dartmouth Film Award – Recipient
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Ensemble Cast for Marvin’s Room
  Emmy Award – Best Actress in a Mini-Series of TV Movie for First do no Harm
  Golden Globe – Best Actress for Marvin’s Room
  Chlotrudis Awards – Best Supporting Actress for Marvin’s Room
  Blockbuster Entertainment Award – Favorite Actress Drama for Marvin’s Room

1996

  Adele C. Smithers Humanitarian Award – Recipient
  Academy Award – Best Actress for Bridges of Madison County
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Actress for Bridges of Madison County
  Golden Globe – Best Actress for Bridges of Madison County
  Blockbuster Entertainment Award – Favorite Actress Drama for The Bridges of Madison County

1995

  Golden Globe – Best Actress for The River Wild
  Screen Actors Guild Award – Best Actress for The River Wild
  Blockbuster Entertainment Award – Favorite Actress Suspense for The River Wild

1993

  Golden Globe – Best Actress for Death Becomes Her

1991

  American Comedy Award – Best Actress for Postcards from the Edge
  Academy Award – Best Actress for Postcards from the Edge
  Golden Globe – Best Actress for Postcards from the Edge

1990

  People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture Actress
  People’s Choice Award for World Favorite Motion Picture Actress
  Golden Globe – Best Actress for She-Devil

1989

  People’s Choice Award for Favorite Actress in a Dramatic Motion Picture
  Cannes Film Festival – Best Actress for A Cry in the Dark
  New York Film Critics Circle Award – Best Actress for A Cry in the Dark
  AFI Award – Best Actress for A Cry in the Dark
  Academy Award – Best Actress for A Cry in the Dark
  Golden Globe – Best Actress for A Cry in the Dark
  Grammy for Best Album for Children for The Tale of Peter Rabbit

1988

  Academy Award – Best Actress for Ironweed

1987

  People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture Actress
  British Academy Film Award – Best Actress for Out of Africa

1986

  People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture Actress
  People’s Choice Award for Favorite Female Entertainer   Vallovid International Film Festival – Best Actress for Heartburn
  David Di Donatello Award – Best Foreign Actress for Out of Africa
  Academy Award – Best Actress for Out of Africa
  Golden Globe – Best Actress for Out of Africa
  Grammy for Best Album for Children for The Velveteen Rabbit

1985

  People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture Actress
  David Di Donatello Award – Best Foreign Actress for Falling in Love
  Kansas City Film Critics Award – Best Actress for Out of Africa
  British Academy Film Award – Best Actress for Silkwood
  Los Angeles Film Critics Award – Best Actress for Out of Africa

1984

  People’s Choice Award for Favorite Actress
  Kansas City Film Critics Award – Best Actress for Silkwood
  Helen Caldicott Leadership Award – Recipient
  Academy Award – Best Actress for Silkwood
  British Academy Award – Best Actress for Sophie’s Choice
  Golden Globe – Best Actress for Silkwood

1983

  Academy Award – Best Actress for Sophie’s Choice
  Boston Society of Film Critics Award – Best Actress for Sophie’s Choice
  Golden Globe – Best Actress for Sophie’s Choice
  National Society of Film Award – Best Actress for Sophie’s Choice
  Kansas City Film Critics Award – Best Actress for Sophie’s Choice
  New York Film Critics Circle Award – Best Actress for The Sophie’s Choice
  National Association of Theatre Owners – Actress of the Year

1982

  National Board of Review – Best Actress for Sophie’s Choice
  British Academy Award – Best Actress for The French Lieutnants Woman
  Golden Globe – Best Actress for The French Lieutnants Woman
  Los Angeles Film Critics Award – Best Actress for The French Lieutnants Woman
  Academy Award – Best Actress for The French Lieutnants Woman

1981

  Obie Award – Best Featured Actress for Alice in Concert
  National Society of Film Award – Best Actress for The French Lieutnants Woman
  British Academy Award – Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer

1980

  Academy Award – Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer
  Golden Globe – Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer
  National Society of Film Award – Actress of the Year
  American Movie Award – Best Supporting Actress for The Deer Hunter
  British Academy Award – Best Supporting Actress for The Deer Hunter
  British Academy Award – Best Supporting Actress for Manhattan

1979

  National Board of Review – Best Supporting Actress for Manhattan, Kramer, Joe Tynan
  Los Angeles Film Critics Award – Best Supporting Actress for Manhattan
  National Society of Film Award – Best Supporting Actress for The Deer Hunter
  New York Film Critics Circle Award – Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer
  Kansas City Film Critics Award – Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer
  Academy Award – Best Supporting Actress for The Deer Hunter
  Golden Globe – Best Supporting Actress for The Deer Hunter

1978

  Emmy Award – Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV-Movie for Holocaust (Television)

1977

  Drama Desk Award – Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for The Cherry Orchard
  Drama Desk Award – Outstanding Actress in a Musical for Happy End

1976

  Outer Critics Circle Award – Best Featured Actress for 27 Wagons Full Of Cotton
  Theater World Award – Best Featured Actress for 27 Wagons Full Of Cotton
  Tony Award – Best Featured Actress for 27 Wagons Full Of Cotton
  Drama Desk Award – Outstanding Actress in a Play for Secret Service, A Memory of Two Mondays,
27 Wagons Full of Cotton, Trelawny of the Wells