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The Simply Streep Archives has gathered details on all of Meryl Streep's feature films, television, theatre and voice narration, and also features an extensive library of articles, photographs and video clips. You can browse the collection by Ms. Streep's career or through a year-by-year summary.
Chronology: 1980

The early new decade and wide January release of „Kramer vs. Kramer“ brought another sweep of public attention, but this time worldwide. Streep was proclaimed *the* star for the ‚80s on the cover of Newsweek Magazine and received the Golden Globe, Los Angeles Film Critics Circle Award, National Board of Review, New York Film Critics Circle Award and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for „Kramer vs. Kramer“. The film received 5 Academy Awards out of its 9 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Actor for Dustin Hoffman. Meryl Streep did not release a film in 1980. She spent the Summer with her new young family in the United Kingdom, shooting her first leading role in the big screen adaptation of John Fowles‘ „The French Lieutenant’s Woman“.

December 29, 1980 - Jan 25, 1981
June 15, 1980