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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.
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.
Meryl Streep is sheduled to sing “Amazing Grace” Friday during a 25th anniversary commemoration of the death of Karen Silkwood. Ms. Streep played the title role in the 1983 movie, “Silkwood” and sang “Amazing Grace” in the film. Proceeds from the tribute – which also features appearances by folk singer Toshi Reagon, the film’s director Mike Nichols and Ms. Silkwood’s father Bill – benefit the Just Health Care Campaign, a union-sponsored health-care reform program.
Meryl was seen at the 2001 Summer Benefit. The festival honored Gail Merrifield Papp, the wife of the Joseph Papp, who is the founder of The Public Theater/ New York Shakespeare Festival.
Meryl Streep has attended the New York premiere of “Music of the Heart” alongside her family, as well as co-stars Angela Bassett, Gloria Estefan – and the real-life Roberta Guaspari, who is played by Meryl in the film.
A concert with a purpose brought stars of rock, soul, blues and country music to a giant tent on the White House lawn Saturday to support the cause of bringing music back to cash-starved schools around the country. The stars who did the introducing involved another roster of stars: Meryl Streep, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Spacey and Robert De Niro