Meryl Streep

Born: 22 April 1949, Summit, NJ

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  • Mamma Mia!

    Mamma Mia!

    This big-screen adaptation of the long-running stage hit sees assorted major stars breaking into Abba songs at every opportunity – and somehow getting away with it.

  • The Hours

    The Hours

    Nicole Kidman won an Oscar as novelist Virginia Woolf in this complex drama exploring Woolf’s novel Mrs Dalloway through the experiences of women from different eras and places.

  • Manhattan

    Manhattan

    Filmed in black and white and filled with Ira Gershwin tunes, Manhattan is Woody Allen’s rhapsodic tribute to New York City.

  • The Deer Hunter

    The Deer Hunter

    Along with Apocalypse Now, Michael Cimino’s brutal but ultimately contemplative war movie is a key American cinematic take on the Vietnam conflict.

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