- Meryl, original name Mary Louise Streep. born 1949, US actress. Her films include The Deerhunter (1978), Kramer vs Kramer (1979), The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), Sophie's Choice (1982), Out of Africa (1986), The Hours (2002), Mamma Mia! (2008), and The Iron Lady (2011)
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So, Streep rewrote much of her dialogue, which led to tension with her co-star, Hoffman, who felt she was trying to upstage him.Co-Stars Who Hated Each Other: Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams in 'The Notebook' and More
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Streep commands the screen because the audience generally cannot wait to see who she is going to be.Why Meryl Is So Special
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Streep plays Violet Weston, a woman unraveled after her husband's suicide.
With Streep, you always expect her to be all Meryl Streep-y.
In August: Osage County, Streep and Roberts play mother and daughter in a deranged and vitriolic Oklahoman family.