Gorgeous Photos Of Young Meryl Streep From Her Early Career

Meryl Streep is an Oscar-winning actress known for her perfectionism, masterly techniques, unique style of expression and ability to master any role. She is regarded as one of the greatest and most esteemed actresses of the 20th century. She is known for her work in super hit and diverse movies including ‘Sophie’s Choice, Mamma Mia, Doubt and many more.

Streep started voice training at age 12 and took up acting in high school. She started her acting career in the 1960s as a Stage actress and appeared in several Broadway productions. Before succeeding in her acting career, Streep was a waitress at the Hotel Somerset in Somerville, New Jersey. She made her screen debut with the role of Anne Marie in the in an Oscar-winning drama “Julia”. Streep earned her first Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in “The Deer Hunter”. Throughout the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s Streep showed her superb performance in some of the best movies such as Sophie’s Choice, ‘Silkwood, Out of Africa, Ironweed, The hours, and many more. Meryl Streep has won three Academy Awards, and she was nominated 21 times. Streep is known for her perfectionism, and she learned to play the violin by practising six hours a day for eight weeks, for her role in Music of the Heart (1999). She was voted the 37th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly.

Meryl Street was romantically involved with actor John Cazale for two years, until his death from Lung cancer in 1978. After Cazale’s death, Streep married sculptor Don Gummer, and they have four children.

Here below are some glamorous photos of young Meryl Streep from 1950s and 1960s.

#1 Meryl Streep in a peach dress at an award ceremony, 1970

#5 Young Meryl Streep with Robert de Niro on the set of The Deer Hunter, 1978

#6 Meryl Streep Meryl Streep as Inga Helms Weiss, 1978

#7 Meryl Streep with James Woods in the tv series Holocaust

#8 Young Meryl Streep as Inga Helms Weiss in Holocaust

#9 Meryl Streep with Dustin Hoffman in a scene from the film ‘Kramer Vs. Kramer’, 1979.

#10 Meryl Streep rehearsing for the Shakespeare in the Park production of “The Taming of the Shrew” which co-starred Raul Julia

#14 Meryl Streep with Dustin Hoffman after winning an Oscar award, 1979

#15 Meryl Streep with Alan Alda on the 19th Birthday Party for Elizabeth Alda on August 15, 1979

#16 Meryl Streep at the premiere of “Kramer vs. Kramer”, 1979

#18 Young Meryl Streep on the set of the film ‘The French Lieutenant’s Woman’, 1980

#20 Beautiful Meryl Streep posing for a photoshoot, 1980

#22 Meryl Streep n Paris for the filming of the movie Kramer Vs Kramer, 1980

#23 Meryl Streep with Dustin Hoffman and Just Henry, 1980

#25 Meryl Streep poses backstage after winning “Best Supporting Actress” during the 52nd Academy Awards, 1980

#28 Young Meryl Streep plays the tragic heroine of Karel Reisz’ drama ‘The French Lieutenant’s Woman’, 1981

#29 Meryl Streep in ‘The French Lieutenant’s Woman’, 1981

#30 Meryl Streep at the opening of “Crimes of the Heart”, 1981

#31 Meryl Streep as Lindy Chamberlain in ‘A Cry In The Dark’, 1982

#33 Meryl Streep with Kevin Kline on the set of “Sophie’s Choice”, 1982

#34 Meryl Streep on the set of Sophie’s Choice, 1982

#35 Meryl Streep enjoying on the beach in movie ‘Sophie’s Choice’, 1982

#37 Meryl Streep holding her Oscar in Press Room at Academy Awards

#38 Meryl Streep at Ninth Anuual NATO convention, 1983

#39 Meryl Streep with her husband Don Gummer during “Silkwood” Premiere

#41 Meryl Streep at the Ritz Carlton in Chicago, 1983

#43 Meryl Streep with Robert Redfort in the movie ‘Out Of Africa’, 1985

#44 Meryl Streep at 12th Annual People’s Choice Awards on March 11, 1986

#46 Meryl Streep at the Project Vote Smart Cocktail Reception Benefit on September 24, 1986

#48 Meryl Streep at a press conference to speak about her film Evil Angels

#50 Meryl Streep resting on a sofa in the film Postcards from the Edge, 1986

Meryl Streep resting on a sofa in the film Postcards from the Edge, 1986

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