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    Default Meryl Streep's Golden Career !!! A Legend !!!

    The acclaimed actress has been nominated for a record 15 Academy Awards .......



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    The Deer Hunter, 1978

    Streep plays Linda, an abused runaway, who becomes the love interest for Michael, played by Robert De Niro, in this dramatic film that explores themes of loss, loyalty, and violence.

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    Kramer vs. Kramer, 1979

    In this film, chosen as the Best Picture of 1979, Streep plays Joana, a divorceé who ensues in a bitter custody battle against her ex-husband, played by Dustin Hoffman. The actress won an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress for her performance.

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    The French Lieutenant's Women, 1981

    In this adaptation of John Fowles' novel, Streep is both a 20th-century actress named Anna and the Victorian character she portrays, an engaged woman who begins a passionate love affair with a 19th-century gentleman.

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    Sophie's Choice, 1982

    Frequently cited as Streep's finest role, Sophie is a holocaust survivor who is haunted by the decisions she was forced to make during her imprisonment at a concentration camp. Streep won her second academy award for her performance, this time for Best Actress.

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    Silkwood, 1983

    Based on a true story, this Mike Nichols film tells the story of an America labor union activist (Streep as Karen Silkwood) who dies under suspicious circumstances after uncovering wrongdoing by her employer.

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    Out of Africa, 1985

    Streep stars as Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke, an unhappily married woman who has a tumultuous love affair with a carefree big-game hunter, played by Robert Redford, in colonial Africa.

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    Ironweed, 1985

    Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by William Kennedy, the Hector Babenco film starred Streep as Helen Archer, an alcoholic companion to a washed up baseball player, played by Jack Nicholson. In the film, the pair spend their days hopping from bar to bar during the Great Depression until they are violently driven out of town by locals.

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    A Cry in the Dark, 1988

    Based on a true story this Australian-American production chronicles the case of Seventh-day Adventist Church pastor Michael and his wife Lindy, who are wrongfully sent to prison for the disappearance of their nine-week old daughter, Azaria from a campground near Ayers Rock.

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    Postcards from the Edge, 1990

    In this adaptation of the semi-autobiographical novel written by Carrie Fisher, Streep plays Suzanne, a Hollywood actress and recovering drug addict who is persuaded by her agent to move back in with her overbearing and eccentric mother.

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    The Bridges of Madison County, 1995

    Directed by Clinto Eastwood, who also stars opposite her, Streep plays Francesca, a bored Italian immigrant housewife in Iowa who has a brief but passionate romance with a National Geographic photographer.

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    One True Thing, 1998

    Adapted from the novel by Anna Quindlen, this drama stars Reneé Zellweger, right, as a journalist who is forced to put her life on hold in order to care for her mother, played by Streep, who is dying of cancer.

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    Music of the Heart, 1999

    As Roberta Guaspari, a New York public school violin teacher, Streep brings hope into the lives of her students through music.

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    Nice thread.
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    Adaptation. 2002

    Written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Spike Jonze, this drama-satire tells the story of Susan Orlean, played by Streep, a journalist for the New Yorker who becomes romantically involved with an orchid poacher and writes a book about him.

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