Actress | Soundtrack | Producer
Was a finalist for the role of Ellen Ripley in Alien (1979), but the role went to good friend and classmate Sigourney Weaver instead. However, Streep later got to make her own contribution to the character. Many of the special effects for Alien 3 (...
[on winning a Golden Globe Award for Adaptation. (2002)]. I've been nominated 789 times and I was getting settled over there for a long winter's nap... I didn't have anything prepared because it's been since the Pleistocene Era that I won anything.
Frequently plays real-life characters: Julia Child, Ethel Rosenberg, Karen Silkwood, Karen Blixen, Roberta Guaspari, Lindy Chamberlain, Susan Orlean and Margaret Thatcher.
Mary Louise Streep
Summit, New Jersey, USA
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