Actress | Soundtrack | Producer
Is a fan of Olivia Colman. Colman played her daughter Carol Thatcher in The Iron Lady (2011) and Streep is a fan of Colman's performance in Paddy Considine's directorial debut Tyrannosaur (2011).
But ... in my own experience of male and female directors, people have a much, much harder time taking a direct command from a woman. It's somehow very difficult for people.
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
Look back at some of the most powerful moments from the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards, including memorable speeches and a resonant musical tribute.