On Meryl Streep's 69th birthday, a look at her unforgettable performances, from Miranda Priestly to Margaret Thatcher

FP Staff

Jun,22 2018 15:38 17 IST

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Meryl Streep has won the Academy Awards for Sophie's Choice, The Iron Lady and Kramer vs Kramer. Twitter/@IanWilliam1987

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Meryl Streep as Madeline Ashton in dark comedy Death Becomes Her, a film that went on to win Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in 1992. Facebook/ @hollywoodphotos

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Meryl streep as Joanna Kramer in the family courtroom drama, Kramer vs Kramer. Twitter/ @irmadesmond

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Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly, the Editor-in-Chief of Runway magazine in the comedy-drama The Devil Wears Prada, based on Lauren Weisberger's novel of the same name. Image from Facebook

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Meryl Streep plays journalist Katharine Graham, the first female publisher of The Washington Post in The Post. Image from Youtube

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Meryl Streep as Francesca Johnson in Bridges of Madison County, the screen adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name . Facebook/@TheBridgesofMadisonCounty

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Meryl Streep plays a Polish immigrant sharing a boarding house in Brooklyn with her lover, Nathan in Sophie's Choice . Facebook/@TheMerylStreepForum

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Meryl Streep plays Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, the British-French biographical drama based on the stateswoman. Image from Twitter

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Meryl Streep plays legendary chef Julia Child in Julie & Julia, alongside actors Amy Adams, Stanley Tucci and Chris Messina. Facebook/ @StarMoviesIndia

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Meryl Streep in The French Lieutenant's Woman, the screen adaptation of the 1969 novel by John Fowles. Image from Facebook