Facts about Meryl Streep

Occup.Actress
FromUSA
BornJune 22, 1949
Age74 years

Summary

Meryl Streep is a famous Actress from USA, she is 74 years old and still alive, born June 22, 1949.

Zodiac:
She is born under the zodiac cancer, who is known for Emotion, Diplomatic, Intensity, Impulsive, Selective. Our collection contains 55 quotes who is written / told by Meryl, under the main topic Mom.

Related authors: Anna Quindlen (Journalist), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Actor), Catherine McCormack (Actress), Colleen Atwood (Designer), James D'arcy (Actor), Amy Adams (Actress), Peter Nelson (Actor), Lee Strasberg (Director), Sydney Pollack (Director), Toni Collette (Actress)

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55 Famous quotes by Meryl Streep

Small: The reason I chose the movies that I did was based on where they were being filmed
"The reason I chose the movies that I did was based on where they were being filmed"
Small: Interestingly, young people dont come to you for advice. Especially the ones who are related to you
"Interestingly, young people don't come to you for advice. Especially the ones who are related to you"
Small: If I am not confident that I can portray the character perfectly on screen, I wont even try
"If I am not confident that I can portray the character perfectly on screen, I won't even try"
Small: Im all over the place
"I'm all over the place"
Small: You win an Oscar, it can double the audience that you had before
"You win an Oscar, it can double the audience that you had before"
Small: You just have to keep on doing what you do. Its the lesson I get from my husband he just says, Keep goi
"You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting"
Small: You cant get spoiled if you do your own ironing
"You can't get spoiled if you do your own ironing"
Small: We are who were going to be when were very old, and when were very old we are who we were when we were
"We are who we're going to be when we're very old, and when we're very old we are who we were when we were 8"
Small: Theres no road map on how to raise a family: its always an enormous negotiation
"There's no road map on how to raise a family: it's always an enormous negotiation"
Small: Some people are filled by compassion and a desire to do good, and some simply dont think anythings goin
"Some people are filled by compassion and a desire to do good, and some simply don't think anything's going to make a difference"
Small: Show business has been really, really good to me because I can work and take a lot of time off, and Im
"Show business has been really, really good to me because I can work and take a lot of time off, and I'm extremely undisciplined person"
Small: Personality is immediately apparent, from birth, and I dont think it really changes
"Personality is immediately apparent, from birth, and I don't think it really changes"
Small: People say, When you have children, everything changes. But maybe things are awakened that were already
"People say, When you have children, everything changes. But maybe things are awakened that were already there"
Small: Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and sm
"Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men"
Small: My job is usually to express emotion as freely as possible
"My job is usually to express emotion as freely as possible"
Small: My feeling about fears is, if you voice your fears, they may come true. Im superstitious enough to beli
"My feeling about fears is, if you voice your fears, they may come true. I'm superstitious enough to believe that"
Small: My family really does come first. It always did and always will
"My family really does come first. It always did and always will"
Small: Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials
"Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials"
Small: Its bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my childrens health than the pediatrician
"It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician"
Small: Im a pain in the ass to all of the costume designers with whom I work because I have very strong feelin
"I'm a pain in the ass to all of the costume designers with whom I work because I have very strong feelings about the subject"
Small: I want to feel my life while Im in it
"I want to feel my life while I'm in it"
Small: I think your self emerges more clearly over time
"I think your self emerges more clearly over time"
Small: I think the most liberating thing I did early on was to free myself from any concern with my looks as t
"I think the most liberating thing I did early on was to free myself from any concern with my looks as they pertained to my work"
Small: I need to go where people are serious about acting
"I need to go where people are serious about acting"
Small: I have four to five months, tops, per year to give to my acting work
"I have four to five months, tops, per year to give to my acting work"
Small: I have a very good life - Im lucky enough not to be deprived
"I have a very good life - I'm lucky enough not to be deprived"
Small: I have a very busy life, and not many people who have a career and four kids go out a lot to the movies
"I have a very busy life, and not many people who have a career and four kids go out a lot to the movies"
Small: I have a holistic need to work and to have huge ties of love in my life. I cant imagine eschewing one f
"I have a holistic need to work and to have huge ties of love in my life. I can't imagine eschewing one for the other"
Small: I had this sort of idolatry for certain actors who preceded me, people who inspired me, so Im honored t
"I had this sort of idolatry for certain actors who preceded me, people who inspired me, so I'm honored to be that way for young actors"
Small: I get a trickling few scripts that Im lucky enough that some of them are great. I dont get loads of scr
"I get a trickling few scripts that I'm lucky enough that some of them are great. I don't get loads of scripts"
Small: I dont like to be gone all weekend and at night too. Because for 20 years, Ive had children who are in
"I don't like to be gone all weekend and at night too. Because for 20 years, I've had children who are in school"
Small: I dont know why I dont watch a lot of movies I can barely keep up with the things my friends are in. Th
"I don't know why I don't watch a lot of movies; I can barely keep up with the things my friends are in. There isn't enough time in life"
Small: I didnt have any confidence in my beauty when I was young. I felt like a character actress, and I still
"I didn't have any confidence in my beauty when I was young. I felt like a character actress, and I still do"
Small: I couldnt care less about fashion. If I had taken any clothes home, they would have remained in my clos
"I couldn't care less about fashion. If I had taken any clothes home, they would have remained in my closet for the rest of their existence"
Small: I cant stand most things that I see
"I can't stand most things that I see"
Small: I believe in imagination. I did Kramer vs. Kramer before I had children. But the mother I would be was
"I believe in imagination. I did Kramer vs. Kramer before I had children. But the mother I would be was already inside me"
Small: I always feel like I cant do it, that I cant go through with a movie. But then I do go through with it
"I always feel like I can't do it, that I can't go through with a movie. But then I do go through with it after all"
Small: How you first meet the public is how the industry sees you. You cant argue with them. Thats their perce
"How you first meet the public is how the industry sees you. You can't argue with them. That's their perception"
Small: Having been let out of the barn once, I know I wouldnt be happy if I were home all the time
"Having been let out of the barn once, I know I wouldn't be happy if I were home all the time"
Small: For me, clothes are kind of character I dont follow fashion or understand trends
"For me, clothes are kind of character; I don't follow fashion or understand trends"
Small: Expensive clothes are a waste of money
"Expensive clothes are a waste of money"
Small: Everything we say signifies everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it i
"Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time"
Small: Every single decision I make about what material I do, what Im putting out in the world, is because of
"Every single decision I make about what material I do, what I'm putting out in the world, is because of my children"
Small: Enough people write about me every day without even interviewing me
"Enough people write about me every day without even interviewing me"
Small: Chris Cooper is one of my favorite actors in the world. Ive seen him in most everything hes done
"Chris Cooper is one of my favorite actors in the world. I've seen him in most everything he's done"
Small: America doesnt reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances
"America doesn't reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances"
Small: All that attention to the perfect lighting, the perfect this, the perfect that, I find terribly annoyin
"All that attention to the perfect lighting, the perfect this, the perfect that, I find terribly annoying"
Small: All an actor has is their blind faith that they are who they say they are today, in any scene
"All an actor has is their blind faith that they are who they say they are today, in any scene"
Small: Acting is not about being someone different. Its finding the similarity in what is apparently different
"Acting is not about being someone different. It's finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there"
Small: Sometimes with my children, I remember exactly how I felt as the child in this situation, not just how
"Sometimes with my children, I remember exactly how I felt as the child in this situation, not just how it feels to be me"
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