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Meryl Streep, Queen of the Globes
Death, taxes, tweets from Donald Trump about "fake news," and Meryl Streep landing among the Golden Globe Awards nominees: all things you can set your watch to. On Monday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association nominated Streep for the 31st time -- the most by any single actor in the 75-year history of the Golden Globes. Ahead, a look at Streep's lengthy list of competition nominations (not counting her Cecile B. DeMille lifetime achievement award in 2017).
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Best supporting actress: The Deer Hunter (1978)
Streep's first Globes nomination came for her breakout film, Michael Cimino's The Deer Hunter. The Oscar-winning feature also netted Streep a corresponding nomination in the best supporting actress category at the Academy Awards.
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Best supporting actress: Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Streep won her first Globe for playing Dustin Hoffman's ex-wife -- a performance that also won Streep her first Oscar.
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Best actress, drama: The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Streep won her first Golden Globe Award for lead actress thanks to the 1981 drama. She was also nominated (but lost) at the Oscars.
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Best actress, drama: Sophie's Choice (1982)
Streep's third Globes win in four years came for Sophie's Choice. The legendary performance also won Streep her second Oscar (and first for lead actress).
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Best actress, drama: Silkwood (1983)
Streep scored another best actress nomination, her third in a row, for Mike Nichols' Silkwood. Broken record: the actress was also nominated for an Oscar.
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Best actress, drama: Out of Africa (1985)
Ho-hum, another best actress nomination for Streep (another corresponding nomination at the Academy Awards).
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Best actress, drama: A Cry in the Dark (1988)
Streep had to wait three whole years for a subsequent Golden Globe Award nomination, scoring a best actress nod for A Cry in the Dark. (She was also nominated at the Oscars.)
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Best actress, comedy: She-Devil (1989)
Streep is a gifted comic actress, but she never was able to truly show her range until this 1989 Roseanne Barr comedy.
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Best actress, comedy: Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Playing an onscreen avatar for writer Carrie Fisher, Streep mined great humor and pathos from this story of mother-daughter conflict and battles with addiction. As usual, the Globes honored Streep just before the Oscars, which nominated her for Best Actress.
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Best actress, comedy: Death Becomes Her (1992)
The Meryl Streep comedy tour bore fruit once again, as she scored a best actress nomination for Robert Zemeckis' high-concept comedy.
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Best actress, drama: The River Wild (1994)
Meryl Streep, action star. Curtis Hanson's widely entertaining thriller showed Streep in a new light -- and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association rewarded her for the change of pace.
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Best actress, drama: The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
Streep scored opposite Clint Eastwood in this adaptation of the best-selling novel. (The performance also landed Streep another Oscar nomination.)
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Best actress, drama: Marvin's Room (1996)
One of eight nominations Streep received during the 1990s.
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Best actress in a TV movie or limited series: First Do No Harm (1997)
Streep's first Globes nomination for a television performance.
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Best actress, drama: One True Thing (1998)
Streep starred opposite Renee Zellweger in this moving drama based on the life of author Anna Quindlen.
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Best actress, drama: Music of The Heart (1999)
Streep's first Globes nomination for a Wes Craven film.
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Best actress, drama: The Hours (2002)
One of Streep's two Globes nominations in 2002...
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Best supporting actress: Adaptation (2002)
Streep won at the Golden Globe Awards in 2003 for Adaptation, but she fell short at the Oscars (the win went to Chicago star Catherine Zeta-Jones instead).
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Best actress in a TV movie or miniseries: Angels in America (2003)
Streep won her fifth Golden Globe Award (and first for a non-theatrical film) for Angels in America, the landmark HBO miniseries.
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Best supporting actress: The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
Streep chewed scenery like a pro in Jonathan Demme's underrated remake.
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Best actress, comedy: The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
The role that turned Meryl Streep into a box office juggernaut landed the actress nominations from the Golden Globes and Oscars.
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Best actress, comedy: Mamma Mia! (2008)
Hey, why not?
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Best actress, drama: Doubt (2008)
Streep played an unflinching mother superior opposite Amy Adams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and a scene-stealing Viola Davis.
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Best actress, comedy: It's Complicated (2009)
It's not that complicated: The Golden Globes love Meryl Streep.
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Best actress, comedy: Julie & Julia (2009)
The same year Streep landed an unexpected nomination for It's Complicated, she won in the comedy category for her sympathetic work as legendary chef Julia Child.
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Best actress, drama: The Iron Lady (2011)
Streep won best actress at the Globes and Oscars for playing Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady.
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Best actress, comedy: Hope Springs (2012)
Remember the movie where Streep played the wife of Tommy Lee Jones and they attend couples' therapy with a psychiatrist played by Steve Carell? It exists and counts as one of Streep's many Golden Globe nominations.
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Best actress, comedy: August: Osage County (2013)
Nothing says comedy like Tracy Letts' caustic play about a dysfunctional family and its abusive matriarch.
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Best supporting actress: Into the Woods (2014)
Streep hams it up like a pro in Into the Woods, giving a delightful performance (while proving she can carry a tune).
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Best actress, comedy: Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
This drama about the world's worst singer provided Streep with her 30th nomination -- and while she didn't win during the 2017 Globes ceremony, Streep did get to give a speech...
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Cecil B. DeMille Award (2016)
Streep used her speech to unload on President Donald Trump -- without ever even mentioning Trump's name. Naturally, the president took offense. "Meryl Streep, one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood, doesn’t know me but attacked last night at the Golden Globes," Trump wrote on Twitter.
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Best actress, drama: The Post (2017)
Streep stars as Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham in Steven Spielberg's timely film about the Pentagon Papers and what happens when a fledgling authoritarian regime tries to limit freedom of the press.