Meryl Streep Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at the life of Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep. Father: Harry Streep Jr., pharmaceutical company executive Mother: Mary (Wilkinson) Streep, commercial artist Marriage: Don Gummer (1978-present) Children: Louisa, 1991; Grace, 1986; Mary Willa “Mamie,” 1983; Henry, 1979 Education: Vassar College, B.A., 1971; Yale University, M.F.A., 1975 Other Facts: Nominated for 21 Academy Awards with three wins. Nominated for one Tony Award, but did not win. Nominated for four Emmy Awards and won three Nominated for five Grammy Awards, but has not won. Took opera singing lessons as a child. Meryl is a combination of her first and middle names. Frequently plays roles of historical female figures. Has played Ethel Rosenberg, Julia Child and Margaret Thatcher. Timeline: 1971 – …