Actress in a Leading Role /

Meryl Streep

August: Osage County

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Nominated Role

Meryl Streep portrays Violet Weston, an Oklahoma matriarch whose three grown daughters return home for their father's funeral.

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Academy Awards History

This is the eighteenth Academy Award nomination for Meryl Streep. She was previously nominated for:

THE IRON LADY (2011)

Winner, Actress in a Leading Role

JULIE & JULIA (2009) 

Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

DOUBT (2008)

Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA (2006)

Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

ADAPTATION (2002)

Nominee, Actress in a Supporting Role

MUSIC OF THE HEART (1999) 

Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

ONE TRUE THING (1998)

Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (1995)

Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE (1990)

Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

A CRY IN THE DARK (1988)

Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

IRONWEED (1987)

Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

OUT OF AFRICA (1985)

Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

SILKWOOD (1983) 

Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

SOPHIE'S CHOICE (1982)

Winner, Actress in a Leading Role

THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN (1981)

Nominee, Actress in a Leading Role

KRAMER VS. KRAMER (1979)

Winner, Actress in a Supporting Role

THE DEER HUNTER (1978)

Nominee, Actress in a Supporting Role

Other Nominees

Actress in a Leading Role