Legendary actress Meryl Streep made history earlier this year after receiving her 18th Oscar nomination. We celebrate her birthday (born June 22, 1949) with a collection of interviews from the archives.
The Many Voices Of Meryl Streep
Over her decades long career of incomparable success, Meryl has given us Irish-American, Italian, Danish, Polish, Australian and, of course, Julia Childs. Each accent is as unique (funny, quirky, intense, etc.) as the characters she creates. (Word of Mouth, NHPR, 2/20/2014)
Karina Longworth: 'Meryl Streep: Anatomy of an Actor'
Former LA Weekly and Village Voice film critic Karina Longworth (Masters of Cinema: George Lucas) discusses her new book, Meryl Streep: Anatomy of an Actor, authorial voice in criticism, and what makes movies good. (Nerdist Writers Panel, 1/21/2014)