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Meryl Streep has played them all: Margaret Thatcher, Susan Orlean and the iconic Julia Child. No matter the lady, from iron to soft-spoken beauty, Streep manages to transfix her audience. It's this skill that has earned the 62-year-old 16 Academy Award nominations (the most of any actor) and two Oscars,first for best supporting actress in 1979, and then for best actress in 1982.Columbia Pictures and Pathe Productions