A Look Back during Meryl Streep’s Record-Setting 30 Golden Globe-Nominated Roles

Everyone talks about Meryl Streep’s record-setting series of Academy Award nominations, yet maybe even some-more considerable is a series of Golden Globe Award nominations she’s received: 30, as of this year, with her latest curtsy for Florence Foster Jenkins 


In fact, a Hollywood Foreign Press seems to be so smitten with Streep that they’ll give her a assignment for flattering many anything (even Mamma Mia!). And now, they’re finally giving her a Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime attainment in suit pictures.

In respect of Streep’s implausible attainment — usually Jack Lemmon has even come close, with 22 nominations — we’re looking behind during a roles that got her a accolades. Think of it as a pre-ceremony binge list!

 1979: The Deer Hunter

Streep’s initial Golden Globe assignment was also her initial for a Academy Awards. Though she mislaid out on both prizes for her spin as a partner of a depressed infantryman in Vietnam, a purpose helped settle Streep as one to watch in a awards uncover game. 

1980: Kramer vs. Kramer

One to watch, no more: Streep catapulted to Golden Globe success when she snagged a best ancillary singer in a play esteem for Kramer vs. Kramer, in that she plays a lady who left her father and is in a throes of divorce. 

1982: The French Lieutenant’s Woman

Little did she know in ’80, yet Kramer vs. Kramer was a start of a Golden Globe-winning streak. She won best singer in a heading purpose for The French Lieutenant’s Woman dual years later. 

1983: Sophie’s Choice

The subsequent year brought Streep her third Golden Globe win (though she missed a ceremony), her second Oscar and maybe still her many iconic purpose as Sophie, who contingency select that of her children will be killed by a Nazis during a Holocaust.

1984: Silkwood

Though ’84 finished Streep’s winning streak, a nominations kept coming. In Silkwood, she plays real-life whistleblower and romantic Karen Silkwood. 

1986: Out of Africa

The film instrumentation of Baroness Karen von Blixen’s discourse about her life in Kenya was a car for Streep’s sixth nomination, in that she starred conflicting Robert Redford.

1988: Ironweed

Playing a partner of Jack Nicholson’s character, a homeless masculine who deserted his family, Streep nabbed another singer in a heading purpose assignment in 1988.

1989: Evil Angels

For her seventh and final assignment of a 1980s, Streep played a mom of a Seventh-day Adventist priest who is charged with a murder of her tot daughter. 

1990: She-Devil 

Streep didn’t do comedy often, generally in a ’80s, yet she was picture-perfect as a criminal to Roseanne Barr’s demented lady neglected (and on a goal for revenge). 

1991: Postcards from a Edge

Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by associate Hollywood idol Carrie Fisher, Streep tackled a partial of an singer with an even-more-famous mom (inspired by Fisher’s possess mother, Debbie Reynolds, played in a film by Shirley MacLaine), who is struggling with addiction. 

1993: Death Becomes Her

You can’t stop Streep: She picked adult her 11th assignment in ’93 for a musical-comedy-horror hybrid.  

1995: The River Wild

Even in an action-packed flick, Streep scored. For this rafting journey left south, she warranted a heading singer nomination. 

1996: The Bridges of Madison County

Yet another assignment came in ’96, with The Bridges of Madison County, in that she plays an Iowa lady who has an event with a National Geographic photographer. 

1997: Marvin’s Room

At this point, Streep could design Golden Globe nominations for most each year she worked. In ’97, she warranted a assignment for Marvin’s Room, in that she starred in alongside Diane Keaton and Leonardo DiCaprio.

1998: …First Do No Harm

Streep doesn’t do TV often, yet when she does, she (obviously) nails it. In this made-for-TV movie, Streep plays a mom who battles her son’s alloy for a possibility to try initial treatments to assistance his epilepsy.  

1999: One True Thing

Her fourth assignment in a row! In this patrimonial drama, Renée Zellweger plays Streep’s daughter as a dual work on their attribute as Streep’s impression battles with cancer. 

2000: Music of a Heart

Streep doesn’t do anything half-heartedly. So when she played violinist Roberta Guaspari in Music of a Heart, she difficult a violin for months, even training to play one of Bach’s concertos for a role.

2003: Adaptation and The Hours

In Adaptation, desirous by New Yorker author Susan Orlean’s essay and book The Orchid Thief, Streep plays Orlean (but a real-life author would find small in a film that resembles a events of her possess life). Streep took home a ancillary esteem for this role. She was also nominated for her purpose in The Hours, yet mislaid out to costar Nicole Kidman. 

2004: Angels in America

Her second radio win came in 2004, for Angels in America, in that she plays 4 conflicting parts, including a masculine rabbi. Sadly, she usually got one esteem for this win. 

2005: The Manchurian Candidate

The reconstitute of a 1962 film sees Streep as a U.S. Senator whose son is using for clamp president.

2007: The Devil Wears Prada

Streep was cold soundness as a ice-cold conform repository editor Miranda Priestly, famously desirous by Vogue‘s editor Anna Wintour, and snagged a esteem for lead singer in a comedy or musical. 

2009: Doubt and Mamma Mia!

As a super-strict nun in Doubt, Streep is definitely assured of a priest’s passionate bungle with a child in their parish. She’s flattering many a accurate conflicting impression in Mamma Mia!, a fun-loving mom scheming to send her daughter down a aisle while dancing to Abba songs. 

2010: Julie Julia and It’s Complicated

Streep snagged dual of a 5 nominations for singer in a comedy or low-pitched in ’10, for Julie Julia and It’s Complicated. In a first, she’s iconic cook Julia Child (and positively nails her signature voice) and in a second, she plays a difficult lady (with an extraordinary kitchen, appreciate we Nancy Meyers) going by a difficult almost-reunion with her ex, Alec Baldwin. 

2012: The Iron Lady

Award shows adore when actors and actresses play genuine people (bonus points if they’re still alive!), and Streep’s take on Britain’s initial womanlike primary apportion was so unforgettable, it won her her initial Oscar given 1983, too. 

2013: Hope Springs

Hope Springs wasn’t an awards attract kind of movie, yet with Streep in it, even a Globes couldn’t omit it. She plays a lady in a midst of a week of heated matrimony conversing with her husband, played by Tommy Lee Jones.

2014: August: Osage County

When we need an over-the-top mama in your movie, we call Streep. She played usually that (with a whole lot of dysfunction) in a film adaption of a Broadway play.

2015: Into a Woods

As a magician in Stephen Sondheim’s angel story twist, Streep nabbed a ancillary singer nomination. 

2017: Florence Foster Jenkins (and a Cecil B. DeMille Award)

Her 30th assignment comes for her purpose as Florence Foster Jenkins, in that she plays a rich lady with large dreams of singing, yet but a ideal representation (or any pitch, really) to do so. 

But that’s not her usually vital miracle this year: She’ll also accept a Globes’ chronicle of a lifetime attainment award, a Cecil B. DeMille Award. After 30 nominations and 38 years, it’s about time. 


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