Meryl Streep and 22 Years of Oscars: Fun Facts, Interesting Stats and Her Signature Look

6:15 AM 3/3/2018

by Rebecca Sun

On the eve of her 22nd trip to the Oscars (her 21st as a nominee), THR gathers the stunning facts and figures of Hollywood's most decorated woman ever.

Meryl Streep arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards 2012 -Getty- H 2018
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  • An Oscars Seating Chart

    * She got a smooch from fellow Kramer vs. Kramer acting winner Dustin Hoffman in 1980.

    * Her only no-show as a nominee was 1991, when she was pregnant with daughter Louisa.

    * She sat in front of Music of the Heart co-star Angela Bassett in 2000.

    * In 2013, she skipped the red carpet and showed up later to present best actor to Daniel Day-Lewis. She wasn't seated in the audience.

    * She got a slice of 2014 host Ellen DeGeneres' pizza. Brad Pitt stood by with a paper plate.

    * Her reaction to Patricia Arquette's 2015 acceptance speech calling for gender pay equity (which was easily caught on camera due to her front-row spot) is now a GIF.

  • A Familial Affair

  • Roles in Biopics (And Similar Films) Pay Off

  • Streep Fashion 101

    This story first appeared in the Feb. 28 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.