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
Meryl Streep arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards
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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.

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