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Meryl Streep Gets Her 31st Golden Globe Nomination, The Highest In History

The nominations for the Golden Globe awards were announced on Monday, and nominated for the 31st time is Hollywood actress Meryl Streep. The 68-year-old actress has been nominated for Best Actress for her performance in The Post. She will be competing with Jessica Chastain (Molly’s Game), Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water), Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), and Michelle Williams (All the Money in the World).

Streep’s first Golden Globe nomination was in 1978 for Best Supporting Actress in The Deer Hunter. In 1979, she won the same award for her performance in Kramer vs Kramer. She went on to win the coveted Best Actress award seven times after that for her performances in – The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1981), Sophie’s Choice (1982), Adaptation (2002) [Best Supporting Actress], Angels in America (2003), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Julie & Julia (2009), and The Iron Lady (2011).


The actress plays newspaper publisher Kay Graham in The Post. Directed by Steven Spielberg, The Post is based on the true story of the Pentagon Papers leak. Meryl Streep plays the role of newspaper publisher of The Washington Post and Tom Hanks plays Ben Bradlee, the editor of the paper. The film will take on how the paper fought against the government to publish news that was hidden from the public for years.

The awards show will be hosted by talk show host Seth Meyers, going live at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT.


Feature Image Credits: Los Angeles Times