Meryl Streep, the reigning queen of awards ceremonies, has secured her status as the Golden Globes GOAT by winning in an impressive eight out of 33 nominations

Meryl Streep, the reigning queen of awards ceremonies, has secured her status as the Golden Globes GOAT by winning in an impressive eight out of 33 nominations

Meryl Streep’s Golden Globe Journey

Introduction

The Golden Globes, marking the initiation of the awards season in Hollywood, are eagerly awaited by Tinseltown’s brightest stars.

Meryl Streep, a three-time Oscar winner, has left an indelible mark with her stellar performances in numerous productions.

As the 2024 Globes approach, let’s revisit Streep’s eight Golden Globe-winning roles.

1980 – Kramer vs. Kramer

In 1980, Meryl Streep clinched her first Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in the film “Kramer vs. Kramer.” Her portrayal of Joanna Kramer garnered critical acclaim, depicting a quietly struggling wife who leaves her husband and young son.

The movie received nine Oscar nominations and marked Streep’s first win at the Academy Awards.

1982 – The French Lieutenant’s Woman

Two years later, Streep secured the Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Globe for her roles in “The French Lieutenant’s Woman.”

Cast as Miss Sarah Woodruff and Anna, her performance stood out in a film intertwining Victorian and modern love stories.

1983 – Sophie’s Choice

Continuing her success, Streep won back-to-back Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Globes in 1983 for “Sophie’s Choice.”

Her compelling portrayal of Sophie Zawistowski, a mother facing a heart-wrenching decision in a Nazi prison camp, earned her critical acclaim and her first Academy Award for Best Actress.

2003 – Adaptation

After a 13-year gap, Streep won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture in 2003 for “Adaptation.”

Her role as author Susan Orlean in the comedy about adapting a book into a movie showcased Streep’s versatility.

2004 – Angels in America

In 2004, Streep triumphed in a television role, winning Best Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture – Television for “Angels in America.”

The series, set in 1985, revolves around six New Yorkers whose lives intersect, earning Streep additional SAG and Emmy Awards.

2007 – The Devil Wears Prada

Streep’s iconic portrayal of Miranda Priestly in “The Devil Wears Prada” earned her the Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Globe in 2007, solidifying her status as a versatile performer.

2010 – Julie & Julia

Nominated twice in 2010, Streep won the Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Globe for her role as Julia Child in “Julie & Julia.”

The film contrasts Child’s culinary career with Julie Powell’s quest to cook all recipes from Child’s cookbook.

2012 – The Iron Lady

In 2012, Streep clinched her eighth Golden Globe, this time for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, portraying Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady.”

The film provided Streep with her third Oscar win.

2024? Only Murders In The Building
With a total of 33 Golden Globe nominations, Streep’s legacy continues in 2024.

Nominated for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film for “Only Murders In The Building,” Streep adds another chapter to her illustrious career.

The 2024 Golden Globe Nominations

Most Anticipated Movies

As the 2024 Golden Globe nominations unfold, highly anticipated movies like “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” take the lead with numerous nods.

“Barbie,” with nine nominations, dominates the list, closely followed by “Oppenheimer” with eight, setting the stage for a competitive awards ceremony.

Changes and Controversies

Amidst the excitement, the Golden Globes have undergone significant changes and controversies.

The 81st Golden Globe Awards mark the first major broadcast of the season, hosted by comedian Jo Koy.

However, the event’s recent tumultuous years, including diversity concerns and a change in ownership, have added a layer of complexity to the proceedings.

Nominations Across Categories

The nominees span various categories, including Best Motion Picture, Best Television Series, and Best Performances in both film and television.

The introduction of new categories, such as Cinematic and Box Office Achievement and Best Performance in Stand-Up Comedy on Television, adds a fresh dynamic to the awards ceremony.

Diverse Voting Body

In response to past criticisms, the Golden Globes’ voting body now comprises over 300 diverse individuals from around the world.

The changes aim to address ethical concerns and promote inclusivity in recognizing outstanding achievements in the entertainment industry.

As Hollywood gears up for the 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards, the spotlight shines not only on the nominated films and performances but also on the ongoing evolution of the prestigious awards ceremony.

The diversity in nominations and a renewed commitment to ethical standards signal a transformative era for the Golden Globes.

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