With Meryl Streep back in theaters with the comedy-drama "Hope Springs," check out her career over the years.
Join us for a look back at the career of the most-nominated actress in Oscar history, Meryl Streep.
She got her first nomination, for Best Supporting Actress, for 1978's "The Deer Hunter," only her second movie role after 1977's "Julia."
She followed up "The Deer Hunter" with a role in Woody Allen's 1979 ode to New York "Manhattan."
Her first Oscar came for Best Supporting Actress for the Best Picture winner "Kramer vs. Kramer" in 1980.
Three years later she snagged the Best Actress Oscar for "Sophie's Choice," the second and most recent Oscar win of her career so far.
In between she earned another Best Actress nod for "The French Lieutenant's Woman," a 1981 romantic period drama co-starring Jeremy Irons.
She kept racking up the Oscar nominations with nearly every role, including Best Actress in 1983 for "Silkwood" ...
... Best Actress again in 1986 for Sydney Pollack's Best Picture Oscar winner "Out of Africa" ...
... again in 1988 for "Ironweed" ...
.. actress, once again, in 1989 for the docudrama "A Cry in the Dark" ...
... and Best Actress again in 1991 for "Postcards from the Edge," co-starring Dennis Quaid.
1992 saw her star in Oscar-winning director Robert Zemeckis' comedy "Death Becomes Her," along with Goldie Hawn and Bruce Willis.
Streep displays her hands after she placed them in cement in the front of Mann's Theatre in Hollywood on Sept. 25, 1994.
She stayed hot as an Iowan farm wife having an affair with Clint Eastwood's character in 1995's "The Bridges of Madison County." The role earned her another Oscar nod in 1996.
Streep is seen in here in 1998, taking a break from being nominated for Oscars long enough to get her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Streep poses with Renee Zellweger, her co-star in the drama "One True Thing," at the film's premiere in Los Angeles on Sept. 16, 1998. The two play mother and daughter in the movie.
Her role in "One True Thing" earned her another Best Actress Oscar nomination in 1999.
She received another Best Actress Oscar nomination in 2000 for "Music of the Heart."
Streep did not receive an Oscar nomination for the 2003 Best Picture nominee "The Hours," but she did receive a Golden Globe nomination, one of 26 so far in her career.
Spike Jonze's "Adaptation" also earned her another Globe nod that year, which she won, as well as her 13th Oscar nomination, beating Katharine Hepburn's record.
Streep and Nicole Kidman hold their awards at the 60th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 19, 2003. Streep won for her role in "Adaptation" and Kidman won her role in "The Hours," in which Streep also co-starred.
But Streep's excellence hasn't been limited to the big screen. Here she is in 2004 with the Emmy she won for HBO's mini-series "Angels in America."
In 2004, she played a small role in "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events."
2006 saw her take on a role in "A Prairie Home Companion," based off Garrison Keillor's popular radio show.
Woody Harrelson, Streep, Robert Altman and Lindsay Lohan attend the premiere of "A Prairie Home Companion" as part of the Berlin International Film Festival on Feb. 12, 2006.
But her bigger role in 2006 was in "The Devil Wears Prada," which not only launched Anne Hathaway's career, but earned Streep her 14th Oscar nod.
While she didn't get her Oscar that year, she did land her sixth Golden Globe win for "The Devil Wears Prada."
In 2008 Streep showed off her singing chops, starring with Pierce Brosnan in the ABBA-themed musical "Mama Mia!"
Streep with her "Mama Mia!" co-star Pierce Brosnan on July 3, 2008, in Berlin.
Meryl Streep with her husband Don Gummer at the Rome International Film Festival on Oct. 23, 2008. The two have been married since 1978.
While she did receive a Globe nomination for "Mamma Mia!," it was her role in "Doubt" that earned her 12th Best Actress Oscar nomination, reaching the same number as Hepburn.
"Doubt" also saw Streep pair up with Amy Adams, herself a two-time Oscar nominee, who later would star in "Julie & Julia."
She also earned a Screen Actors Guild Award for "Doubt" in January 2009, her 12th SAG nomination and second win. She later went on to receive additional SAG nominations for "Julie & Julia" and "The Iron Lady" in 2010 and 2012.
But Streep didn't just stick to "Julie & Julia" in 2009, she also starred in the comedy "It's Complicated," opposite Alec Baldwin.
Streep took on the role of legendary chef Julia Child in 2009's "Julie & Julia."
Streep arrives for the premiere of "Fantastic Mr. Fox," in which she voiced the character of Mrs. Fox, in New York on Nov. 10, 2009.
Sandra Bullock gets ready to plant a kiss on Meryl Streep after tying with Streep for Best Actress at the Broadcast Film Critics Association's Critics' Choice Awards in January 2010.
Meryl Streep arrives at the 82nd annual Academy Awards in February 2010. Her Best Actress nomination for "Julie & Julia" topped Hepburn once again, giving her 13 Best Actress nominations for her career, and 16 overall.
Streep (back row, center) stands between fellow 2011 Kennedy Center Honorees cellist Yo-Yo Ma and singer Neil Diamond with jazz musician Sonny Rollins and Broadway actress Barbara Cook in the front row after a gala dinner at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 3, 2011.
Streep as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady." The role won her her third Oscar in a record 17 nominations.
Streep arrives at the European premiere of "The Iron Lady" at the British Film Institute in central London on Jan. 4, 2012.
The "Iron Lady" role won her her third Oscar in a record 17 nominations.
Streep poses at the Women In Film Los Angeles 2012 Crystal and Lucy Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on June 12, 2012.
Streep's latest film is the comedy-drama "Hope Springs," which pairs her with Tommy Lee Jones as a middle-aged couple who attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.
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