She was just honored with a Kennedy Center Honor because she is an American cultural treasure.
Every role she chooses is varied and distinct. Comparing her work to the many actors we see these days who seem to be playing themselves over and over again, she stands out as amazingly talented.
Enjoy this video of some of the accents Meryl Streep has perfected for her various movie roles.
She is starring in a film about Margaret Thatcher titled The Iron Lady in which she is already winning awards for her portrayal.