As Sinatra sang, "It was a very good year ..."Indeed, 1949 has become extremely successful in the history of American cinema. He was released on George Cukor film "Adam's Rib" with the brilliant duo of Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. At the same time, American audiences have seen Bette Davis in the film King Vidor "In the forest", and has already started work on one of her most famous films, "All About Eve". Could these great American actresses to assume that this is the year the light will be a girl, whose name is on the right one will rise in a row with their names?
Mary Louise Streep was born June 22, 1949 intown of Summit in the state of New Jersey. Her father was an employee of a pharmaceutical company, Harry Streep, mother's name was Mary; being an artist, most of her time she devoted care of her husband and three children: the elder Mary Louise and her younger brothers. Mary Louise was a late child: she was born when her mother had turned thirty-five years. Later, in an interview with Meryl he has repeatedly said that her parents were quite happy without children, and she was born almost by accident. Now we can say that it was a happy occasion for the world of cinema. My parents doted in their kids; often after dinner organized musical evenings: mother sang and my father gladly accompanied her. She sang and little Mary Louise. She dreamed of becoming an opera singer and took singing lessons. But the thirst for drama still was stronger. In school, she participated in almost all theatrical productions. The name "Meryl" is composed of two real name actress. The history and the names of the Strip. Ancestors of Meryl - Spanish Jews - had emigrated to Holland in the XV century. In immigration documents instead of a signature, they put a dash. «Strip» (Streep) in Dutch means - "line".