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1. "You'll see Dame Judi Dench in a Bond film, in Shakespeare and then starring in her own sitcom. You never see that here with Meryl Streep."
Author: Alan Cumming
2. "Talia: I was brought up to respect older people and peasants...not that you're...Jack: (clears throat) Quit while you're aheadMeryl: Ahead? She just called mom and old peasant."
Author: Alex Flinn
3. "When Robert Benton was doing the movie 'In the Still of the Night,' I'd choreographed the auction scene and supplied the paintings and had a bit part - I was bidding against Meryl Streep."
Author: Arne Glimcher
4. "But even with my minimal amount of fame, there are certain perks. Recently, I was at a movie premier, and at the party after the movie, Meryl Streep was loose, walking around the room like a normal person. Absolutely nothing was preventing me from lunging toward her and shrieking "Dingoes ate my baby! Dingoes ate my baby!"
Author: Augusten Burroughs
5. "Dreams come true, but then things happen that are beyond anything you could dream. To be in a movie and to be in the same room participating in a movie with Meryl Streep? Come on!"
Author: BeBe Winans
6. "Know who you are, because that's how you will be cast at first. Then you can be Meryl Streep further down the road."
Author: Beth Behrs
7. "For some reasons, I have WWE wrestlers tweeting me all the time. Like, my biggest fans. Why they can connect with my love for Meryl Streep, I don't know."
Author: Billy Eichner
8. "Meryl Streep's got talent, she's got skills. I'm sure she wants to be on 'Cougar Town,' right?"
Author: Brian Van Holt
9. "Meryl Streep is my favorite actor. She is so classy and a brilliant actress. Her performance in 'Sophie's Choice' just kills me."
Author: Brittany Curran
10. "If I am able to carry on modeling, I'll be very happy to, but my passion is definitely in music and acting. I would love to do what Meryl Streep is doing. Her or Judi Dench, or maybe Charlize Theron as well."
Author: Cara Delevingne
11. "Ooh, I'd love to be in a movie with Meryl Streep or Martin Scorsese. There are so many different things I want to do, maybe like a possessed child or an evil something... I don't know!"
Author: Cara Delevingne
12. "Acting is very personal. I don't want to be like anybody else. There are positions I would like to be in - like Meryl Streep's, for instance."
Author: Catherine Mary Stewart
13. "Before I do a movie, I watch Meryl Streep movies over and over. It's not to mimic her. It's to remind myself to be more committed."
Author: Daphne Zuniga
14. "Meryl and Katharine Hepburn are probably the two greatest actresses of this and the last century."
Author: Denzel Washington
15. "I've been in movies with Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson - but I was on 'The Simpsons,' and finally, in the eyes of my children, I was a star."
Author: Ed Begley Jr.
16. "I like Jodie Foster and then Meryl Streep. They're just, like, the greatest ever."
Author: Elle Fanning
17. "You can't just skip the boring parts.""Of course I can skip the boring parts.""How do you know they're boring if you don't read them?""I can tell.""Then you can't say you've read the whole play.""I think I can live a happy life, Meryl Lee, even if I don't read the boring parts of The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.""Who knows?" she said. "Maybe you can't."
Author: Gary D. Schmidt
18. "When 1:45 came, half the class left, and Danny Hupfer whispered, "If she gives you a cream puff after we leave, I'm going to kill you" - which was not something that someone headed off to prepare for his bar mitzvah should be thinking.When 1:55 came and the other half of the class left, Meryl Lee whispered, "If she gives you one after we leave, I'm going to do Number 408 to you." I didn't remember what Number 408 was, but it was probably pretty close to what Danny Hupfer had promised.Even Mai Thi looked at me with narrowed eyes and said, "I know your home." Which sounded pretty ominous."
Author: Gary D. Schmidt
19. "My limitations are - I'm not Meryl Streep. I'm not playing anything in a foreign language, or anything too far from who I am."
Author: Greg Grunberg
20. "Meryl Streep is awesome."
Author: Isabelle Fuhrman
21. "As far as actresses go, I love Meryl Streep."
Author: Jennifer Nettles
22. "At my first Golden Globes, I met people I was very much enamored by: Julianne Moore, Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. It was surreal to see them in person."
Author: Jesse Tyler Ferguson
23. "My dream role would be someone anything that Meryl Streep can do. 'Julia and Julia' - I thought that was beautiful. She just had the essence of her. To truly become someone, invoking emotions like happiness and sadness and everything in between, that's what I want to be able to do."
Author: Julia Voth
24. "I admire Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman for their sheer dedication to their craft."
Author: Lavrenti Lopes
25. "You have actresses like Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts, who have roles specially written for them."
Author: Leslie Caron
26. "At a party recently I was introduced to Meryl Streep, and it took me a second to get my head around it. You know, that I'm meeting these people now. I'm doing it."
Author: Lily Collins
27. "I believe writers need to be chameleons, or like Meryl Streep, who can play all sorts of characters. A good writer should be able to cross gender lines and people of all social classes. So for me, writing from a male point of view would be a great challenge, that I would look forward to taking on."
Author: Marisha Pessl
28. "The actors I respect are the ones who see it as a career and manage to live reasonably normal lives, like Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman."
Author: Max Irons
29. "I saw that Meryl Streep said, I just want to do my job well. And really, that's all I'm ever trying to do."
Author: Paul McCartney
30. "I came out of the bathroom naked this morning as the computer was ringing and Meryl and Tony appeared via Skype."
Author: Robert Bryndza
31. "In high school, I had a wonderful teacher who, coincidentally also taught Meryl Streep before me. At the same time I had my own rock band, I played bass and sang. I was one of those kids who really enjoyed being with my friends and doing rather insane, but fun, creative things."
Author: Roger Bart
32. "I know that every actor that I know, when Daniel Day-Lewis does a film, and he doesn't work that often, but we run to the theater to see what he's up to, and with such delicious excitement. The same goes for Meryl Streep."
Author: Rosemarie DeWitt
33. "It's OK to sit in the Golden Globe room and look around and think, 'Oh, Helen Mirren's a loser tonight, so is Nicole Kidman. Meryl Streep lost tonight. Jessica Lange didn't win.' If you're gonna be in the company of losers, that's the company to be in."
Author: Sarah Paulson
34. "My interest in Women in Film came from attending the Crystal Awards in 1998 where Meryl Streep and producers Gale Anne Hurd and Lucy Fisher were honored with the annual award."
Author: Sharon Lawrence
35. "Two of my favorite actresses are Meryl Streep and Angelina Jolie. So, I would love, love, love to work with them. But I also really love AnnaSofia Robb. There are a lot of great actresses I would love to work with."
Author: Willow Shields
36. "I definitely look up to Meryl Streep because she's been in so many amazing movies, and I just think that she's one of the greatest actresses out there. I also look up to Jennifer Lawrence, especially knowing her and knowing that she is so awesome and so nice."
Author: Willow Shields

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