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Neil Young's Guitar Lesson For Meryl Streep

Neil Young taught Meryl Streep to play guitar.The 'Into The Woods' star has revealed she got tips on how to play the instrument from the 'Heart Of Gold' hitmaker in a 45-minute private lesson.She said...

Meryl Streep Took First Guitar Lesson With Neil Young

The Into the Woods star plays a failed musician in the movie and had to cover several songs by artists including Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty live. Streep also...

Meryl Streep Praises Daughter Mamie Gummer's Acting Talent

Meryl Streep has applauded her daughter for being the ''real deal'' in their new movie 'Ricki and the Flash'.The 66-year-old actress plays the lead role as a retired rock star (Ricki) who returns home to...

Meryl Streep Couldn't Talk To Daughter On Movie Set

Demme asked the Academy Award winner to avoid her daughter while filming, but the request led to an awkward environment because he forgot to inform Gummer. Streep says, "I was...

Meryl Streep Invited To Join Bono Onstage

The Oscar winner covers one of the band's songs in her new film, Ricki and the Flash, and she believes Bono was impressed by her live cover and was reaching out when he...

Robin Wright Doubts Her Acting Talent

Robin Wright doesn't believe she is a great actress.The modest Hollywood star has had a string of successful movies in her career since starring in 'The Princess Bride' in 1987, including 'Forrest Gump' and 'Moneyball',...

Stars Urge Amnesty International To Drop Sex Trade Proposal

The actresses, also including Anne Hathaway, Emma Thompson and Alison Williams, joined human rights activists to voice their opposition to the charity's Draft Policy on Sex Work report, which endorses decriminalisation of the...

Emma Stone Turned Into Crazed Skin Lotion Lady On Steroids

The Birdman star struggled with throat and voice issues while playing Sally Bowles in Cabaret and she turned to drugs to help control swelling, but the steroids worked a little too well -...

Meryl Streep Writes To Congress For Equal Rights

Meryl Streep has written to Congress urging them to support the Equal Rights Amendment.The 'Into the Woods' actress has sent a letter to every member of Congress along with a copy of the book 'Equal...

Meryl Streep Urging U.s. Lawmakers To Revive Equal Rights Amendment

The amendment was passed by U.S. lawmakers in 1972 and the heads of 35 states have subsequently ratified it, but three more states must support it before it can become part of the...

Proud Mother Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep is proud her daughters pursued acting careers.The 65-year-old actress knows that living up to her own success and achievements is a ''burden'' for Gracie and Mamie Gummer, so she is impressed that didn't...

Meryl Streep On Relationship Success

Meryl Streep and her husband are the ''perfect odd couple''.The 'Into the Woods' actress has been married to sculptor Don Gummer - with who she has four children - for 36 years and says their...

Noomi Rapace To Play Opera Singer Maria Callas In Biopic

Whale Rider moviemaker Niki Caro will direct and write the film, which will focus on the legendary soprano's affair with shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, who wed assassinated U.S. President John F. Kennedy's widow...

The Devil Wears Prada To Be Made Into A Musical

'The Devil Wears Prada' is set to become a Broadway musical. The popular David Frankel-directed film - which starred Anne Hathaway as an aspiring journalist working as the assistant to a high-fashion magazine editor, played...

The Devil Wears Prada Musical In The Works

Tony Award-winning producer Kevin MCCollum revealed he is in the process of turning the hit 2006 movie into a musical, thanks to his recent partnership with 20th Century Fox bosses. The Devil...

Tilda Swinton Has Quiet Life In Scotland

Tilda Swinton says none of her neighbours in Scotland bother her.The 'The Chronicles of Narnia' actress had a conversation with fine artist, Chuck Close, about her fame-free life in Scotland, while her boyfriend Sandro Kopp...

Oprah Winfrey, Meryl Streep And Madonna Fly High On Now It Counts 50 Poll

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, 59, tops the 2015 NowItCounts.com poll, known as the NiC 50, just ahead of new U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton at two. Winfrey places third on the countdown,...

Carey Mulligan Inspired By Meryl Streep

Carey Mulligan finds Meryl Streep ''incredibly inspiring''.The 29-year-old actress stars with the 65-year-old screen legend in new movie 'Suffragette' and thinks the older star is a ''heroine'' to most women in their profession and uses...

Meryl Streep Makes 'Significant' Contribution To The Writers Lab

Meryl Streep has made a ''significant'' contribution to a new screenwriters venture for women aged over 40.The Oscar-winning actress, who recently starred in the Disney movie 'Into the Woods', has thrown her considerable influence and...

Meryl Streep Funds Women's Writing Lab

The Writers Lab will help to provide opportunities to female screenwriters over the age of 40 and will be accepting submissions from 1 May (15). Writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood, producer Caroline Kaplan...

Nathan Lane In Tears At Theatre Prizegiving

The Birdcage star picked up the Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center during a ceremony at the Edison Ballroom in New York City on Monday (13Apr15), and he became emotional...

Mtv Movie Awards: 'The Fault In Our Stars' Leads 2015 Winners

It's difficult to argue with the results of this year's MTV Movie Awards victors, who took home their much-deserved accolades on Sunday (April 12th 2015). The top prize of Movie Of The Year went to...

Kevin Hart Thinks Humour Is The 'Most Attractive Trait'

Kevin Hart thinks humour is the ''most attractive thing in the world''.The 35-year-old comedian, who stars in new comedy 'Get Hard' alongside fellow funnyman Will Ferrell, said he was unsurprised to hear Oscar-winning actress Meryl...

Will Ferrell's Maggie Smith Crush

Will Ferrell has a crush on Dame Maggie Smith. The 'Anchorman 2' star has admitted is a huge fan of the 80-year-old actress and while he in fact rates Helen Mirren as the most ''beloved''...

Helen Mirren 'Expected' To Win An Oscar

Dame Helen Mirren ''expected'' to win an Oscar.The 69-year-old actress, who starred as Britain's Queen Elizabeth in the 2006 hit 'The Queen', has revealed she'd anticipated winning the Best Actress gong despite facing competition from...

Stars Help James Corden Kick Off New U.s. Talk Show

The British actor/comedian has taken over from Craig Ferguson as presenter of the U.S. programme, and he opened his first show with a star-studded pre-recorded sketch showing how he got the job....

Stephen Sondheim: Lady Gaga's Oscars Performance Was A Travesty

Stephen Sondheim has branded Lady Gaga's Oscars performance a ''travesty''.The 84-year-old composer has slammed the 'Pokerface' hitmaker after she took to the stage to perform a medley of hits from the 1965 musical 'The Sound...

Meryl Streep Hosts Vigil For Tragic Indian Student

The Oscar winner led a remembrance event for the 23-year-old woman, who was attacked on a bus in Delhi and later died of her injuries, to mark the U.S. premiere of India's Daughter,...

Stars Sign Open Letter To Female World Leaders

Charlize Theron, Meryl Streep, Beyonce and Lady Gaga are among the stars who have signed an open letter to female politicians in Germany and South Africa to demand equal rights for women around the world.Some...

Over the course of her career, Meryl Streep has won three Academy Awards, two for Best Actress and one for Best Supporting Actress. She has been nominated for an additional three Best Supporting Actress awards, and a tremendous thirteen additional Best Actress nominations. Her wins come from 1979's 'Kramer Vs Kramer', 1982's 'Sophie's Choice', and 2011's 'The Iron Lady'. She is often in the news whenever awards seasons are taking place, as a nomination is likely, and win is probable.

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