Meryl Streep The Iron Lady 2012

    Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 2012

    Meryl Streep The Iron Lady 2012
    Meryl Streep The Iron Lady 2012


    Helen Archer in Ironweed 1987

    Oscar Nominated For Playing An Alcoholic Homeless Prostitute

    Meryl Streep in Ironweed 1987
    Meryl Streep in Ironweed 1987

    In “Ironweed,” Meryl plays Helen Archer, a former singer turned homeless drunk. She is the longtime companion of Jack Nicholson’s character, who is also a drunk. Being without a roof over her head, Helen must continuously look for shelter. In the film, Helen turns tricks TWICE in exchange for a roof over her head. It is not a movie you want to watch when depressed. However, this role added another film to her gallery of stunning performances over her career. With yet another Academy Award nomination to her record of nominations.

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