Accepting the More Alpha Woman Award at the Beverly Hills Hotel from author Susan Orlean at a luncheon on March 17, 2003 in Los Angeles.
All hail the queen!
Meryl Streep is one of Hollywood’s biggest stars who has avoided tabloid drama throughout her long career, which is one of the many reasons why we all love her so much! In honor of the Summit native’s 67th birthday on Wednesday, Meryl’s Into the Woods co-star, Anna Kendrick, gave her a special birthday shoutout on Instagram.
Anna posted a photo of the pair alongside, the caption, “Happy Birthday to the queen of everything #MERYL4EVER.”
We feel you, Anna! Here’s a look back at some of the many honors the Mama Mia star has received throughout her storied career. Happy Birthday, Meryl!
The Sophie’s Choice actress received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 16, 1998 in Los Angeles.
The “Death Becomes Her” star smiled after receiving the French Order of Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres on February 22, 2003 in Paris.
Streep won Best Actress for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady at the 84th Annual Academy Awards in 2012.
In February 2003, she was honored for her theatrical contributions at the Cesar Awards — the Oscars of France — at their 28th annual ceremony in Paris.
Rocking a shorter, darker hair-do, Streep wins Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie for Angels in America at the 61st Annual Golden Globes in January 2004.
The next month Streep won again for Angels in America at the 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in LA on February 22, 2004.
Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman pose backstage after winning Golden Globe Awards for The Hours at the 60th Annual ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 19, 2003.
President Barack Obama presented Meryl with the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor — at the White House on November 24, 2014.