Meryl Streep has won 170 awards during her career, as of 2015. She has been nominated for 255 awards that she did not win. Her onscreen achievements are recognized by a wide variety of awards ceremonies.
Meryl Streep has received three Academy Awards: two for best actress in a leading role for "Sophie's Choice" and "The Iron Lady," and one for best actress in a supporting role for "Kramer vs. Kramer."
Her talent was also recognized with eight Golden Globe Awards and two Primetime Emmy Awards. The American Film Institute recognized Meryl Streep's illustrious career with a Life Achievement Award in 2004.