Meryl Streep sets record with 19th Oscar nomination
Los Angeles: Veteran Hollywood actress Meryl Streep got her 19th Academy Award nomination for “Into The Woods” Thursday, making her the most nominated artiste in Oscar history.
The Oscar nominations were announced Thursday, and the 65-year-old was named for her role as the witch in “Into The Woods”.
Streep will be competing in the Best Actress in a Supporting Role category alongside Patricia Arquette for “Boyhood”, Emma Stone for “Birdman”, Laura Dern for “Wild” and Keira Knightley for “The Imitation Game”.
The star, who shows off her singing talents in the movie, is hoping to take home her fourth Oscar. She previously won a Best Actress Academy Award for “The Iron Lady” in 2012 and “Sophie’s Choice” in 1983, and a Best Supporting Actress gong for “Kramer vs. Kramer” in 1980.
Disney’s “Into The Woods” has received three nominations in total for the upcoming Oscars ceremony, which will take place Feb 22.