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Meryl Streep's Pets

Does Meryl Streep Have Any Pets?

Meryl Streep has had multiple cats and dogs throughout her life, which included a few Poodles.

Cats (Cat)

Meryl Streep has been a known cat lover (and dog lover), and is seen here posing with one of her kitties here.

Cocker Spaniel (Dog)

Breed: Cocker Spaniel

Meryl Streep had a Cocker Spaniel that appeared in a scene in the 2005 movie Prime.

Meryl Streep's pet Long-haired Chihuahua

Long-haired Chihuahua (Dog)

Breed: Long-haired Chihuahua

Meryl has been photographed by paparazzi walking what looks like a long-haired chihuahua around Tribeca, New York City.

Michael (Dog)

Breed: Poodle

Meryl Streep has owned several Poodles over the years. Currently, Streep has one mini Poodle named Michael. Michael is seen here, held by director Greta Gerwig on the set of Little Women.

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Meryl Streep Pets


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Meryl Streep is an acclaimed actor with an estimated net worth of $65 million. Considered one of the greatest-living actresses, she started her career in theater in 1971 before moving to TV and movies in 1977. Making hundreds of stage and screen appearances over her 40+ year career, she has won a staggering 157 awards and 409 nominations.

For the Oscars, she’s won two Best Actress awards for Sophie’s Choice and The Iron Lady. She also won Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer. She is currently nominated for Best Actress in 2017 for her role in Florence Foster Jenkins. She has also won eight Golden Globe Awards. On January 8, 2017, she received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Golden Globes. Her acceptance speech was very political and critical of Donald Trump, which resulted in backlash from the POTUS on Twitter and plenty of media attention.