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Meryl Streep's peasant face

She's not a very refined woman, is she?

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by Anonymousreply 4106/29/2020

jealousy is a disease

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by Anonymousreply 106/28/2020

Meryl looks inbred

by Anonymousreply 206/28/2020

^Meth is the gateway drug to madness^

by Anonymousreply 306/28/2020

She does look peasant-like. It’s why she’s believable in so many roles.

by Anonymousreply 406/28/2020

She and Glenn still look like themselves.

Unlike a lot of their contemporaries like Anjelica Huston or Jessica Lange.

by Anonymousreply 506/28/2020

She has awful hair.

by Anonymousreply 606/28/2020

She has normal hair for her age, but doesn't wear wigs.

by Anonymousreply 706/28/2020

You take the girl out of Jersey, but you can't take Jersey out of the girl.

by Anonymousreply 806/28/2020

She has an average face.

by Anonymousreply 906/28/2020

Don't be absurd. Everyone wants to be me.

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by Anonymousreply 1006/28/2020

Did someone say "peasant face?"

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by Anonymousreply 1106/28/2020

G started this thread.

Obviously.

by Anonymousreply 1206/28/2020

che brutta

by Anonymousreply 1306/28/2020

Anteater face.

by Anonymousreply 1406/28/2020

R14, lol.

by Anonymousreply 1506/28/2020

As Truman Capote famously said, just as Meryl was taking off and the New York critics were all lining up to hype her endlessly...

"Patrician beauty, my ass. She has the face of a chicken."

by Anonymousreply 1606/28/2020

Meryl looks very Polish in that photo -- like she could be yanking tubers out of the ground right next to Martha Stewart.

by Anonymousreply 1706/28/2020

Yeah, she's so peasant-like with that porcelain skin and those high cheekbones

by Anonymousreply 1806/28/2020

R18, that is not porcelain skin.

by Anonymousreply 1906/28/2020

She's always resembled a chicken.

by Anonymousreply 2006/28/2020

I'll be so glad when she retires.

by Anonymousreply 2106/28/2020

R21, I doubt she'll ever retire. She'll probably pass away on set.

by Anonymousreply 2206/28/2020

[quote]Meryl looks very Polish in that photo -- like she could be yanking tubers out of the ground right next to Martha Stewart.

She did win an Oscar for playing a Polish Holocaust survivor.

by Anonymousreply 2306/28/2020

The face of a Van Eyck Madonna.

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by Anonymousreply 2406/28/2020

I always found her face uniquely unpleasant. Pointy, sharp, and the features pulled in too tightly to the middle.

As a child I didn't understand why she was an actress, or how she ever looked in the mirror and thought "this face should be in pictures!"

I know that there are those who find her attractive, but still can't see it myself.

To each his own.

by Anonymousreply 2506/28/2020

Basic. Nothing extraordinary about her face just that she's blonde and that seems to cover a lot of ground for a lot of people.

You should see the blonde women that straight guys think are gorgeous. Very basic, but the blonde hair puts them into a special category as far as the guys are concerned.

by Anonymousreply 2606/28/2020

3 Oscars, bitches! THREE!

by Anonymousreply 2706/28/2020

Believe it or not Meryl was in the running (very briefly) for the female lead in the King Kong movie that Jessica Lange eventually got. She was in the producer's office with his son (who brought her to his father as a candidate) and she heard the father say in Italian (which she understood) to his son, "Why did you bring me this ugly woman?" Somehow I can't see Kong going ape over Meryl. Jessica, yes, Meryl, no.

by Anonymousreply 2806/28/2020

R28, ouch. What a boor.

by Anonymousreply 2906/28/2020

Gotta give her credit for being honest!

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by Anonymousreply 3006/28/2020

She was luminous when she was young. She’s aged well too

by Anonymousreply 3106/28/2020

She has what we like to call offbeat good looks.

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by Anonymousreply 3206/28/2020

Chicken lady! Bawk bawk

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by Anonymousreply 3306/28/2020

Disregard G's bitterness. You'd turn to stone too if you lost 7 times.

by Anonymousreply 3406/28/2020

She's a good actress. I'll leave it there.

by Anonymousreply 3506/28/2020

She came to fame where it was more about substance. She was quite lovely for that era. Women weren't expected to look like sluts on display then. They were still making real movies at the time. Not genre reproductions for everything.

by Anonymousreply 3606/28/2020

To be fair she’s never held herself out as being a beauty.

by Anonymousreply 3706/28/2020

I forgave Sharon Stone for saying I look like an unmade bed. I even gave her a bit part in one of my movies!

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by Anonymousreply 3806/28/2020

At least she looks normal for her age, and isn’t trying to look like a teenager like most actresses over 50 do today.

by Anonymousreply 3906/29/2020

Even at her youngest and "most luminous" Meryl wouldn't make it past the receptionist in most casting offices nowadays. The 70s were, ahem, a magical era in film and TV.

by Anonymousreply 4006/29/2020

"I wasted so many years thinking I wasn't pretty enough and why didn't I have Jessica Lange's body or someone else's legs? What a waste of time. '

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