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Meryl Streep's peasant face

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

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by Anonymousreply 41Last Monday at 12:08 PM

jealousy is a disease

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by Anonymousreply 1Last Sunday at 3:36 AM

Meryl looks inbred

by Anonymousreply 2Last Sunday at 3:37 AM

^Meth is the gateway drug to madness^

by Anonymousreply 3Last Sunday at 3:38 AM

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

by Anonymousreply 4Last Sunday at 3:38 AM

She and Glenn still look like themselves.

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

by Anonymousreply 5Last Sunday at 3:39 AM

She has awful hair.

by Anonymousreply 6Last Sunday at 3:40 AM

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

by Anonymousreply 7Last Sunday at 3:42 AM

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

by Anonymousreply 8Last Sunday at 3:42 AM

She has an average face.

by Anonymousreply 9Last Sunday at 3:46 AM

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

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by Anonymousreply 10Last Sunday at 3:47 AM

Did someone say "peasant face?"

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by Anonymousreply 11Last Sunday at 3:47 AM

G started this thread.


by Anonymousreply 12Last Sunday at 4:09 AM

che brutta

by Anonymousreply 13Last Sunday at 4:09 AM

Anteater face.

by Anonymousreply 14Last Sunday at 4:17 AM

R14, lol.

by Anonymousreply 15Last Sunday at 11:05 AM

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 16Last Sunday at 11:10 AM

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

by Anonymousreply 17Last Sunday at 12:33 PM

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

by Anonymousreply 18Last Sunday at 12:34 PM

R18, that is not porcelain skin.

by Anonymousreply 19Last Sunday at 12:37 PM

She's always resembled a chicken.

by Anonymousreply 20Last Sunday at 12:38 PM

I'll be so glad when she retires.

by Anonymousreply 21Last Sunday at 12:49 PM

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

by Anonymousreply 22Last Sunday at 1:51 PM

[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 23Last Sunday at 5:46 PM

The face of a Van Eyck Madonna.

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by Anonymousreply 24Last Sunday at 6:00 PM

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 25Last Sunday at 6:09 PM

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 26Last Sunday at 6:09 PM

3 Oscars, bitches! THREE!

by Anonymousreply 27Last Sunday at 6:46 PM

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 28Last Sunday at 6:58 PM

R28, ouch. What a boor.

by Anonymousreply 29Last Sunday at 7:04 PM

Gotta give her credit for being honest!

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by Anonymousreply 30Last Sunday at 7:05 PM

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

by Anonymousreply 31Last Sunday at 7:06 PM

She has what we like to call offbeat good looks.

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by Anonymousreply 32Last Sunday at 7:09 PM

Chicken lady! Bawk bawk

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by Anonymousreply 33Last Sunday at 7:26 PM

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

by Anonymousreply 34Last Sunday at 7:54 PM

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

by Anonymousreply 35Last Sunday at 9:39 PM

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 36Last Sunday at 9:44 PM

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

by Anonymousreply 37Last Sunday at 9:54 PM

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 38Last Sunday at 10:05 PM

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 39Last Monday at 3:08 AM

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 40Last Monday at 11:18 AM

"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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