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Meryl Streep's biggest Oscar moments

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Meryl Streep's biggest Oscar moments

 

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Meryl Streep's biggest Oscar moments

Oscar moment: Her first time

Year: 1978 Wearing: Something 70's glam Moment: It was a fresh-faced Meryl's first outing to the Academy Awards, where she was attending to see if her nomination for The Deer Hunter would result in a win. It did not, alas...but she looked like a boho goddess thirty years before Sienna Miller ever came along. READ MORE: Jay-Z and Beyonce's best PDA moments

By: Sarah Laing Source: Getty Credits: ELLECanada.com

Meryl Streep's biggest Oscar moments

Oscar moment: Her first win!

Year: 1979 Wearing: In pre-red carpet coverage days, who even knows? Moment: The thirty-year-old won her first of many Oscars for Kramer vs Kramer, following an unsuccessful (ha!) nomination the year before for The Deer Hunter. READ MORE: Best celebrity braids

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Meryl Streep's biggest Oscar moments

Oscar moment: Pregnancy style

Year: 1983 Wearing: A Grecian goddess gown Moment: Long before our obsession with celebrity maternity fashion, Meryl Streep was breezing along the Oscars' red carpet in glorious gold. Oh, and she also won a Best Actress award for Sophie's Choice that year. READ MORE: Lupita's 10 most beautiful red carpet moments

By: Sarah Laing Source: Getty Credits: ELLECanada.com

Meryl Streep's biggest Oscar moments

Oscar moment: Her third win

Year: 2011 Wearing: Project Runway contestant Chris Marsh Moment: This year marked Meryl's third win for Margaret Thatcher bio-pic The Iron Lady. It also was the moment she became just the fifth person to win three Oscars. READ MORE: 10 Golden Globes looks we'll never forget

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Meryl Streep's biggest Oscar moments

Oscar moment: Cozying up to Daniel Day-Lewis

Year: 2013 Wearing: Lanvin Moment: The always-gracious Meryl welcomed her pal Daniel to the illustrious club she's only the fifth member of, having won his third Oscar for Lincoln (so now it has six card-holders)! READ MORE: 100+ most unforgettable red carpet moments

By: Sarah Laing Source: Getty Credits: ELLECanada.com

Meryl Streep's biggest Oscar moments

Oscar moment: Record-setting selfie

Year: 2014 Wearing: Lanvin Moment: As if she didn't hold enough records yet, Meryl Streep (almost nominated that year, her 18th record-breaking nod, FYI), she was a part of the uber-celebrity-packed selfie that basically broke the Internet (or at least was the most re-tweeted thing of all time). READ MORE: 9 best Instagrams from the Golden Globes 2015

By: Sarah Laing Source: Getty Credits: ELLECanada.com
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