Was there ever any doubt? In our Meryl Streep poll from last week asking which of her eight Golden Globe-winning performance is your favorite, “Sophie’s Choice” and “The Devil Wears Prada” came out on top. The former, for which she won Best Film Drama Actress at the Globes, earned a whopping 51% of your vote, while the latter victory for Best Film Comedy Actress came in second place with 21%. See more poll results at the bottom of this post.
Streep is a favorite of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, having won eight trophies for the films “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979), “The French Lieutenant’s Woman” (1981), “Sophie’s Choice” (1982), “Adaptation” (2002), “The Devil Wears Prada” (2006), “Julie and Julia” (2009) and “The Iron Lady” (2011), plus the TV miniseries “Angels in America” (2003). And now this all-time leader in performance wins has been named this year’s recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award, which will be bestowed at the 74th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
Following “Sophie’s Choice” and “The Devil Wears Prada” in our Meryl Streep poll results, “Angels in America” came in third place (12%), followed by “Kramer vs. Kramer” in fourth (8%), “The Iron Lady” in fifth (4%), “Adaptation” in sixth (2%) and both “The French Lieutenant’s Woman” and “Julie and Julia” tied for last (1%). While Streep won an Emmy Award for “Angels in America,” she’s only taken home three Oscars, for “Kramer vs. Kramer,” “Sophie’s Choice” and “The Iron Lady.”
Make your early Golden Globes Awards picks now and tell industry insiders which shows and performers you have out front to win on January 8. You can keep changing them until just before nominations are announced on December 12 at 5 am PT/8 am ET. But it is important to register your initial predictions now both to lock in those all-important starter odds and let Hollywood know who has the inside track for these kudos. Be sure to make your predictions right here. You’ll compete for a place of honor on our leaderboard and a starring role in next year’s Top 24 Users (the two dozen folks who do the best predicting this year’s nominees). Read our contest rules.