You may know her as the relentless magazine editor from the iconic The Devil Wears Prada or adore her earlier works, such as Sophie’s Choice. Whatever it is, the stunning Meryl Streep has likely never left you feeling indifferent about her persona. However, an outstanding acting career isn’t the only thing Streep should be praised for. Her kind heart and the firm stance she holds when it matters most will probably make you admire Streep even more.
We at Bright Side have collected a list of facts that show what an incredibly kind-hearted person Meryl Streep is, and we want to share them with our readers.
In 2011, Meryl Streep starred in the historical drama, The Iron Lady. She played the role of Margaret Thatcher, the first female prime minister of the United Kingdom. For the part, Streep received a salary of $1 million, but she didn’t keep a single cent. “I made a million dollars, but I gave it away,” she shared. “I gave it to the National Women’s History Museum that we’re trying to raise money for to build on the mall in Washington because we think that women’s history needs to be told.”