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What she's shilling: Streep has the marriage dramedy "Great Hope Springs" co-starring Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell coming out in August.
Nominations and wins: Streep has been nominated for 17 - yes, 17! - Oscars, and won twice: for "Kramer vs. Kramer" in 1980 (Best Supporting Actress) and "Sophie's Choice" in 1983 (Best Actress). Of course, that also means it's been nearly three decades since she last took home the gold.
Lowdown: Streep is an acting legend who has become the Susan Lucci of the Oscars at this point; if there's a statue of limitations on the relevance of Oscar wins, the two awards she nabbed in the early '80s might as well be stamped "expired" (I'm kidding, of course). Nevertheless, if Viola Davis ends up taking home the gold on Oscar night, as most are predicting, I suppose the Academy can look at this in hindsight as having given Streep her moment on-stage without the whole "winning an award" part.