Meryl Streep, 59, landed her 15th Oscar nomination, for her leading actress role in Doubt, this morning. The actress broke her own record for most Academy Award nominations, so hats off to her.
Other women over 40 who were nominated: Melissa Leo for leading actress in Frozen River; writer-director Courtney Hunt for best original screenplay for Frozen River as well; Viola Davis for best supporting actress in Doubt, Marisa Tomei for best supporting actress in The Wrestler, and we’ll give a nod to Taraji P. Henson for best supporting actress in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button even though she’s not quite over 40 yet.
The complete list is right here.
Do you rush out to see nominated films so you can dish at award time?