Aging Meryl-y. At a panel at the Berlin Film Festival, where she is leading the international jury, Meryl Streep DRA ’75 said the biggest surprise of her career has been its longevity. “I always felt that my career was over starting at 38 years of age,” Streep said. At 66, Streep is still starring in leading roles and has won three Academy Awards — one as recently as 2012 for her role as Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady.”