MADRID — Meryl Streep has received certainly one of Spain’s most prestigious awards within the arts for her lengthy profession of appearing excellence, the jury of the Princess of Asturias awards mentioned Wednesday.
The jury mentioned that in her practically 5 a long time on display screen, Streep has “developed a superb profession that given life to full and sophisticated female characters which encourage reflection and a important spirit within the spectator.”
The 73-year-old actor has received a number of accolades, together with three Oscars for her work in “Kramer vs. Kramer,” “Sophie’s Alternative” and “The Iron Girl.”
The 50,000-euro ($55,000) award is certainly one of eight prizes overlaying the humanities, communication, science and different areas which can be handed out yearly by the inspiration named for Spanish Crown Princess Leonor.
Flamenco musical artists Carmen Linares and María Pagés received the humanities award final yr. Different previous winners embrace English director Peter Brook, and American administrators Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola.
The prizes are among the many most prestigious within the Spanish-speaking world. The awards ceremony takes place every October within the northern Spanish metropolis of Oviedo.