Also joined by her husband Don Gummer, the couple posed happily together on the red carpet with their three beautiful daughters - Mary, Grace, and Louisa, 20 - who looked like younger versions of their famous mother.
Starting in the seventies, Streep began acting in stage shows before turning to Hollywood smash hits. Robert De Niro suggested Streep should be cast as his girlfriend in her film debut, The Deer Hunter.
Meryl Streep and Mamie Gummer attend Ricki And The Flash premiere
"The minute people set an eye on her, whether they were seeing her onstage or in the movies, they knew she was someone." ~ Brigitte Lacombe * Meryl was first photographed by Lacombe on the set of "Kramer vs. Kramer" in 1979