Meryl Streep as a high school cheerleader. "She was very outgoing. She had a great personality. Extremely funny," said Susan Castrilli, a friend of Streep's at Bernards High School in Bernardsville, N.J. "She was -- you know, I think the Meryl that you see now is the Meryl that was 14 years old. I don't think she's really changed all that much."
Streep is nominated for best actress for portraying Julia Child in "Julia & Julia." (Bernardsville Library)