In this image released by Allied Marketing, actress Meryl Streep speaks at a screening of her upcoming movie "The Iron Lady" Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, in Washington. ((AP Photo/Allied Marketing via KC Photo, Greame Jennings))
December 12, 2011 11:52:43 AM PST
NEW YORK - December 12, 2011 --
Meryl Streep may be one of the finest actresses around, yet she says she believed her career was over 20 years ago.