Meryl Streep on relationship success

Meryl Streep thinks her marriage to Don Gummer has been so successful because they are the "perfect odd couple".

Meryl Streep on relationship success

Meryl Streep and her husband are the "perfect odd couple".

The 'Into the Woods' actress has been married to sculptor Don Gummer - with who she has four children - for 36 years and says their union works well because they accept one another's differences.

She said: "We're kind of the perfect odd couple. Don is a man of few words - I'm the one who keeps up a constant stream of chatter in the house.

"He listens very patiently and then goes back to his work.

"He also loves me as I am, eager and overactive, even at this age.

"He's the definition of the introverted, introspective artist. I'm very expressive and more exuberant. We complement each other beautifully that way."

The 65-year-old actress is incredibly proud of her family and never feels like she sacrificed any part of her career to raise her kids.

She told Britain's HELLO! magazine: "Women should not have any stigma attached to them if they choose to pursue careers.

"Life is about choices and I'm very happy with mine.

"I have had a wonderful time raising four children and I've also been lucky to have the support of a wonderful husband. Being with my husband and my children has always brought me the greatest joy and happiness in life."

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