After much viewing – and much laughing – we’ve put together our list of the Top 10 Funniest Actresses of the Past 10 Years, celebrating the women of movies and television who keep us smiling through it all. Check and see if your favorite made the list.
What becomes an acting legend most? Apparently comedy, as Streep – she of the serious, heartbreaking turns in movies like Sophie’s Choice, Out of Africa, The Hours, and more – has started to show off her funny side more and more. Adaptation saw her getting giddily stoned, The Devil Wears Prada showed her as a hilariously sly ice queen, and Mamma Mia! allowed her to sing, throw zingers, and showcase her physical comedy. And don’t miss the three episodes of Web Therapy where she upstaged co-star Lisa Kudrow as a wacky orientation-conversion therapist.