Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman reveal their REAL birth names - The Graham Norton Show | BBC

  • Published on Oct 9, 2015
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    Together on Graham’s sofa tonight: Hollywood superstars Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman talk about their real and childhood names.
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  • Jo O Reilly
    Jo O Reilly 8 hours ago

    Love Meryl1

  • Deepanjan Datta
    Deepanjan Datta 20 hours ago

    League of extraordinary (and gorgeous) women! ... so much talent and beauty in that space!

  • Mali Sharpe
    Mali Sharpe 8 days ago

    a're a sheep...that's the word

  • Ren Kurosawa
    Ren Kurosawa 14 days ago +8

    I never thought I would laugh at the death of an Elephant

  • Belén Heredia
    Belén Heredia 15 days ago +1

    FUN FACT. both meryl and nicole have the name mary..
    -mary louise streep.
    -nicole mary kidman.

  • arju scarlet
    arju scarlet 19 days ago

    Wow I kinda wanna meet Barbara she seems interesting.🌸

    BLUE BOMBER 20 days ago +1

    Am i crazy?...or is Carey Mulligan really THAT gorgeous?

  • Zulubal Andre
    Zulubal Andre 25 days ago

    my pet name in kindergarten was chinese breakfast....

  • maori mendoza
    maori mendoza 26 days ago

    oh my gosh Graham Northon is just the best. That letter...

  • Allan Kalan
    Allan Kalan 27 days ago

    who is the other girl?

  • Hawaiianpizzaforever
    Hawaiianpizzaforever 28 days ago

    all these years and he couldn't get a bigger screen still??

  • Heath Lawrence
    Heath Lawrence 28 days ago +1

    Meryl Streep knew and said nothing.

  • bootsamou
    bootsamou Month ago

    Nicole is really beautiful here. Why on Earth did she go & have that surgery?

  • kemparo
    kemparo Month ago

    funny how both the elephant and nicole had a different life, one became rich and famous the other had a tragic death.

    KUARZOROSSO Month ago


  • Ranax95
    Ranax95 Month ago

    Why is Meryl, Pheobe from friends.

  • KayBee
    KayBee Month ago

    Wait a minute. Her character on Big Little Lies was named after her. I’ve only just realised.

  • Octopus Food
    Octopus Food Month ago

    Madly being senial for 4 minuets

  • UMN Mode
    UMN Mode Month ago

    There are a few things about Graham Norton's show I can't stand. Cruelty, like bringing a more like that to the attention of Nicole kidman, and manning it seem like a laughing matter, and and the fact that everyone I the show is almost pressured to be a joke or a comedian.

  • Rael
    Rael Month ago

    I dont know why i clicked for this one, but glad i did when he read the email haha

  • raineeAbmalik
    raineeAbmalik Month ago

    Wait. Wow! That's powerhouse there - Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, and Nigella Lawson. Sorry, don't know the name of the other guest.

  • Lazy Alexander
    Lazy Alexander Month ago

    Good on ya Barbara.

  • heyyo nick
    heyyo nick Month ago +8

    The elephant only lived for three years . That's heartbreaking.

  • esa
    esa Month ago

    *Ruthless* story time with uncle Graham.

  • Eh G
    Eh G Month ago

    Heavenly star indeed!

  • technoway
    technoway Month ago

    This show is great.

  • Redeemed1621
    Redeemed1621 Month ago +1

    Good luck with your interview! 😂 Lol

  • jimmy Cricket
    jimmy Cricket Month ago

    Meryl Streep is a germ !!

  • Elizabeth Hoberg
    Elizabeth Hoberg Month ago

    cant stand these broads

  • christschool
    christschool Month ago

    Who is that stunning brunette next to Meryl Streep?

  • John Popovich
    John Popovich Month ago

    if someone said you can bang all 4 actresses on the couch but it has to be ALL 4.....MERYL STREEP ruined that

  • X Y Z
    X Y Z Month ago

    The end portion of this video stopped me from laughing... THAT was sad sad sad!

  • Jhavay Yorke
    Jhavay Yorke Month ago +101

    "I'm sorry, what was the question?"
    That is so me

    • a
      a Month ago +1

      and then.."what is your name?" is the question!

  • Amber's Art
    Amber's Art Month ago

    They are both luciferians.

  • Peka Hauhnar
    Peka Hauhnar 2 months ago

    Nicole Kidman is indeed a 'Heavenly Star'.

  • Potatoe Spud
    Potatoe Spud 2 months ago

    the grand dame with the grand deceiver harhar

  • Melissa Schulz
    Melissa Schulz 2 months ago

    So Mary Louise plays ‘Mary Louise’ on BLL!

  • Lil Tae
    Lil Tae 2 months ago +2

    Hokulani passed before my parents were born. Rest In Peace Hokulani 💛

  • Richard Jones
    Richard Jones 2 months ago

    Am I weird (yes) in that I think Nicole and Nigella could be sisters?

  • Biscuitchris7again
    Biscuitchris7again 2 months ago +1

    Academy Award Winner Patty Street.

  • Atifa Alieva
    Atifa Alieva 2 months ago +2

    OMG Mary Louise! Her character on big little lies! Ha

  • wiznahhh k
    wiznahhh k 2 months ago +1

    And now Mary Louise Streep as Mary Louise Wright.

  • Leila Parvana
    Leila Parvana 2 months ago

    Wait so Meryl Streep’s real name is Mary-Louise, the same as her character on big little lies??

    • marien blunt
      marien blunt 2 months ago +1

      The writer of BLL loves meryl streep
      So she named the character Meryl's real name
      I heard from some interviews
      I think the writer watched this and named it 😀😀😀😄😄😄😄😄😄

  • Ünchen Liedeman
    Ünchen Liedeman 2 months ago

    ....this was so funny... I woke up the kids with my loud laughter... 😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Jackson Jack
    Jackson Jack 2 months ago

    So Nicole Kidman is American. I never knew that.

  • E S
    E S 2 months ago

    I just watched Meryl in Mama Mia. Great flick. Who knew her, Pierce Brosnan, and Christine Baranski could sing so well?

    • Jose Hill
      Jose Hill 2 months ago

      E S Christine was a Broadway star for years. Meryl however can do anything.

  • Glorfindelor
    Glorfindelor 2 months ago

    That glasses play at 1:30 is a masterpiece of comedy

  • Joe A
    Joe A 2 months ago

    Wow, Nicole Kidman actually looks pretty here. Her habsburg jaw is so bad in Little Big Lies!

  • PsychedelicCloset
    PsychedelicCloset 2 months ago

    Oh my god they’re all hilarious!!

  • getyourecon
    getyourecon 2 months ago +3

    Forget Meryl, Barbara is the real star of this interview.

  • nico
    nico 2 months ago

    nicole is so funny! a gem . and love meryl too

  • Ivelisse Gonzalez
    Ivelisse Gonzalez 2 months ago +2

    I love Barbara's letter I can't stop watching this interview 🤣😂🤣😂🤣side note I'm not happy the baby elephant passed, it's how the interviewer reads the letter, that makes it oddly funny🙄🙄🙄 I'm sorry

  • Pannemat
    Pannemat 2 months ago +1

    "It's the Hours nose ..."
    He's so fast and savage, lol.

  • Anthony Rodriguez
    Anthony Rodriguez 2 months ago +4

    I love Nicole Kidman. Beautiful, funny but serious and extremely talented.

  • Iman Imran
    Iman Imran 2 months ago

    Who is the girl sitting between nicole and Meryl?

  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein 2 months ago

    Barbara stole the show lol

  • Amy Smith
    Amy Smith 2 months ago +1

    Her mother’s name is Mary and the best friend was named Louise. So that’s why Meryl’s character is Mary Louise is Big Little Lies

  • New Yorker
    New Yorker 2 months ago

    Meryl...I just love her 💕

  • The Reliable Source
    The Reliable Source 2 months ago +1

    Holy crap, I always thought Meryl Streep was british. I swear she's like the 50th actor I thought was british...

    • veronica lire
      veronica lire 2 months ago

      Good thing you’re a reliable source

  • Cherie McCarthy
    Cherie McCarthy 2 months ago

    Somebody tell Nicole Kidman there is no "Y" sound in Hokulani (Hoke-OO-lani)! It's her middle name - and she pronounces it Hoke-You-lani.

    • Belén Heredia
      Belén Heredia 15 days ago

      do you know spanish? if i understand the pronunciation will be like jo kiu la ni (?)