In the movie Florence Foster Jenkins three-time Oscar winning actress Meryl Streep plays Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
The 2015 big screen foreign film Marguerite is another film that tells the story of Florence Foster Jenkins. However, in Marguerite, the names, location and time period of the story were all changed.
Florence Foster Jenkins is from the Oscar nominated director of The Queen and The Grifters, as well as the Oscar winning and nominated movies Dangerous Liasons and Philomena.
Three time Oscar winning actress Meryl Streep stars as the woman who can’t sing.
Meryl Streep has been nominated for a total of 20 acting Oscars,( including for her most recent nomination for Florence Foster Jenkins), more than any other person in the history of the Oscars.
The second most nominated person, for acting Oscars, was the late Katherine Hepburn, with 14 acting Oscar nominations. Katherine Hepburn won 4 Oscars for acting. Katherine Hepburn holds the record for most Oscars won for acting.