Who is Charles Harrison Streep? Meryl Streep's nephew charged with assault, strangulation after road rage incident

Streep’s nephew was arraigned and released on $5,000 bail after attacking an 18-year-old driver


                            Who is Charles Harrison Streep? Meryl Streep's nephew charged with assault, strangulation after road rage incident
Meryl Streep (Getty Images)

Megastar Meryl Streep's nephew, Charles Harrison Streep, 31, has been arrested with charges in a road rage attack. Charles was charged with felony counts of second-degree assault and second-degree strangulation. He was arraigned and released on $5,000 bail as reported by the Daily Mail on August 27. The Academy Award winner's relative was allegedly involved in the incident that took place in East Hampton, New York, a week earlier on August 23 that left an 18-year-old driver with serious head trauma requiring emergency surgery, The Independent reported.

Actress Meryl Streep arrives at the Harvard Club before presenting His Royal Highness Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales with the Harvard Medical School Center for Health and the Global Environment's 10th Anniversary Global Environmental Citizen Award January 28, 2007 in New York City. (Getty Images)


It isn’t clear what sparked a confrontation between the two men, but authorities received 911 calls about a possible fight as reported by Daily News. When police arrived, Streep was gone and the victim, who was reportedly driving a Ford sedan at the time of the assault, refused for medical attention. After the incident, no ambulance was called to the scene, though an emergency medical service provider, who had been in the area, was on scene, The Independent quoted a police officer as saying. The site further reported that once the victim was home, he requested medical assistance and was transported to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.

Who is Mery’ Streep's nephew Charles?

Charles is the son of Meryl Streep’s brother Dana Streep (who is also an actor) and his wife Mary. He has three siblings: Jonathan Streep, Carol Ann Streep and David Kyle Streep as per Your Tango. Herald Magazine reports that Charles graduated from New Canaan High School in Connecticut in 2007. In 2012, he got his Bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University, a is a liberal arts college in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. He was graduated from the University of Virginia in 2013 as per Your Tango. 

Charles currently stays in New York City but earlier he resided in Old Greenwich, Connecticut and before that, New Canaan, Connecticut as per Your Tango. The site further reported, that by profession, Charles Streep has worked in business management since 2013. He began his career working for a firm called ZocDoc, and just over a year later, he got a job as Senior Business Developer Manager at PitchBook Data, a company that has offices in Seattle, San Francisco, New York, London, and Mumbai. Currently, he is a pre-MBA associate at VU Venture Partners, and has been there since May of 2020 as per the site.

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