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Meryl Streep to skip New Jersey Hall of Fame induction

April 30, 2018
FILE - In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Meryl Streep arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Streep won’t be able to attend the May 6, induction ceremony for the New Jersey Hall of Fame. Streep is part of a class that includes Blondie lead singer Debbie Harry, disco queen Gloria Gaynor, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and E Street Band guitarist and “Sopranos” star Steven Van Zandt. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Award-winning actress Meryl Streep won’t be there when she’s inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame next week.

The Summit native has a last-minute production conflict as part of her role in the HBO series “Big Little Lies” and won’t attend the May 6 ceremony in Asbury Park.

Streep is part of a class that includes Blondie lead singer Debbie Harry, disco queen Gloria Gaynor, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and E Street Band guitarist and “Sopranos” star Steven Van Zandt.

Also among the inductees are astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly; nurse Clara Maass; politician Millicent Fenwick; athletes Al Leiter (LY’-tur), Mary Decker and Carli Lloyd; publisher Steve Forbes and “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro.

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