Sally Field

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Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress, singer, producer, director, and screenwriter. In each decade of her career, she has been known for major roles in American TV/film culture, including: in the 1960s, for Gidget (1965–66) or Sister Bertrille on The Flying Nun (1967–70); in the 1970s, for Sybil (1976), Smokey and the Bandit (1977) and Norma Rae (1979); in the 1980s, for Absence of Malice, Places in the Heart (1984) and Steel Magnolias; in the 1990s, for Not Without My Daughter, Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) and Forrest Gump; and in the 2000s, on the TV shows ER and Brothers & Sisters. She has also performed in numerous other roles. Field has won two Academy Awards, for Norma Rae (1979) and Places in the Heart (1984). She has also won three Emmy Awards: for her role in the TV film Sybil (1976); her guest-starring role on ER in 2000; and for her starring role as Nora Holden Walker on ABC's series Brothers & Sisters in 2007. She has also won two Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress. She also won the Best Female Performance Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, for Norma Rae (1979).

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress, singer, producer, director, and screenwriter. In each decade of her career, she has been known for major roles in American TV/film culture, including: in the 1960s, for Gidget (1965–66) or Sister Bertrille on The Flying Nun (1967–70); in the 1970s, for Sybil (1976), Smokey and the Bandit (1977) and Norma Rae (1979); in the 1980s, for Absence of Malice, Places in the Heart (1984) and Steel Magnolias; in the 1990s, for Not Without My Daughter, Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) and Forrest Gump; and in the 2000s, on the TV shows ER and Brothers & Sisters. She has also performed in numerous other roles. Field has won two Academy Awards, for Norma Rae (1979) and Places in the Heart (1984). She has also won three Emmy Awards: for her role in the TV film Sybil (1976); her guest-starring role on ER in 2000; and for her starring role as Nora Holden Walker on ABC's series Brothers & Sisters in 2007. She has also won two Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress. She also won the Best Female Performance Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, for Norma Rae (1979).

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Gender Female

Known Credits 71

Birthday 1946-11-06

Place of Birth Pasadena, California, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Hello, My Name Is Doris as Doris Miller
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as Aunt May
2012 Lincoln as Mary Todd Lincoln
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man as Aunt May
2011 The Desert of Forbidden Art as Voice
2008 The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning as Marina Del Ray (voice)
2006 Brothers and Sisters(113 episodes) as Nora Walker
2006 Two Weeks as Anita Bergman
2004 The Tony Danza Show(1 episode)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde as Rep. Victoria Rudd
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2002 The Court(6 episodes) as Justice Kate Nolan
2001 David Copperfield as Aunt Betsey Trotwood
2001 Say It Isn't So as Valdine Wingfield
2000 Where The Heart Is
1999 A Cooler Climate as Iris
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1997 King of the Hill(1 episode)
1996 Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco as Sassy
1996 Eye for an Eye as Karen McCann
1995 A Woman of Independent Means as Bess Alcott Steed Garner
1994 Through the Eyes of Forrest Gump as Herself
1994 ER(11 episodes)
1994 Forrest Gump as Mrs. Gump
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 Intimate Portrait(1 episode)
1993 Mrs. Doubtfire as Miranda Hillard
1993 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey as Sassy
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(3 episodes)
1991 Soapdish as Celeste Talbert
1991 Not Without My Daughter as Betty Mahmoody
1989 Steel Magnolias as M'Lynn Eatenton
1988 Punchline as Lilah Krytsick
1987 Surrender as Daisy Morgan
1985 Murphy's Romance as Emma Moriarty
1984 Places in the Heart as Edna Spalding
1982 Kiss Me Goodbye as Kay
1981 All the Way Home as Mary Follet
1981 Absence of Malice as Megan Carter
1981 Back Roads as Amy Post
1980 Smokey and the Bandit II as Carrie
1979 Beyond the Poseidon Adventure as Celeste Whitman
1979 Norma Rae as Norma Rae
1978 Hooper as Gwen Doyle
1978 The End as Mary Ellen
1977 Heroes as Carol Bell
1977 Smokey and the Bandit as Carrie 'Frog'
1976 Sybil as Sybil
1976 Sybil(2 episodes) as Sybil
1976 Stay Hungry as Mary Tate Farnsworth
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1973 The Girl with Something Extra(22 episodes) as Sally Burton
1972 Home for the Holidays as Christine Morgan
1971 Mongo's Back in Town as Vikki
1971 Marriage: Year One as Jane Duden
1971 Hitched as Roselle Bridgeman
1971 Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring as Denise 'Dennie' Miller
1971 Alias Smith and Jones(2 episodes)
1970 Night Gallery(1 episode)
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In(1 episode)
1967 The Flying Nun(84 episodes) as Sister Bertrille
1967 The Way West as Mercy McBee
1966 Occasional Wife(1 episode)
1965 Gidget(34 episodes) as Frances Elizabeth 'Gidget' Lawrence
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode) as Sally Field
1900 A Woman Of Independent Means(0 episodes)

Directing

2000 Beautiful … Director
1998 From the Earth to the Moon(1 episode) … Director
1996 The Christmas Tree … Director

Production

1991 Dying Young … Producer
1900 A Woman Of Independent Means(0 episodes) … Executive Producer

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