Sissy Spacek

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Sissy Spacek (born Mary Elizabeth Spacek; December 25, 1949) is an American actress and singer. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as country star Loretta Lynn in the 1980 film Coal Miner's Daughter. She has been nominated for an Oscar a total of six times. She is also known for her roles as Holly Sargis in Terrence Malick's 1973 film Badlands, and as Carrie White in Brian De Palma's 1976 horror film Carrie, for which she received her first Academy Award nomination.

Spacek is known mainly as a dramatic actress, but also has made comedies. The films that Spacek has starred in have earned more than $700 million worldwide.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Sissy Spacek (born Mary Elizabeth Spacek; December 25, 1949) is an American actress and singer. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as country star Loretta Lynn in the 1980 film Coal Miner's Daughter. She has been nominated for an Oscar a total of six times. She is also known for her roles as Holly Sargis in Terrence Malick's 1973 film Badlands, and as Carrie White in Brian De Palma's 1976 horror film Carrie, for which she received her first Academy Award nomination.

Spacek is known mainly as a dramatic actress, but also has made comedies. The films that Spacek has starred in have earned more than $700 million worldwide.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Sissy Spacek, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender -

Known Credits 67

Birthday 1949-12-25

Place of Birth Quitman, Texas, USA

Adult Actor False

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2016 Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl
2015 Bloodline(23 episodes) as Sally Rayburn
2012 Deadfall as June
2011 The Help as Missus Walters
2010 Get Low as Mattie Darrow
2010 Love in Vein as Sissy Spacek
2009 Appalachia: A History of Mountains and People(4 episodes)
2008 Four Christmases as Paula
2008 Lake City as Maggie
2007 Pictures of Hollis Woods as Josie Cahill
2007 Hot Rod as Marie Powell
2006 Big Love(5 episodes) as Marilyn Densham
2005 An American Haunting as Lucy Bell
2005 The Ring Two as Evelyn
2005 North Country as Alice Aimes
2005 Nine Lives as Ruth
2004 A Home at the End of the World as Alice Glover
2002 Tuck Everlasting as Mae Tuck
2002 Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Film on Terrence Malick as Himself
2002 Last Call as Zelda Fitzgerald
2001 In the Bedroom as Ruth Fowler
2001 Midwives as Sibyl Danforth
2000 Songs In Ordinary Time as Marie Fermoyle
1999 The Straight Story as Rose Straight
1999 Blast from the Past as Helen Thomas Webber
1997 Affliction as Margie Fogg
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1996 If These Walls Could Talk as Barbara Barrows
1996 Beyond the Call as Pam O'Brien
1995 Streets of Laredo as Lorena Parker
1995 Streets of Laredo(3 episodes) as Lorena
1995 The Grass Harp as Verena Talbo
1995 The Good Old Boys
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 Trading Mom as Mrs. Mommy Martin / Mama, Snappy French / Mom, the Nature-Hiker / Natasha, the Circus Performer
1994 A Place For Annie as Susan Lansing
1992 A Private Matter as Sherri Finkbine
1991 JFK as Liz Garrison
1991 Hard Promises
1990 The Long Walk Home as Miriam Thompson
1986 Crimes of the Heart as Babe Magrath
1986 'night, Mother as Jessie Cates
1986 Violets Are Blue as Augusta 'Gussie' Sawyer
1985 Marie as Marie Ragghianti
1984 The River as Mae Garvey
1982 Missing as Beth Horman
1981 Raggedy Man as Nita Longley
1980 Heart Beat
1980 Coal Miner's Daughter as Loretta Lynn
1978 Verna: USO Girl as Verna Vane
1977 Rolling Stone Magazine: The 10th Anniversary as Herself
1977 3 Women as Pinky Rose
1976 Welcome to L.A. as Linda Murray
1976 Carrie as Carrie White
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1975 Katherine as Katherine Alman
1974 Ginger in the Morning as Ginger Brown
1974 The Migrants as Wanda Trimpin
1973 Badlands as Holly Sargis
1973 The Girls of Huntington House as Sara
1972 The Waltons(2 episodes)
1972 The Rookies(1 episode)
1972 Prime Cut as Poppy
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(1 episode)
1944 Golden Globe Awards(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(2 episodes)
1900 Rabbit Ears Productions(0 episodes)

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