Sally Field

Actor, Film actor

1946 –

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Who is Sally Field?

Sally Margaret Field is an American actress, singer, producer, director, and screenwriter. In each decade of her career, she has been known for her leading American TV and film roles, most notably in Gidget, The Flying Nun, Sybil, Smokey and the Bandit, Hooper, Norma Rae, Absence of Malice, Places in the Heart, Steel Magnolias, Not Without My Daughter, Mrs. Doubtfire, Forrest Gump, Eye for an Eye, ER, Brothers & Sisters, The Amazing Spider-Man, and Lincoln.

Field is a two-time winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress, for Norma Rae and Places in the Heart. She has received three Emmy Awards for her title role in the TV film Sybil, her guest role on ER, and her role as Nora Holden Walker on ABC's series Brothers & Sisters. She has also won two Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress, as well as the Best Female Performance Prize at the Cannes Film Festival for Norma Rae. In 2012 Field's widely praised portrayal of Mary Todd Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's film Lincoln brought her Best Supporting Actress nominations for the Academy Award, the Golden Globe, and the BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild awards. She was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2013.

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Born
Nov 6, 1946
Pasadena
Also known as
  • Sally Margaret Field
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Van Nuys High School
  • Portola Middle School
  • Birmingham High School
  • Portola Middle School

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on July 23, 2013

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