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Sally Field

Actress / Film Director / Voice Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Stage Actress | * 11/06/1946 (77) | Pasadena, California (United States of America (USA))
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Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress. Known for her extensive work on screen and stage, she has received many accolades throughout her career spanning over five decades, including two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and three Primetime Emmy Awards, in addition to nominations for a Tony Award and two British Academy Film Awards. She was presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2014, the National Medal of Arts in 2014, the Kennedy Center Honor in 2019, and the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 2023. Field began her career on television, starring in the comedies Gidget (1965–1966), The Flying Nun (1967–1970), and The Girl with Something Extra (1973–1974). She received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for the NBC television film Sybil (1976). Her film debut was as an extra in Moon Pilot (1962) followed by starring roles in ()
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Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress. She has received many awards and nominations, including two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress, and nominations for a Tony Award and for two British Academy Film Awards.Field began her career on television, starring in the comedies Gidget (1965–1966), The Flying Nun (1967–1970), and The Girl with Something Extra (1973–1974). In 1967, she was also in the western The Way West. In 1976, she attracted critical acclaim for her performance in the television film Sybil, for which she received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. Her film debut was as an extra in Moon Pilot (1962). Her film career escalated during the 1970s with starring roles in films including Stay Hungry (1976), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Heroes (1977), The End (1978), and Hooper (1978). During the 1980s she won the Academy Award for Best Actress twice for Norma Rae (1979) and Places in the Heart (1984), and she appeared in Smokey and the Bandit II (1980), Absence of Malice (1981), Kiss Me Goodbye (1982), Murphy's Romance (1985), Steel Magnolias (1989), Soapdish (1991), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), and Forrest Gump (1994).In the 2000s, Field returned to television with a recurring role on the NBC medical drama ER, for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series in 2001 and the following year made her stage debut with Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?. For her portrayal of Nora Walker in the ABC television family drama series Brothers & Sisters (2006-2011), Field won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. She starred as Mary Todd Lincoln in Lincoln (2012), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and she portrayed Aunt May in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and its 2014 sequel, with the first being her highest-grossing release. In 2015, she portrayed the title character in Hello, My Name Is Doris, for which she was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in a Comedy. In 2017, she returned to the stage after an absence of 15 years with the revival of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, for which was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. In 2014, she was presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2019, she received the Kennedy Center Honor.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Sally Field

2x Academy Award for Best Actress Crystal Award Fellow of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame National Medal of Arts Kennedy Center Honors Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 2x Academy Award for Best Actress Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress
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Movies with Sally Field as Actress(61)

as Betty2023 80 for Brady
as Self (archive footage)2022 Spider-Man: All Roads Lead to No Way Home
as Marilyn2022 Spoiler Alert
as Miss Shaylock2017 Little Evil
as herself2017 Spielberg
as Doris Miller2015 Hello, My Name Is Doris
as Aunt May2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2
as Aunt May2012 The Amazing Spider-Man
as Mary Todd Lincoln2012 Lincoln
as Marina Del Ray (voice)2008 The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning
as Anita Bergman2006 Two Weeks
as Rep. Victoria Rudd2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
as Aunt Betsey Trotwood2001 David Copperfield
as Valdine Wingfield2001 Say It Isn't So
as Mama Lil2000 Where the Heart Is
as Iris1999 A Cooler Climate
as Karen McCann1996 Eye for an Eye
as Self (archive footage)1996 Shirley Maclaine: Kicking Up Her Heels
as Bess Alcott Steed Garner1995 A Woman of Independent Means
as Mrs. Gump1994 Forrest Gump
as herself1994 A Century of Cinema
as Miranda Hillard1993 Mrs. Doubtfire
as Self - Hostess1991 Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire
as Celeste Talbert1991 Soapdish
as Betty Mahmoody1991 Not Without My Daughter
as Self - Choir Member1990 Voices That Care
as M'Lynn Eatenton1989 Steel Magnolias
as Lilah Krytsick1988 Punchline
as Daisy Morgan1987 Surrender
as Emma Moriarty1985 Murphy's Romance
as Edna Spalding1984 Places in the Heart
as Kay1982 Kiss Me Goodbye
as Amy Post1981 Back Roads
as Mary Follet1981 All the Way Home
as Megan Carter1981 Absence of Malice
as Norma Rae1979 Norma Rae
as Celeste Whitman1979 Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
as Gwen Doyle1978 Hooper
as herself1978 Mickey's 50
as Mary Ellen1978 The End
as Carrie 'Frog'1977 Smokey and the Bandit
as Carol Bell1977 Heroes
as Jennifer Melford1976 Bridger
as Mary Tate Farnsworth1976 Stay Hungry
as Christine Morgan1974 Home for the Holidays
as Roselle Bridgeman1971 Hitched
as Jane Duden1971 Marriage: Year One
as Denise "Dennie" Miller1971 Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring
as Mercy McBee1967 The Way West

TV Shows/Series with Sally Field as Actress(36)

as herself2022 The Last Movie Stars
as Dr. Greta Mantleray2018 Maniac
as herself2016 Chelsea
as herself2012 Finding Your Roots
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Nora Walker2006 Brothers and Sisters
as Trudy Cooper1998 From the Earth to the Moon
as Junie Harper (voice)1997 King of the Hill
as herself1997 The View
as Maggie Wyczenski1994 ER
as Self (archive footage)1993 Intimate Portrait
as herself1992 The Larry Sanders Show
as Sybil1976 Sybil
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live
as Sally Burton1973 The Girl with Something Extra
as herself1971 Great Performances
as Self - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show
as Sister Bertrille1967 The Flying Nun
as herself1966 Hollywood Squares
as Frances Elizabeth 'Gidget' Lawrence1965 Gidget

Movies with Sally Field as Crew(5)

Directing/Director2000 Beautiful
Directing/Director1996 The Christmas Tree
Production/Executive Producer1996 The Christmas Tree
Writing/Teleplay1996 The Christmas Tree
Production/Producer1991 Dying Young

TV Shows/Series with Sally Field as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1998 From the Earth to the Moon

Full Name: Sally Margaret Field
Born: Wednesday, 11/06 1946 (November) in Pasadena, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 77 years + 111 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Birmingham High School
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Father: Richard Dryden Field
Stepparent: Jock Mahoney
Other names for Sally Field (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Sally Margaret Field"
Sally Field frequently works together with these people:
David Herman (89x, Actor)
Andy Samberg (34x, Actor)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (21x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (20x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (19x, Actress)
Kenan Thompson (19x, Actor)
Phil Hendrie (19x, Actor)
Scott Klace (18x, Actor)
Amy Poehler (16x, Actress)
Ron Howard (15x, Crew)
Hal Needham (8x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:590, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/23/2024