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Sissy Spacek

Actress / Character Actress / Songwriter / Film Actress / Television Actress | * 12/25/1949 (71) | Quitman, Texas (United States of America (USA))
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Mary Elizabeth "Sissy" Spacek (born December 25, 1949) is an American actress and singer. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and nominations for four British Academy Film Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Grammy Award. Spacek was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011. Born and raised in Texas, Spacek initially aspired to a career as a recording artist. At age 18, she recorded a single, "John, You Went Too Far This Time", under the name Rainbo in 1968. After sales of her music sputtered, she was dropped from her record label which led her to switch her focus to acting, enrolling at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. Spacek began her professional acting career in the early 1970s, making her debut as an extra in Andy Warhol's Women in Revolt (1971). Following her breakout role in Terrence Malick's influential crime film Badlands (1973), Spacek rose to international prominence with her portrayal of Carrie White in Brian De Palma's horror film Car..."> ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Sissy Spacek

Academy Award for Best Actress 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 6x Academy Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Sissy Spacek as Actress(63)

as Wife2018 oh baby
as Self / Loretta Lynn2016 Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl
as Narrator2016 River of Gold
as June2012 Deadfall
as Missus Walters2011 The Help
as Mattie Darrow2010 Get Low
as Maggie2008 Lake City
as Paula2008 Four Christmases
as Josie Cahill2007 Pictures of Hollis Woods
as Marie Powell2007 Hot Rod
as Dr. Sydney2006 Gray Matters
as Alice Aimes2005 North Country
as Lucy Bell2005 An American Haunting
as Evelyn2005 The Ring Two
as Ruth2005 Nine Lives
as Alice Glover2004 A Home at the End of the World
as herself2003 Absence of Malick
as Zelda Fitzgerald2002 Last Call
as Mae Tuck2002 Tuck Everlasting
as Ruth Fowler2001 In the Bedroom
as Sibyl Danforth2001 Midwives
as Herself (Interview)2001 Acting Carrie
as Marie Fermoyle2000 Songs In Ordinary Time
as Rose Straight1999 The Straight Story
as Helen Thomas Webber1999 Blast from the Past
as Margie Fogg1998 Affliction
as Barbara Barrows1996 If These Walls Could Talk
as Pam O'Brien1996 Beyond the Call
as Spring Renfro1995 The Good Old Boys
as Verena Talbo1995 The Grass Harp
as Susan Lansing1994 A Place for Annie
as Mrs. Mommy Martin / Mama, Snappy French / Mom, the Nature-Hiker / Natasha, the Circus Performer1994 Trading Mom
as Herself (archive footage)1992 Fonda on Fonda
as Sherri Finkbine1992 A Private Matter
as Christine Ann Coalter1992 Hard Promises
as Liz Garrison1991 JFK
as Miriam Thompson1990 The Long Walk Home
as Babe Magrath1986 Crimes of the Heart
as Augusta 'Gussie' Sawyer1986 Violets Are Blue
as Jessie Cates1986 'night, Mother
as Marie Ragghianti1985 Marie
as Mae Garvey1984 The River
as Anne Uumellmahaye (uncredited) (voice)1983 The Man with Two Brains
as Beth Horman1982 Missing
as Nita1981 Raggedy Man
as Loretta Lynn1980 Coal Miner's Daughter
as Carolyn Cassady1980 Heart Beat
as Mildred "Pinky" Rose1977 3 Women
as Carrie White1976 Carrie
as Linda Murray1976 Welcome to L.A.
as Katherine Alman1975 Katherine
as Wanda Trimpin1974 The Migrants
as Holly Sargis1973 Badlands
as Ginger Brown1973 Ginger in the Morning
as Poppy1972 Prime Cut

TV Shows/Series with Sissy Spacek as Actress(15)

as Ellen Bergman2018 Homecoming
as Ruth Deaver2018 Castle Rock
as Sally Rayburn2015 Bloodline
as Marilyn Densham2006 Big Love
as herself1997 The View
as Lorena1995 Streets of Laredo
as herself1987 Seitenblicke
as Verna Vane1971 Great Performances

Movies with Sissy Spacek as Crew(2)

Art/Set Dresser1977 Death Game
Art/Set Dresser1974 Phantom of the Paradise

Full Name: Maria Sissy Spacek
Born: Sunday, 12/25 1949 (December) in Quitman, Texas (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 71 years + 337 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Quitman High School
Record Label: Atlantic Records
Spouses (current/former): Jack Fisk
Children: Schuyler Fisk
Father: Edwin Arnold Spacek
Mother: Virginia Spilman
Related to: Rip Torn
Sissy Spacek frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (26x, Actor)
Bill Hader (23x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (18x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (17x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (17x, Actor)
Will Forte (14x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (12x, Actress)
Jack Fisk (11x, Crew)
Amy Poehler (10x, Actress)
Martin Short (10x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7258, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/04/2021