Sissy Spacek

Actress / Character Actress / Songwriter / Film Actress / Television Actress | * 12/25/1949 (70) | Quitman, Texas, USA
Mary Elizabeth "Sissy" Spacek (born December 25, 1949) is an American actress and singer. She is the recipient of various accolades including an Academy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, two Critics' Choice Movie Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and nominations for four BAFTA Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Grammy Award. She has also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Born and raised in Texas, Spacek initially aspired to a career as a singer. In 1968, using the name "Rainbo", she recorded a single, "John, You Went Too Far This Time". Sales of her music sputtered, however, and she was dropped from her record label. She subsequently switched 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). She received attention for her role as Holly Sargis in Terrence Malick's Badlands (1973). Spacek rose to prominence with her portrayal of Carrie White in Brian De Palma's Carrie (1976), f... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Sissy Spacek

Academy Award for Best Actress 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture 6x Academy Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Sissy Spacek as Actress(57)

as Herself / Loretta Lynn2016 Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl
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 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 Zelda Fitzgerald2002 Last Call
as Mae Tuck2002 Tuck Everlasting
as Ruth Fowler2001 In the Bedroom
as Sibyl Danforth2001 Midwives
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 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 (voice)1983 The Man with Two Brains
as Beth Horman1982 Missing
as Nita Longley1981 Raggedy Man
as Loretta Lynn1980 Coal Miner's Daughter
as Carolyn Cassady1980 Heart Beat
as Verna Vane1978 Verna: USO Girl
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(11)

as Ruth Deaver2018 Castle Rock
as Sally Rayburn2015 Bloodline
as Marilyn Densham2006 Big Love
as Lorena1995 Streets of Laredo

Full Name: Maria Sissy Spacek
Born: Sunday, 12/25 1949 (December) in Quitman (current age: 70 years + 227 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Educated at: Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
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)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (11x, Actress)
Alec Baldwin (9x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (9x, Actor)
Martin Short (8x, Actor)
Jack Fisk (8x, Crew)
Rosie O'Donnell (7x, Actress)
Scarlett Johansson (6x, Actress)
Eddie Murphy (6x, Actor)
Chris Rock (6x, Actor)
Nasim Pedrad (6x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7258, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/13/2020