Sally Field

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Sally Field

Field at the 62nd Academy Awards ceremony, 1990
Born Sally Margaret Field
November 6, 1946 (1946-11-06) (age 67)
Pasadena, California, U.S
Occupation Actress, singer, producer, director, screenwriter
Years active 1962–present
Spouse Steve Craig (1968–1975)
Alan Greisman (1984–1993)

Sally Margaret Field (b. November 6, 1946) is an American actress, singer, producer, director, and screenwriter. She has been in many movies. These include Norma Rae, Murphy's Romance, Forrest Gump, Steel Magnolias, The Amazing Spider-Man, and Lincoln. She has also acted in television programs and won many awards for her movies and acting.[1]

Personal life[change | change source]

Field married Steven Craig in 1968. The couple had two sons; Peter Craig, a novelist, and Eli Craig, an actor and director. Craig and Field divorced in 1975.

Sally Field was romantically involved with Burt Reynolds for many years. During this time they co-starred in several movies. She married movie producer Alan Greisman in 1984. They had one son, Sam, in 1987. Field and Greisman divorced in 1993.

Field has osteoporosis. She has become a vocal advocate for women's health issues, encouraging early diagnosis of such conditions through technology, such as bone density scans.[2]

Filmography[change | change source]

Movie[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1962 Moon Pilot Beatnik girl in lineup
1967 Way West, TheThe Way West Mercy McBee
1976 Stay Hungry Mary Tate Farnsworth
Sybil Sybil Dorsett
1977 Smokey and the Bandit Carrie / 'Frog'[3] Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Heroes Carol Bell
1978 End, TheThe End Mary Ellen
Hooper Gwen Doyle
1979 Norma Rae Norma Rae Academy Award for Best Actress
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
Best Actress Award (Cannes Film Festival)
American Movie Award for Best Actress
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
National Board of Review Award for Best Actress
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure Celeste Whitman
1980 Smokey and the Bandit II Carrie / 'Frog'
1981 Back Roads Amy Post
Absence of Malice Megan Carter Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
1982 Kiss Me Goodbye Kay Villano Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1984 Places in the Heart Edna Spalding Academy Award for Best Actress
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
1985 Murphy's Romance Emma Moriarty Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1987 Surrender Daisy Morgan
Lethal Weapon KTLA Reporter (Uncredited)
1988 Punchline Lilah Krytsick
1989 Steel Magnolias M'Lynn Eatenton Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
1991 Not Without My Daughter Betty Mahmoody
Soapdish Celeste Talbert / Maggie
1993 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Sassy Voice role
Mrs. Doubtfire Miranda Hillard
1994 Century of Cinema, AA Century of Cinema Herself Documentary
Forrest Gump Mrs. Gump Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture
Nominated — Blimp Award for Favorite Movie Actress
1996 Eye for an Eye Karen McCann
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco Sassy Voice role
2000 Where the Heart Is Mama Lil
Beautiful Directorial debut
2001 Say It Isn't So Valdine Wingfield
2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde Rep. Victoria Rudd
Going Through Splat: The Life and Work of Stewart Stern Herself Documentary
2006 Two Weeks Anita Bergman
2008 The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning Marina Del Ray Voice role
2012 Amazing Spider-Man, TheThe Amazing Spider-Man Aunt May
Lincoln Mary Todd Lincoln African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nevada Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
Pending—Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Pending—BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated—Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—Detroit Film Critics Society for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
Nominated—Houston Film Critics Society for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—London Film Critics' Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated—Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated—Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble
Nominated—Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Aunt May

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1965–6 Gidget Frances Elizabeth "Gidget" Lawrence 32 episodes
1966–7 Hey, Landlord Bonnie Banner 4 episodes
1967–70 Flying Nun, TheThe Flying Nun Elsie Ethrington "Sister Bertrille" 82 episodes
1971 Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring Denise "Dennie" Miller
Hitched Roselle Bridgeman
Marriage: Year One Jane Duden
1972 Home for the Holidays Christine Morgan
1973–4 Girl with Something Extra, TheThe Girl with Something Extra Sally Burton 22 episodes
1976 Bridger Jennifer Melford
Sybil Sybil Dorsett Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress - Miniseries or a Movie[4]
1977 Merry Christmas, George Bailey Mrs. Bailey/Narrator
1995 Woman of Independent Means, AA Woman of Independent Means Bess Alcott Steed Garner Television miniseries
Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress - Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Female Actor - Miniseries or Television Film
1998 From the Earth to the Moon Trudy Cooper; also directed Miniseries
1999 Cooler Climate, AA Cooler Climate[5] Iris Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress - Miniseries or a Movie[6]
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Female Actor - Miniseries or Television Film[5]
2000 David Copperfield Aunt Betsey Trotwood Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Female Actor - Miniseries or Television Film
2000–6 ER Maggie Wyczenski Recurring role
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress - Drama Series (Won in 2001, Nominated 2003)
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series (2000)
2002 Court, TheThe Court Justice Kate Nolan Cancelled after 6 episodes
2005 Conviction
2006–11 Brothers & Sisters Nora Walker 109 episodes
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress - Drama Series (Won in 2007, Nominated 2008–09)
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series (Won in 2009, Nominated 2008)
Prism Award for Best Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline (2008)
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Drama (2008–09)
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama (2007–08)
Nominated — People's Choice Award for Favorite Female TV Star (2008–09)

References[change | change source]

  1. Sally Field at the Internet Movie Database
  2. "Ability Magazine: Sally Field - Promoting Healthy Habits" (2009)". http://abilitymagazine.com/past/sallyF/sallyF.html. Retrieved 2012-04-03.
  3. "Smokey and the Bandit (1977)". Box Office Mojo. 1982-01-01. http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=smokeyandthebandit.htm. Retrieved 2011-11-07.
  4. "Sally Field Emmy Winner". Emmys.com. http://www.emmys.com/celebrities/sally-field. Retrieved 2012-03-30.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "6th Annual SAG Awards Nominees". Screen Actors Guild Awards. Archived from the original on January 23, 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5n0Wb20oX. Retrieved January 23, 2010.
  6. "Sally Field in The Court". WCHStv.com. West Virginia, United States of America: WCHS-TV8. Archived from the original on January 23, 2010. http://www.webcitation.org/5n0XeV32v. Retrieved January 23, 2010.

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