Filmography Sally Field

Date of birth: 06/11/46 (73 years)
Maiden name: Sally Margaret Field
 Nationality: United States

Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress, singer, producer, director, and screenwriter. In each decade of her career, she has been known for major roles in American TV/film culture, including: in the 1960s, for Gidget (1965-66) and Sister Bertrille on The Flying Nun (1967-70); in the 1970s, for Sybil (1976), Smokey and the Bandit (1977) and Norma Rae (1979); in the 1980s, for Absence of Malice (1981), Places in the Heart (1984) and Steel Magnolias (1989); in the 1990s, for Not Without My Daughter (1991), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Forrest Gump (1994) and Eye for an Eye ( Read his whole biography (1996); in the 2000s, on the TV shows ER and Brothers & Sisters (2006-11); and in the 2010s in The Amazing Spider-Man and Lincoln. She has also performed in numerous other roles. 
 
Field won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a leading role on two occasions: Norma Rae (1979) and Places in the Heart (1984). Field's professional achievements also include winning three Emmy Awards: for her role in the TV film Sybil (1976); her guest-starring role on ER in 2000; and for her starring role as Nora Holden Walker on ABC's series Brothers & Sisters in 2007. She has also won two Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress. She also won the Best Female Performance Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, for Norma Rae (1979). In 2012, Field garnered widespread acclaim for portraying Mary Todd Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln; her supporting role received numerous nominations for Best Supporting Actress, including an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and a Screen Actors Guild Award. 
 
 
Sally Field was born in Pasadena, California. Her father, Richard Dryden Field, was an Army officer, and her mother, Margaret Field (née Morlan), was an actress. Her parents divorced in 1950, and her mother later married actor and stuntman Jock Mahoney. 
 
Field attended Portola Middle School, followed by Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, where she was a cheerleader. Her classmates included infamous financier Michael Milken, actress Cindy Williams (of Laverne & Shirley fame) and Michael Ovitz of Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and Walt Disney Studios fame

Filmography Sally Field