Sally Field

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Date of Birth November 6, 1946
Place of Birth Pasadena, California
Age 73 years old
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Sally Field

Sally Margaret Field is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of various accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, and she has been nominated for a Tony Award and two BAFTA Awards. Field began her professional career on television, starring in the short-lived comedies Gidget, The Flying Nun, and The Girl with Something Extra. In 1976, she garnered critical acclaim for her performance in the miniseries 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 and The Way West with Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum and Richard Widmark. Her movie career escalated during the 1970s with starring roles including Stay Hungry, Smokey and the Bandit, Heroes, The End, and Hooper.

Born: Sally Margaret Field, November 6, 1946, Pasadena, California, U.S.
Occupation: Actress, director
Years active: 1962–present
Partner(s): Burt Reynolds (1977–1980)
Children: Peter Craig, Eli Craig, and Sam Greisman
Parent(s): Richard Dryden Field, Margaret Field
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About Sally Field

TV's Gidget, she won several Best Actress Oscars and portrayed Mary Todd Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln. After Gidget received positive ratings during summer reruns, she portrayed Sister Bertrille in The Flying Nun from 1967 to 1970.

Before Fame

She was a Birmingham High School cheerleader in Van Nuys, California before starring as Gidget in 1965.

Achievement

She became a dedicated women's rights advocate and supported Hillary Clinton in her 2008 presidential campaign.

Family Life

She married Steven Craig in 1968, and the pair had two sons, novelist Peter Craig and screenwriter Eli Craig, before divorcing in 1975. She married producer Alan Greisman in 1984, and they had a son named Sam before divorcing in 1993.

Associations

She was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance for starring in the 1994 film Forrest Gump, which starred Tom Hanks.

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  • Actresses from Pasadena, California
  • Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners
  • Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Primetime Emmy Award winners
  • Best Drama Actress Golden Globe (film) winners
  • Best Actress Academy Award winners
  • Survivors of aviation accidents or incidents
  • Film directors from California
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