Sissy Spacek young
December 25, 1949
5 ft 2 in | 157 cm
34-24-35 in | 86-61-89 cm
56 kg | 123 lbs
8 US | 38 EU
Sissy Spacek was born in Quitman, Texas, United States, on December 25, 1949, is an American actress. Young Sissy Spacek began her career as a model and singer. She started performingshe on stage in a local talent show, at the age of six. She recorded a single "John You Went Too Far This Time" in 1968.
She made her big screen debut in comedy drama movie Women in Revolt (1971) in uncredited role as Girl extra at bar. Her breakthrough performance came as Carrie White in supernatural horror film Carrie (1976), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.
She won the Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe for her role as Loretta Lynn in biographical musical film Coal Miner's Daughter (1980).
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her roles in films:
Missing (1982) historical drama in role as Beth Horman
The River (1984) drama in role as Mae Garvey
Crimes of the Heart (1986) southern gothic in role as Rebecca Magrath/Babe Botrelle, for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
In the Bedroom (2001) crime tragedy in role as Ruth Fowler, for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her roles in television films:
Last Call (2002) drama in role as Zelda Fitzgerald
The Good Old Boys (1995) western adventure in role as Spring Renfro
She was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress for her performance as Marilyn Densham in HBO drama series Big Love (2010–2011).
Badlands (1973) drama crime opposite Martin Sheen
3 Women (1977) drama directed by Robert Altman
The Straight Story (1999) biographical road drama directed by David Lynch
Affliction (1997) drama mystery opposite Nick Nolte, James Coburn and Willem Dafoe
Prime Cut (1972) crime thriller opposite Lee Marvin and Gene Hackman
Blast from the Past (1999) drama romance with Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone and Christopher Walken
Get Low (2009) drama mystery with Robert Duvall and Bill Murray
North Country (2005) drama opposite Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson
A Home at the End of the World (2004) drama romance opposite Colin Farrell and Robin Wright
'night, Mother (1986) drama in role as Jessie Cates
The Help (2011) drama romance in role as Mrs. Walters
Tuck Everlasting (2002) romantic fantasy drama in role as Mae Tuck
The Long Walk Home (1990) historical drama with Whoopi Goldberg and Ving Rhames
JFK (1991) political thriller directed by Oliver Stone
The Old Man & the Gun (2018) biographical drama crime opposite Robert Redford, John David Washington and Casey Affleck
She studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute.
She released a studio album Hangin' Up My Heart (1983).
Has Celtic, German, Nordic and Slavic ancestry.
She was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for the soundtrack album of Coal Miner's Daughter (1980).
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011.
She was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in 2001.
She portrayed Ruth Deaver on Hulu's psychological horror series Castle Rock (2018).
"Sissy" is a nickname given by her brothers.
She played Sally Rayburn in thriller drama web television series Bloodline (2015–2017).
She married production designer and art director Jack Fisk in 1974, they have two daughters.
Lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.
When I was a little kid, I used to spend a lot of time thinking about what I'd wish for if a magic fairy gave me three wishes. First, I wanted to be loved. Then, I wanted to be beautiful. And, finally, I'd wish for a million more wishes.
The important thing is to be part of a good project with good, talented people.
It's difficult to just let go of a character. Especially after you've been preparing and researching for weeks.
Nature is my church. The wind in the trees and the bugs and the frogs. All those things are comfort to me.
Hollywood is a film industry, a film business. I don't approach my career in that way. I see it as 'art,' and I become involved in films that ring my bell.
Celebrity status for me came slowly. I wasn't an overnight sensation. I had time to prepare emotionally.
If you live only a movie-star life, you know only movie-star things. I needed to live a regular life with normal people around.
I've always been a people-watcher, and as an actor, later, I just mined all those little details.