November 6, 1946
74 years old
5 ft 3 in | 159 cm
35-24-35 in | 86-61-86 cm
53 kg | 117 pounds
6 US | 36 EU
Sally Field was born in Pasadena, California, United States, on November 6, 1946, is an American actress and director.
Young Sally Field first starred her acting career in comedy film Moon Pilot (1962) in role as one of the beatnik girls in the lineup.
She made her television debut in ABC sitcom Gidget (1965–1966) in role as surfer Frances Elizabeth "Gidget" Lawrence.
Her breakthrough performance came as Sybil Dorsett in NBC two-part television movie Sybil (1976), for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress.
She got her directorial debut with Christmas drama film The Christmas Tree (1996).
She landed her stage debut in a play "The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?" (2002) in role as Stevie Gray, at John Golden Theatre.
National Theatre Live: All My Sons (2019) drama in role as Kate Keller
Little Evil (2017) comedy horror in role as Miss Shaylock, opposite Evangeline Lilly and Adam Scott
She won two Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for her roles in films:
Norma Rae (1979) drama in role as Norma Rae Webster
Places in the Heart (1984) drama in role as Edna Spalding
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for her performance as First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln in epic historical drama movie Lincoln (2012).
Absence of Malice (1981) drama thriller opposite Paul Newman
Kiss Me Goodbye (1982) romantic comedy with Jeff Bridges and James Caan
Murphy's Romance (1985) romantic comedy with James Garner
Steel Magnolias (1989) comedy drama with Shirley MacLaine and Julia Roberts
Forrest Gump (1994) romantic comedy drama with Tom Hanks and Robin Wright
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) comedy drama with Robin Williams
Soapdish (1991) comedy romance with Kevin Kline and Robert Downey, Jr.
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) superhero in role as Aunt May: Peter's aunt
Smokey and the Bandit (1977) action comedy opposite Burt Reynolds
Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015) romantic comedy drama in role as Doris Miller
She won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her role as Nora Walker in ABC television drama series Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011).
She won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress for her recurring role as Maggie Wyczenski in medical drama television series ER (2000–2006).
Hey, Landlord (1966–1967) NBC sitcom in role as Bonnie Banner
The Flying Nun (1967–1970) ABC sitcom in role as Sister Bertrille
The Girl with Something Extra (1973–1974) fantasy sitcom in role as Sally Burton
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her role as Bess Alcott Steed Garner in CBS two-part television miniseries A Woman of Independent Means (1995).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her role as Iris in television drama film A Cooler Climate (1999).
She played Betsey Trotwood in television movie David Copperfield (2000).
She directed and starred in role as Trudy Cooper in HBO television miniseries From the Earth to the Moon (1998).
Maniac (2018) Netflix psychological dark comedy drama web television miniseries in role as Dr. Greta Mantleray
Dispatches from Elsewhere (2020) drama television series in role as Janice
Attended Portola Middle School and Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California.
Was a cheerleader in High School.
Has English, Irish, German and Dutch ancestry.
She was nominated for the Tony Award for her role as Amanda Wingfield in a play "The Glass Menagerie" (2017).
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6767 Hollywood Boulevard in 2014.
She is an advocate for women's rights and gay rights.
Published her memoir "In Pieces" (2018).
Good friends with Shirley MacLaine, Goldie Hawn, Tom Hanks, Burt Reynolds and Jeff Bridges.
Owns a production company "Fogwood Films".
She was married to:
Steven Craig (1968-1975), they have two sons
Alan Greisman (1984-1993), they have one son
She dated Jerry Knight 2 (1995-1996), Kevin Kline (1982), Burt Reynolds (1976-1980), Pete Duel (1967-1968) and Davy Jones (1965-1966).