Sally Field



Biography

Sally Field is a two-time Academy Award®-winner for her performances in Places in the Heart and Norma Rae. She received an Emmy Award for her title role as a young woman with multiple personalities in the four-hour television film Sybil. Ms. Field appeared on the Emmy Award-winning series E.R., in which she earned critical acclaim and an Emmy Award in 2001 for her performance as a woman with bipolar disorder. In the fall of 2002, Ms. Field dazzled Broadway theater audiences with her work in Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? Her film credits include the hugely successful films Forrest Gump and Mrs. Doubtfire. Other feature films include Soapdish, Not Without My Daughter, Steel Magnolias, Punchline, Murphy's Romance, Absence Of Malice, and Smokey And The Bandit Parts I and II. Her television credits are equally as expansive and include the role of Aunt Betsey in the TNT adaptation of the Charles Dickens' classic, David Copperfield, and Showtime's A Cooler Climate, which earned her an Emmy nomination for her role as a wealthy wife turned impoverished divorcee who finds work as a maid. Born in Pasadena, California, and raised in a show business family, Field was enrolled in acting classes at Columbia Pictures when she was selected from among 150 finalists to star in the television series, Gidget. She went on to star in the series The Flying Nun and The Girl With Something Extra.
Sally Field

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