Sally Margaret Field MP

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Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA
Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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About Sally Margaret Field

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) or Sister Bertrille on The Flying Nun (1967–70); in the 1970s, for Smokey and the Bandit (1977); in the 1980s, for Absence of Malice and Steel Magnolias; in the 1990s, for Not Without My Daughter, Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) and Forrest Gump (1994); and in the 2000s, on the TV shows ER and Brothers & Sisters (2006-11).

Field won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role on two occasions, for 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).

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Sally Margaret Field's Timeline

1946
November 6, 1946
Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA
1968
September 16, 1968
Age 21
1984
December 15, 1984
Age 38
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