Sally Field

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  • Birth Name: Sally Margaret Field
  • Birth Place: Pasadena, California, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/06/1946, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor; producer; director; writer
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Sally Field Fast Facts:
  • High-school classmates included financier Michael Milken and eventual Hollywood super-agent Michael Ovitz, who later represented her.
  • In 1964, enrolled in an acting workshop out of high school. In her first week, a Screen Gems casting director spotted her, and she was quickly signed to star in Gidget.
  • Earned $500 an episode for Gidget.
  • Became pregnant during the last season of The Flying Nun, but hid her growing belly beneath the habit and behind books, which she carried in front of herself.
  • Accepted a role in Smokey and the Bandit in order to broaden her appeal; and fell in love with its director/star, Burt Reynolds, embarking on a five-year relationship with him.
  • Made one of the more memorable and often misquoted Oscar acceptance speeches when accepting her second Best Actress award (for work in Places in the Heart): "I haven't had an orthodox career, and I've wanted more than anything to have your respect. The first time I didn't feel it, but this time I feel it, and I can't deny the fact that you like me. Right now, you like me!"
  • Sally Field Relationships:
  • Maggie Mahoney - Mother
  • Rick Field - Brother
  • James O'Mahoney - Stepbrother
  • Burt Reynolds - Ex-significant Other
  • Alan Greisman - Ex-husband
  • Elijah Craig - Son
  • Princess O'Mahoney - Half Sister
  • Steve Craig - Ex-husband
  • Jock Mahoney - Stepfather
  • Kathleen O'Mahoney - Stepsister
  • Peter Craig - Son
  • Samuel H. Morlan Greisman - Son
  • Richard Dryden Field - Father
  • Sally Field Awards:
  • 2009 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 2013 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1977 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama or Comedy Special - Winner
  • 2012 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1982 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Actress - Winner
  • 1994 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2012 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Nominee
  • 1994 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Miniseries - Nominee
  • 2000 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 1982 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1996 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1983 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1985 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2001 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1978 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1980 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 2008 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1979 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1984 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 1986 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee

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