Sally Field

Field in 2018 Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress. Known for her extensive work on screen and stage, she has received many accolades throughout her career spanning five decades, including two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and three Primetime Emmy Awards, in addition to nominations for a Tony Award and two British Academy Film Awards. She was presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2014, the National Medal of Arts in 2014, the Kennedy Center Honor in 2019, and the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 2023.

Field began her career on television, starring in the comedies ''Gidget'' (1965–1966), ''The Flying Nun'' (1967–1970), and ''The Girl with Something Extra'' (1973–1974). She received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for the NBC television film ''Sybil'' (1976). Her film debut was as an extra in ''Moon Pilot'' (1962) followed by starring roles in ''The Way West'' (1967), ''Stay Hungry'' (1976), ''Smokey and the Bandit'' (1977), ''Heroes'' (1977), ''The End'' (1978), and ''Hooper'' (1978). She won two Academy Awards for Best Actress for ''Norma Rae'' (1979), and ''Places in the Heart'' (1984). Other notable roles include in ''Smokey and the Bandit II'' (1980), ''Absence of Malice'' (1981), ''Kiss Me Goodbye'' (1982), ''Murphy's Romance'' (1985), ''Steel Magnolias'' (1989), ''Soapdish'' (1991), ''Mrs. Doubtfire'' (1993), and ''Forrest Gump'' (1994).

In the 2000s, Field returned to television with a recurring role on the NBC medical drama ''ER'', for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series in 2001. For her role of Nora Walker in the ABC drama series ''Brothers & Sisters'' (2006–2011), Field won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. She portrayed Mary Todd Lincoln in ''Lincoln'' (2012), for which she received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination. She portrayed Aunt May in ''The Amazing Spider-Man'' (2012) and its 2014 sequel. Other roles include in the films ''Hello, My Name Is Doris'' (2015), and ''80 for Brady'' (2023), as well as in the Netflix limited series ''Maniac'' (2018).

She made her professional stage debut replacing Mercedes Ruehl in the original Broadway production of Edward Albee's ''The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?'' in 2002. Field returned to the stage after an absence of 15 years with the 2017 revival of Tennessee Williams's ''The Glass Menagerie,'' for which she received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. She made her debut on the West End theatre in the revival of Arthur Miller's ''All My Sons'' in 2019. Provided by Wikipedia
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