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Sally Field

Birth Place: Pasadena, CA, USA

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Sally Field's career has spanned over five decades, she is a two-time Academy Award and a three-time Emmy Award winner. Sally made her Broadway debut in 2002 in Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? and in 2004 received rave reviews for her role as Amanda in Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie (The Kennedy Center). In 2017, she revisited the role on Broadway, directed by Sam Gold, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award. Her extensive film credits include Places in the Heart (Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Actress); Norma Rae (Academy Award, Golden Globe, New York Film Critics Circle Award, National Board of Review Award, Los Angeles Film Critics Award, National Society of Film Critics honour and Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress); Lincoln (New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress); Smokey and the Bandit, Absence of Malice, Kiss Me Goodbye, Steel Magnolias, Forrest Gump, An Eye for An Eye, Mrs. Doubtfire, Soapdish, Not Without My Daughter, The End, Hooper, Stay Hungry and Hello, My Name is Doris. She starred in both Punchline and Murphy's Romance, which were produced by her Production Company, Fogwood Films. On television Sally began her career in 1964 in the series Gidget and went on the star in The Flying Nun in 1967. She has received Emmy Awards for her title role in the series Sybil and for her performance in ER. She played Nora Walker in the ABC series Brothers & Sisters from 2006 to 2011 receiving an Emmy Award, a screen Actors Guild Award and two Golden Globe nominations. In 2012, Sally was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and in 2015 she was honoured by President Obama with the National Medal of Arts. She has served on the Board of Directors of Vital Voices since 2002 and also served on the Board of The Sundance Institute from 1994 to 2010. Sally's highly anticipated memoir, In Pieces, will be published in September.

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[West End]
London Revival at Old Vic Theatre, 2019

2017 Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Amanda Wingfield

Original Broadway Production, 2002
Stevie [Replacement]


Pauo Pauo

Sally Field Movies

[1967]The Way West Mercy McBee

[1971]Westward the Wagon Roselle Bridgeman

[1971]Mongo's Back in Town Vikki

[1971]Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring Denise 'Dennie' Miller

[1971]Marriage: Year One Jane Duden

[1972]Home for the Holidays Christine Morgan

[1976]Bridger Jennifer Melford

[1976]Stay Hungry Mary Tate Farnsworth

[1977]Smokey and the Bandit Carrie

[1977]Heroes Carol Bell

[1978]The End Mary Ellen

[1978]Hooper Gwen Doyle

[1979]Norma Rae Norma Rae

[1979]Behind the Scenes: Beyond the Poseidon Adventure

[1979]Beyond the Poseidon Adventure Celeste Whitman

[1980]Smokey and the Bandit Ride Again Carrie

[1981]Absence of Malice Megan Carter

[1981]All the Way Home Mary Follet

[1981]Back Roads Amy Post

[1982]Kiss Me Goodbye Kay

[1983]Prime Times

[1984]Places in the Heart Edna Spalding

[1985]Murphy's Romance Emma Moriarty

[1987]Surrender Daisy Morgan

[1988]Punchline Lilah Krytsick

[1989]Steel Magnolias M'Lynn Eatenton

[1991]Not Without My Daughter Betty Mahmoody

[1991]Soapdish Celeste Talbert

[1993]Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Sassy - Voice

[1993]Mrs. Doubtfire Miranda Hillard

[1994]Forrest Gump Mrs. Gump

[1996]The Christmas Tree

[1996]Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco Sassy - Voice

[1996]Eye for an Eye Karen McCann

[1997]Merry Christmas, George Bailey Mrs. Bailey / Narrator

[1999]A Cooler Climate Iris

[2000]David Copperfield Aunt Betsey Trotwood

[2000]Where the Heart Is Mama Lil


[2001]Say It Isn't So Valdine Wingfield

[2002]Heart of the Festival

[2003]Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Congresswoman Rudd


[2006]Two Weeks Anita Bergman

[2007]Brothers & Sisters: Family Album Self / Nora Walker

[2007]Brothers & Sisters: A Family Matter Nora Walker

[2012]The Amazing Spider-Man Aunt May

[2012]Lincoln Mary Todd Lincoln

[2014]Heroes and Villains: The World of the Amazing Spider-Man

[2014]The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Aunt May

[2015]Hello, My Name Is Doris Doris

[2017]Little Evil Miss Shaylock

[2019]National Theatre Live: All My Sons Kate Keller

[2022]Spoiler Alert Marilyn

[2022]80 for Brady

Sally Field TV Shows

Occasional Wife Nancy Zogerdorfer

[ 1965-1966]Gidget Gidget

Hey, Landlord Bonnie Banner

[ 1967-1970]The Flying Nun Sister Bertrille, Elsie Ethrington

Bracken's World Jenny Marsh

Marcus Welby, M.D. Jan Wilkins, June Wilkins

[ 1971-1972]Alias Smith and Jones Clementine Hale

Night Gallery Irene Evans

[ 1973-1974]The Girl with Something Extra Sally Burton

Sybil Sybil

A Woman of Independent Means Bess Alcott Steed Garner

The Larry Sanders Show Sally Field

King of the Hill Junie Harper

From the Earth to the Moon Trudy Cooper

Murphy Brown Secretary #91, Kathleen Dubek

Private Screenings Emma Moriarty

The Court Justice Kate Nolan

[ 1994-2009]ER Maggie Wyczenski

[ 2006-2011]Brothers & Sisters Nora Walker

Maniac Dr. Greta Mantleray

Dispatches from Elsewhere Janice

Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty Jessie Buss

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Sally Field News

Review: STEEL MAGNOLIAS with The Lantern Theatre & Maumelle Players at Shepherd of Peace Lutheran Church in Maumelle

Broadway World is thrilled when the theatrical community pulls together and helps each other out. The powers that be at The Community Arts Association of Conway (better known as The Lantern Theatre) and the Maumelle Players have teamed up to present STEEL MAGNOLIAS through July 30, at the Shepherd of Peace Lutheran Church in Maumelle. Grab your besties and come hang out with the ladies at Truvy’s Beauty Shop in Chinquapin Parish.

Interview: 'It's In Our Bones': Amy Rosenthal, Ryan Craig and Alexis Zegerman on Jewishness, Humanity and Chekhov in THE ARC: A TRILOGY OF NEW JEWISH PLAYS

Emanate production are bringing The Arc: A Trilogy of New Jewish Plays, three plays by writers Amy Rosenthal, Alexis Zegerman, and Ryan Craig, to Soho Theatre. Following its inaugural production at the Kiln Theatre last year, Emanate have forged a space for Jewish voices to shine a spotlight on and celebrate modern Jewish stories in theatre.

WALKING IN SPACE to Make its World Premiere at Theatre West

Experience the groundbreaking world premiere of WALKING IN SPACE at Theatre West. Prepare to be mesmerized and transported to a whole new dimension of entertainment. Don't miss this extraordinary debut that pushes the boundaries of imagination.

Review: SOUND OF MUSIC at Candlelight Music Theatre

What did our critic think of SOThe Preludium (i.e. prelude) begins Candlelight Music Theatre’s Sound of Music. Sung in Latin and – one must believe – meticulously rehearsed by Music Director Douglass Lutz and Sisters Margaretta (Neena Boyle) Berte (Lindsey Grant), Sophia (Leah Senseney) and Mother Abbess (Audra Casebier). Their harmonies were beatific; appropriate to their cloistered domicile.ND OF MUSIC at Candlelight Music Theatre?

Julian Fleisher and Band Return to Franklin Stage Company This Month

Franklin Stage Company will present a return engagement of singer, bandleader and showman Julian Fleisher. The weekend, dubbed “Julian Fleisher and Band, Detours” offers three evenings of intimate song and storytelling.

Jeffrey Carlson, Star of TABOO and THE GOAT, Has Passed Away at 48

According to various reports, Jeffrey Carlson, best known for originating the role of Marilyn in TABOO and Billy in Edward Albee's THE GOAT on Broadway, has passed away. He was 48.

West Coast Premiere of GARDEN OF ALLA is Coming to Theatre West This Summer

Theatre West will present playwright and performer Romy Nordlinger in the West Coast premiere of Garden of Alla: The Alla Nazimova Story. Learn how to purchase tickets!

The Actors Studio to Present AREYTO Celebration of Latine Scene Work, Poetry, Song & Dance

This weekend, The Actors Studio will continue its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights.

PROUD OUT LOUD Comes to Theatre West in June

Theatre West will present its second annual celebration of Pride Month, Proud Out Loud, on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. Admission is FREE, but donations will be gratefully accepted. Reservations are not necessary.

ON THE FLY 2023: THEN & NOW to be Presented at The Actors Studio This Weekend

This weekend, The Actors Studio continues its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights.

The Actors Studio to Host Events Featuring Lois Smith & Celebrations of BIPOC Membership in May

In May, The Actors Studio will continue its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights.

Review: NUNSENSE At Music & Art Community Center

What did our critic think of NUNSENSE at Music & Art Community Center?

TheatreWorks Stages New Look At STEEL MAGNOLIAS This Summer

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents a new look at the cherished comic drama Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling. A tight-knit group of Southern women flock to Truvy's beauty parlor, where its occupants dish gossip, do hair, and provide strength and support through life's joys and tragedies.

The Actors Studio to Present Three Day Celebration of Estelle Parsons

The Actors Studio will continue its 75th Anniversary celebration with a three-day celebration of one of its most influential members, Academy Award winner and Co-Associate Artistic Director of The Actors Studio, Estelle Parsons.

The Actors Studio to Present THE PLAYWRIGHT: TALES FROM THE COLOR LINE This Spring

Continuing  its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights The Actors Studio will open its doors to the public for a special event, free and open to the public: The Playwright: Tales From The Color Line on Saturday, March 25 at 7PM.

The Garden Theatre Presents STEEL MAGNOLIAS

The Garden Theatre, one of Houston's newest theatre companies, has announced its plans to bring Robert Harling's beloved play, Steel Magnolias, to life at MATCH. Featuring the well-known story of family and resilience, the production will run April 21-30, 2023 at Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston (3400 Main St.) in the heart of midtown.

The Actors Studio to Welcome the Public to Free Events, Including Play Readings & More

This Spring, The Actors Studio continues its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights.

Nicky Youre Shares Found From Netflix's THE MAGICIAN'S ELEPHANT

Fresh off the heels of his latest single “Shut Me Up”, 23-year-old indie-pop artist Nicky Youre has released his new song “Found” from the Netflix animated film THE MAGICIAN’S ELEPHANT. Written by 14-time Academy Award-nominated songwriter Diane Warren, “Found” arrives alongside an animated lyric video that offers a sneak peek of the film.

Review: Brenda Braxton Cracks The Code With STARS TONIGHT! Premiere at The Green Room 42

Brenda Braxton is breaking out as a chat show host and the sold-out debut night sets the tone for a bright future.

80 FOR BRADY to Be Released on Digital & VOD Tomorrow

Starring Academy Award® nominee Lily Tomlin, and Oscar winners Jane Fonda, Rita Moreno, and Sally Field, 80 FOR BRADY is inspired by a true story of friendship and adventure.  Four lifelong friends set out on an unforgettable journey to see their hero Tom Brady play in Super Bowl LI and witness one of the greatest comebacks in sports history


Sally Field has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Sally Field has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

Sally Field's first West End show was All My Sons which opened in 2019

Sally Field has been nominated for several awards for her role in the play "The Glass Menagerie." She was nominated for Best Leading Actress in a Play at the BroadwayWorld Awards, received a Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards, was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards, and received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards.

Sally Field has won the Best Leading Actress in a Play award at the BroadwayWorld Awards for her performance in The Glass Menagerie.

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