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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.

Sally Field Photos


[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

The Way West
[ 1967 ] Mercy McBee
Westward the Wagon
[ 1971 ] Roselle Bridgeman
Mongo's Back in Town
[ 1971 ] Vikki
Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring
[ 1971 ] Denise 'Dennie' Miller
Marriage: Year One
[ 1971 ] Jane Duden
Home for the Holidays
[ 1972 ] Christine Morgan
[ 1976 ] Jennifer Melford
Stay Hungry
[ 1976 ] Mary Tate Farnsworth
Smokey and the Bandit
[ 1977 ] Carrie
[ 1977 ] Carol Bell
The End
[ 1978 ] Mary Ellen
[ 1978 ] Gwen Doyle
Norma Rae
[ 1979 ] Norma Rae
Behind the Scenes: Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
[ 1979 ]
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
[ 1979 ] Celeste Whitman
Smokey and the Bandit Ride Again
[ 1980 ] Carrie
Absence of Malice
[ 1981 ] Megan Carter
All the Way Home
[ 1981 ] Mary Follet
Back Roads
[ 1981 ] Amy Post
Kiss Me Goodbye
[ 1982 ] Kay
Prime Times
[ 1983 ]
Places in the Heart
[ 1984 ] Edna Spalding
Murphy's Romance
[ 1985 ] Emma Moriarty
[ 1987 ] Daisy Morgan
[ 1988 ] Lilah Krytsick
Steel Magnolias
[ 1989 ] M'Lynn Eatenton
Not Without My Daughter
[ 1991 ] Betty Mahmoody
[ 1991 ] Celeste Talbert
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
[ 1993 ] Sassy - Voice
Mrs. Doubtfire
[ 1993 ] Miranda Hillard
Forrest Gump
[ 1994 ] Mrs. Gump
The Christmas Tree
[ 1996 ]
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
[ 1996 ] Sassy - Voice
Eye for an Eye
[ 1996 ] Karen McCann
Merry Christmas, George Bailey
[ 1997 ] Mrs. Bailey / Narrator
A Cooler Climate
[ 1999 ] Iris
David Copperfield
[ 2000 ] Aunt Betsey Trotwood
Where the Heart Is
[ 2000 ] Mama Lil
[ 2000 ]
Say It Isn't So
[ 2001 ] Valdine Wingfield
Heart of the Festival
[ 2002 ]
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
[ 2003 ] Congresswoman Rudd
[ 2005 ]
Two Weeks
[ 2006 ] Anita Bergman
Brothers & Sisters: Family Album
[ 2007 ] Self / Nora Walker
Brothers & Sisters: A Family Matter
[ 2007 ] Nora Walker
The Amazing Spider-Man
[ 2012 ] Aunt May
[ 2012 ] Mary Todd Lincoln
Heroes and Villains: The World of the Amazing Spider-Man
[ 2014 ]
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
[ 2014 ] Aunt May
Hello, My Name Is Doris
[ 2015 ] Doris
Little Evil
[ 2017 ] Miss Shaylock
National Theatre Live: All My Sons
[ 2019 ] Kate Keller
Spoiler Alert
[ 2022 ] Marilyn
80 for Brady
[ 2022 ]

Sally Field TV Shows

Occasional Wife
Nancy Zogerdorfer
[ 1965-1966 ] Gidget
Hey, Landlord
Bonnie Banner
The Flying Nun
[ 1967-1970 ] Sister Bertrille, Elsie Ethrington
Bracken's World
Jenny Marsh
Marcus Welby, M.D.
Jan Wilkins, June Wilkins
Alias Smith and Jones
[ 1971-1972 ] Clementine Hale
Night Gallery
Irene Evans
The Girl with Something Extra
[ 1973-1974 ] Sally Burton
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 ] Maggie Wyczenski
Brothers & Sisters
[ 2006-2011 ] Nora Walker
Dr. Greta Mantleray
Dispatches from Elsewhere
Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty
Jessie Buss

Sally Field Awards and Nominations

BroadwayWorld Awards - 2017 - Best Leading Actress in a Play

Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie

Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award

Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Actress in a Play

Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie

Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie

Sally Field Videos

Sally Field News

PROUD OUT LOUD Comes to Theatre West in June

For its Third Annual Proud Out Loud celebration, Theatre West will present a weekend of programming honoring the achievements of five-time Tony Award winning playwright and librettist Terrence McNally (1938-2020).
Billy Porter Will Embark on UK Solo Tour THE BLACK MONA LISA

GRAMMY, EMMY and 3x Tony Award winner Billy Porter will bring his brand new show on UK tour, titled THE BLACK MONA LISA.
Video: Watch Cole Escola Talk OH, MARY on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

Cole Escola stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers in full Mary Todd Lincoln garb to discuss their hit play, Oh, Mary, which was recently announced to be transferring to Broadway. Escola wrote the play and also stars as the central character of Mary Todd Lincoln. The plot centers on the First Lady during the weeks leading up to Lincoln's assassination. Watch the interview!
Billy Porter to Receive 2024 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award

Billy Porter will receive the 2024 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award. Learn more about the Tony Awards!
Review: STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Theatre Memphis

What’s up with all these therapists’ offices masquerading as beauty parlors? Women walk into these places as broken shells of themselves and often walk out feeling on top of the world. Sure, they get their hair and/or nails done, but they get so much more than just that. They’re renewed.
El Capitan Theatre Presents ONE NIGHT ONLY Featuring SISTER ACT, MRS. DOUBTFIRE, And More

Join the El Capitan Theatre for 'One Night Only' from April 27-30, as it brings back four cherished favorites to the big screen. Don't miss this unique cinematic experience.
PRIVATE PARTS Opens Theatre West Next Month

Private Parts is a collection of personal true stories, some funny and some moving, that make a difference. There is nothing more powerful than the truth, in life and in art. The sharing of true and personal stories is a gift to the ones who share and the ones who receive. It is a connection that brings us together with renewed energy and makes us all value the memorable moments in our own lives.
STEEL MAGNOLIAS Comes to Steel Beam Theatre

Steel Beam Theatre will present the heartwarming comedy-drama, Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling. Directed by Pat Henderson, this production promises a delightful evening of laughter, tears, and Southern charm.
Theatre West to Host WE'RE NOT YOUR CUP OF TEA in May

Join Theatre West for WE'RE NOT YOUR CUP OF TEA, a celebration of AAPI stories and talent on May 11, 2024. Produced by Pamela Najera and presented by AADAP, Inc. Tickets available for $40.
Steel Beam Theatre Announces Cast For STEEL MAGNOLIAS

Discover the newly announced cast for the Steel Beam Theatre's Chicagoland production of STEEL MAGNOLIAS.
DANCE ME TO THE END OF LOVE Comes to Theatre West This Month

Victoria Lavan directed Theatre West's last two big musical shows, Winter Wishes and So Many Stars. Now it's her turn to take center stage and put her own magnificent voice on display.
Theatre West Hosts AT HOME AT THE ZOO Next Month

At Home at the Zoo combines two related one-acts by Edward Albee, The Zoo Story (1959) and Homelife (2004) into a unified evening.
Review: SALLY MAYES Continues Her Reign at The Green Room 42

Lovable Sally Mayes sings love songs and this and that in her 'Now and Then' series at The Green Room 42, with more shows to come in May and June. Sally Mayes entertains with ever-changing sets, chosen from material she's sung over the years. Read about her second chapter at BWW.
Photos: Inside the Oscars With Emma Stone, Michelle Yeoh & More

See new photos of Emma Stone, Cynthia Erivo, Jessica Lange, Ryan Gosling, Ariana Grande, Cillian Murphy, Jennifer Lawrence, Zendaya, Melissa McCarthy, Regina King, Michelle Yeoh, and more behind-the-scenes of the Oscars. Check out photos from inside the theater, backstage, and the press room now!
Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Emma Stone & More Win Oscars - Full List of Winners!

The 96th Oscars are currently underway at the Dolby Theatre. Notable nominees include Danielle Brooks, Bradley Cooper, Maestro, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Colman Domingo, Carey Mulligan, Emily Blunt, Emma Stone, and more. Find out who won as we share LIVE updates below and check back later for the full list of winners.
Kyra Sedgwick, Florencia Lozano & More Join ALL OF ME at The New Group

The New Group has revealed the complete cast for All of Me, by Laura Winters. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.
WICKED Movie Stars Cynthia Erivo & Ariana Grande to Present at the Oscars

Wicked movie stars Cynthia Erivo & Ariana Grande will present at the Oscars this year. They join a new slate of presenters that also include Emily Blunt, America Ferrera, Sally Field, Ryan Gosling, Ben Kingsley, Melissa McCarthy, Rita Moreno, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Lawrence, John Mulaney, and more. Check out the full lineup now!
Video: Watch Fran Drescher Interview Barbra Streisand for SAG/AFTRA's ACTOR TO ACTOR

SAG- AFTRA's President Fran Drescher sat down with 2024 Life Achievement Recipient Barbra Streisand to discuss her legendary career as an actor, director, and recording artist in the video here.
Video: Watch Barbra Streisand's Life Achievement Award Acceptance Speech at the SAG Awards

Barbra Streisand accepted her Life Achievement Award at the 30th Annual SAG Awards on Saturday. The musical legend accepted the honor on the same stage she had her very first solo concert on in 1963. Following a lenghty standing ovation, Streisand delivered a nearly seven minute speech to accept the award. Watch the video!
Video: Anne Hathaway Has Emotional Reaction to Barbra Streisand at the SAG Awards

Watch Anne Hathaway's reaction to Barbra Streisand's Lifetime Achievement Award at the SAG Awards here!


How many Broadway shows has Sally Field been in?

Sally Field has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Sally Field been in?

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

What was Sally Field's first West End show?

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

What awards has Sally Field been nominated for?

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

What awards has Sally Field won?

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

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