Sally Field Biography

Date of Birth: November 06, 1946 (70)
Birth Place: Pasadena, CA, USA
Gender: Female

Sally Field is a two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award-winning actress, whose career has spanned five decades and dozens of iconic roles on screens large and small. Highlights from her extensive film credits include Hello, My Name is Doris; Lincoln (New York Film Critics Award; Oscar, Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe, British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award noms.); Forrest Gump (SAG, BAFTA noms.); Steel Magnolias (Golden Globe nom.); Murphy's Romance (Golden Globe nom.); Places in the Heart (Academy Award, Golden Globe Award); Absence of Malice (Golden Globe nom.); Norma Rae (Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, New York Film Critics Award & Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, National Board of Review Award); Mrs. Doubtfire; Soapdish; Not Without My Daughter; Punchline and Smokey and the Bandit (Golden Globe nom.). Her TV roles include "Sybil" (Emmy Award), "Brothers & Sisters" (Emmy Award) and "ER" (Emmy Award). On the stage, she previously played the role of Amanda Wingfield in the acclaimed 2004 John F. Kennedy Center production of The Glass Menagerie. She was last seen on Broadway in 2002 starring in Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? In September 2015, President Obama honored her with the National Medal of Arts.

Sally Field Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
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