Nov. 6th, 1946
Sally Field's Main TV Roles
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Sally Margaret Field is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of various accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, and she has been nominated for a Tony Award and two BAFTA Awards. She is known for Gidget, The Flying Nun, The Girl With Something Extra, The Court, ER, Brothers & Sisters, Maniac and Dispatches From Elsewhere.
- Has three films on the American Film Institute's 100 Most Inspiring Movies of All Time. They are: _Places in the Heart (1984)_ (qv) at #95, _Forrest Gump (1994)_ (qv) at #37, and _Norma Rae (1979)_ (qv) at #16.
- Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1989
- Is an alumni of the 'Lee Strasberg' (qv) Institute as are 'Harvey Keitel' (qv), 'Frank Miranda (II)' (qv), 'Robert De Niro' (qv) and 'Al Pacino' (qv).
- Dated 'Burt Reynolds (I)' (qv) for many years, but refused his numerous proposals, and they eventually broke up.
- Auditioned for the role of Elaine Robinson in _The Graduate (1967)_ (qv).
- Has an older brother, Richard Dryden Field, a Physicist.
- Mother-in-law of actress 'Sasha Craig' (qv).
- While filming the scene in _Norma Rae (1979)_ (qv) where she is dragged out to the police car, she struggled and kicked so hard that she broke the rib of one of the men playing a police officer.