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.
- 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).
- Graduate of Birmingham High School, Van Nuys, California, Class of 1964 with 'Michael Ovitz' (qv), who later became her agent. Field's class voted her "Class Clown".
- In 1988, she survived the crash of her private airplane with no injuries. The plane lost power on take-off and skidded into some parked airplanes on the tarmac.
- Mother-in-law of actress 'Sasha Craig' (qv).
- Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1989
- Dated 'Burt Reynolds (I)' (qv) for many years, but refused his numerous proposals, and they eventually broke up.
- Turned down the lead role of Alice in _Friday the 13th (1980)_ (qv).
- Her performance as Norma Rae Webster in _Norma Rae (1979)_ (qv) is ranked #73 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.