SALLY FIELD BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
Sally Field was born on November 6th, 1946 in Pasadena, California. Her mother, Margaret Field was an actress and her father, Richard worked as a salesman. Her parents divorced in 1950 and her mother remarried a stunt man and future actor Jock Mahoney.
She attended Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California and then went on to follow in her mothers footsteps and pursue a career in the entertainment industry. She began working 1965 on the television series "Gidget" and then went on to star in "The Flying Nun" (1967). Her early career roles were mostly on television series and television movies such as, "The Way West" (1967), "Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring" (1971), "Marriage: One Year" (1971), "Smokey and the Bandit" (1977) and the film "Norma Rae" (1979) for which she earned her first Oscar.
Sally Field has continued to have amazing success as an actress and continues today to star in films, television shows and television movies. Some of her other well known roles have been in such films as "Absence of Malice" (1981), "Kiss Me Goodbye" (1982), "Places in the Heart", "Murphy's Romance" (1985), "Punchline" (1988), "Steel Magnolias" (1989) and "Mrs. Doubtfire" (1993) also starring Robin Williams.
Sally also had the amazing chance to be a part of one of the most successful films of all times alongside Tom Hanks in "Forest Gump" (1994) which ended up winning six Academy Awards.
Her professional career has not slowed down since she began working as an actress. She starred in "Where the Heart Is" (2000) and the television show "Brothers & Sisters" (2006) for which she earned an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Thus far, Fields has earned three Emmy Awards, two Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress.
She has been married twice, first to Steven Craig from 1968 through 1975 and together they had two children, Peter and Eli. She then married Alan Greisman in 1984 and they had one child together, Samuel before divorcing in 1993.
In 1998, Sally survived a plane crash on her private plane and suffered no injures. She is an incredible actress and continues to gain fans as she takes on more challenging roles and does what she does best, entertain. Her latest work is in pre production, "Lincoln" scheduled to air in 2012. She also remains dedicated to showing her support for women's rights and serves on the Board of Directors of Vital Voices Global Partnership.
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man
2006-2011 Brothers & Sisters
2008 The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning
2007 Brothers & Sisters: Family Album
2006 Two Weeks
2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
2002 The Court
2001 Say It Isn't So
2000 David Copperfield
2000 Where the Heart Is
1999 A Cooler Climate
1998 From the Earth to the Moon
1998 Murphy Brown
1997 Merry Christmas, George Bailey
1997 King of the Hill
1996 The Larry Sanders Show
1996 Homeward Bound 2: Lost in San Francisco
1996 Eye for an Eye
1995 A Woman of Independent Means
1994 Forrest Gump
1993 Mrs. Doubtfire
1993 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
1991 Not Without My Daughter
1989 Steel Magnolias
1985 Murphy's Romance
1984 Places in the Heart
1982 Kiss Me Goodbye
1981 All the Way Home
1981 Absence of Malice
1981 Back Roads
1980 Smokey and the Bandit II
1979 Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
1979 Norma Rae
1978 The End
1977 Smokey and the Bandit
1976 Stay Hungry
1973-1974 The Girl with Something Extra
1973 Rod Serling's Night Gallery
1972 Home for the Holidays
1971-1972 Alias Smith and Jones
1971 Mongo's Back in Town
1971 Marriage: Year One
1971 Marcus Welby, M.D.
1971 Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring
1970 Bracken's World
1967-1970 The Flying Nun
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
1967 The Way West
1967 Hey, Landlord
1966 Occasional Wife
1962 Moon Pilot