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Sally Field


Sally Margaret Field was born in 1946 in Pasadena, California, to actress Margaret Field (née Morlan) and salesman Richard Dryden Field. Her parents divorced in 1950 and her mother then married stuntman Jock Mahoney, and they had a daughter, Princess O'Mahoney. She also has a brother, Richard Field. Sally attended Birmingham High School in Van ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 41 wins & 73 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump Mrs. Gump
(1994)
Lincoln
Lincoln Mary Todd Lincoln
(2012)
Mrs. Doubtfire
Mrs. Doubtfire Miranda Hillard
(1993)
The Amazing Spider-Man
(2012)

Filmography

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 2005 Conviction (TV Movie)
 1999 A Cooler Climate (TV Movie)
Iris
 1998 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Secretary #91, Kathleen Dubek
- Opus One (1998) ... Secretary #91, Kathleen Dubek
 1997 Merry Christmas, George Bailey (TV Movie)
Mrs. Bailey / Narrator
 1997 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Junie Harper
- Hilloween (1997) ... Junie Harper (voice)
 1996 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Sally Field
- Where Is the Love? (1996) ... Sally Field
 1991 Soapdish
Celeste Talbert / Maggie
 1981 All the Way Home (TV Movie)
Mary Follet
 1978 Hooper
Gwen
 1976 Sybil (TV Mini-Series)
Sybil
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... Sybil
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... Sybil
 1976 Bridger (TV Movie)
Jennifer Melford
 1973 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Irene Evans
- Whisper (1973) ... Irene Evans
 1971-1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Clementine Hale
- The Clementine Ingredient (1972) ... Clementine Hale
- Dreadful Sorry Clementine (1971) ... Clementine Hale
 1971 Steel Wreath (TV Movie)
Vikki
 1971 Marriage: Year One (TV Movie)
Jane Duden
 1971 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Jan Wilkins / June Wilkins
- I Can Hardly Tell You Apart (1971) ... Jan Wilkins / June Wilkins
 1971 Hitched (TV Movie)
Roselle Bridgeman
 1971 Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring (TV Movie)
Denise 'Dennie' Miller
 1967 The Way West
Mercy McBee
 1967 Hey, Landlord (TV Series)
Bonnie Banner
- A Little Off the Top (1967) ... Bonnie Banner
- Big Brother Is Watching You (1967) ... Bonnie Banner
- Sharin' Sharon (1967) ... Bonnie Banner
- Woody, Can You Spare a Sister? (1967) ... Bonnie Banner
 1966 Occasional Wife (TV Series)
Nancy Zogerdorfer
- No Talent Scouts (1966) ... Nancy Zogerdorfer
 1962 Moon Pilot
Beatnik girl in lineup (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage: She replaced Mercedes Ruehl in the Broadway play "The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?" written by Edward Albee. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 16 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[In 2004, recalling her TV show "The Flying Nun" (1967) to Archive of American Television] I always certainly tried to do my best with it but deeply didn't want to do it. It went for 3 years. It was hugely important time in my life, because I learned a lot, because I didn't want to do it, and because I hated it every day. I hated the garbage. I felt it was just trivia that I had to say. With "... See more »

Trivia:

Field was awarded a 2012 Human Rights Campaign Ally for Equality award for her advocacy for gay rights issues. The award was presented by her youngest son, Sam Greisman, who is openly gay. See more »

Trademark:

Strong willed mothers who try to make a better life for their children

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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