2022-09-30

Sally Field
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  • Faith: Other
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  November 06, 1946
  • Fun Faith Fact!: 

    Field starred as a nun in the television series "Flying Nun."

Sally Field is an actress and philanthropist. She's received numerous awards during her career, including three Primetime Emmy Awards, two Academy Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Field's career started in television, starring in shows like "Gidget,” "The Flying Nun," and "The Girl With Something Extra." Her film debut came in "Moon Pilot" as an extra, but Field would go on to star in films like "Smokey and the Bandit,” "Steel Magnolias,” "Mrs. Doubtfire," and "Forrest Gump."

Field returned to television in the 2000s with a recurring role on NBC's "ER," where she won a Primetime Emmy. She also appeared in the ABC television series "Brothers and Sisters." Sally Field has also starred in a few stage plays, like "The Goat, or Who is Sylvia" and Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie."

Is Sally Field religious?

Sally Field was born in California to Margaret and Richard. After her parents' divorce in 1950, her mother remarried stuntman and actor Jock Mahoney. In her 2018 memoir, Field revealed that Mahoney molested her during her childhood.

As for her religious views, in an interview with Oprah, Field said, "My real father was Catholic, and I had issues with all religions. So I said no, which I thought was incredibly brave. But my stepfather said, "Don't get on your high horse…."


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