Sally M. Field
Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter. In each decade of her career, she is known for major roles in American television and film, including Gidget (1965-66) and Sister Bertrille on The Flying Nun (1967-70); for Sybil (1976) and Norma Rae (1979); for Absence of Malice (1981), Places in the Heart (1984) and Steel Magnolias (1989); for Not Without My Daughter (1991), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), and Forrest Gump (1994); on the TV shows ER and Brothers & Sisters (2006-11); and in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and Lincoln (2012). Field won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a leading role for Norma Rae and Places in the Heart. Other honors include three Emmy Awards: for TV film Sybil; her guest-starring role on ER in 2000; and for her role as Nora Holden Walker on Brothers & Sisters in 2007; two Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress; and Best Female Performance Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, for Norma Rae .