Sally Field


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in Pasadena, California
November 06, 1946

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Sally Field is an American actress and director. Her acting career began in 1965, when she landed the role of Frances Elizabeth 'Gidget' Lawrence in Gidget. Since then she has appeared and directed TV movies and miniseries. She won the Oscar for Best Actress for both Norma Rae in 1979 and Places in the Heart in 1984. Field also won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Brothers & Sisters in 2006.

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September 2018, Sally Field
"Actress Sally Field has spent more than five decades in front of a camera, beginning with her first television role, on Gidget, at age 17. Now it's Field's turn to tell her own story, in her own words, in the new memoir In Pieces . Field writes candidly about her lonely childhood, becoming an actress, and the emotional legacy that has shaped her as both a daughter and mother. In honor of her book, Field is recommending five more powerful memoirs that have inspired her. " ...More

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“You have to give up the life you planned to find the life that's waiting for you”
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“It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes.”
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“All of them with wounds that wouldn’t heal because no one acknowledged they were bleeding, and yet each of them needing the other to be near. And that—I realize—is how this story fits into my life. These generations of women, weaving a pattern into a lifelong garment, unconsciously handed down from mother to daughter to granddaughter to me.”
Sally Field, In Pieces

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