Field at the 52nd Academy Awards
|3 Nominations / 2 Wins|
|Born||November 6, 1946|
|Pasadena, California, USA|
Sally Field is an American actress, singer, producer, director, and screenwriter. She has received numerous nominations and awards throughout her career. In each decade of her career, she has been known for her leading American TV and film roles; among the most notable are "Gidget" (1965–66), "The Flying Nun" (1967–70), "Sybil" (1976), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Norma Rae (1979), Places in the Heart (1984), Steel Magnolias (1989), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Forrest Gump (1994), and Lincoln (2012). While on The Flying Nun, Field tried her hand at singing. She sang on the soundtrack for The Flying Nun in 1967, and sang The Flying Nun theme song "Who Needs Wings to Fly". In 2005, Field was diagnosed with osteoporosis. Her diagnosis led her to create the "Rally With Sally For Bone Health" campaign. Field is a dedicated advocate for women's rights. She has served on the board of directors of Vital Voices Global Partnership, an international women's NGO. Field is also an activist for gay rights. In 2012 she won the Human Rights Campaign's Ally for Equality Award.