Sally Field

Academy Award-winning Actress, Director & Producer

Sally Field Biography

Actress Sally Field's big break came when she played the lead role in the TV sitcom "Gidget" (1965). Field won Emmy Awards for her performances in "Sybil" (1976), "Beautiful" (2000) and "Saturday Evening Post" (2007), and she won Academy Awards for "Norma Rae" (1979) and "Places in the Heart" (1984). In the 1990s and 2000s, Field also worked behind the scenes as a director and writer. From the podium, Field speaks candidly about her life and art, delivers empowering messages to women on balancing the demands of family and career, and educates fellow victims of osteoporosis on how best to manage the disease.

Field is a delightful presence on the lecture stage as she draws on the triumphant struggles of her own life in inspiring others to achieve their dreams. She describes how she gradually won control over her artistic career in an industry notorious for denying such control -beginning with her breakthrough performance in the landmark miniseries "Sibyl" in 1976 (in which her stunning, nuanced portrayal of a woman with multiple personalities shattered Hollywoods conception of her as capable only of lighthearted comic roles), and continuing with her brilliant Oscar-winning performances in "Norma Rae" and "Places in the Heart," which cemented her status as one of the worlds greatest actresses. Sally also discusses her Emmy-winning roles as Dr. Abby Lockharts bipolar mother on "ER," her recent acclaimed Broadway performance in Edward Albees "Who Is Sylvia," and her role in the ABC drama "Brothers & Sisters."

In 2005, Sally was diagnosed with osteoporosis. Her diagnosis led her to create the "Rally With Sally For Bone Health" campaign with support from Roche and GlaxoSmithKline, which promotes Boniva, a treatment for osteoporosis. Sally welcomes opportunities to teach others how to keep the disease under control and continue living life on their own terms. Field is also an activist for LGBTQ rights. In 2012 she won the Human Rights Campaign's Ally for Equality Award (her youngest son, Sam, has come out as gay).

She portrayed Aunt May in the Marvel Comics films "The Amazing Spider-Man" (2012) as well as the 2014 sequel. Field's widely praised portrayal of Mary Todd Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's film "Lincoln" brought her Best Supporting Actress nominations for the Academy Award, the Golden Globe, and the BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild awards.

On May 5, 2014, Field received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions in the motion picture. Her star is located in front of the Hollywood Wax Museum. In January 2015, it was announced that she would co-host "TCM."

An independent woman of fierce determination and dazzling talents, Sally Field is an inspiration to listening audiences everywhere.

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Sally Field Videos

Sally Field reflects on her past in new memoir, 'In Pieces'
Sally Field I Interview I TimesTalks
Sally Field Receives HRC's Ally For Equality Award

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Sally Field is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Sally Field for your event is $100,000 - $200,000. Sally Field generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sally Field for an upcoming event.

Sally Field Videos

Sally Field reflects on her past in new memoir, 'In Pieces'
Sally Field I Interview I TimesTalks
Sally Field Receives HRC's Ally For Equality Award
Sally Field winning an Oscar® for "Places in the Heart"

Sally Field News

  • Field sparkles in quirky 'Doris'

    You’ll have a (Sally) Field day with Doris. Sally Field turns in what may be her finest performance in the quirky “Hello, My Name Is Doris.”

  • Sally Field revels in playing 'fierce, sexy, odd' in 'Hello, My Name Is Doris'

    Sally Field believes that our age changes, but not our character. "We are all just the same," she said during a recent interview in Beverly Hills. "If you and I met and we were in our 20s, we could close our eyes and say, we are going to be sitting at a table 35 years from now and we will still be the same person. Your body changes."

  • On Verge Of 70, Sally Field Navigates Aging In The Spotlight

    From M'Lynn Eatenton in Steel Magnolias to Mary Todd in Lincoln, Academy Award-winning actress Sally Field doesn't shy away from taking on emotionally charged and challenging roles. All of these characters become a part of her in a sense. "They stay in me and they have always changed me in some way," Fields tells NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro. Now, playing a woman in her late 60s with some borderline personality issues for her latest film, Hello, My Name Is Doris, part of Doris is already in Fields.

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