Award Winning Actress Sally Field To Celebrate 50 Year Career With
Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Watch Sally Field get star ceremony on the Walk of Fame at the end of this page.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored actress Sally Field with the 2,524th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 6767 Hollywood Boulevard. “We are thrilled to be adding one of Hollywood’s all-time favorite actresses to the Hollywood Walk of Fame,” stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies. “Fans from around the world have been anxiously awaiting to see this star unveiled.”
Emcee Leron Gubler, President & CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and guest speakers Jane Fonda and Beau Bridges were on hand to help Field unveil the 2,524th star in the category of Motion Pictures at 6767 Hollywood Boulevard in front of Hollywood Wax Museum. The star ceremony was streamed live exclusively on www.walkoffame.com/sally-field.
Field has an amazing film background and will next appear in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” in which she reprises her role as Peter Parker’s Aunt May. The action-adventure will be released by Sony Pictures nationwide on May 2.
Born in Pasadena, California and raised in a show business family, her career span decades of fame and entertainment shows.
Field, a two-time Academy Award winner, most recently starred in Steven Spielberg’s critically acclaimed “Lincoln” as Mary Todd for which she won the New York Film Critics award for best supporting actress and was also nominated for a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, Critics Choice, BAFTA and Academy Award. Field previously won Academy Awards for her performances in Robert Benton’s “Places in the Heart,” for which she also received a Golden Globe, and Martin Ritt’s “Norma Rae,” for which she received a Golden Globe, along with the New York Film Critics prize, the National Board of Review Award, the Los Angeles Film Critics Award, the National Society of Film Critics honor and Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival.
Field has also received Golden Globe nominations for her work in “Smokey and the Bandit,” “Absence of Malice,” “Kiss Me Goodbye,” “Steel Magnolias” and “Forrest Gump.” Her many film credits include “An Eye for An Eye,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Soapdish,” “Not Without My Daughter,” “The End,” “Hooper,” “Stay Hungry” – her first major film role, as well as “Punchline” and “Murphy’s Romance,” both of which were produced by her production company, Fogwood Films.
Prior to her film career she began in her work in Television in 1964 in the television series “Gidget.” She went on to star in the “The Flying Nun” in 1967. She starred in three television series by the age of twenty-five. She received Emmy Awards for her title role in the landmark miniseries “Sybil,” and for her performance on “ER.” She also received Emmy nominations for her role in Showtime’s “A Cooler Climate” and the NBC miniseries “A Woman of Independent Means” which she co-produced and for which she received a Golden Globe nomination. Field co-starred in the ABC series drama “Brothers & Sisters” from 2006 to 2011 and for her role as Nora Walker, Field received a Screen Actors Guild Award and an Emmy Award as well as two Golden Globe nominations.
Field made her directorial debut in 1996 with the ABC telefilm “The Christmas Tree” which she co-wrote and starred Julie Harris. She directed an episode of the HBO miniseries “From the Earth to the Moon,” and in 2000 made her feature film directorial debut with “Beautiful” starring Minnie Driver.
In 2002, Field made her Broadway debut in Edward Albee’s “The Goat” and in 2004, received rave reviews for her role as Amanda in Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” at The Kennedy Center.
Field is very involved with philanthropic work and has served on the Board of Directors of Vital Voices since 2002. She has also served on the Board of Directors of The Sundance Institute, from 1994 to 2010.
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