Sally Field Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Oct, 2019
Facts of Sally Field
Date of Birth: 1946 , November-6
Age: 74 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Sally Field
Birth Name Sally Margaret Field
Nick Name Sally Field
Father Richard Dryden Field
Mother Margaret Field
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Pasadena, California, U.S.
Religion Christianity
Profession Acting, Modelling
Net Worth $55 Million USD
Eye Color Brown Dark
Hair Color Brown Dark
Body Measurements 32B-26-33 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 32 in
Waist size 26 in
Hip Size 33 in
Neck Size 8
Chest Size 34
Shoe Size 10
Weight in KG 57.2 kg
Tattoo(s) Yes
Famous for Actress
Affair with Not recently in affair known till date
Married Yes
Married to Steven Craig(1968) , Alan Greisman(1984)
Children 3 sons: Samuel Greisman, Peter Craig, Eli Craig
Divorce Steven Craig(1975) , Alan Greisman(1993)
Awards Won about 8 awards
Online Presence Yes
Movies 37 Movies played and still counting
TV Show 20 and still Counting
Sisters Princess Melissa O'Mahoney
Siblings Princess Melissa O'Mahoney
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The Academy Award-winning actress/director, producer, and screenwriter Sally Field is one of the most celebrated Hollywood actresses. She started her acting career in 1962 from the film Moon Pilot. She later appeared in several films and TV series including Hooper, Black Roads, Murphy’s Romance, Beautiful and Forrest Gump. In 2012, she played Aunt May Parker in the Marvel’s Superhero film, The Amazing Spider-Man and its sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Filed has earned numerous awards including Academy Awards, Emmy Awards, Golden Globe and People Choice Awards.

Daughter Of Margaret Field

Sally Field was born on November 6, 1946, in Pasadena, California. She was born to father Richard Dryden Field and mother Margaret Field. She is the youngest of two children of her parents. She grew up in show business with her parents.

Later, her parents divorced and her mother remarried to actor and stuntman Jock Mahoney. Field’s stepfather was a strict disciplinarian who expected faithful obedience from her.

CAPTION: Young Sally Field SOURCE: Pinterest

She finished her high school education from the Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California. She then attended an acting workshop at Columbia Studios, which helped launch her film and television career.


From Early Career to Rose to Fame

Sally Field is one of the most popular actresses on TV shows as well as films. She is also known as the leading American TV and films roles. She appeared on Gidget(1965-66) for the first time. She wasn't a success the first time, she gradually played many roles on different TV shows and she gained popularity.

From Popular Actress to Work as a Director

In 1984, she appeared in a historical drama Places in the Heart, as a widow struggling to keep her family’s farm during the Great Depression. The film went successful and earned nominations for seven Academy Awards and the film won two Awards- Best Writing and Best Actress.

Her career continued to boom with leading roles in 1985’s Murphy’s Romance with James Garner. In 1988, she appeared in the film Punchline. In 1994, she played the role of Tom Hanks'mother in the hit film Forest Gump.

After spending three decades in film sets, she wrote and directed the holiday television movie, The Christmas Tree starring Julie Harris in 1996. After four years, she directed another film named Beautiful in 2000. In the year 2017, she was a cast in the comedy horror movie Little Evil alongside Evangeline Lilly, Adam Scott, and Bridget Everett.

The Amazing Spider-Man to Netflix

Field then worked in various films, television, and stage show. In 2008, she lent her voice role in The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning. After four years, she played the role of Aunt May Parker in Marvel’s superhero film, The Amazing Spider-Man starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.

CAPTION: Sally Field in 2017 SOURCE: Zimbio


In 2014, she reprised her role in the sequel of The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2. In October 2017, she signed on to join in the Netflix dark comedy Maniac- an adapted series from the Norwegian series of the same name.

Has Whooping Net Worth Of $55 million

One of the most celebrated actor/producer and director Sally Field has an estimated net worth of $55 million, according to The Richest. She has amassed a hefty amount of money from her five-decade-long career. Her films have grossed over $20 billion at the Box Office.

The Amazing Spider-Man and its sequel only earned over $4 billion at the Box Office. According to a source, her average salary for each film is $1.61 million.

Previously, she sold her Malibu house which she purchased in 1958 for $5.9 million. Then, she bought an apartment in New York City for $2.55 million. She purchased another house on $2.3 million in April 2012.

She has also involved in various charitable works and movements. She is also a gay rights activist who supports LGBTI people. Her youngest son, Sam is openly gay.

Gone Through Several Relationship; Mother Of Three

Sally Field has been married and divorced twice. She was first married to Steven Craig from (1968-1975). The former couple has two sons; Peter Craig (born 1969) and Eli Craig (born 1972).

In the late 1970s, she was in a relationship with actor Burt Reynolds. They also shared the same screen together in several films like Hooper and Smokey and the Bandit. After a few years, the couple ended their affair.

CAPTION: Sally Field with her son SOURCE: New Now Next


After separating him, she started dating Alan Greisman and got married to him in 1984. She welcomed a son together with him in 1987 and divorced from him after living together for one decade.

She currently lives in Los Angeles with her three children. A field has said that she has taken doctor's advice to be fit and healthy for a long time and occasionally she has suffered from depression and anxiety attacks. 

She is recently working on the upcoming movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2. She had won an award from the Brothers & Sisters for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series.

Health Issue

In the years 2005 Sally Field was diagnosed with Osteoporosis (a disease which leads to bone weakness). Later on, she raised the voice for awareness of the disease and also a spokesperson for Boniva(medicine).