Sally Field Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Children, Awards, Movies

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Sally Margaret Field, famously known as Sally Field, is primarily known as an actress, but she has also tried her hand at directing. 

She has been in the entertainment industry for over five decades and has taken on various roles. 

From her early days in sitcoms like “Gidget” and “The Flying Nun” to her later success in films such as “Norma Rae” and “Places in the Heart,” which won her two Academy Awards, Sally Field’s career has showcased her versatility and talent.


  • Full Name: Sally Margaret Field
  • Stage Name: Sally Field
  • Born: November 6, 1946
  • Age: 77 years old
  • Birthplace: Pasadena, California
  • Nationality: United States
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Height: 1.59m
  • Parent: Richard Dryden Field and Margaret Field
  • Siblings: Princess O’Mahoney and Richard D
  • Spouse: Steven Craig and Alan Greisman 
  • Children: Sam Greisman, Eli Craig, and Peter Craig
  • Relationship: Single
  • Net Worth: $70 million

Early Life And Education

Sally Field, a highly skilled and accomplished actress, was born in Pasadena, California, on November 6, 1946. She was fortunate enough to be born into a family with a strong acting background; her mother, Margaret Field, was also an esteemed actress, while her father, Richard Dryden Field, served his country bravely during the Second World War as an Army member.

 Sally is not alone in her family journey; she has two siblings, Princess O’Mahoney and Richard D. Field. In terms of her education, Sally attended Van Nuys High School, Birmingham High School, and Gaspar De Portola Middle School during her formative years.


A talented actress, Sally Field embarked on her journey in the entertainment industry in the early 1960s. Initially, she graced our television screens with her presence through guest roles on popular shows like “Bonanza” and “The Beverly Hillbillies.” 

However, it was in 1965 that she experienced a pivotal moment in her career when she secured the lead role as Gidget in the widely acclaimed sitcom of the same name. Almost overnight, Field soared to fame and captured the hearts of many young fans, solidifying her status as a beloved teen idol.

Field’s transition to more dramatic roles began in the late 1960s, leading to her appearances in films like “The Way We Were” and “Sybil,” which earned her critical acclaim. Her outstanding performance in “Norma Rae” earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1979, marking a turning point in her career.

 The success continued throughout the 1980s, with Field winning another Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in “Places in the Heart” and starring in several other successful films, including “Kiss Me Goodbye,” “Steel Magnolias,” and “Mrs. Doubtfire.”

Sally Field returned to television in the 2000s, taking on lead roles in shows like “ER” and “Brothers & Sisters.” Her exceptional work in both series earned her an Emmy Award. 

Throughout her career, Field has consistently showcased her acting skills in film and television, earning her a well-deserved reputation as one of the most esteemed actresses of her time. Field’s talent is evident in her ability to effortlessly portray a diverse range of characters, with two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and three Primetime Emmy Awards under her belt.

Awards and Nominations

 Major Awards:

Academy Awards:

  • Best Actress: Norma Rae, Places in the Heart 

Golden Globe Awards:

  • Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama: Norma Rae, Places in the Heart 

Primetime Emmy Awards:

  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie: Sybil 
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: ER Brothers & Sisters

Social Media

She does not have official accounts on platforms like Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.

Personal Life

Sally Field, 77, an American actress, tied the knot with her high school sweetheart, Steven Craig, in the year 1968. The couple was blessed with two sons, Peter Craig and Eli Craig, who have established successful careers in the entertainment industry as renowned novelists and screenwriters and talented actors and directors, respectively. 

Unfortunately, their union faced turmoil as Field and Craig decided to separate in 1973 and officially ended their marriage in 1975 through a divorce. Despite this setback, Field found love again and married producer Alan Greisman. 

In 1987, they were overjoyed to welcome their son Samuel into the world. However, this relationship encountered difficulties, which ultimately resulted in a divorce in 1994.


  • Moon Pilot (uncredited extra)
  • The Way West
  • Non-Stop Mother! 
  • The Flying Nun
  • Hello, Dolly! 
  • Revue 
  • Maybe I’ll Come Home in the Spring (TV movie)
  • Alias Smith and Jones (TV series)
  • The Girl with Something Extra (TV movie)
  • Smokey and the Bandit 
  • Heroes 
  • Hooper 
  • The End
  • Norma Rae 
  • Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
  • Smokey and the Bandit II 
  • Absence of Malice 
  • Kiss Me Goodbye 
  • Places in the Heart 
  • Murphy’s Romance 
  • Steel Magnolias 
  • Soapdish 
  • A League of Their Own 
  • Mrs. Doubtfire
  • Forrest Gump 
  • Eye for an Eye 
  • You’ve Got Mail
  • As Good as It Gets
  • Places in the Heart (TV series)
  • Veronica Mars (TV series)
  • Brothers & Sisters(TV series)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 
  • Hello, My Name Is Doris 

Net Worth

 Sally Field, the renowned American actress, is estimated to have a net worth of $70 million. While there may be slight discrepancies in the reported figures depending on the source, it is widely acknowledged that her wealth falls within this range.

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