Sally Field is an American actress, director, and producer known for her versatile and impactful performances on stage and screen. 

She has won multiple Academy Awards, Emmy Awards, and Golden Globe Awards throughout her career.

Born in California in 1946, Field began her career as a television actress in the 1960s. 

She gained recognition for her roles in popular shows like "Gidget" and "The Flying Nun". 

In the 1970s, she transitioned to film and starred in several successful movies, including "Norma Rae" and "Places in the Heart".

Field is known for her ability to portray complex and nuanced characters, and for her dedication to her craft. 

She has been recognized for her work in both dramatic and comedic roles, and has been praised for her authenticity and emotional depth on screen.

In addition to her acting career, Field has also worked as a director and producer, and has been an advocate for various social and political causes. 

She has been an outspoken supporter of women's rights and has spoken publicly about her own experiences with sexual harassment and abuse in the entertainment industry.

Today, Sally Field remains an influential figure in the entertainment industry and a beloved icon to many.