Sally Field is an American actress and director, born on November 6, 1946, in California. She began her career in the 1960s and gained prominence as a result of her roles in the television series “Gidget” (1965-1966) and “The Flying Nun” (1967-1970). Field has also appeared in films such as “Norma Rae” (1979), “Places in the Heart” (1984), and “Forrest Gump” (1994). She has won two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and two Golden Globe Awards. In addition to her entertainment career, Field is also a political activist and has supported various causes, including women’s rights and LGBT rights. She has been married twice and has three children.