She also appeared in the episode "Whisper" on the TV thriller Night Gallery.
Field also directed the TV film The Christmas Tree (1996), an episode of the 1998 HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon as well as the feature film Beautiful (2000).In 2014, she was presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.Field began her career in television, starring on the sitcoms Gidget (1965–66) and The Flying Nun (1967–70).She ventured into film with Smokey and the Bandit (1977) and later Norma Rae (1979), for which she received the Academy Award for Best Actress.Following the series' cancellation, Field studied at the Actors Studio with the acting teacher Lee Strasberg.
Strasberg became a mentor to the actress, helping her to move past her television image of the girl next door.
As a teen, Field attended Portola Middle School and Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, where she was a cheerleader.
Her classmates included financier Michael Milken, actress Cindy Williams and talent agent Michael Ovitz.
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Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American film and television actress and director.
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