Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress. She became a household name at the age of 20 as Sister Bertrille in the 1960s sitcom The Flying Nun. She has won two Oscars: one for Norma Rae in 1979, and another for Places in the Heart in 1984.
More recently, Field stars as Nora Holden Walker on the ABC drama Brothers & Sisters, currently airing its third season, as the Walker family matriarch.
Sally Field was born in Pasadena, California, the daughter of Maggie, an actress, and Richard Dryden Field, who worked in sales. Her parents divorced in 1950 and her mother subsequently remarried to actor and stuntman Jock Mahoney.