Birthday: 12/25/1949 Year
Age: 65 years
Place of birth: Kuitman, Texas, USA
Nationality: United States
Height: 160 cm
In 1980, Sissy Spacek was awarded the “Oscar” for the film “The daughter of a miner,” in which she played a singer Loretta Lynn country. And this role is considered to be one of the best works of the actress.
Sissy Spacek, whose real name is Mary Elizabeth Spacek, was born in Kuitmane (Texas, USA).
Brothers called her Sissy, and this they nickname and stay with her for life. Deciding to become a singer, Sissy Spacek went to New York, where she sang in the Greenwich Village cafe, and in addition she voiced commercials. And then Spacek enrolled in drama school Lee Strasberg.
For the first time in a movie she starred in the 1971 film by Andy Warhol “Trash”, although the official debut of actress refers to 1972, when Spacek starred Martin Sheen in the movie Terrence Malick “destroy the earth” (“Badlands”).
But the real success came to Sissy Spacek in 1976 after the release of the movie “Carrie”, shot by Brian De Palma on the novel by Stephen King.
American Academy Award nominated young actress on “Oscar” in the category “Best Actress”, but that year golden statuette actress Faye Dunaway got.
However, the recognition kinoakademikov had to wait a short time – in 1980, Sissy Spacek was awarded the “Oscar” for the film “The daughter of a miner,” in which she played a singer Loretta Lynn country. And this role is considered to be one of the best works of the actress.
Among the films with the participation Sissy Spacek be noted drama Costa Gavras’ Missing “with Jack Lemmon, Mark Rydell melodrama” The River “with Mel Gibson, Bruce Beresford comedy” Crimes of the Heart “.
In the late 1980s, Sissy Spacek slightly moved away from the cinema, focusing on the education of children. However, occasionally it appeared on the big screen: “Long Way Home” (1990), “JFK” (1991), “Good Old Boys” (1995), “Grief” (1997).
In 1999, Sissy Spacek starred in two films: a dramatic story of David Lynch’s “The Straight Story” and in the comedy film, Hugh Wilson’s “Blast from the Past.”
1. Carrie – 1976 (Horror / Mystery)
2. Three women – 1977 (Drama)
3. John. F. K – 1991 (Drama)
4. McBain – 1991 (Adventure)
5. Private business – 1992 (The dramatic story)
6. Blast from the Past – 1999 (Adventure)
7. In the bedroom – 2001 (Criminal drama)
8. The Immortals – 2003 ()
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