Sally Field (Narrator of Alices Adventures in Wonderland)
Sally Field winning Best Actress for "Norma Rae"
Sally Field Wasn't Sure She'd Have The Guts To Publish Her New Memoir
See comments. She was I had no idea what I was doing, but it was so seminal, so incredibly important because I had this magical thing happen to me. There was no Sally, little year-old Sally, on stage. And it is this blissful, glorious high that I had early on in my life. Some of her stories are painful, but in the end, they are a testament to endurance and reinvention.
Doubtfire, and Forrest Gump. Field has remained a relatively wholesome and wholly American star, but in a new interview with The New York Times, she spoke about her new memoir, In Pieces —and the stories in it that will complicate that first descriptor, stories that are heartbreakingly in line with what it has meant to be a woman, and particularly one in Hollywood. As the Times reveals, Field writes extensively about the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepfather, which continued until she turned
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Sign in. Field is a dedicated advocate for women's rights. She has served on the Board of Directors of Vital Field suffers from osteoporosis and has become a vocal advocate for women's health issues, encouraging early diagnosis of such conditions through technology, such as bone density scans. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!
In a new memoir, the actress reveals a personal history, darkened by abuse and illuminated by grace, that she has never shared before. By Dave Itzkoff. Still, Ms. Field felt compelled to say something when, in , she addressed the Women and Power conference at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, N. Then she opened up to her about how Ms.
But now, aged 71, Sally Field has finally revealed the anguish behind that famous girl-next-door warmth. The actress, now best known for her roles in Forrest Gump and Mrs Doubtfire, has spoken for the first time about being sexually abused by her stepfather as a child. She has also told how she suffered an eating disorder and was hooked on powerful diet pills during her time as a national sweetheart — and had an abortion aged And in new memoir In Pieces, out today, Sally describes how her troubled past made her submit to an emotionally abusive relationship with actor Burt Reynolds , who died earlier this month. It was instantaneous and intense.