Sissy Spacek

25 Dec 1949


Sissy Spacek (born Mary Elizabeth Spacek; December 25, 1949) is an American actress and singer. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as country star Loretta Lynn in the 1980 film Coal Miner's Daughter. She has been nominated for an Oscar a total of six times. She is also known for her roles as Holly Sargis in Terrence Malick's 1973 film Badlands, and as Carrie White in Brian De Palma's 1976 horror film Carrie, for which she received her first Academy Award nomination.

Spacek is known mainly as a dramatic actress, but also has made comedies. The films that Spacek has starred in have earned more than $700 million worldwide.


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Filmography (44 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···The Old Man & the Gun
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Jewel)
(movie, 2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as June)
(movie, 2011)
···The Help
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Missus Walters)
(movie, 2009)
···Get Low
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Mattie Darrow)
(movie, 2008)
···Four Christmases
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Role: Actor (as Paula)
(movie, 2008)
···Lake City
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Maggie)
(movie, 2007)
···Hot Rod
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Marie Powell)
(movie, 2007)
···Pictures of Hollis Woods
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Josie Cahill)
(movie, 2005)
···An American Haunting
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lucy Bell)
(movie, 2005)
···The Ring Two
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Evelyn)
(movie, 2005)
···North Country
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Alice Aimes)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Alice Glover)
(movie, 2002)
···Tuck Everlasting
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Mae Tuck)
(movie, 2002)
···Last Call
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Zelda Fitzgerald)
(movie, 2001)
···In the Bedroom
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ruth Fowler)
(movie, 2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Sibyl Danforth)
(movie, 2000)
···Songs in Ordinary Time
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Marie Fermoyle)
(movie, 1999)
···The Straight Story
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Rose Straight)
(movie, 1999)
···Blast from the Past
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Helen Thomas Webber)
(movie, 1996)
···Beyond the Call
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Pam O'Brien)
(mini-series, 1995)
···Streets of Laredo
Genre: Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Lorena Parker)
(movie, 1995)
···The Grass Harp
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Verena Talbo)
(movie, 1994)
···A Place for Annie
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Susan Lansing)
(movie, 1994)
···Trading Mom
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Mommy · Mama · Mom · Natasha)
(movie, 1992)
···A Private Matter
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sherri Finkbine)
(movie, 1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, History
Role: Actor (as Liz Garrison)
(movie, 1991)
···Hard Promises
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor
(movie, 1990)
···The Long Walk Home
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Miriam Thompson)
(movie, 1986)
···Crimes of the Heart
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Babe Magrath)
(movie, 1986)
···'night, Mother
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jessie Cates)
(movie, 1986)
···Violets Are Blue...
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Augusta 'Gussie' Sawyer)
(movie, 1985)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Marie Ragghianti)
(movie, 1984)
···The River
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mae Garvey)
(movie, 1982)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Beth Horman)
(movie, 1982)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Beth Horman)
(movie, 1981)
···Raggedy Man
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Nita Longley)
(movie, 1980)
···Coal Miner's Daughter
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Loretta Lynn)
(movie, 1980)
···Heart Beat
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Carolyn Cassady)
(movie, 1977)
···3 Women
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Pinky Rose)
(movie, 1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Carrie White)
(movie, 1975)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Katherine Alman)
(movie, 1974)
···The Migrants
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Wanda Trimpin)
(movie, 1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Holly Sargis)
(movie, 1972)
···Prime Cut
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Poppy)