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Sissy Spacek

Sissy Spacek

Birthdate: December 25, 1949

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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 Ca... ...detailed bio


The Old Man & the Gun (2018)

Career criminal Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), a wanted man for two years, since his daring escape from San Quentin State Prison in 1979, has just robbed another bank. While evading police, the 61-year-old charmer comes across a woman on the side of the road with car trouble, and stops to give ...

Deadfall (2012)

Addison (Eric Bana) and Liza (Olivia Wilde) are siblings on the run from a casino heist that has gone wrong. They decide to split up when their driver and a state trooper are fatally injured. Their goal is to cross the Canadian border under blizzard conditions. Meanwhile, former boxer Jay (Charli...

The Help (2011)

Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) is a 50-year-old black maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son. Minny Jackson (Octavia Spencer) is another black maid and Aibileen's best friend whose outspokenness has gotten her fired a number of times; she has built up ...

Get Low (2010)

No one really knows Felix Bush (Robert Duvall), who lives as a hermit deep in the woods. Rumors surround him, such as how he might have killed in cold blood, and that he's in league with the devil. So the town is surprised when Felix shows up in town with a fat wad of cash, demanding a "funeral p...

Four Christmases (2008)

Orlando "Brad" McVie (Vince Vaughn) and his girlfriend, Kate (Reese Witherspoon) are a happily unmarried and childfree, upscale San Francisco couple whose respective households are somewhat similar - both bearing divorced parents, warring siblings with out-of-control kids and general awkward memo...

Lake City (2008)

A mother (Sissy Spacek) reunites with her son (Troy Garity) after many years, who had left home as a result of a searing family tragedy.

Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007)

After Hollis Woods (Ferland), a young girl with a talent for art, ran away from her last foster parents, she is placed in a new foster home with a retired art teacher, Josie Cahill (Spacek). Josie is very caring and a talented artist, and her life could be told in her wood work, but Josie, an old...

Hot Rod (2007)

Throughout his entire life, Rod Kimble (Andy Samberg) believed his father, now deceased, was a successful and respectable stuntman working for Evel Knievel. He aspires to follow in his father's footsteps and become a famous stuntman himself. Meanwhile, his stepfather Frank (Ian McShane) fails to ...

Gray Matters (2006)

Gray Baldwin (Heather Graham), a family oriented and quiet bachelorette, lives a close-knit life with her brother, Sam (Tom Cavanagh). Their lifestyle is generally co-dependent, involving them living together, going to dance classes together, etc. Gray and Sam's relationship has never been though...

An American Haunting (2005)

In present times, a young girl is having a dream about being chased by something unseen through the forest and into her house. Her mother comes to wake her up and finds an old binder of letters from the 19th century, as well as an old doll. The letters are from a previous occupant of the house, w...

The Ring Two (2005)

Approximately six months after the events of the first movie, Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts) and her son Aidan (David Dorfman) have moved from Seattle to the quiet coastal community of Astoria, Oregon. Rachel begins a new job at the Daily Astorian, a local newspaper, working for Max Rourke (Simon Ba...

North Country (2005)

In 1989, Josey Aimes returns to her hometown in northern Minnesota with her children, Sam and Karen, after escaping from her abusive husband. She moves in with her parents, Alice and Hank. Hank is ashamed of Josey, who became pregnant at the age of 16, and believes that this was the result of Jos...

Nine Lives (2005)

Imprisoned Sandra (Elpidia Carrillo) has an emotional breakdown when the broken telephone in her cubicle prevents her from communicating with her daughter on visiting day. Diana (Robin Wright Penn) and Damian (Jason Isaacs), two former flames now married to others, unexpectedly have a poignant re...

A Home at the End of the World (2004)

The film focuses on a trio of disparate individuals who struggle to create a family of their own. Bobby Morrow's life in suburban Cleveland has been tinged with tragedy since he was a young boy, losing first his older hippie brother (who gave him LSD, talked to him about sex, and taught him the b...

Tuck Everlasting (2002)

The plot revolves around a 15-year-old girl named Winnie, who is from a restrictive upper-class family. One day Winnie runs away into the forest and meets a boy named Jesse Tuck, drinking from a spring. She is then kidnapped by Jesse's elder brother. Winnie soon falls in love with Jesse and later...

In the Bedroom (2001)

The film is set in the Mid-Coast town of Camden, Maine. Dr. Matt Fowler (Tom Wilkinson) and Ruth Fowler (Sissy Spacek) enjoy a happy marriage and a good relationship with their son Frank (Nick Stahl), a recent college graduate who has come home for the summer. Frank has fallen in love with an old...

The Straight Story (1999)

Alvin Straight has not shown up to his regular bar meeting with his friends. He is eventually found lying on his floor at home, although he insists that he "just needs a bit of help getting up". His daughter Rose takes her reluctant father to see a doctor, who sternly admonishes Alvin to give up ...

Blast from the Past (1999)

Calvin Webber (Christopher Walken) is a brilliant and eccentric Caltech nuclear physicist, living during the Cold War. His extreme fear of a nuclear holocaust leads him to build an enormous self-sustaining fallout shelter beneath his suburban home. One night, while he and his pregnant wife, Helen...

Affliction (1997)

The film begins with a voice-over narration by Rolfe Whitehouse, announcing the story of his brother Wade's "strange criminal behavior" and subsequent disappearance. Wade Whitehouse is a small-town policeman in New Hampshire. On Halloween night, Wade meets his daughter Jill from his divorced marr...

The Grass Harp (1996)

Set in a small 1940s Alabama town, the film follows Collin Fenwick (Edward Furlong) as he is sent to live with his father's maiden cousins, the sweet Dolly (Piper Laurie) and the overbearing Verena (Sissy Spacek), following the death of his mother. He soon discovers that the Talbo household is an...