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17 October 2018, 17:24 | Updated: 17 October 2018, 17:51
Sally Field is one of the most successful Hollywood actresses of all time.
She has starred in many classic films, including Forrest Gump, Smokey and the Bandit, Steel Magnolias and Mrs Doubtfire.
Now she has written her life story in her new autobiography In Pieces, here are all the big and important facts you need to know about the stage and screen legend:
Sally Field was born on 6th November 1946. She celebrates her 72nd birthday this year.
She was born in Pasadena, California, to Margaret Field (née Morlan), an actress, and Richard Dryden Field, an army officer.
After her parents' divorce in 1950, her mother married actor and stuntman Jock Mahoney. In 2018, Field alleged that she was sexually abused by Mahoney during her childhood.
Sally Field and Burt Reynolds were together for five years. In an interview, Reynolds told the Daily Mail: "She was the love of my life and I screwed the relationship up. That sense of loss never goes away."
Before he passed away in 2018, Reynolds mentioned that he would like to talk to Sally again. She has also recently opened up about their relationship, noting that it was an "instantaneous attraction" and "a match of flaws".
Sally has written a very open memoir that addresses traumatic issues from her childhood and challenges she faced in Hollywood.
She sheds light on the sexual abuse she had from her stepfather, and later in life the infamous 'casting couch' where Harvey Weinstein made advances at her.
Sally waited until her mother had passed away to write openly about her step father's sexual abuse.
It is rumoured that she is worth approximately $55 million.