In 2015, she portrayed the titular character in Hello, My Name Is Doris, for which she was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in a Comedy.As a director, Field is known for the television film The Christmas Tree (1996), an episode of the 1998 HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon as well as the feature film Beautiful (2000).Strasberg became a mentor to the actress, helping her to move past her television image of the girl next door.It was during this time period that Field divorced her first husband in 1975.In 1977 she co-starred with Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, and Jerry Reed in the year's #2 highest-grossing film, Smokey and the Bandit.
“Unless they came to the door selling Bibles …” After divorcing her second husband, producer Alan Greisman, in 1993, Field never remarried – but hasn’t written off future romance.
Field later starred as Mary Todd Lincoln in Lincoln (2012), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, among other accolades.
She also appeared as Aunt May in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and reprised the role in the 2014 sequel.
She ventured into film with Smokey and the Bandit (1977) and later Norma Rae (1979), for which she received the Academy Award for Best Actress.
She later received Golden Globe Award nominations for her performances in Absence of Malice (1981) and Kiss Me Goodbye (1982), before receiving her second Academy Award for Best Actress for Places in the Heart (1984).
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