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Sissy was born under the official name Spacek, Mary Elizabeth on December 25th, 1949. She has been a credited actor since the 1976 film Carrie.
Sissy Spacek is a dependable leading actor. She has starred in three films including the 2008 crime film Lake City as the character Maggie, the 1999 biography movie The Straight Story playing Rose and the 1976 horror release Carrie cast as Carrie.
Sissy has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in fourteen films including: the 2012 crime film Deadfall as the character June Mills, the 2009 drama movie Get Low playing Mattie Darrow and the 2008 comedy release Four Christmases cast as Paula.
Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2008 comedy film Four Christmases, which brought in $120,000,000 at the box office.
Sissy is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least seven magazines, captured in more than eight pictorials, interviewed in over four publications and featured in nine magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least two books.
As an actor Sissy Spacek has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on six occasions. Her first Oscar was for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her portrayal of Loretta Lynn in the 1980 film Coal Miner's Daughter. Sissy Spacek was also nominated for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Carrie White in the 1976 movie Carrie , Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Beth Horman in the 1982 movie Missing , Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Mae Garvey in the 1984 movie The River , Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Babe Magrath in the 1986 movie Crimes of the Heart and Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Ruth Fowler in the 2001 movie In the Bedroom .