Sissy Spacek

Sissy Spacek, an American actress and singer, is an Academy Award winner and three-time Golden Globe Award winner. Her career is well-known for the 1976 lead role in the horror film Carrie. Born as Mary Elizabeth Spacek in Texas on Christmas in 1949 to parents Virginia and Edwin Spacek, she earned her nickname Sissy from her brothers.

Spacek won an Oscar for Best Actress in 1980 for her role in Coal Miner's Daughter. She's been nominated four times for an Oscar.  Her lengthy career spans over four decades and includes roles in JFK, An American Haunting and Four Christmases.

She is currently playing Sally Rayburn in the Netflix series Bloodline. Sissy Spacek also had a role in the HBO series Big Love. She published a memoir titled My Extraordinary Life in 2012. The actress is respected for adhering to a low profile and remaining out of the public eye.


The Straight Story Rose 'Rosie' Straight
Deadfall (2013) June Mills
Amazon Gold (2012) Narrator
The Help (2011) Missus Walters
Get Low (2010) Mattie Darrow
Four Christmases (2008) Paula
Lake City (2008) Maggie
Hot Rod (2007) Marie Powell
Gray Matters (2007) Sydney
Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007) Josie Cahill
North Country (2005) Alice Aimes
Nine Lives (2005) Ruth
The Ring Two (2005) Evelyn
An American Haunting (2005) Lucy Bell
A Home at the End of the World (2004) Glover
Tuck Everlasting (2002) Mae Tuck
Last Call (2002) Zelda Fitzgerald
In the Bedroom (2001) Ruth Fowler
Midwives (2001) Sibyl Danforth
Songs in Ordinary Time (2000) Marie Fermoyle
Blast From the Past (1999) Helen Thomas Webber
Affliction (1997) Marge Fogg
Beyond the Call (1996) Pam O'Brien
If These Walls Could Talk (1996) Barbara Barrows
The Good Old Boys (1995) Spring Renfro
The Grass Harp (1995) Verena Talbo
The Mommy Market (1994) Mommy/Mama/Mom/Natasha
A Place for Annie (1994) Susan Lansing
A Private Matter (1992) Sherri Finkbine
JFK (1991) Liz Garrison
Hard Promises (1991) Christine Ann Coalter
The Long Walk Home (1990) Miriam Thompson
Crimes of the Heart (1986) Rebeca 'Babe'/'Becky' Magrath Botrelle
Marie: A True Story (1986) Marie Ragghianti
'Night, Mother (1986) Jessie Cates
Violets Are Blue (1986) Augusta `'Gussie'` Sawyer
The River (1984) Mae Garvey
Missing (1982) Beth Horman
Raggedy Man (1981) Nita Longley
Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) Loretta Lynn
Heart Beat (1980) Carolyn Cassady
3 Women (1977) Pinky Rose
Carrie (1976) Carrie White
The Radical (1975) Katherine Alman
The Migrants (1974) Wanda Trimpin
Badlands (1973) Holly Sargis
The Girls of Huntington House (1973) Sara
Ginger in the Morning (1973) Ginger
Prime Cut (1972) Poppy

TV Shows

Bloodline (2015) Sally Rayburn