Sissy Spacek

1949 - Today

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Mary Elizabeth "Sissy" Spacek (; born December 25, 1949) is an American actress and singer. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and nominations for four British Academy Film Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Grammy Award. Spacek was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011.Born and raised in Texas, Spacek initially aspired to a career as a recording artist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sissy Spacek has received more than 5,805,516 page views. Her biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Sissy Spacek is the 733rd most popular actor (up from 842nd in 2019), the 1,347th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,640th in 2019) and the 365th most popular American Actor.

Sissy Spacek is most famous for her roles in the films Carrie, Coal Miner's Daughter, and The Help.

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  • 69.13

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  • 54

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  • 3.93

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  • 4.99

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Among actors, Sissy Spacek ranks 733 out of 10,030Before her are Ewan McGregor, Amy Adams, Mylène Demongeot, Bernard Lee, Tom Wilkinson, and Natasha Richardson. After her are Ethan Hawke, Matthew Perry, Dominic Purcell, William H. Macy, Robert Conrad, and Paul L. Smith.

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Among people born in 1949, Sissy Spacek ranks 61Before her are Shelley Duvall, Ruud Krol, Ashraf Ghani, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Tom Berenger, and José Ramos-Horta. After her are Vicky Leandros, Vera Wang, Joachim Sauer, Hugh David Politzer, Teófilo Cubillas, and Brigitte Bierlein.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sissy Spacek ranks 1,347 out of 15,968Before her are Gus Van Sant (1952), Marsha P. Johnson (1945), Rudy Giuliani (1944), Richard F. Heck (1931), James J. Braddock (1905), and Raymond Davis Jr. (1914). After her are Ethan Hawke (1970), Matthew Perry (1969), Mike Pompeo (1963), William H. Macy (1950), Floyd Patterson (1935), and Sammy Davis Jr. (1925).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sissy Spacek ranks 365Before her are Karen Grassle (1942), Tom Berenger (1949), Martin Balsam (1919), Matt LeBlanc (1967), Robert Loggia (1930), and Jeffrey DeMunn (1947). After her are Ethan Hawke (1970), Matthew Perry (1969), William H. Macy (1950), Robert Conrad (1935), Paul L. Smith (1936), and Hal Holbrook (1925).

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