Actress Sally Field was born in Pasadena, CA on November 6th 1946. Sally Field's first tv role came in 1965 on the sitcom Gidget. Within two years she was starring on another classic television series, The Flying Nun. She starred in Smokey and the Bandit in 1977 with Burt Reynolds whom she dated for many years. She also appeared in A Century of Women with Justine Bateman and Candice Bergen. Sally Field also starred in the Tom Hanks movie Forrest Gump as Forrest's mother.