(It's impossible for us to truly know Mary Todd Lincoln, but she fills in the blanks nicely.) From the very start of the film, in which Lincoln tells her about a dream he had, she presents Mary (or “Molly” as her husband called her) as a worthy companion to President Lincoln.She also helps us find a way into who Lincoln really was, not as a historical figure, but as a man.The couple divorced in 1950 when Sally was 3 years old.· Joseph Cross· Daniel Day-Lewis· Joseph Gordon-Levitt· Jackie Earle Haley· Jared Harris· John Hawkes· Hal Holbrook· Tommy Lee Jones· Bruce Mc Gill· Gulliver Mc Grath· Tim Blake Nelson· David Oyelowo· Lee Pace· Gloria Reuben· James Spader· David Strathairn· Michael Stuhlbarg The industry has always, but certainly now to a huge degree, played to young men, and made a self-fulfilling prophecy about films that aren't directed toward young men by saying there's no audience for it.So they put no money in it, they don't promote it, and then when it doesn't make as much money as the films for young boys, they say, "You see? With "Gidget," (1965), there was some kernel of something real in it. The film was released on November 9, 2012, in select cities and widely released on November 16, 2012, in the United States by Dream Works through Disney’s Touchstone distribution label in the U.
Graduate of Birmingham High School, Van Nuys, California, Class of 1964 with Michael Ovitz, who later became her agent. [February 2004]Born to Richard Dryden Field, a US Army captain, and his wife, Margaret Field, a contract player with Paramount Pictures who starred in B movies.
Continuing to work with the best and the brightest, the actress impressed in such acclaimed projects as Steven Spielberg's historical biopic "Lincoln" (2012).
Possessing a unique blend of likability and raw talent, Field's reputation as one of Hollywood's most accomplished leading ladies was well earned.
Entertainment sites (this one included) tend to focus on young up-and-comers, to the detriment of people who've been turning in solid work for years.
Until someone like Sally Field comes along and blows us away with an amazing performance, that is. Fields' performance as Mary Todd Lincoln in Steven Spielberg‘s Oscar-bait biopic .) But that doesn't mean we should confine her Oscar-worthy acting to throwaway pairs of sentences like, “The one minor compromise to star power was the casting of the 65-year-old Sally Field as the 46-year-old Mary Todd Lincoln. Lincoln did a lot of fretting, and no one frets like Sally Field.” I went into the film knowing about as much about Mary Todd Lincoln as any product of the American educational system; she was Honest Abe's wife, she had three sons who died before she did, and I remembered something about her mental health issues.Sally Field, who plays Mary Todd Lincoln, recalled how the man who would play her on-screen husband had texted her "totally in character" over a seven-month period prior to shooting the movie.