Sissy Spacek
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Mary Elizabeth Spacek
Quitman, Texas, U.S.
Birth date
December 25, 1949 (1949-12-25) (age 71)
Actress, singer
Active Years

Mary Elizabeth "Sissy" Spacek (born December 25, 1949) is an American actress and singer. She is best known in films such as Badlands as Holly Sargis and as Carrie White in Carrie (1976) based on Stephen King's first novel. She appeared in other films such as Missing, The River (1984) and JFK.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Spacek was born in Quitman, Texas, the daughter of Virginia Frances and Edwin Arnold Spacek Sr. Her mother, who was of Polish, English and Irish descent. Her brothers called her "Sissy" which led to use it as her stage name. Her brother Robbi died in 1967. Her cousin is Rip Torn.

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