Sally Field has had a long and successful career as an actress, but it’s no secret her romantic life over the years has been quite a flop.After a few failed marriages and a steady stream of ex-boyfriends, including Sally’s old co-star Burt Reynolds, the 68 year old actress had all but given up on love and was even famously quoted as saying,“Long-time loser in love Sally Field set tongues wagging as she walked the red carpet hand-in-hand with handsome Tony Award winning set designer Rob Howell at the opening of Broadway’s The River.‘It’s not easy,’ she tells me over lunch at a Manhattan hotel.‘But I have been very lucky and have kept close friendships with my children’s fathers.Her trademark chipmunk cheeks appeared more pronounced than usual, sparking speculation she may have had some work done.” Sally Field has spent literally 75% of her life devoting it to her work, if she wants to kick back and spend some time parading around her hunky, and much younger than her, Tony Award winning boyfriend – then good for her! As far as plastic surgery goes, she’s almost 70 years old, if she wants to get some cheek fillers, then more power to her. ‘What can I tell you, I’m not good at relationships,’ says the twice-divorced Sally Field with a wry smile.
But, while Sally sported candy on her arm, it looked like she had a bit of baggage on her face too!
It’s when 30 years old start getting work done that there is a problem.
'My dad never told me he loved me but, towards the end of his life, he told me he was proud of me. The Bond people approached me in 1970 after George Lazenby had quit the role. I’d go to her art deco house in Los Angeles, sit on her bed and listen to her talk all day. I’d love to have one more night with her, listening to her tales about Hollywood’s golden age.
Here are seven of them: Fresh out of high school, Field nabbed the lead in the TV series “Gidget,” which debuted in 1965. But by then Field was so popular with TV audiences that a new sitcom was created for her, “The Flying Nun.” Initially she didn’t want to take the role of Sister Bertrille, as she believed she’d never be considered a serious actress.
But her stepfather wouldn’t have it, telling her that if she didn’t, she may never work again.