Sissy Spacek Biography


Sissy Spacek is an acclaimed American actress and singer. She is married and a mother of two kids.

More about the relationship

Sissy Spacek is married to Jack Fisk since April 12, 1974, and has two daughters with him – Schuyler and Madison Fisk born in 1982 and 1988 respectively. In 1982, they all moved to a farm near Charlottesville, Virginia.

Relationship Facts of Sissy Spacek

  • Sissy Spacek is married to Jack Fisk {Compare Couple}.
  • Sissy Spacek married on April 12, 1974.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 284 days 💑
  • She is mother of Two (Madison Fisk, Schuyler Fisk).
  • Sissy Spacek is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Sissy Spacek?

Sissy Spacek is an acclaimed American actress and singer, who has been active in Hollywood for the better part of four decades. Likely, she is well known for her portrayal of strong female characters, she has been nominated for the Oscar six times.

Sissy Spacek: Age (72), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Sissy Spacek was born in Quitman, Texas, the United States on December 25, 1949. Her birth name is Mary Elizabeth Spacek and she is currently 72 years old. Her father’s name is Edwin Arnold Spacek Sr. and her mother’s name is Virginia Frances.

She has two siblings namely, Robbie Spacek (who passed away from leukemia) and Ed Spacek. Sissy holds American citizenship and mixed (Moravian- Czech- German- English) ethnicity. Her birth sign is Capricorn.

Sissy Spacek: Education, School/ College University

Talking about Sissy’s education history, she attended Quitman High School where she was quite popular among the students. Then, she attended Delbert Ballard Gymnasium. Likewise, she attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

Sissy Spacek: Professional Life, Career

Talking about her profession, Spacek initially aspired to a career in singing. In 1968, using the name Rainbow, Spacek recorded a single titled “John You Went Too Far This Time”, the lyrics of which chided John Lennon for his and Yoko Ono‘s nude album cover for Two Virgins. Similarly, she worked for a time as a photographic model (represented by Ford Models) and as an extra at Andy Warhol’s Factory.

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Caption: Sissy Spacek and husband Jack Fisk (Source: Zimbio)

Additionally, she appeared in a non-credited role in his film Trash (1970). With the help of actor Rip Torn, her cousin, she enrolled in Lee Strasberg’s Actors Studio and then the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. In fact, her first credited role was in Prime Cut (1972), in which she played Poppy, a girl sold into sexual slavery.

Whereas, Sissy Spacek received international attention after starring in Terrence Malick’s Badlands (1973), in which she played Holly, the film’s narrator and a 15-year-old girlfriend of mass-murderer Kit (Martin Sheen). Likewise, Spacek has described Badlands as the “most incredible” experience of her career. Vincent Canby of The New York Times called the film a “cool, sometimes brilliant, always ferociously American film”.

Additionally, she also worked as the set dresser for DePalma’s film Phantom of the Paradise (1974). Moreover, she shifts back and forth and sideways: a nasal, whining child; a chaste young beauty at the prom; and then a second transformation when her destructive impulses burst out and age her.

Sissy Spacek: Awards, Nomination

She won Best Actress in a Leading Role for Coal Miner’s Daughter (1980) at the Oscar, she won Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for In the Bedroom (2001), Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for Crimes of the Heart (1986), Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for Coal Miner’s Daughter (1980) at Golden Globe Awards.

She has also won Best Ensemble for The Help (2011) at BFCC Award.

Sissy Spacek: Net Worth ($15M), Income, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of around $15 million (as per 2022 data) and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career. Her successful acting career has helped her in earning fame and fortune.

Sissy Spacek: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal

There was a rumor about Sissy’s plastic surgery. Currently, she is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Sissy Spacek has a height of 5 feet 2 inches. Additionally, she weighs is 53Kg. In addition, she has a measurement of  34-24-35 inches, and her bra size is  34B. Sissy’s hair color is blonde and her eye color is dark brown. Furthermore, her dress size is 4 (US) and her shoe size is 8 (US).

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Sissy Spacek doesn’t have an official page on any social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Reference: (Wikipedia)

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