Sissy Spacek is an American actress. She made her beginnings in the early 1970s. She first got noticed for her role in the 1973 film Badlands. It was, however, her role as Carrie White in the horror film Carrie that made her a star. For her performance, she was nominated for an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. She ultimately won her first Academy Award for her work in 1980’s Coal Miner’s Daughter. She was also acclaimed for her performances in the films Missing, The River, and Crimes of the Heart. In the 2000s, she starred in the movies In the Bedroom, Tuck Everlasting, and Nine Lives.