Fans have watched Sally Field grow up from a teenager in 1965’s Gidget through a six-decade career as one of Hollywood’s most beloved actresses. But has she ever undergone plastic surgery? The TV and movie icon is proud of how she’s aged naturally without going under the knife.
“I see myself on TV and I say, ‘Oh, I wish that weren’t happening to my neck. And your face is falling down, and your eyes are so puffy,’” Sally told Good Housekeeping in 2009, when she was 63 years old. “But then I see some of the women [who have had plastic surgery] who I thought when they were younger were so beautiful. Now I think, Oh dear, don’t do that! And it seems so terribly disrespectful to who they are now.”
“I don’t want to look old and worn, but what can you do?” she continued. “My real focus is being an actor. I care more about having the opportunity to play roles that I haven’t played than I care if my neck looks like someone’s bedroom curtains.”
Sally looked for inspiration from such acting legends Helen Hayes and Jessica Tandy for aging gracefully into…