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Sissy Spacek's Walk of Fame Ceremony and Photographs

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On August 1, 2011, Sissy Spacek was honored with star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Category of Motion Pictures.  Two guests, Bill Paxton and David Lynch,  joined Spacek while she unveil the 2,443rd Star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard in front of The El Capitan Theatre
Sissy Spacek has been one of the industry’s most respected actresses for more than three decades. Her honors include an Academy Award, five additional Oscar nominations, three Golden Globe Awards and numerous critics’ awards.

Born Mary Elizabeth Spacek on Christmas Day 1949 in Texas, and given the nickname Sissy by her older brothers, Spacek won a singer-songwriter contest when she was 17 and moved to New York City to pursue a singing career, living with her first cousin, actor Rip Torn, and his wife, actress Geraldine Page.
Spacek first gained prominence for her performance in Terrence Malick’s 1973 drama “Badlands,” in which she starred opposite Martin Sheen.  In 1976, Spacek earned her first Academy Award nomination for her chilling performance in the title role of the film “Carrie.”

In 1980, Spacek starred as Loretta Lynn in the acclaimed  “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” winning the Oscar and Golden Globe Award for her performance. Spacek also received the New York Film Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics, National Board of Review and National Society of Film Critics Awards for her portrayal of Loretta Lynn. She also received a Grammy nomination for her singing on the film's soundtrack album.

Spacek received another Golden Globe nomination the next year for her work in “Raggedy Man,” directed by her husband, Jack Fisk. She earned her third Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for her role in Costa-Gavras’ 1982 drama “Missing,” opposite Jack Lemmon, and her fourth Oscar and Golden Globe® nominations for her work in 1984’s “The River,” in which she starred with Mel Gibson.
Spacek's other Academy Award nominations were for Missing (1982), The River (1984), Crimes of the Heart (1986), and In the Bedroom (2001). 

Some of Spacek’s other film include “A Home at the End of the World,”  “Blast From the Past,” “Affliction,” “The Grass Harp,” “JFK,”  “Night, Mother,” “Marie,” “North Country,” “Hot Rod,” “Four Christmases” and “Get Low.”          
Spacek's work in television has also been stellar. She received Emmy Award nominations for her portrayal of Zelda Fitzgerald in “Last Call” and for her acting in Tommy Lee Jones’ western “The Good Old Boys.” She has, also, received several Sag Award nominations for such performances in 'A Place For Annie' and 'Midwives.'

The largest collection of Hollywood Walk of Fame photos is hollywoodphotographs.com. There are over 360 images of celebrities receiving their stars in the Walk of Fame, and all are available for purchase.

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