Best known by the public for her starring roles as Sister Bertrille on The Flying Nun (1967) and as Nora Walker on Brothers & Sisters (2006).
Is a staunch Democrat.
Good friends with Jeff Bridges, Tom Hanks, Dom DeLuise, Burt Reynolds, Shirley MacLaine, Tom Skerritt, Michael Caine, Hal Needham, Mark Harmon, Mason Adams, Michael J. Fox and Lane Smith.
Moved into a new apartment in a prestigious but very low-key building on Horatio St in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. [July 2012]
Field was awarded a 2012 Human Rights Campaign Ally for Equality award for her advocacy for gay rights issues. The award was presented by her youngest son, Sam Greisman, who is openly gay.
Gave birth to her first child at age 23, a son, Peter Craig, on November 10, 1969. Child's father is her first husband, Steven Craig.
Gave birth at age 25 to her second child, a son, Elijah M. Craig (aka Eli Craig), on May 25, 1972. Child's father is her first husband, Steven Craig.
Gave birth at age 41 to her third child, a son, Samuel Greisman, on December 2, 1987. Child's father is her second husband, Alan Greisman.
Is honored by the Palm Springs International Film Festival with its Career Achievement Award on January 5, 2013.|