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Sally Kirkland

Sally Kirkland (born October 31, 1941) is an American film and television actress. Kirkland was named after her mother, fashion editor Sally Kirkland, who was a fashion editor at Vogue and LIFE magazines, and was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her father, Frederic McMichael Kirkland, worked in the scrap metal business. Kirkland began acting Off-Broadway in 1962. Then in 1969, she gave a widely acclaimed performance in the classic underground film Coming Apart. In the 1970s, she had small roles in popular films such as The Sting, The Way We Were, A Star Is Born and Private Benjamin. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1987 for Anna, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama. Kirkland currently (as of 2010) hosts a show on the syndicated HealthyLife Radio Network. Kirkland has had frequent television roles, including The Simple Life 5: Goes to Camp and the soap operas Valley of the Dolls and Days of Our Lives and Three's Company. Films in which she has appeared include: EDtv, JFK, Adam and Steve and Coffee Date. Kirkland is also a health activist including advocating for women harmed by breast implants. She founded the Kirkland

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Academy Award-nominated actress Sally Kirkland was rushed to the hospital Sunday night after taking a nasty spill at an L.A. film festival -- breaking her leg in two places.Kirkland was on… READ MORE >

Actress Sally Kirkland Is Really Really Tired

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TMZ has learned that Academy Award red carpet staple Sally Kirkland was hospitalized for exhaustion this weekend, but has since been released.A rep for Kirkland issued the following statement… READ MORE >

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Sally Kirkland Gets Bamboozled

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Sally Kirkland: Anna's Implants Partly to Blame

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