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вЂњYou anything like me! You really anything like me!вЂќ
The Mask spoofed her. Madonna mocked her. To the time, sheвЂ™s regularly quoted by simple mortals in self-aggrandizing programs of admiration.
But Sally Field never ever really stated, вЂњYou anything like me! You really just like me!вЂќ
She hated, like The Flying Nun when she accepted her second best-actress Oscar for Places in the Heart in 1985, just five years after her first for Norma Rae, Field gave a speech that reflected her gratitude at being recognized by her peers even after getting her start in lowbrow fare. вЂњI have actuallynвЂ™t had an orthodox job, and IвЂ™ve wanted significantly more than almost anything to get respect,вЂќ she said that evening, incorporating that she hadnвЂ™t actually felt the effect of her very first Oscar win. (more…)