Sally Field to Receive Palm Springs International Film Festival's Career Achievement Award

The "Lincoln" actress joins previously announced honorees Helen Hunt, Naomi Watts and Robert Zemeckis for the festival's 24th Annual Award Gala.
Joe Pugliese

Hot off the heels of her much-lauded performance in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, Sally Field will be presented with the Palm Springs International Film Festival's Career Achievement Award next month.

The two-time Academy Award-winning actress, along with previously announced award honorees: the cast of Argo, Helen Hunt, Naomi Watts and Robert Zemeckis, will receive the award at PSIFF's 24th Annual Award Gala on Jan. 5, at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The event will be hosted by Mary Hart.

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“From her all-American girl roles that brought her early stardom on television to her memorable and award-winning film performances, Sally Field has impressed generations of audiences with her incredible range,” said Film Festival Chairman Harold Matzner, in a statement. “In her latest film, Lincoln, Field takes on the challenging role of First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and gives a compelling performance as one of history’s most iconic women. For her stellar body of work, the Palm Springs International Film Festival is proud to honor Sally Field with the 2013 Career Achievement Award.”

Past Career Achievement Award honorees include Glenn Close, Robert Duvall, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman and Helen Mirren.

Field recently received the New York Film Critics Circle's Best Supporting Actress Award for her role opposite Daniel Day-Lewis's Abraham Lincoln in Spielberg's presidential drama.