Sissy Spacek's Rise To Fame As "Carrie"

Sissy Spacek "Carrie" Rise To Fame
December 25, 2020 - 18:09 / Rachel Johnson

Sissy Spacek in Carrie would come in 1976 when she played the part of “Carrie White” in the Brian De Palma horror film. The role would quickly garner Sissy Spacek attention, and Carrie would earn Sissy her first Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.

Before playing "Carrie", Sissy Spacek had other ambitions as a child. Born Christmas day in 1949, American actress Sissy Spacek originally wanted to become a singer when she was young.

In fact, she even had one single titled, “John, You Went Too Far This Time,” before turning her attention to acting. Watch the video above to learn more about Sissy Spacek's rise to fame as "Carrie". 

Sissy Spacek "Carrie" Rise To Fame

Sissy Spacek as "Carrie White" in 1976's horror film Carrie