• Sally Field played the mother in 'Forrest Gump'
  • Even after the film, she was regularly in front of the camera
  • This is how “Mrs. Gump” looks today

"My mama always. said, life was like a box of chocolates," is probably one of the most well-known film quotes ever. In the classic film 'Forrest Gump', which was released in cinemas in 1994, "Forrest" (Tom Hanks) repeatedly refers to the statements of his mother, which were incredibly valuable to him.

"Mrs. Gump” was played by Oscar winner Sally Field (76). Of course, many fans of the popular film are wondering how the actress looks today.

'Forrest Gump' mom Sally Field: She starred in these shows after the movie

For Sally Field, her role in 'Forrest Gump' was an important part of her impressive film career. In her mid-50s, she played "Forrest's" mother, who lovingly cares for her son.

In the early 2000s, Sally starred in the popular US series 'ER', and won the 2001 Primetime Emmy Award for Best Guest Actress. A few years later she won another award for best actress in the drama series 'Brothers & Sisters', in which she starred until 2011.

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"Mrs. Gump” actress Sally Field today: This is what the actress looks like

Today, at 76, Sally Field is still in front of the camera regularly. The native Californian can still be recognized by her friendly smile, which she already wowed viewers with in 'Forrest Gump'. Most recently, she worked on the film 'Brady's Ladies' (2023).

Sally Field

Coincidentally, Sally Field and Tom Hanks starred in the comedy 'Punchline' (1988) a few years before 'Forrest Gump'. In this film, the two did not play mother and son, but a loving couple!