How old was Sally Field in the movie Steel Magnolias?

Sally Field was 42 in Steel Magnolias when she played the character 'M'Lynn Eatenton'.

That was over 33 years ago in 1989.

Today she is 76, and has starred in 64 movies in total, 37 of those since Steel Magnolias was released.

How old do you think she looks in the movie?

In Steel Magnolias, I think Sally Field looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Herbert Ross has worked with Sally Field just once in her career.
  • Sally Field's first movie was as 'Mercy McBee' in The Way West, released in 1967 when she was 19
  • Steel Magnolias scores 7.24 out of 10 on TMDB.
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The cast of Steel Magnolias

Sally Field's other movies