How old was Sally Field in her first movie: The Way West?

Sally Field was 19 in The Way West when she played the character 'Mercy McBee'.

That was over 56 years ago in 1967.

This was her first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be her first actual acting role).

Today she is 76, and has starred in 64 movies in total, 63 of those since The Way West was released.

How old do you think she looks in the movie?

In The Way West, I think Sally Field looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Andrew V. McLaglen 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
  • The Way West scores 5.9 out of 10 on TMDB.
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Sally Field's other movies