Throughout the 1990s, Spacek starred in many films, from Oliver Stone’s controversial political epic “JFK” to the charming comedy “Blast from the Past”, where she played the mother of Brendan’s main character. Fraser, Adam. She started the 21st century strong playing in Todd Field’s famous “In the Bedroom”. For her role in the 2001 independent film, Spacek won her fifth Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role 15 years after being nominated for “Crimes of the Heart.”
In the 2010s, the award-winning actress moved from mainstream filmmaking to more television work. She appeared in the HBO drama “Big Love” as Marilyn Densham in 2010. Over the past decade, Spacek has starred in original shows on three of the biggest streaming platforms. She played Sally, the matriarch of the affluent and struggling Rayburn family, on Netflix’s “Bloodline” from 2015 to 2017.
In 2018, Spacek returned to his roots as Stephen King in the Hulu series “Castle Rock”. She plays Ruth Deaver, one of the many characters created or inspired by the master of horror. Spacek’s most recent television role is that of Ellen Bergman, Julia Roberts’ mother of Heidi in the Amazon Prime thriller “Homecoming.”