Celebrity
Sissy Spacek turns 73 with hubby of 49 years, left posh life to live happily on a farm
"We really supported one another, and we really understood the business. It was what brought us together. "
Caryl Jane Espiritu
01.13.23

Finding someone who would love you and go with you wherever is a blessing.

This world is enormous, and discovering that there might be someone who will love you for who you are and always choose to be by your side is something that seems impossible.

But it has happened, and a lot of couples are living proof that finding true love is possible.

We see it in regular people, and we also find it in the lives of celebrities and well-known personalities.

And this couple is inspiring for their incredible marriage which has been strong for the past 48 years.

One of the most celebrated couples in Hollywood is Sissy Spacek and her husband, Jack Fisk.

Sissy is a regular gal from Texas who found fame as an actress after her successful stint in Badlands in 1972.

She was in her twenties then, and that was when she first met her future husband.

The actress was playing the lead role, Holly, when she met the young art director named Jack Fisk, who was also in his twenties at the time.

The two hit it off and had gone on their own kind of adventure that made their relationship grow stronger.

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“Jack had built this incredible treehouse on a river,” she shared with Texas Monthly. “One day he asked me to ride home with him on a boat. We loaded up, and there came a terrible flash flood. The boat sank. Right then I knew life with Jack was going to be eventful.”

Sissy and Jack eventually got married and started a life together.

It was not easy, but they were determined to make things work.

Both of them are dedicated to their work and are keen on building a good life for their family.

The couple always prioritized their privacy and lived a quiet life as their family grew.

Sissy and Jack were married in 1974 and were blessed with two girls, Schuyler and Madison.

Since their marriage, the couple may have lived privately but kept on working together on various films such as Carrie (1976), Raggedy Man (1981), and Violets Are Blue (1986).

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It was in 1981 when the couple decided to run from the fast lane and build a home for their family in the countryside.

On the 210-acre property, Jack and Sissy created a home and a family, and this is where they raised their two daughters.

Their eldest daughter also grew up to be an actress, while their youngest works as a graphic artist, following in her father’s footsteps.

It seemed difficult to keep a low profile while working on blockbuster hits, but this couple made it work.

Their passion for their craft is a major factor that kept them strong over the years.

“First we met working together, and throughout the 1970s we just did almost every film together,” Sissy told The Huffington Post. “We really supported one another and we really understood the business. It was what brought us together. And we were passionate about the same things, including movie-making. And that’s something that we continue to share.”

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YouTube Screenshot - Country Living

It is amazing how this “power couple” has made a name for themselves, not only by doing great films together but also by keeping their inspiring marriage intact for almost five decades.

Know more about their story by watching the video below.

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By Caryl Jane Espiritu
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Caryl Jane Espiritu is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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