Sally Kirkland was born in October 31 1944 in New York City.
Kirkland learned the art of acting with Lee Strasberg. She made her debut at the beginning of the 1960s, both in small supporting roles in films such as Twist ... the skirts fly (1961) and in the off-Broadway plays. By the mid-1960s, it was often occurred in the guest Factory, the studio of Andy Warhol, who was filming for his screen tests, and in the film 13 Most Beautiful Women (1964) them. It is regarded as the first actress who himself publicly in the United States was in a challenging play naked, what happened in the play Sweet Eros (1968) by Terrence McNally.
The Nevada Film Pass (1975) Kirkland played alongside Charles Bronson and Richard Crenna in the film comedy Private Benjamin (1980) next to Goldie Hawn. For her title role in the film drama Anna ... Exile New York (1987) was nominated for the Kirkland Academy Award and won the Golden Globe, the Independent Spirit Award and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award. This success but could not build in the aftermath. With film, Forever (1992), in which she played alongside Sean Young, she worked first as a film producer. For her starring role in the TV movie House of the Living Dead (1991) she was again nominated for a Golden Globe. Later, she took a leading role in the relatively less-known films such as Double Threat - Deadly Desire (1993), Murderous Affair (1993), Guns and Lipstick (1995) and Mothers and Daughters (2002). For her role in the film I wish you were dead (2002), in which she appeared alongside Christopher Lloyd, she was nominated for the DVD Exclusive Awards.