Sally Field's actress mother Margaret O'Mahoney has lost her battle with cancer at the age of 89.
The movie veteran, who starred in cult 1951 film The Man From Planet X, died in Malibu, California on Sunday (06Nov11), according to
She appeared in more than 80 films and TV shows between 1945 and 1973.
A statement from her family calls O'Mahoney an "inspiring and loving woman" who "truly did laugh all her laughter and cry all her tears and died knowing she will be loved eternally by those left behind."