Sissy Spacek Is a Happy Wife to Jack Fisk — A Look at Their 46-Year Marriage Since the early ’70s, actress Sissy Spacek has led a successful career in Hollywood. Outside her various accolades, she’s additionally had a happy marriage with production designer Jack Fisk for 46 years.
Spacek initially met Fisk on the set of Terrence Malick’s “Badlands” in 1973. The acclaimed actress starred as Holly Sargis, which was her first leading film role.
Fisk was an art director for the movie. In an interview, Spacek revealed that she and Fisk fell in love on set. Their first date certainly established a connection.
THE COUPLE’S FIRST DATE
“He asked me to take the boat home…back to the hotel, or the motel where the whole crew was staying,” she said. “And he had built this wonderful treehouse out among the cottonwoods, and it was just the most magical place.”
Spacek believed that it was an extraordinary idea. According to her, it was the first occasion when somebody asked her to take a boat anywhere.
However, a huge storm came, and the boat sank around 100 yards down the river. The actress said that the crew members were extremely nervous.