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Duck! Sissy Spacek visits the Virginia Capitol

Anita Kumar

First, Wayne Newton. Now, Sissy Spacek.

Spacek, an Oscar-winning actress best known for appearances in "Carrie" and "Coal Miner's Daughter", will make a trip to Capitol Square to talk about film production in Virginia.

Spacek, who lives on a 300-acre farm in central Virginia, will appear with her husband, production designer Jack Fisk.

She will hold a press conference with Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R) and the sponsors of a bill that would provide income tax credits to a company that spends at least $250,000 making a film in the state.

Spacek is a longtime friend and supporter of the Virginia Film Office, which asked her to come to Richmond for the event. She currently is appearing as a Washington lobbyist representing Indian casinos in the HBO series "Big Love," but we best remember her from that bloody scene from 1976...

By Anita Kumar  |  February 16, 2010; 7:30 AM ET
Categories:  Anita Kumar , Bill Bolling , Robert F. McDonnell  
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