1997-99: The late 1990s meant more movie and television roles for Spacek, most notably her role in David Lynch's "The Straight Story." The films lead Richard Farnsworth earned an Oscar nod for his portrayal of Alvin Straight, who had traveled hundreds of miles via riding lawn mower to see his brother. Spacek played Alvin's daughter Rose in the film. Pictured: Farnsworth, left, and Spacek on the set of "The Straight Story."David Lynch / The Straight Story Inc.