Emma Stone and Sally Field share this special connection

Emma Stone and Sally Field have an unexpected connection that no fans know about. After winning the Best Actress Oscar, Stone gushed about her three-time costar during a backstage interview with Good Morning America , revealing the special bond they share.

Field is one of five previous recipients of the award for Best Actress, along with Jennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron, Jessica Lange and Michelle Yeoh, who each received the award among this year's five nominees. of one. "I hope they do it every year, it would be awesome," Stone said.

Field's specific mission was to pay tribute to Stone, with whom she starred in the Netflix series "Mad Men" and Andrew Garfield's "Spider-Man" movies. "I've worked with Sally Field three times. We share the same birthday," she revealed. "I just love her and what she has to say — all those women that I admire and respect so much, so it's really [special]."

Jessica Lange, Michelle Yeoh, Emma Stone, Charlize Theron, Jennifer Lawrence and Sally Field pose backstage at the 2024 Academy Awards. Handout/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

During the speech, Field called Bella Baxter in Stone's "Poor Things " "unhinged" and "unruly" — in a good way. "With the fearlessness of a toddler, she clumsily entered the world, awakening in her body and a sense of being alive without boundaries," she said. "This is an unforgettable and endearing character, created by an actor who always surprises, who refuses to be pigeonholed and, like Bella, is completely original. Bravo, Emma."

Stone was all smiles in the audience, visibly moved by Field's words. After her name was called, she accepted the trophy in Oscar tradition from last year's winner Michelle Yeoh and her close friend Lawrence, who appeared to shed tears of joy.

Sally Field, Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence and Michelle Yeoh at the 96th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, March 10, 2024 . Myung J. Chun/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images

Stone then posed for photos with the five presenters backstage and shared a sweet hug with Field, highlighting their bond.