Carrie is an American horror media franchise, based on the 1974 novel of the same name by author Stephen King. Though character actress Priscilla Pointer may be better known as the mother of Amy Irving, she has enjoyed a major stage, film and TV career herself for over four decades. Has appeared with her real-life mother Priscilla Pointer in seven films: Carrie (1976), Honeysuckle Rose (1980), The Competition (1980), Micki + Maude (1984), Rumpelstiltskin (1987), A Show of Force (1990) and Carried Away (1996). The series consists of four films and two musicals. Priscilla Pointer is actually the real life mother of Amy Irving (who plays her daughter Sue in the movie), and she has played her onscreen mother in three different movies, counting  Carrie. Carrie (1976) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. 1.1 Carrie (1974) 2.1 Carrie (1976) 2.2 The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999) 2.3 Carrie (2002) 2.4 Carrie (2013) 3 Television miniseries. 6 Additional crew. 4 Television special. In the 1980s, she acted in several big horror films, including A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. Priscilla Pointer Actress Though character actress Priscilla Pointer may be better known as the mother of Amy Irving , she has enjoyed a major stage, film and TV career herself for over four decades. She's completely opposed to cosmetic surgery.