06/20/2012 09:00 am ET Updated Jun 20, 2012

'Jimmy Kimmel Live': Sally Field Says She Made Less Money Than Some Of The Extras On 'Gidget' (VIDEO)

A starring role on a hit television series was not always a guarantee of riches, which is something Sally Field knows all too well.

The Oscar-winning actress stopped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (weeknights, 12 a.m. ET on ABC) Tuesday night to promote "The Amazing Spider-Man," but she couldn't resist having a dig at Kimmel's home network, ABC.

Field revealed that when she was starring in "Gidget," she sometimes made less money than the extras. "I made $500 an episode," she told Kimmel.

She added, "There were lots of times when the extras -- they worked a lot because we had a lot of big beach scenes -- they made more than I did."

"The Amazing Spider-Man" is in movie theaters Friday, July 3rd. Check Moviefone for local listings. "Jimmy Kimmel Live!” airs weeknights at 12 a.m. ET on ABC.

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