View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Cassette release of "Beat" on Discogs. Heart Beat: Directed by John Byrum. With Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, John Heard, Ray Sharkey. The life and friendship between the icons of the Beat Generation. Mary Elizabeth "Sissy" Spacek is an American actress and singer. She is the recipient of In the film Heart Beat (), Spacek played Carolyn Cassady. The character of Ira, played by Ray Sharkey, is based on Allen Ginsberg. The film stars Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, and John Heard. The movie received generally. Beatnik drifter Neal Cassady (Nick Nolte) shares his wife, Carolyn (Sissy Spacek), with. Sissy Spacek, American actress who was known for her ability to convey Spacek also played Beat muse Carolyn Cassady in the less successful Heart Beat. Download this stock image: SISSY SPACEK, HEART BEAT, - WDE from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and. Beat, an EP by Sissy Spacek. Released in on Was (catalog no. ; Cassette). Featured peformers: Ju Suk Reet Meate (artwork). An exploration of the relationship between Beat Generation writers Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady, Starring: Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, John Heard. : Heart Beat [VHS]: Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, John Heard, Ray Sharkey, Ann Dusenberry, Margaret Fairchild, Tony Bill, Mary Margaret Amato.