Susan Sarandon
Actress, activist
Susan Sarandon
Susan Abigail Tomalin, known professionally as Susan Sarandon, is an American actress. She has worked in movies and television since 1969, and won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 1995 film Dead Man Walking. She had also been nominated for the award for four films before that and has received other recognition for her work. She is also noted for her social and political activism for a variety of liberal causes.
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Russell Simmons Leads 'I Am A Muslim Too' Rally in New York
Huffington Post - 3 days
Happening now: @UncleRUSH addresses hundreds of New Yorkers at the #IAmMuslimToo rally in Times Square. https://t.co/GFH5r2mwHk pic.twitter.com/SQH4iGAZSI — NBC New York (@NBCNewYork) February 19, 2017 Music mogul Russell Simmons led thousands of New Yorkers in a show of solidarity for Muslim Americans at the “I Am A Muslim Too” rally on Sunday in Times Square.  Simmons headlined the event, which was co-organized by the Foundation For Ethnic Understanding and the Nusantara Foundation in response to the increased anxiety over President Donald Trump’s executive order limiting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.  “We are here today to show middle America our beautiful signs and, through our beautiful actions and intention, that they have been misled. We are here unified because of Donald Trump. We want to thank him for bringing us together,” Simmons told the crowd.  He added, “We are focused on things that are not helpful to America, we’re using t ...
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Stop Bannon and his puppet Trump; Elect a Democratic Congress in 2018
Huffington Post - 17 days
Reality tells us the only way to ensure we stop Trump in the long run, unless he is impeached, is to elect a Democratic Congress in 2018. We can and should continue to march and protest but that must lead to organizing and electing Democrats. The first step is ensuring we keep the Virginia governorship and retake the governor's office in New Jersey in 2017. To do this we need to stop fighting each other and one way to do that is to stop demanding perfection in our candidates. That is what led to the election of Donald Trump. The Susan Sarandon's and Ralph Nader's of the world who by their stupidity and short-sightedness supported third party candidates must take some responsibility for Trump being in the White House. Sarandon had the unmitigated gall to tweet after the women's march telling Cher to keep protesting after she told everyone she thinks Clinton is more dangerous than Trump. For the next two years we need to get all Democrats and Independent voters who lean Democratic ...
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Frances Bean Cobain's New Modeling Gig Is So Not Surprising
Huffington Post - 27 days
What do Cher, Willow Smith, Susan Sarandon and Frances Bean Cobain have in common? Why, they’re all Marc Jacobs muses, of course.  Cobain is starring in Jacobs’ spring/summer 2017 campaign. In an interview with Vogue, the 24-year-old rock offspring called Jacobs an “underdog for the masses,” for whom she made an exception when she agreed to model.  “I wouldn’t have done it with anyone other than Marc,” she said. "I first met Frances Bean when she was 2 years old at a dinner with her mom (Courtney) and Anna Sui in 1994 at Bar Six in NYC. I have always wanted to work with Frances. Her beauty, uniqueness, and strength is something I have long admired and respected. Few things remain as constant as my continued inspiration from those whose honesty, integrity, courage, and curiosity lead them to explore and venture beyond preconceived boundaries. Photographed by David Sims, I am pleased to share the first image of Frances Bean Cobain for our Spring/Summer 2017 campaign ...
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Women's March Organizer Targeted By Vicious Islamophobic Attacks Online
Huffington Post - about 1 month
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Here's Your First Look At Susan Sarandon And Jessica Lange As Bette Davis And Joan Crawford
Huffington Post - about 1 month
When we first heard that Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon would star as Joan Crawford and Bette Davis in FX’s upcoming anthology series, “Feud: Bette and Joan,” we couldn’t wait to see their transformations. Well, the day has finally come.  Entertainment Weekly released its latest magazine cover on Thursday, featuring a first look at the two stars in their full getups. The two are dead ringers for the iconic Hollywood actresses. Your first look at #RyanMurphy’s addictive new anthology series has arrived! ‘Feud: Bette and Joan’ stars two of today’s greatest actresses as Hollywood’s most enduring stars: @susansarandon as #BetteDavis and #JessicaLange as #JoanCrawford. The star-studded series will chronicle the intense feud between Davis and Crawford that began in their heydays in the ‘30s and ‘40s. Click the link in our bio for more details and make sure to pick up an issue on newsstands starting January 20. #FeudFX : Robert Trachtenberg for EW A photo poste ...
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This audiobook has a 166-person cast, including Nick Offerman and Susan Sarandon
NPR - about 1 month
George Saunders, a master of the short story, has written his first novel. The audiobook promises to be a star-studded spectacle.
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When A Nanny Drops A Baby On The Head, And Mom Gets The Blame
Huffington Post - about 2 months
On January 1st 2017, Eva Amurri Martino (daughter of Hollywood star Susan Sarandon), revealed on her blog, Happily Eva After, that her baby son had been dropped on his head by his night nurse. In her post titled, "The Struggle is Real," the mom writes that a couple of days after Thanksgiving, a night nurse who was caring for the then ten-week-old baby, fell asleep while holding baby Major and dropped him. Major cracked his head on the hardwood floor as a result of the fall. Both parents were sleeping at the time and were awoken by the sound of the baby's head hitting the floor. The baby suffered a fractured skull and bleeding on his brain and was rushed by ambulance to Yale Medical Center where he spent two days receiving emergency care. Thankfully, Major recovered and is now back at home with his family. In her post, Eva speaks frankly about the guilt she feels following the event. She talks about how she still blames herself; how she is now struggling to trust anyone with ...
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Eva Amurri Martino Says Night Nurse Dropped Her Baby, Cracking His Skull
Huffington Post - about 2 months
Happy New Year, from our family to yours! ❤✨ Couldn't be more grateful for my little tribe. I spent the day today writing a very personal letter that will be published on HappilyEvaAfter.com in the morning. So many thanks to the #HappilyEvaAfter readership for giving me wings this year and for creating such a beautiful community. I appreciate you so much and I look forward to all we will experience together in 2017! #HappyNewYear #2017 #NewBeginnings #Love #Peace ( : @stephanieelliottphoto) A photo posted by HAPPILY EVA AFTER (@thehappilyeva) on Dec 31, 2016 at 5:43pm PST Actress Eva Amurri Martino revealed Sunday that a night nurse accidentally dropped her baby son, causing his skull to fracture. In a New Year’s Day entry on her blog, Amurri recalled how the incident triggered an emotional tailspin. Amurri Martino, the daughter of Susan Sarandon, wrote that a few nights before Thanksgiving, the night nurse fell asleep while holding Major, who was ...
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From Kimye vs. Taylor to Kimye vs. Bette Midler: The best celebrity feuds of 2016
Yahoo News - about 2 months
For a lot of us, famous and normals alike, 2016 was a narrative we would like to be excluded from and that we never asked to be a part of.  But if nothing else, it was a great year for celebrity gossip. Thanks to social media, egos and impulse control had a banner year — for better and most certainly for worse. Here are the best celebrity feuds of a very petty year. 6. Selena Gomez vs. Justin Bieber Image: darren calabres/AP Jelena is over, but the wounds haven't healed. Gomez defended Beliebers that were upset by a series of photos Bieber Instagrammed of his girl of the moment, Sofia Richie, commenting, "If you can't handle the hate then stop posting pictures of your girlfriend lol." Bieber responded writing, "It's funny to see people that used me for attention and still try to point the finger this way. Sad. All love." Eventually, Gomez Snapchatted an apology, because feuds are now a cross-platform affair.  Bieber eventually deleted his Instagram account and Gomez went on a social me ...
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Susan Sarandon on 'Thelma & Louise': We didn't set out to make a feminist film
LATimes - 2 months
When she, Geena Davis and Ridley Scott were filming “Thelma & Louise,” Susan Sarandon “didn't in any way anticipate” the feminist legacy the female-buddy movie would have years down the line.  “I saw this as ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ that was women and trucks and kind of a cowboy movie,”...
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A Response: My Election Blame List
Huffington Post - 3 months
This article was written in response to a “Huffington Post” article by Max Weiss, which was in turn written as a response to a “Slate” article. The original “Slate” article was titled: “So We’re Still Blaming Jill Stein And James Comey, Huh?” and the Weiss response was titled: “Things I Blame For Hillary Clinton’s Loss, Ranked.” But the Weiss list was so far removed from my own feelings about the Clinton loss that I felt it was time to respond with my own blame list. It’s been a month since the election, so hopefully enough time has passed that Democrats can discuss what went so wrong. So here is my own list of the things I blame for the 2016 election loss, ranked. And I have to quote Weiss in saying (while he was blaming Bernie Sanders): “I know this is going to piss a lot of people off, but so be it.”   1-15. HILLARY CLINTON AND HER CAMPAIGN Hillary Clinton was the wrong candidate for this election. She might have won in a different year, against a different opponent. Her ...
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PHOTOS: Susan Sarandon Films New Movie
ABC News - 3 months
See your favorite stars transform into the characters you love.
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Susan Sarandon asks you empty bank account to protest Dakota pipeline
CNN - 4 months
You've shared the protest videos and checked in at Standing Rock Indian Reservation on Facebook.
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Oscar-winner Sarandon 'snubs Clinton' as polls tighten
Yahoo News - 4 months
Actress Susan Sarandon is well-known for supporting liberal causes, but helping Hillary Clinton become America's first female president apparently isn't one of them. As polls tighten between the Democratic nominee and her maverick Republican challenger Donald Trump, Sarandon has endorsed Jill Stein, the fringe Green Party nominee, according to the Stein campaign. "Fear of Donald Trump is not enough for me to support Clinton, with her record of corruption," Stein's website quoted the New York-based actress and activist as writing in a letter.
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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Vows To Fight Dakota Access Pipeline Through Winter
Huffington Post - 4 months
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Thor apologizes to Native Americans in Instagram post
Yahoo News - 4 months
Chris Hemsworth, also known as Thor, has given his support to protesters in North Dakota and apologized to Native Americans for a terrible costume choice.  The Australian actor is just one of the big names who has come out in solidarity with protesters who are fighting against the construction of a crude oil pipeline in North Dakota. Mark Ruffalo, Susan Sarandon, Shailene Woodley and Darryl Hannah have all given their support.  SEE ALSO: Climate activists shut down 5 tar sands oil pipelines Hemsworth, the actor known for his role in the Marvel movie franchise, posted an Instagram on Thursday which showed him holding up a sign on set that read, "We stand with Standing Rock." It is a reference to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, whose land the pipeline would go through.  In a humble caption, Hemsworth apologized for dressing up as a Native American at a New Year's Eve party last year.  "I now appreciate that there is a great need for a deeper understanding of the complex and extensive issu ...
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Here's A Look At The Queer Appeal Of 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show'
Huffington Post - 4 months
Halloween is still a few weeks away, but Logo TV’s “Cocktails and Classics” is getting its spooky celebration on early with an Oct. 16 screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” In this clip from the show, host Michael Urie and journalist Michael Musto delve into the inherently queer appeal of the 1975 cult movie musical starring Tim Curry and Susan Sarandon. “This is before [the] internet, before a lot of visibility and rights in the LGBT movement,” Musto explains. “You watch it now and it’s kind of sweet, but this was just explosively daring.”  Now in its third season, “Cocktails and Classics” takes a look at some of the campiest, most iconic films in the queer canon. Other episodes have been dedicated to 1950’s “All About Eve” and 2001’s “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”   -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. ...
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Amy Schumer Wants You To Know She's Not Racist, But Has Room To Grow
Huffington Post - 5 months
Andy Cohen’s “Plead the Fifth” is the closest thing we have to a celebrity judge, jury and executioner ― in Wacha’s name we trust ― and on Monday’s episode of “Watch What Happens Live,” it was time for Amy Schumer to take the stand and defend her cringeworthy interview with Lena Dunham.  In the September interview, Dunham had told Schumer about her experience at the Met Gala earlier this year with New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who she claimed refused to speak to her throughout the evening. After inquiring about the status of Season 5 of “Inside Amy Schumer” (the Fifth was pled) and who turned down appearing in the sketch “Last Fuckable Day” (Dianne Keaton and Susan Sarandon), Schumer talked to Cohen about Dunham’s tone-deaf comments, which the “Girls” creator later apologized for after the internet picked up its pitchforks.  “I think we all have room to learn,” she added. “I can’t think of anybody I’m racist against. When I get accused of that, ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Susan Sarandon
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2016
    Age 69
    On March 28, 2016 in an interview on All In with Chris Hayes, Sarandon indicated that she and other Sanders supporters might not support Hillary Clinton if Clinton is the Democratic nominee for President.
    More Details Hide Details She stated: "You know, some people feel that Donald Trump will bring the revolution immediately. If he gets in, then things will really explode." Hayes inquired as to whether it would be dangerous to allow Trump to become president, to which she replied: "If you think that it's pragmatic to shore up the status quo right now, then you're not in touch with the status quo". In 2006, Sarandon received the Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award. She was honored for her work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, an advocate for victims of hunger and HIV/AIDS and a spokesperson for Heifer International.
    In the 2016 U.S. presidential election, she has made public her support for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
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  • 2015
    Age 68
    In 2015, Sarandon received the Goldene Kamera international lifetime achievement award.
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    Sarandon and Bricklin broke up in 2015.
    More Details Hide Details In 2006, Sarandon and ten relatives, including her then-partner, Tim Robbins and their son, Miles, travelled to Wales to trace her family's Welsh genealogy. Their journey was documented by the BBC Wales programme, Coming Home: Susan Sarandon. Much of the same research and content was featured in the American version of Who Do You Think You Are? She also received the "Ragusani nel mondo" prize in 2006; her Sicilian roots are in Ragusa, Italy. Sarandon is the co-owner of New York ping-pong club SPiN, and its Toronto branch SPiN Toronto. Sarandon is a vegetarian. Sarandon received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2009 Stockholm International Film Festival, was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2010, and received the Outstanding Artistic Life Award for her Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema at the 2011 Shanghai International Film Festival. In 2013, she was invited to inaugurate the 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa.
    In May 2015, Sarandon launched a campaign with fundraising platform Represent.com to sell T-shirts to help finance the documentary Deep Run, the story of a poor North Carolina teen undergoing a gender transition.
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  • 2012
    Age 65
    In 2012 Sarandon's audiobook performance of Carson McCullers' The Member of the Wedding was released at Audible.com.
    More Details Hide Details Sarandon was the voice actor for the character of Granny Rags, an eccentric and sinister old lady, in the stealth/action video game Dishonored, released in 2012. Sarandon is noted for her active support of progressive and liberal political causes, ranging from donations to organizations such as EMILY's List, to participating in a 1983 delegation to Nicaragua sponsored by MADRE, an organization that promotes "social, environmental, and economic justice." Sarandon has expressed support for various human rights causes that are similar philosophically to ideas found among the left-wing supporters.
  • 2011
    Age 64
    Her use of the term "Nazi" to describe Pope Benedict XVI on October 15, 2011, created controversy, generating complaints from Roman Catholic authorities, and the Anti-Defamation League, which called on Sarandon to apologize.
    More Details Hide Details Sarandon's mother Leonora Tomalin is a staunch Republican, a supporter of George W. Bush and the Iraq War. Sarandon has become an advocate to end the death penalty and mass incarceration. She has joined the team of people fighting to save the life of Richard Glossip, a man who is on death row in Oklahoma.
    On September 27, 2011, Sarandon spoke to reporters and interested parties at the Occupy Wall Street protest in New York City.
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    On March 12, 2011, Sarandon spoke before a crowd in Madison, Wisconsin protesting Governor Scott Walker and his Budget Repair Bill.
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  • 2010
    Age 63
    Sarandon was appointed an FAO Goodwill Ambassador in 2010.
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  • 2009
    Age 62
    Sarandon split with her long-time partner, Robbins, in 2009.
    More Details Hide Details Following the dissolution of her relationship, she soon began a relationship with Jonathan Bricklin, son of Malcolm Bricklin. They operated the SPiN ping-pong lounges together.
  • 2008
    Age 61
    In the 2008 U.S. presidential election, Sarandon and Tim Robbins campaigned for John Edwards in the New Hampshire communities of Hampton, Bedford and Dover.
    More Details Hide Details When asked at We Vote '08 Kickoff Party "What would Jesus do this primary season", Sarandon said, "I think Jesus would be very supportive of John Edwards."
  • 2007
    Age 60
    In January 2007, she appeared with Robbins and Jane Fonda at an anti-war rally in Washington, D.C. in support of a Congressional measure to withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 2006
    Age 59
    Along with anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan, Sarandon took part in a 2006 Mother's Day protest, which was sponsored by Code Pink.
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    In 2006, she was one of eight women selected to carry in the Olympic flag at the Opening Ceremony of the 2006 Olympic Winter Games, in Turin, Italy.
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  • 2005
    Age 58
    She hosted a section of the Live 8 concert in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2005.
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  • 2004
    Age 57
    The next year, in 2004, she served on the advisory committee for 2004 Racism Watch, an activist group.
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  • 2003
    Age 56
    In 2003 she appeared in a "Love is Love is Love" commercial, which promoted the acceptance of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals.
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    Prior to a 2003 protest sponsored by the United for Peace and Justice coalition, she said that many Americans "do not want to risk their children or the children of Iraq".
    More Details Hide Details Sarandon was one of the first to appear in a series of political ads sponsored by TrueMajority, an organization established by Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream founder Ben Cohen.
    Sarandon and Robbins both took an early stance against the 2003 invasion of Iraq, with Sarandon stating that she was firmly against war as a pre-emptive strike.
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  • 2000
    Age 53
    During the 2000 election, Sarandon supported Ralph Nader's run for president, serving as a co-chair of the National Steering Committee of Nader 2000.
    More Details Hide Details During the 2004 election campaign, she withheld support for Nader's bid, being among several "Nader Raiders" who urged Nader to drop out and his voters offer their support for Democratic Party candidate John Kerry. After the 2004 election, Sarandon called for US elections to be monitored by international entities.
  • 1999
    Age 52
    In 1999, she was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
    More Details Hide Details In that capacity, she has actively supported the organization's global advocacy, as well as the work of the Canadian UNICEF Committee.
  • FORTIES
  • 1995
    Age 48
    In 1995, Sarandon was one of many Hollywood actors, directors and writers interviewed for the documentary The Celluloid Closet, which looked at how Hollywood films have depicted homosexuality.
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  • 1994
    Age 47
    She was awarded the Women in Film Crystal Award in 1994.
    More Details Hide Details Additionally, she has received eight Golden Globe nominations, including for White Palace (1990), Stepmom (1998), Igby Goes Down (2002), and Bernard and Doris (2007). Her other movies include Little Women (1994), Anywhere but Here (1999), Cradle Will Rock (1999), The Banger Sisters (2002), Shall We Dance (2004), Alfie (2004), Romance & Cigarettes (2005), Elizabethtown (2005) and Enchanted (2007). Sarandon has appeared in two episodes of The Simpsons, once as herself ("Bart Has Two Mommies") and as a ballet teacher, "Homer vs. Patty and Selma". She appeared on Friends, Malcolm in the Middle, Mad TV, Saturday Night Live, Chappelle's Show, 30 Rock, Rescue Me and Mike & Molly. Sarandon has contributed the narration to two dozen documentary films, many of which dealt with social and political issues. In addition she has served as the presenter on many installments of the PBS documentary series, Independent Lens. In 1999 and 2000 she hosted and presented Mythos, a series of lectures by the late American mythology professor Joseph Campbell. Sarandon also participates as a member of the Jury for the NYICFF, a local New York City Film Festival dedicated to screening films made for children between the ages of 3 and 18.
  • 1988
    Age 41
    However, Sarandon did not become a "household name" until her A-list breakthrough opposite Kevin Costner and Tim Robbins (who became her real-life live-in lover) in the 1988 film Bull Durham, which became a huge commercial and critical success.
    More Details Hide Details Sarandon was nominated for an Academy Award four more times in the 1990s, as Best Actress in Thelma & Louise (1991), Lorenzo's Oil (1992), and The Client (1994), finally winning in 1995 for Dead Man Walking.
  • 1987
    Age 40
    In 1987, she appeared in the hit comedy-fantasy The Witches of Eastwick alongside Jack Nicholson, Cher, and Michelle Pfeiffer.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1985
    Age 38
    In the mid-1980s, Sarandon dated Italian filmmaker Franco Amurri, with whom she had a daughter, Eva Amurri, on March 15, 1985.
    More Details Hide Details Amurri has become an actress as well. From 1988, Sarandon cohabited with actor Tim Robbins, whom she met while they were filming Bull Durham. They have two sons – Jack Henry (born May 15, 1989) and Miles Guthrie (born May 4, 1992).
  • 1983
    Age 36
    Her most controversial film appearance was in Tony Scott's The Hunger in 1983, a modern vampire story in which she had a lesbian sex scene with Catherine Deneuve.
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  • 1979
    Age 32
    They divorced in 1979, but she retained the surname Sarandon as her stage name.
    More Details Hide Details She was then involved romantically with director Louis Malle and musician David Bowie.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1975
    Age 28
    In 1975, she appeared in the cult favorite The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
    More Details Hide Details That same year, she also played the female lead in The Great Waldo Pepper, opposite Robert Redford. She was twice directed by Louis Malle, in Pretty Baby (1978) and Atlantic City (1981). The latter earned Sarandon her first Academy Award nomination.
  • 1972
    Age 25
    She made her Broadway debut in An Evening with Richard Nixon in 1972, and went on to receive Drama Desk Award nominations for the Off-Broadway plays, A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking (1979) and Extremities (1982).
    More Details Hide Details She returned to Broadway in the 2009 revival of Exit the King. On television, she is a five-time Emmy Award nominee, including for her guest roles on the sitcoms Friends (2001) and Malcolm in the Middle (2002), and the TV films Bernard and Doris (2007) and You Don't Know Jack (2010). Her other films include Pretty Baby (1978), The Hunger (1983), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Bull Durham (1988), White Palace (1990), Little Women (1994), Stepmom (1998), Igby Goes Down (2002), Enchanted (2007), The Lovely Bones (2009), Arbitrage (2012) and Tammy (2014). Sarandon was born in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City. She is the eldest of nine children born to Lenora Marie (née Criscione; b. 1923) and Phillip Leslie Tomalin (1917–1999), an advertising executive, television producer, and one-time nightclub singer. She has four brothers: Philip Jr., Terry (deceased May 19, 2016), Tim and O'Brian and four sisters: Meredith, Bonnie, Amanda and Missy. Her father was of English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry, his English ancestors being from Hackney in London and his Welsh ancestors being from Bridgend. On her mother's side, she is of Italian descent, with ancestors from the regions of Tuscany and Sicily. Sarandon was raised Roman Catholic and attended Roman Catholic schools.
  • 1970
    Age 23
    Between 1970 and 1972, she appeared on the soap operas A World Apart and Search for Tomorrow, playing Patrice Kahlman and Sarah Fairbanks, respectively.
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  • 1969
    Age 22
    In 1969, Sarandon went to a casting call for the motion-picture Joe with her then husband Chris Sarandon.
    More Details Hide Details Although he did not get a part, she was cast in a major role of a disaffected teen who disappears into the seedy underworld (the film was released in the summer of 1970).
  • 1967
    Age 20
    While in college, Susan Tomalin met fellow student Chris Sarandon and the couple married on September 16, 1967.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1964
    Age 17
    She then attended The Catholic University of America, from 1964 to 1968, and earned a BA in drama and worked with noted drama coach and master teacher, Father Gilbert V. Hartke.
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    She grew up in Edison, New Jersey, where she graduated from Edison High School in 1964.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1946
    Born
    Born on October 4, 1946.
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