Susan Sarandon

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Susan Sarandon

Sarandon at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival
Born Susan Abigail Tomalin
October 4, 1946 (1946-10-04) (age 67)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1969–present
Spouse Chris Sarandon (1967–1979)
Partner Tim Robbins (1988–2009)
Children 3

Susan Sarandon (born October 4, 1946) is an American actress. She was born in New York City and grew up in Edison, New Jersey. She has received many awards in her career for her work, including the Academy Award in 1995 for her role at the movie Dead Man Walking, written and directed by her partner, actor and director Tim Robbins.

Filmography[change | edit source]

Films
Year Title Role Notes
1970 Joe Melissa Compton
1971 Lady Liberty Sally
1971 The Apprentice Elizabeth Hawkins aka "Fleur bleue" (in Canada)
1974 Lovin' Molly Sarah
1974 The Front Page Peggy Grant
1975 The Great Waldo Pepper Mary Beth
1975 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Janet Weiss
1976 One Summer Love Chloe aka "Dragonfly" (USA: original title)
1977 Checkered Flag or Crash C.C. Wainwright
1977 The Other Side of Midnight Catherine Alexander Douglas
1977 The Great Smokey Roadblock Ginny
1978 Pretty Baby Hattie
1978 King of the Gypsies Rose
1979 Something Short of Paradise Madeline Ross
1980 Atlantic City Sally Matthews Genie Award for Best Performance by a Foreign Actress
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actress
1980 Loving Couples Stephanie
1982 Tempest Aretha Tomalin
1983 The Hunger Dr. Sarah Roberts
1983 Who Am I This Time? Helene Shaw
1984 The Buddy System Emily
1984 Faerie Tale Theatre
1985 Compromising Positions Judith Singer
1987 The Witches of Eastwick Jane Spofford Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actress
1988 Bull Durham Annie Savoy Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1988 Sweet Hearts Dance Sandra Boon
1989 The January Man Christine Starkey
1989 A Dry White Season Melanie Bruwer
1990 White Palace Nora Baker London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress (also for Thelma & Louise)
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
1991 Thelma & Louise Louise Elizabeth Sawyer David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Actress (shared with Geena Davis)
London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress (also for White Palace)
National Board of Review Award for Best Actress (shared with Geena Davis)
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actress  – Motion Picture Drama
1992 Player Herself
1992 Light Sleeper Ann
1992 Bob Roberts Tawna Titan
1992 Lorenzo's Oil Michaela Odone Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
1994 The Client Regina 'Reggie' Love BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
1994 Little Women Margaret 'Marmee' March
1994 Safe Passage Margaret 'Mag' Singer
1995 Dead Man Walking Sister Helen Prejean Academy Award for Best Actress
Chlotrudis Award for Best Actress
David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Actress
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
1996 James and the Giant Peach Miss Spider voice
1998 Twilight Catherine Ames
1998 Illuminata Calimene
1998 Stepmom Jackie Harrison San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
1999 Our Friend, Martin Mrs. Clark voice (direct-to-video)
1999 Cradle Will Rock Margherita Sarfatti
1999 Anywhere but Here Adele August
2000 Joe Gould's Secret Alice Neel
2000 Rugrats in Paris: The Movie Coco LaBouche voice
2001 Cats & Dogs Ivy voice
2001 Goodnight Moon Narrator voice (short subject)
2002 Igby Goes Down Mimi Slocumb Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress (also for | Moonlight Mile)
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
2002 The Banger Sisters Lavinia Kingsley
2002 Moonlight Mile Jojo Floss Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress (also for Igby Goes Down)
2002 Little Miss Spider Narrator short subject
2004 Noel Rose Collins
2004 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Herself Cameo
2004 Shall We Dance Beverly Clark
2004 Alfie Liz
2005 Elizabethtown Hollie Baylor
2005 Romance & Cigarettes Kitty
2006 Irresistible Sophie
2007 Mr. Woodcock Beverly Farley
2007 In the Valley of Elah Joan Deerfield
2007 Enchanted Queen Narissa
2007 Emotional Arithmetic Melanie Lansing Winters Nominated—Genie Award for Best Performance by a Foreign Actress
Nominated—Jutra Award for Best Actress
2008 Speed Racer Mom Racer
2008 Middle of Nowhere Rhonda Berry
2009 The Greatest Grace Brewer
2009 Peacock Fanny Crill Direct-to-video
2009 Leaves of Grass Daisy Kincaid
2009 Solitary Man Nancy
2009 The Lovely Bones Grandma Lynn Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress
2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Sylvia Moore
2012 Jeff, Who Lives at Home Sharon
2012 That's My Boy Mary McGarricle post-production
2012 Cloud Atlas filming
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1970–
1971
A World Apart Patrice Kahlman
1971 Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law Joyce 1 episode
1972 Search for Tomorrow Sarah Fairbanks unknown episodes
1974 F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles' Ailie Calhoun television film
1974 Satan Murders, TheThe Satan Murders Kate television film
1974 June Moon Eileen television film
1974 Rimers of Eldritch, TheThe Rimers of Eldritch Pasty Johnson television film
1975 Haunting of Rosalind, TheThe Haunting of Rosalind television film
1981 Fridays Herself TV show. Special guest star
1982 Who Am I This Time? Helene Shaw television film
1984 Oxbridge Blues Natalie TV mini-series
1984 Faerie Tale Theatre Beauty 1 episode Beauty And The Beast
1985 A.D Livilla TV mini-series
1985 Mussolini and I Edda Mussolini Ciano television film
1986 Women of Valor Col. Margaret Ann Jessup television film
1994 All Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! Bitsy
1995 Simpsons, TheThe Simpsons Ballet Teacher 1 episode
1999 Earthly Possessions Charlotte Emory television film
2001 Friends Cecilia Monroe/Jessica Lockhart Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress – Comedy Series
2001 Cool Women In History The Host Season 1
Nominated—Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Series
2002 Malcolm in the Middle Meg Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress – Comedy Series
2003 Ice Bound: A Woman's Survival at the South Pole Dr. Jerri Nielsen television film
2003 Frank Herbert's Children of Dune Princess Wensicia TV miniseries
2004 Chappelle's Show herself Season 3
2004 Troy: The Passion of Helen The Host
2005 The Exonerated Sunny Jacobs television film
2005 Mad TV 2 episodes
2006–
2007
Rescue Me Alicia
2007 Bernard and Doris Doris Duke television film
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress – Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
2009 Saturday Night Live Mother of Andy Samberg's character SNL Digital Short - Motherlover
2009 ER Nora 1 episode
2010 Who Do You Think You Are?[1] herself 1 episode
2010 You Don't Know Jack Janet Good television film
Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
2010 Chelsea Lately Herself Appeared 7/20/2010
2010 The Good Wife Mrs. Joe Kent Uncredited voice role, 10/27/2010
2011-2012 30 Rock Lynn Onkman 2 Episodes Queen of Jordan , Alexis Goodlooking and the Case of the Missing Whisky
2011 Saturday Night Live Mother of Andy Samberg's character SNL Digital Short - 3-Way (The Golden Rule)
2012 The Big C Joy the Joyologist Season 3, Episode 3, 4, and 5
Documentaries
Year Title Role
1983 When the Mountains Tremble
1990 Through the Wire narrator
1993 Wildnerness: The Last Stand narrator
1994 School of the Americas Assassins narrator
1995 The Celluloid Closet
1996 Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press narrator
1997 Need to Know, TheThe Need to Know narrator
1997 Father Roy: Inside the School of Assassins narrator
1997 187: Documented narrator
1999 For Love of Julian narrator
2000 Light Keeps Me Company
2000 Iditarod: A Far Distant Place narrator
2000 Mythos narrator
2000 This Is What Democracy Looks Like narrator
2000 Dying to be Thin narrator
2001 Uphill All the Way narrator
2001 900 Women narrator
2001 Shaman's Apprentice, TheThe Shaman's Apprentice narrator
2001 Rudyland narrator
2001 Islamabad: Rock City narrator
2001 Ghosts of Attica narrator
2001 Last Party 2000
2002 Next Industrial Revolution, TheThe Next Industrial Revolution narrator
2002 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion narrator
2003 XXI Century
2003 Nazi Officer's Wife, TheThe Nazi Officer's Wife narrator
2003 Burma: Anatomy of Terror narrator
2003 Journey of the Heart: The Life of Henri Nouwen narrator
2004 Fragile Hopes from the Killing Fields narrator
2005 Whale in Montana, AA Whale in Montana narrator
2005 On the Line: Dissent in an Age of Terrorism
2006 Secrets of the Code narrator
2006 Christa McAuliffe: Reach for the Stars narrator
2006 Home herself
2007 This Child of Mine narrator
2007 World Beyond Wiseguys: Italian Americans & the Movies
2007 Coming Home Herself
2009 PoliWood Herself
2010 Who Do You Think You Are? Herself

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