Susan Sarandon

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Susan Abigail Tomalin
  • Birth Place: Queens, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/04/1946, Libra
  • Profession: Actor; producer; model
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Susan Sarandon Fast Facts:
  • Began career as a model for the Ford Agency.
  • In 1970, accompanied then-husband Chris Sarandon to his audition for the film Joe; she was hired instead.
  • Made Broadway debut as Tricia Nixon in Gore Vidal's An Evening with Richard Nixon (1972).
  • While presenting at the 1993 Academy Awards, spoke out about the plight of HIV-positive Haitian refugees incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay; her comments drew some negative press.
  • Received the Amnesty International USA Media Spotlight Award for Leadership and was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1999.
  • Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and hunger-relief organizations in New York City.
  • Appeared in the first season of Who Do You Think You Are?, tracking her family history to Italy.
  • Susan Sarandon Relationships:
  • Jonathon Bricklin - Significant Other
  • Chris Sarandon - Ex-husband
  • Franco Amurri - Ex-significant Other
  • Miles Guthrie Robbins - Son
  • Tim Robbins - Ex-significant Other
  • Eva Amurri - Daughter
  • Lenora Marie Tomalin - Mother
  • Sean Penn - Ex-significant Other
  • Phillip Leslie Tomalin - Father
  • Terry Tomalin - Brother
  • Jack Henry Robbins - Son
  • Louis Malle - Ex-significant Other
  • Susan Sarandon Awards:
  • 1995 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 2001 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1981 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1992 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1996 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 2003 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2009 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1994 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2008 Genie Awards: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 1994 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1981 Genie Awards: Best Performance by a Foreign Actress - Winner
  • 1994 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1991 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 1991 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1992 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • College:
  • Catholic University of America, Washington, DC (BA in Drama and English, 1968)

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