person image

Susan Sarandon

Born: 1946

Biography

Susan Abigail Sarandon (née Tomalin; born October 4, 1946) is an American actress and activist. She is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to nominations for a Daytime Emmy Award, six Primetime Emmy Awards, and nine Golden Globe Awards. In 2002, she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to the film industry.
Known For Acting
Gender Female
Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Resources

Movies

Bull Durham

Annie Savoy in Bull Durham

Dead Man Walking

Sister Helen Prejean in Dead Man Walking

The Front Page

Peggy Grant in The Front Page

Thelma & Louise

Louise in Thelma & Louise

Lorenzo's Oil

Michaela Odone in Lorenzo's Oil

The Player

Susan Sarandon in The Player

James and the Giant Peach

Miss Spider (voice) in James and the Giant Peach

Bob Roberts

Anchor, Tawna Titan in Bob Roberts

The Client

Reggie Love in The Client

Shall We Dance?

Beverly Clark in Shall We Dance?

Enchanted

Queen Narissa in Enchanted

King of the Gypsies

Rose in King of the Gypsies

Anywhere but Here

Adele August in Anywhere but Here

The Witches of Eastwick

Jane Spofford in The Witches of Eastwick

Moonlight Mile

Jojo Floss in Moonlight Mile

In the Valley of Elah

Joan Deerfield in In the Valley of Elah

The Hunger

Sarah Roberts in The Hunger

Atlantic City

Sally in Atlantic City

Speed Racer

Mom Racer in Speed Racer

Peacock

Fanny Crill in Peacock

The Lovely Bones

Grandma Lynn in The Lovely Bones

The January Man

Christine Starkey in The January Man

A Dry White Season

Melanie Bruwer in A Dry White Season

Alfie

Liz in Alfie

The Greatest

Grace Brewer in The Greatest

The Banger Sisters

Lavinia in The Banger Sisters

Twilight

Catherine Ames in Twilight

Stepmom

Jackie Harrison in Stepmom

Little Women

Mrs. March in Little Women

Elizabethtown

Hollie Baylor in Elizabethtown

Igby Goes Down

Mimi in Igby Goes Down

Pretty Baby

Hattie in Pretty Baby

Leaves of Grass

Daisy Kincaid in Leaves of Grass

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Sylvia Moore in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Mr. Woodcock

Beverly Farley in Mr. Woodcock

Emotional Arithmetic

Melanie Lansing Winters in Emotional Arithmetic

White Palace

Nora Baker in White Palace

Noel

Rose Collins in Noel

Romance & Cigarettes

Kitty Kane in Romance & Cigarettes

Light Sleeper

Ann in Light Sleeper

The Great Smokey Roadblock

Ginny in The Great Smokey Roadblock

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Janet Weiss in The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Solitary Man

Nancy Kalmen in Solitary Man

You Don't Know Jack

Janet Good in You Don't Know Jack

Arbitrage

Ellen Miller in Arbitrage

The Buddy System

Emily in The Buddy System

Fight for Your Right Revisited

Mother in Fight for Your Right Revisited

Bernard and Doris

Doris Duke in Bernard and Doris

The Nazi Officer's Wife

Narrator (voice) in The Nazi Officer's Wife

Joe

Melissa Compton in Joe

Tempest

Aretha Tomalin in Tempest

Irresistible

Sophie Hartley in Irresistible

Safe Passage

Mag in Safe Passage

Sweet Hearts Dance

Sandra "Sandy" Boon in Sweet Hearts Dance

The Other Side of Midnight

Catherine Alexander Douglas in The Other Side of Midnight

Middle of Nowhere

Rhonda Berry in Middle of Nowhere

The Great Waldo Pepper

Mary Beth in The Great Waldo Pepper

Jeff, Who Lives at Home

Sharon Thompkins in Jeff, Who Lives at Home

Cloud Atlas

Madame Horrox / Older Ursula / Yusouf Suleiman / Abbess in Cloud Atlas

Ping Pong Summer

Randi Jammer in Ping Pong Summer

Illuminata

Celimene in Illuminata

Robot & Frank

Jennifer in Robot & Frank

That's My Boy

Mary McGarricle (Present Day) in That's My Boy

The Company You Keep

Sharon Solarz in The Company You Keep

The Big Wedding

Beatrice 'Bebe' McBride in The Big Wedding

The Apprentice

Elizabeth Hawkins in The Apprentice

Something Short of Paradise

Madeline Ross in Something Short of Paradise

This Is What Democracy Looks Like

Narrator (voice) in This Is What Democracy Looks Like

How to Make Money Selling Drugs

Self in How to Make Money Selling Drugs

Joe Gould's Secret

Alice Neel in Joe Gould's Secret

Mussolini and I

Edda Mussolini Ciano in Mussolini and I

Compromising Positions

Judith Singer in Compromising Positions

Rudyland

Narrator (voice) in Rudyland

Checkered Flag or Crash

C.C. Wainwright in Checkered Flag or Crash

The Peace!

Self in The Peace!

Snitch

Joanne Keeghan in Snitch

Who Am I This Time?

Helene Shaw in Who Am I This Time?

Women of Valor

Col. Margaret Ann Jessup in Women of Valor

The Last of Robin Hood

Florence Aadland in The Last of Robin Hood

Loving Couples

Stephanie in Loving Couples

The Exonerated

Sunny Jacobs in The Exonerated

School of the Americas Assassins

Narrator (voice) in School of the Americas Assassins

Stardust: The Bette Davis Story

Narrator (voice) in Stardust: The Bette Davis Story

A War in Hollywood

Self - Actress in A War in Hollywood

The Shaman's Apprentice

Narrator (voice) in The Shaman's Apprentice

Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World

Narrator (voice) in Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World

Earthly Possessions

Charlotte Emory in Earthly Possessions

Tammy

Pearl in Tammy

The Calling

Hazel Micallef in The Calling

Lovin' Molly

Sarah in Lovin' Molly

Thelma & Louise: The Last Journey

Self in Thelma & Louise: The Last Journey

Hell & Back

Barb the Angel (voice) in Hell & Back

Secrets of the Code

Narrator (voice) in Secrets of the Code

The Meddler

Marnie Minervini in The Meddler

3 Generations

Dolly in 3 Generations

Unity

Narrator (voice) in Unity

Spark: A Space Tail

Bananny (voice) in Spark: A Space Tail

Cradle Will Rock

Margherita Sarfatti in Cradle Will Rock

Ice Bound

Dr. Jerri Nielsen in Ice Bound

The Next Industrial Revolution

Narrator (voice) in The Next Industrial Revolution

Mothers and Daughters

Millie in Mothers and Daughters

Our Friend, Martin

Mrs. Clark (voice) in Our Friend, Martin

Dragonfly

Chloe in Dragonfly

Zoolander 2

Susan Sarandon (uncredited) in Zoolander 2

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan

Grace Donovan in The Death & Life of John F. Donovan

Ace the Case: Manhattan Mystery

Detective Dottie Wheel in Ace the Case: Manhattan Mystery

The Celluloid Closet

Self in The Celluloid Closet

F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Last of the Belles

Ailie Calhoun in F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Last of the Belles

The Jesus Rolls

Jean in The Jesus Rolls

Cats & Dogs

Ivy (voice) in Cats & Dogs

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty in Beauty and the Beast

Rugrats in Paris: The Movie

Coco LaBouche (voice) in Rugrats in Paris: The Movie

The Past Is a Grotesque Animal

Self in The Past Is a Grotesque Animal

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

Lunch Lady Lorraine (voice) in My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

Butterfly in the Typewriter

Thelma Toole in Butterfly in the Typewriter

One Woman, One Vote

Narrator (voice) in One Woman, One Vote

A Bad Moms Christmas

Isis Dunkler in A Bad Moms Christmas

Survivor's Guide to Prison

Narrator (voice) in Survivor's Guide to Prison

Light Keeps Me Company

Self in Light Keeps Me Company

Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs

Self in Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs

We Are Many

Self in We Are Many

Viper Club

Helen in Viper Club

Trailblazers in Habits

Narrator (voice) in Trailblazers in Habits

Bull Durham: Between the Lines

Self in Bull Durham: Between the Lines

The Secret Life of Geisha

Narrator (voice) in The Secret Life of Geisha

The Concert for New York City

Self in The Concert for New York City

Blackbird

Lily in Blackbird

Pip's Predicament: A Pop-Up Adventure

Queen Narissa (voice) in Pip's Predicament: A Pop-Up Adventure

The Satan Murders

Kate in The Satan Murders

Father Roy: Inside the School of Assassins

Narrator (voice) in Father Roy: Inside the School of Assassins

The Education of Gore Vidal

Self in The Education of Gore Vidal

The Rocky Horror Double Feature Video Show

Self in The Rocky Horror Double Feature Video Show

Facing Arthur

Narrator (voice) in Facing Arthur

VHYes

Tracy Beth in VHYes

Tunnels

in Tunnels

Home

in Home

Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation

Suze Rotolo (voice) in Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation

Christa McAuliffe: Reach for the Stars

Narrator (voice) in Christa McAuliffe: Reach for the Stars

LOVE

The Art Teacher in LOVE

Roger Vivier's Jewels to Shoes

Drama Teacher in Roger Vivier's Jewels to Shoes

June Moon

Eileen in June Moon

Bad Moms' Moms

Isis in Bad Moms' Moms

Enzian: When the Lights Go Up

Self (archive footage) in Enzian: When the Lights Go Up

Pitchfork

in Pitchfork

Still of Night

in Still of Night

Fearless

Mom (voice) in Fearless

Red Bird Lane

in Red Bird Lane

Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepytime Tales

Narrator (voice) in Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepytime Tales

Neo Yokio: Pink Christmas

Aunt Agitha in Neo Yokio: Pink Christmas

Behind the Labels

Narrator (voice) in Behind the Labels

Ride the Eagle

Honey in Ride the Eagle

Jolt

Woman with No Name in Jolt

Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever!

Bitsy in Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever!

PoliWood

Self in PoliWood

Jiminy Glick in Lalawood

Susan Sarandon in Jiminy Glick in Lalawood

The Haunting of Rosalind

Dita in The Haunting of Rosalind

Rocky Horror 45: The Movie

Self in Rocky Horror 45: The Movie

Lady Liberty

Sally in Lady Liberty

Blue Beetle

Victoria Kord in Blue Beetle

Forty Winks

Connie Montoya in Forty Winks

Maybe I Do

Monica in Maybe I Do

The Fabulous Four

in The Fabulous Four

Grizzly

Narrator (voice) in Grizzly

Byron Bowers: Spiritual N***a

Self (uncredited) in Byron Bowers: Spiritual N***a

Behind the Music: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Self in Behind the Music: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Six Triple Eight

in Six Triple Eight

Cher: In Her Own Words

Self (archive footage) (uncredited) in Cher: In Her Own Words

Healing US

Narrator in Healing US

The Miraculous Year

Patty Atwood in The Miraculous Year

Wilderness: The Last Stand

Self - Narrator (voice) in Wilderness: The Last Stand

Ghosts of Attica

Narrator in Ghosts of Attica

Nothing Like Chocolate

Narrator (voice) in Nothing Like Chocolate

Nonnas

in Nonnas

The Rimers of Eldritch

Patsy Johnson in The Rimers of Eldritch

Gracie and Pedro: Pets to the Rescue

(voice) in Gracie and Pedro: Pets to the Rescue

Irwin & Fran

Narrator in Irwin & Fran

Super/Man: The Christopher Reeve Story

Self in Super/Man: The Christopher Reeve Story

The Gutter

Linda Curson in The Gutter

Rebel Nun

in Rebel Nun

Exit Right

Jan Randall in Exit Right

12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief

Self in 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief

TV Shows

The Tony Danza Show

Self - Guest in The Tony Danza Show

The Simpsons

Susan Sarandon (voice) in The Simpsons

The Daily Show

Self in The Daily Show

Hi-Jinks

in Hi-Jinks

The Dame Edna Treatment

in The Dame Edna Treatment

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Self - Guest in Late Night with Conan O'Brien

A World Apart

Patrice Kahlman in A World Apart

Independent Lens

in Independent Lens

Frank Herbert's Dune

in Frank Herbert's Dune

Calucci's Department

in Calucci's Department

The Oscars

Self in The Oscars

Inside the Actors Studio

Self in Inside the Actors Studio

FEUD

Bette Davis in FEUD

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Self in The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Friends

Jessica Lockhart in Friends

LIVE with Kelly and Mark

in LIVE with Kelly and Mark

The Tyra Banks Show

in The Tyra Banks Show

Rescue Me

Alicia Green in Rescue Me

MADtv

Self in MADtv

30 Rock

Lynn Onkman in 30 Rock

Where Are They Now?

Self in Where Are They Now?

Clive Anderson All Talk

Self in Clive Anderson All Talk

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn

Self - Guest in The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn

Who Do You Think You Are?

Self in Who Do You Think You Are?

Live from Studio Five

Self in Live from Studio Five

Saturday Night Live

Self - Cameo (uncredited) in Saturday Night Live

NOVA

Narrator (voice) in NOVA

StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Self in StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Moonbeam City

Warden (voice) in Moonbeam City

The Late Late Show with James Corden

Self in The Late Late Show with James Corden

Doll & Em

Susan in Doll & Em

The Graham Norton Show

Herself in The Graham Norton Show

Chelsea

Self in Chelsea

Frank Herbert's Children of Dune

Princess Wensicia Corrino in Frank Herbert's Children of Dune

The View

Self - Guest in The View

Rick and Morty

Dr. Helen Wong (voice) in Rick and Morty

Neo Yokio

Aunt Agatha (voice) in Neo Yokio

Faerie Tale Theatre

Beauty in Faerie Tale Theatre

American Experience

Narrator (voice) in American Experience

A.D.

Livilla in A.D.

The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe

Gladys Mortenson in The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe

The Reichen Show

Self - Guest in The Reichen Show

The Rosie O'Donnell Show

Self - Guest in The Rosie O'Donnell Show

Mussolini: The Decline and Fall of Il Duce

Edda Mussolini Ciano in Mussolini: The Decline and Fall of Il Duce

Goldene Kamera Verleihung

Self in Goldene Kamera Verleihung

Ray Donovan

Samantha Winslow in Ray Donovan

Mythos

in Mythos

American Dad!

Mrs. Jasperterian (voice) in American Dad!

Real Time with Bill Maher

Self in Real Time with Bill Maher

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Self in Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Malcolm in the Middle

Meg in Malcolm in the Middle

Mike & Molly

J.C. Small in Mike & Molly

Great Performances

Eileen in Great Performances

Great Performances

Patsy Johnson in Great Performances

Chappelle's Show

in Chappelle's Show

Search Party

Lylah in Search Party

The Jay Leno Show

Self in The Jay Leno Show

Late Show with David Letterman

Self in Late Show with David Letterman

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Self in The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Simpsons

Ballet Teacher (voice) in The Simpsons

Monarch

Dottie Cantrell Roman in Monarch

Oxbridge Blues

Natalie Carlsen in Oxbridge Blues

Hamish and Andy's Gap Year

Self in Hamish and Andy's Gap Year

Project Runway

Self - Guest Judge in Project Runway

MADtv

Self - Special Guest in MADtv

The Frame

Sarah Roberts in The Frame

LIVE with Kelly and Mark

Self - Guest in LIVE with Kelly and Mark

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Self - Guest in The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

POV

Self - Narrator in POV

Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields

Self (archive footage) in Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields

Tony Awards

Self - Presenter in Tony Awards

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Self in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Reading Rainbow

Herself - Narrator (voice) in Reading Rainbow

Krapopolis

Demeter (voice) in Krapopolis

Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen

Self - Guest in Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen