Susan Sarandon, one of Hollywood’s most valued actresses is a skilled artist with a career crossing over four decades. The critically praised actress has performed in movies like Bull Durham, Thelma and Louise, and Dead Man Walking. Given her rich acting career, smoking hot good looks and talents, it is hard to guess that she had never given a thought to acting as a career before she got married. She had brought her husband, Chris Sarandon to a casting call for the film Joe and decided to audition. Though Chris did not get a part, Susan was given a major character in the film in which she made her Hollywood debut. Joe was a significant and commercial success and she decided to attempt acting as a career.
She also started doing television and performed on the soap operas A World Apart and Search for Tomorrow. She became a major movie actress during the 1970s and got better with time. She earned her first Academy Award nomination for Atlantic City and won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her appearance in the film Dead Man Walking. She is a well-known activist and has worked as the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. She also actively supports continuous and left-liberal political causes.
|Birth Name||Susan Abigail Tomalin|
|Age||(as in 2020) 74 Years|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Libra|
|Birth Place||Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, US|
|Date of Birth||04 October 1946|
|Residence||West 15th Street in Chelsea, New York City|
|Home Town||Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, US|
|Mother's Name||Lenora Marie (nee Criscione)|
|Father's Name||Phillip Leslie Tomalin (Advertising Executive, Television Producer, and One-Time Nightclub Singer)|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• John Leone (1961-1962)|
• Tom Noonan (1963
• Louis Malle (1978-1980)
• David Bowie (1982)
• Franco Amurri (1983-1985)
• Sean Penn (1984)
• Tim Robbins (1987-2009)
• Jonathan Bricklin (2010-Present)
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Marriage Date||16 September 1967|
and Divorced on 20 September 1979
|Children||Daughter- Eva Amurri|
Son- • Miles Robbins
• Jack Henry Robbins
|School||Edison High School, New Jersey, United States|
|College/University||The Catholic University of America, Washington District of Columbia, United States|
|Brands Endorsed||• Magic Lady Panty Hose (1971)|
• YMCA/TWCA (2002)
• Project Liberty (2002)
• WE (Women’s Entertainment) network (2003)
• Revlon Age Defying Makeup
• The One Campaign (2005)
• Lean Cuisine’s Dinnertime Selects frozen foods line (voice) (2006)
• Stouffer’s (voice) (2006)
• America’s Dairy Producers’ Got Milk promotional campaign (2011)
• Tylenol Pain Reliever (voice; September 2013- October 2013) and for Heifer.org (2013)
• Wall Street Journal (2007) and America’s Dairy producers’ Got Milk milk mustache promotional campaign (2011)
|Career Manager||United Talent Agency|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 170 cm|
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms- 63 kg|
in pounds- 139 lbs
|Breast Size||38 Inches|
|Hips Size||36 Inches|
|Waist Size||27 Inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||White|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Dress Size||10 (US) or 42 (EU)|
|Shoe Size||7.5 (US) or 38 (EU)|
|Favorite Medication ||Marijuana|
Sarandon was born in New York City. She is the eldest of nine children of Lenora Marie (née Criscione; b. 1923) and Phillip Leslie Tomalin (1917–1999), an advertising manager, 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 parents being from Hackney in London and his Welsh parents 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. She grew up in Edison, New Jersey, where she graduated from Edison High School in 1964.
She then joined 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. During and somewhat after college, she helped herself by cutting hair, cleaning houses, and working as a switchboard operator.
Sarandon was married to actor Chris Sarandon from 1967 to 1979. She has three children, a daughter Eva from a relationship with filmmaker Franco Amurri and two sons, Jack and Miles, with Tim Robbins. She and Robbins divided in the summer of 2009, after being together for 23 years.
Susan Sarandon Net Worth
Susan Sarandon has a net worth of $60 million.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$60 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
Throughout 2011 and 2012, Susan Sarandon figured significantly to her real estate portfolio. Following her separation with Tim Robbins, Sarandon paid her ex $3.2 million in order to have entire ownership over the six-bedroom duplex the couple participated in Chelsea, Manhattan. That same month, she also splurged on a $1.75-million, a one-bedroom penthouse in Greenwich Village. In July 2020 Susan listed the six-bedroom Chelsea duplex for $7.9 million.
In addition, Sarandon headed to snatch up an apartment in Brooklyn for $900,000. Although the property is nothing special, the position is good and the 2,000-square foot apartment has its own parking garage. Sarandon will probably use the property for rental income.
Susan Sarandon Movies And TV Shows
- She attended her husband Chris Sarandon whom she had wed in 1967 to a casting call for the movie Joe. She decided to audition even though she had never before given a thought to acting as a career.
- She got a major supporting character in the film.
- Her debut film, Joe was out in 1970. She performed Melissa in the drama film which went on to become a critical as well as a commercial success. She got several films offers following this.
- After arriving in various films over the early 1970s, she got her breakthrough performance in 1975. She played Janet Weiss in the musical comedy horror, The Rocky Horror Picture Show which was a recognition of horror B movies.
- In 1977 she performed Catherine Alexander, a sweet and trusting young woman in the drama, The Other Side of Midnight. The story turns around a tricky air force pilot who tries to murder his wife in order to be with his ex-girlfriend.
- She presented a young Canadian woman in the 1980 French Canadian romantic crime film, Atlantic City. The film was a tremendous critical success which won several awards. Sarandon was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for this performance.
- In 1983 she performed along with Catherine Deneuve in the romantic horror film, The Hunger which was a love triangle between a doctor and a vampire couple. In spite of not being well taken at the time of its release, the film went on to achieve cult status.
- She represented Sandra Boon in the 1988 comedy film Sweet Hearts Dance which centered on the stories of two couples, one married for several years and the other at the start of their relationship.
- Along with Geena Davis, she worked in the adventure female buddy film, Thelma & Louise which was directed by Ridley Scott. The film was both a significant as well as a commercial success.
- She represented Sister Helen Prejean in the crime drama Dead Man Walking in 1995. The film was co-produced and directed by Tim Robbins. It was a critically acclaimed film that won several Academy Award nominations.
- In the film Cradle Will Rock (1999), she performed along with Jack Cusack and Joan Cusack. The film is a fictionalized account of the original production of the musical The Cradle Will Rock.
- The prolific actress performed in a number of films over the 2000s. Some of her best-known movies for the decade include Goodnight Moon (2001), Shall We Dance (2004), Speed Racer (2008), and The Lovely Bones (2009).
The Front Page
|1975||The Great Waldo Pepper|
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
|1976||One Summer Love|
|1977||Checkered Flag or Crash|
The Other Side of Midnight
The Great Smokey Roadblock
King of the Gypsies
|1979||Something Short of Paradise|
|1984||The Buddy System|
|1987||The Witches of Eastwick|
Sweet Hearts Dance
|1989||The January Man|
A Dry White Season
|1991||Thelma & Louise|
|1995||Dead Man Walking|
|1996||James and the Giant Peach|
|1999||Our Friend, Martin|
Cradle Will Rock
Anywhere but Here
|2000||Joe Gould's Secret|
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
|2001||Cats & Dogs|
|2002||Igby Goes Down|
The Banger Sisters
Little Miss Spider
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
Shall We Dance
Romance & Cigarettes
In the Valley of Elah
Middle of Nowhere
Leaves of Grass
The Lovely Bones
|2010||Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps|
|2012||Jeff, Who Lives at Home|
Robot & Frank
That's My Boy
The Company You Keep
The Big Wedding
The Last of Robin Hood
Ping Pong Summer
|2015||Hell and Back|
April and the Extraordinary World
Mothers and Daughters
Ace the Case
My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea
|2017 ||A Bad Moms Christmas|
|2018||The Death and Life of John F. Donovan|
The Jesus Rolls
TV Shows & Serials List
|1971||A World Apart|
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law
|1972||Search for Tomorrow|
|1974||F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles'|
The Satan Murders
The Rimers of Eldritch
|1975||The Haunting of Rosalind|
|1982 ||Who Am I This Time?|
Faerie Tale Theatre
Mussolini and I
|1986||Women of Valor|
|1994||All Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever!|
Cool Women in History
|2002 ||Malcolm in the Middle|
|2003||Ice Bound: A Woman's Survival at the South Pole|
Frank Herbert's Children of Dune
|2004||Troy: The Passion of Helen|
|2007||Bernard and Doris|
|2009, 2011||Saturday Night Live|
|2010||You Don't Know Jack|
|2012||The Big C|
|2013–2014||Mike & Molly|
|2014||Doll & Em|
|2015||The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe|
|2016||Cassius and Clay|
|2017||Feud: Bette and Joan|
|2017, 2020||Rick and Morty|
|1983||When the Mountains Tremble|
|1990||Through the Wire|
|1993||Wilderness: The Last Stand|
|1994||School of the Americas Assassins|
|1995||The Celluloid Closet|
One Woman One Vote
|1996||Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press|
|1997||The Need to Know|
Father Roy: Inside the School of Assassins
|1999||For Love of Julian|
|2000||Light Keeps Me Company|
Iditarod: A Far Distant Place
This Is What Democracy Looks Like
Dying to be Thin
|2001||Uphill All the Way|
The Shaman's Apprentice
Islamabad: Rock City
Ghosts of Attica
The Party's Over
|2002||The Next Industrial Revolution|
Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion
The Nazi Officer's Wife
Burma: Anatomy of Terror
Journey of the Heart: The Life of Henri Nouwen
|2004||Fragile Hopes from the Killing Fields|
|2005||A Whale in Montana|
On the Line: Dissent in an Age of Terrorism
|2006||Secrets of the Code|
Christa McAuliffe: Reach for the Stars
|2007||This Child of Mine|
Beyond Wiseguys: Italian Americans & the Movies
|2008||A War in Hollywood|
|2010||Who Do You Think You Are?|
|2017||Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story|
Up To Us
|2018||The Survivor's Guide to Prison|
Death Row Stories
Unafraid to make her position known on many issues, Sarandon and Robbins spoke about the plight of Haitian HIV-positive foreigners during the 1993 Academy Awards ceremony when they emerged as presenters. In 1999, she became a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, and she has been working in supporting many political and human rights movements. In 2006, Sarandon was one of the celebrities that participated in antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan in a fast versus the war in Iraq. She also took the Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award in 2006.
In 2016, Sarandon was an outspoken follower of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, before casting her vote for Jill Stein of the Green Party. The following year, in a conference with The Guardian, the actress recalled the personal attacks she got for not supporting Hillary Clinton and doubled down on her statements that the former secretary of state was “very, very dangerous.”
- In 2011, Susan Sarandon was acknowledged for her Distinguished Contribution to World Cinema at the Shanghai International Film Festival.
- She was elected as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1999 and earned the Action against Hunger Humanitarian Award in 2006.
- During high school, she was a cheerleader.
- Susan was requested to the 44th International Film Festival of India in 2013 to begin it.
- In 2006, Susan, Tim Robbins, and her ten relatives moved to Wales to trace her family’s Welsh genealogy.
- Their journey was documented in the BBC Wales program, Coming Home Susan Sarandon, and also their research and content was highlighted in the American genealogy documentary series show Who Do You Think You Are.
- Sarandon was detained during a protest in March 1999 in New York, for irregular conduct.
- She was elected as one of the 50 Most Beautiful Women in the World by People’s magazine (USA).
- Susan received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Stockholm International Film Festival in 2009.
- She is a five-time Emmy Award nominee for her television characters.
- Susan holds her Oscar in the bathroom.
- Her pet dog Penny has also performed in the movie Bernard and Doris (2006), representing the pet of the character she played.
- Susan received the Ragusani nel mondo prize in 2006. She got the honor of her Italian roots in Ragusa, Italy.
- She got Drama Desk nominations twice for her appearances in the plays A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking and Extremities in 1979 and 1982, respectively.
- Susan was recruited into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2010 for her contribution to Arts and Entertainment.
- She has also been bestowed a star in Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- She said in a conference that if she was not an actress, she would have made a career as an astronaut.
- In 2010, she described the two-part documentary John Lennon: The New York Years for BBC Radio.
- Susan Sarandon became a grandmother in August 2014 after her daughter Eva gave birth to a baby girl.
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Is Tim Robbins Still Married To Susan Sarandon?”]Actress Susan Sarandon And Her Partner Of 23 Years, Actor Tim Robbins Have Stated That They Parted Over The Summer, Her Rep Teal Cannaday Tells People In A Statement. “No Further Comments Will Be Made.” The Couple Met On The Set Of Bull Durham, And They Have Two Sons Together, Jack, 20, And Miles, 17.[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Why Did Susan And Tim Break Up?”]Robbins, 58, And Sarandon, 70, Split In December 2009 After Having Been In A Relationship Since Meeting On The Set Of 1988’s Bill Durham. They Share Two Sons Together 28-year-old Jack And 25-year-old Miles. The Oscar-winning Actress Started Up About Never Marrying Robbins In A Candid Conversation With The Telegraph.[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Are Tim Robbins And Susan Sarandon Still Friends?”]Actress Susan Sarandon And Ex Tim Robbins Are Still On Friendly Terms Nearly A Decade After Their Separation. On Tuesday, Sarandon, 70, And Robbins, 58, Reunited For A Lunch With Their Son Jack, 28, In Venice. Susan Led Her Adorable Dog To The Outing, Which Was Also Attended By Two Family Friends.[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”What Is Susan Sarandon Doing Now?”]She Was Always Driven By Her Beliefs And Became A Political Activist Early In Her Life. Over The Years, She Has Been Involved In Many Citizen Campaigns. Now, She Works For Heifer International, An Organization That Donates Farm Animals To Needy Families. Susan Has Faced Her Share Of Challenges.[/wps_faq]