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Susan Sarandon
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Sarandon at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival
Born
Susan Abigail Tomalin

October 4, 1946 (1946-10-04) (age 73)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1969–present
Spouse(s) Chris Sarandon (1967–1979)
Partner(s) 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

Film

Year Title Role Notes
1970 Joe Melissa Compton
1971 Lady Liberty Sally
The Apprentice Elizabeth Hawkins
1974 Lovin' Molly Sarah
The Front Page Peggy Grant
1975 The Great Waldo Pepper Mary Beth
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Janet Weiss
1976 One Summer Love Chloe
1977 Checkered Flag or Crash C.C. Wainwright
The Other Side of Midnight Catherine Alexander Douglas
The Great Smokey Roadblock Ginny Also co-producer
1978 Pretty Baby Hattie
King of the Gypsies Rose
1979 Something Short of Paradise Madeline Ross
1980 Atlantic City Sally Matthews
Loving Couples Stephanie Beck
1982 Tempest Aretha Tomalin
1983 The Hunger Sarah Roberts
1984 The Buddy System Emily Price
1985 Compromising Positions Judith Singer
1987 The Witches of Eastwick Jane Spofford
Planes, Trains and Automobiles Passenger in Car Being Passed
1988 Bull Durham Annie Savoy
Sweet Hearts Dance Sandra Boon
1989 The January Man Christine Starkey
A Dry White Season Melanie Bruwer
1990 White Palace Nora Baker
1991 Thelma & Louise Louise Sawyer
1992 The Player Herself
Light Sleeper Ann
Bob Roberts Tawna Titan
Lorenzo's Oil Michaela Odone
1994 The Client Regina "Reggie" Love
Little Women Margaret "Marmee" March
Safe Passage Margaret "Mag" Singer
1995 Dead Man Walking Sister Helen Prejean
1996 James and the Giant Peach Miss Spider (voice)
1998 Twilight Catherine Ames
Illuminata Calimene
Stepmom Jackie Harrison Also executive producer
1999 Our Friend, Martin Mrs. Clark (voice) Direct to video
Cradle Will Rock Margherita SarfattI
Anywhere but Here Adele August
2000 Joe Gould's Secret Alice Neel
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie Coco LaBouche (voice)
2001 Cats & Dogs Ivy (voice)
Goodnight Moon Narrator Short film
2002 Igby Goes Down Mimi Slocumb
The Banger Sisters Lavinia Kingsley
Moonlight Mile Jojo Floss Also executive producer
Little Miss Spider Narrator Short film
2004 Noel Rose Collins
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Herself Cameo
Shall We Dance Beverly Clark
Alfie Liz
2005 Elizabethtown Hollie Baylor
Romance & Cigarettes Kitty Kane Murder
2006 Irresistible Sophie Hartley
2007 Mr. Woodcock Beverly Farley
In the Valley of Elah Joan Deerfield
Enchanted Queen Narissa
Emotional Arithmetic Melanie Lansing Winters
2008 Speed Racer Mom Racer
Middle of Nowhere Rhonda Berry
2009 The Greatest Grace Brewer
Leaves of Grass Daisy Kincaid
Solitary Man Nancy Kalmen
The Lovely Bones Grandma Lynn
2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Sylvia Moore
Peacock Fanny Crill
2012 Jeff, Who Lives at Home Sharon Thompkins
Robot & Frank Jennifer
That's My Boy Mary McGarricle
Arbitrage Ellen Miller
Cloud Atlas Madame Horrox / Older Ursula / Yosouf Suleiman / Abbess
The Company You Keep Sharon Solarz
2013 Snitch Joanne Keeghan
Irwin & Fran Narrator
The Big Wedding Bebe McBride
The Last of Robin Hood Florence Aadland
2014 Tammy Pearl Balzen
Ping Pong Summer Randy Jammer
The Calling Hazel Micallief
2015 Hell and Back Barb the Angel (voice)
The Meddler Marnie Minervini Also executive producer
3 Generations Dolly
The Other Side of the Lake the Purple Girl Herself
2016 Zoolander 2 Herself Uncredited cameo
April and the Extraordinary World Chimene (voice) English dub
Mothers and Daughters Millie
Spark Bananny (voice)
Ace the Case Detective Dottie Wheel
My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea Lunch Lady Lorraine (voice)
2017 A Bad Moms Christmas Isis Dunkler
2018 The Death and Life of John F. Donovan Grace Donovan
Viper Club Helen
2019 Blackbird Lily
The Jesus Rolls Jean

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1971 A World Apart Patrice Kahlman 1 episode
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law Joyce Episode: "Burden of Proof"
1972 Search for Tomorrow Sarah Fairbanks Unknown episodes
1974 F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles' Ailie Calhoun Television film
Satan Murders, TheThe Satan Murders Kate
June Moon Eileen
Rimers of Eldritch, TheThe Rimers of Eldritch Pasty Johnson
1975 Haunting of Rosalind, TheThe Haunting of Rosalind
1982 Who Am I This Time? Helene Shaw Episode: "American Playhouse"
1984 Oxbridge Blues Natalie Episode: "He'll See You Now"
Faerie Tale Theatre Beauty Episode: "Beauty And The Beast"
1985 A.D Livilla 5 episodes
Mussolini and I Edda Mussolini Ciano Television film
1986 Women of Valor Col. Margaret Ann Jessup
1994 All Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! Bitsy Television special
1995 Simpsons, TheThe Simpsons Ballet Teacher (voice) Episode: "Homer vs. Patty and Selma"
1999 Earthly Possessions Charlotte Emory Television film
2001 Friends Cecilia Monroe/Jessica Lockhart Episode: "The One With Joey's New Brain"
Cool Women in History Herself (host) Season 1
Courage the Cowardly Dog Fishionary (voice) Episode: "Fishy Business/Angry Nasty People"
2002 Malcolm in the Middle Meg 2 episodes
2003 Ice Bound: A Woman's Survival at the South Pole Dr. Jerri Nielsen Television film
Frank Herbert's Children of Dune Princess Wensicia 3 episodes
2004 Troy: The Passion of Helen Herself (host) Television documentary
2005 The Exonerated Sunny Jacobs Television film
Mad TV Various roles 2 episodes
2006 The Simpsons Herself (voice) Episode: "Bart Has Two Mommies"
2006–2007 Rescue Me Alicia Green 6 episodes
2007 Bernard and Doris Doris Duke Television film
2009, 2011 Saturday Night Live Mother Uncredited
2 episodes
2009 ER Nora Episode: "Old Times"
2010 You Don't Know Jack Janet Good Television film
2011–2012 30 Rock Lynn Onkman 2 episodes
2012 The Big C Joy the Joyologist 6 episodes
Louie Herself Episode: "Late Night Part 3"
2013–2014 Mike & Molly J.C. Small 2 episodes
2014 Doll & Em Herself Episode: "Two"
2015 The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe Gladys 2 episodes
Moonbeam City Ice Ivory (voice) Episode: "The Legend of Circuit Lake"
2016 Cassius and Clay (voice) Pilot
American Dad! Mrs. Jasperterian (voice) Episode: "Portrait of Francine's Genitals"
2016–2017 Skylanders Academy Golden Queen (voice) 6 episodes
2017 Feud: Bette and Joan Bette Davis 8 episodes; also co-producer
Rick and Morty Dr. Wong (voice) Episode: "Pickle Rick"
2017–2019 Ray Donovan Samantha Winslow 16 episodes
2017–2018 Neo Yokio Aunt Agatha (voice) 7 episodes
2019 Robot Chicken Various roles (voice) Episode: "Ginger Hill in: Bursting Pipes"

Documentaries

Year Title Role
1983 When the Mountains Tremble Herself
1990 Through the Wire Narrator
1993 Wilderness: The Last Stand
1994 School of the Americas Assassins
1995 The Celluloid Closet Herself
One Woman One Vote Narrator
1996 Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press
1997 Need to Know, TheThe Need to Know
Father Roy: Inside the School of Assassins
187: Documented
1999 For Love of Julian
2000 Light Keeps Me Company Herself
Iditarod: A Far Distant Place Narrator
Mythos
This Is What Democracy Looks Like
Dying to be Thin
2001 Uphill All the Way
900 Women
Shaman's Apprentice, TheThe Shaman's Apprentice
Rudyland
Islamabad: Rock City
Ghosts of Attica
The Party's Over Herself
2002 Next Industrial Revolution, TheThe Next Industrial Revolution Narrator
Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion
2003 XXI Century Herself
Nazi Officer's Wife, TheThe Nazi Officer's Wife Narrator
Burma: Anatomy of Terror
Journey of the Heart: The Life of Henri Nouwen
2004 Fragile Hopes from the Killing Fields
2005 Whale in Montana, AA Whale in Montana
On the Line: Dissent in an Age of Terrorism Herself
2006 Secrets of the Code Narrator
Christa McAuliffe: Reach for the Stars
Home Herself
2007 This Child of Mine Narrator
Beyond Wiseguys: Italian Americans & the Movies Herself
Coming Home
2008 A War in Hollywood
2009 PoliWood
2010 Who Do You Think You Are?
2014 Unity Narrator
2015 Connected Herself
2017 Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story Executive producer only
Soufra
Up To Us Herself
2018 The Survivor's Guide to Prison Narrator; also producer
American Mirror Herself, model
Death Row Stories Narrator; also producer

Video games

Year Title Voice role Ref.
2012 Dishonored Granny Rags

Music videos

Year Artist Album Title Ref.
2009 The Lonely Island Single, rereleased in Turtleneck & Chain “Motherlover”
2016 Justice Woman "Fire"
2017 Jay-Z 4:44 "Legacy"

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