Susan Sarandon (who is Susan Sarandon?)

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Susan Sarandon is an American actress and activist known for her versatile roles and distinctive voice. Born on October 4, 1946, in New York City, her birth name is Susan Abigail Tomalin. She began her acting career in the late 1960s with a debut in the film "Joe", before achieving widespread recognition in the movie "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (1975) as Janet Weiss.

Sarandon's breakthrough role came with her portrayal of Louise Sawyer in the feminist road movie "Thelma & Louise" (1991), for which she received an Academy Award nomination. Before that, she earned her first Oscar nomination for "Atlantic City" (1980). She has been nominated five times for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won once for her performance in "Dead Man Walking" (1995), where she portrayed Sister Helen Prejean.

Throughout her career, Sarandon has appeared in many successful and critically acclaimed films including "Bull Durham" (1988), "White Palace" (1990), "Lorenzo's Oil" (1992), "The Client" (1994), and "Stepmom" (1998). She has also worked on various television projects; one notable role was as Bette Davis in the first season of "Feud" (2017). Sarandon has received Emmy and SAG nominations for her work on television.

Off-screen, Sarandon is known for her political activism and philanthropy. She has been a supporter of progressive and liberal political causes, speaking out on issues such as the death penalty, women's rights, and global justice. Additionally, she has involved herself with various organizations and campaigns dedicated to social and environmental causes.

Sarandon was married to Chris Sarandon from 1967 to 1979, and though they divorced, she retained the surname Sarandon. She had a long-term relationship with actor Tim Robbins, with whom she has two sons; they separated in 2009. Overall, her career has spanned more than five decades, and she remains an active figure in the entertainment industry and public life.

For more comprehensive information on Susan Sarandon's filmography and career accolades, the IMDb page dedicated to her and a detailed biography on her page can serve as resources.

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