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Susan Sarandon was born Susan Abigail Tomalin in New York City, NY, to Lenora Marie (Criscione), no profession, and Phillip Leslie Tomalin, an advertising executive. She is of Italian (mother) and English, Irish, Welsh, and German (father) descent. Soon after the 1968 Democratic convention, there was a casting call for a film with several roles for... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 52 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Thelma & Louise
Dead Man Walking
Dead Man Walking Sister Helen Prejean
Stepmom Jackie Harrison
Bull Durham
Bull Durham Annie Savoy


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 2017 A Bad Moms Christmas
 2016 My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea
Lunch Lady Lorraine (voice)
 2016 Ace the Case
Detective Dottie Wheel
 2016 Mothers and Daughters
 2016 Spark: A Space Tail
Bananny (voice)
 2016 Zoolander 2
Susan Sarandon (uncredited)
 2015 Hell and Back
Barb the Angel (voice)
 2015 The Meddler
 2015 3 Generations
 2015 Avril et le monde truqué
Chimène (English version, voice)
 2014 The Calling
Hazel Micallef
 2014 Tammy
 2014 Ping Pong Summer
Randi Jammer
 2013 The Last of Robin Hood
Florence Aadland
 2013 Irwin & Fran
 2013 The Big Wedding
 2013/I Snitch
Joanne Keeghan
 2012 Cloud Atlas
Madame Horrox / Older Ursula / Yusouf Suleiman / ...
 2012 The Company You Keep
Sharon Solarz
 2012 That's My Boy
Mary McGarricle (Present Day)
 2012 Arbitrage
Ellen Miller
 2012 Robot & Frank
 2011 Jeff, Who Lives at Home
 2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Jake's Mother
 2010 Peacock
Fanny Crill
 2009 The Lovely Bones
Grandma Lynn
 2009 Leaves of Grass
 2009 Solitary Man
Nancy Kalmen
 2009 The Greatest
Grace Brewer
 2008 Middle of Nowhere
Rhonda Berry
 2008 Speed Racer
 2007 Enchanted
Queen Narissa
 2007 Emotional Arithmetic
Melanie Winters
 2007 Mr. Woodcock
Beverly Farley
 2007 In the Valley of Elah
Joan Deerfield
 2006 Bernard and Doris
Doris Duke
 2006 Irresistible
 2005 Romance & Cigarettes
Kitty Kane
 2005 Elizabethtown
Hollie Baylor
 2004 Alfie
 2004 Shall We Dance
Beverly Clark
 2004 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
Susan Sarandon
 2004 Noel
Rose Collins
 2002 Moonlight Mile
Jojo Floss
 2002 The Banger Sisters
Lavinia Kingsley
 2002 Igby Goes Down
Mimi Slocumb
 2001 Cats & Dogs
Ivy (voice)
 2000 Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
Coco LaBouche (voice)
 2000 Joe Gould's Secret
Alice Neel
 1999 Anywhere But Here
Adele August
 1999 Cradle Will Rock
Margherita Sarfatti
 1998 Stepmom
Jackie Harrison
 1998 For Love of Julian
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 1998 Illuminata
 1998 Twilight
Catherine Ames
 1997 The Need to Know
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 1996 James and the Giant Peach
Spider (voice)
 1995 Dead Man Walking
Sister Helen Prejean
 1994 Safe Passage
 1994 Little Women
Mrs. March
 1994 The Client
Reggie Love
 1992 Lorenzo's Oil
Michaela Odone
 1992 Bob Roberts
Tawna Titan
 1992 The Player
Susan Sarandon
 1992 Light Sleeper
 1991 Thelma & Louise
 1990 White Palace
Nora Baker
 1989 A Dry White Season
 1989 The January Man
Christine Starkey
 1988 Sweet Hearts Dance
Sandra Boon
 1988 Bull Durham
Annie Savoy
 1987 The Witches of Eastwick
Jane Spofford
 1985 Compromising Positions
Judith Singer
 1984 The Buddy System
 1983 The Hunger
Sarah Roberts
 1982 Tempest
Aretha Tomalin
 1980 Loving Couples
Stephanie Beck
 1980 Atlantic City
 1979 Something Short of Paradise
Madeline Ross
 1978 King of the Gypsies
 1978 Pretty Baby
 1977 The Other Side of Midnight
 1977 Checkered Flag or Crash
C.C. Wainwright
 1976 Dragonfly
 1975 The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Janet Weiss - A Heroine
 1975 The Great Waldo Pepper
Mary Beth
 1974 The Front Page
Peggy Grant
 1974 Lovin' Molly
Sarah Peters
 1971 Lady Liberty
 1971 Fleur bleue
Elizabeth Hawkins
 1970 Joe
Melissa Compton
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(3/09) Stage: Appeared (as "Queen Marguerite") in "Exit the King", a play by Eugène Ionesco, adapted by Neil Armfield and Geoffrey Rush. Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 16 Interviews | 22 Articles | 22 Pictorials | 20 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Susan Tomalin


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I was fortunate that Bull Durham (1988) came along because I'm a working gal and I need to make a living, but I really had to grovel to get that part. The studio wasn't particularly interested in me, and the director felt he had to have people read. Now, in the business, one of the power games is whether or not you read, and I hadn't been reading for many years. But that was one of the few ... See more »


Had been attached to several Bette Davis biopics that never came to fruition before finally portraying the screen icon in Feud (2017). See more »


Her early roles were frequently as vulnerable, victimized young women, later roles often as iron-willed, often sensuous women



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