No photo available. Represent Susan Sontag? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 9,404 this week

Susan Sontag (1933–2004)

Born in New York City, raised in Arizona and California, educated at the University of Chicago, Harvard, Oxford and the Sorbonne, Susan Sontag constitutes a veritable challenge for any biographer. A novelist, philosopher, essayist, movie director and playwright, over the past thirty years she has been a controversial figure, too snobby for many of... See full bio »

"Hand of God" - What to Watch

IMDb sits down with the cast of the thriller drama "Hand of God," including Ron Perlman, Julian Morris, Garret Dillahunt, and Alona Tal.

Watch our interview

Related News

Blu-ray Review: 'Vivre Sa Vie'
| CineVue
Mister Fincher and Monsieur Dreyer
| MUBI

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 111 people
created 02 Jan 2011
 
a list of 91 people
created 23 Apr 2014
 
a list of 100 people
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 30 people
created 7 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Susan Sontag's work have you seen?

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (4 credits)
 1974 Promised Lands (Documentary)
 1971 Brother Carl
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Actress (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (20 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Essay, "The Truth of Fiction Evokes Our Common Humanity" (This essay is excerpted from a speech by Susan Sontag given April 7, 2004 at the Los Angeles Public Library upon receiving the library's Literary Award.) Published in the Los Angeles Times, 12/29/04. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 27 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:


Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The white race is the cancer of human history. See more »

Trivia:

Won a National Book Award (2000) for her novel "In America." See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The passing of a brilliant and passionate mind... dgaston
Get her movies on DVD! Maldoror-2
Discuss Susan Sontag on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page