The extremely versatile Susan Sarandon brings her own brand of sex appeal and intelligence to every role—from her fearless portrayal in Bull Durham to her Oscar®-nominated performances in Thelma and Louise, Lorenzo’s Oil, The Client, and Atlantic City to her Academy Award®-winning and SAG® Award-winning role in Dead Man Walking as Sister Helen, a nun consoling a death-row inmate.
Film credits include Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps, The Lovely Bones, Enchanted, Speed Racer, Elizabethtown, Shall We Dance?, The Banger Sisters, Mr. Woodcock, In the Valley of Elah, Alfie, Moonlight Mile, Igby Goes Down, Romance & Cigarettes, Twilight, Step Mom, The Hunger, Jeff Who Lives at Home, That’s My Boy, Cloud Atlas, Robot & Frank, Arbitrage, Snitch, and The Company You Keep.
Sarandon made her acting debut in the movie Joe, which she followed with a continuing role in the TV drama A World Apart. Early film credits include The Great Waldo Pepper, Lovin’ Molly, Billy Wilder’s The Front Page, the 1975 cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Louis Malle’s controversial Pretty Baby. She went on to receive her first Oscar® nomination in Malle’s Atlantic City. Her additional feature credits include The Witches of Eastwick, Cradle Will Rock, King of the Gypsies, Compromising Positions, The January Man, White Palace, The Buddy System, Sweet Hearts Dance, A Dry White Season, Bob Roberts, Light Sleeper, Little Women, and Safe Passage.
The hard-working actress has made a career of choosing diverse and challenging projects both in film and television. In 2008, she received an Emmy® nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries for her role in the HBO film Bernard and Doris, as well as a Golden Globe® and SAG® nomination. She received an Emmy and SAG nomination for her work in Barry Levinson’s You Don't Know Jack with Al Pacino for HBO.
She starred in the 2003 CBS Movie Ice Bound; in the Sy-Fy Channel miniseries Children of Dune; in the TV Movie The Exonerated; in HBO’s Earthly Possessions; in the CBS Movie Women of Valor; and the HBO miniseries Mussolini: The Decline and Fall of Il Duce. She has made guest appearances on 30 Rock, The Big C, and in the “Mother Lover” video on Saturday Night Live.
Upcoming films include The Last of Robin Hood with Kevin Kline and Dakota Fanning, The Calling with Ellen Burstyn, Topher Grace and Donald Sutherland, and Tammy with Melissa McCarthy.
Susan Sarandon was in attendance at An Evening With Susan Sarandon, featuring Dead Man Walking on Friday, April 11, at 7:30PM at Enzian.
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