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Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon (born October 4, 1946) is an American actress. She has worked in films and television, since 1969, and won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 1995 film Dead Man Walking. She was nominated for the award for four films, before that, and has received other recognition for her work. She is also noted for her social and political activism for a variety of liberal causes. Sarandon, the eldest of nine children in a Roman Catholic family, was born as Susan Abigail Tomalin in New York City, as the daughter of Leonora Marie (née Criscione) and Phillip Leslie Tomalin (26 September 1917 – 26 March 1999), who worked as an advertising executive, television producer, and nightclub singer during the big band era. Sarandon's father was of English, Irish and Welsh ancestry, and her Italian American mother's ancestors emigrated from the regions of Tuscany and Sicily. Sarandon attended Roman Catholic schools. She grew up in Edison, New Jersey, where she graduated from Edison High School in 1964. She then attended The Catholic University of America, from 1964 to 1968, and earned a BA in drama and worked with noted drama coach and master teacher, Father Gilbert V. Hartke.

Sarandon Fan Wants Equal Time!

Sarandon Fan
Wants Equal Time!

In Hollywood, folks hardly react when paparazzi are all over celebs -- but in New York when they see celebs swarmed, their reactions are pure comedy! // Take the case of Susan Sarandon strolling… READ MORE >

Tim & Susan -- Huge Hockey Fans?

Tim & Susan
Huge Hockey Fans?

Jack Nicholson at a Lakers game is a normal occurrence, but Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon at a NY Rangers game not so much. You may not know this, but apparently the A-list couple are die hard… READ MORE >

- 3094 days ago
Stars Have Daytime Jobs Too

Have Daytime Jobs Too

Most people must face a daily grind of working a 9 to 5 job, but if you're an A-list actor like George Clooney, Susan Sarandon and Russell Crowe your job is a whole different ball game.Right now,… READ MORE >

- 3153 days ago
Earth Day: We Ride in Style

Earth Day:
We Ride in Style

(April 22) -- Forget fad, hybrids are here to stay. If the waiting list to buy one doesn't convince you, then maybe this list of Hollywood elite who own them will do the trick. Susan Sarandon,… READ MORE >

- 3261 days ago
Julia Makes Her Broadway Debut

Makes Her Broadway Debut

Oprah Winfrey, James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins all turned out for the much-hyped premiere of 'Three Days of Rain' -- Julia Roberts' Broadway debut. "It was just a great… READ MORE >

- 3263 days ago

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