Posted: 10.10.2012 Updated: 10.16.2012
Susan Sarandon Trivia
|Susan Abigail Tomalin
||October 4, 1946
Susan Sarandon Trivia
Born in New York City.
Is the oldest of nine children.
Was married to Chris Sarandon for eleven years from 1968-1979.
Appeared in Joe in 1970 starring Sarandon, Peter Boyle and Dennis Patrick in her film debut. The film was directed by John G. Avildsen.
Chris Sarandon appeared in Dog Day Afternoon with Al Pacino and John Cazale.
Had a part in the soap opera Search for Tomorrow in 1972.
Appeared in 1974’s Classic The Front Page, directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Mathau and Carol Burnett.
Was in The Great Waldo Pepper with Robert Redford and Margot Kidder.
Appeared as Janet Weiss in 1975’s cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show along with Tim Curry, Barry Bostwick and Meat Loaf.
Was in 1977’s The Other Side of Midnight: Also appearing Clu Gulager… Gulager.
Here’s an interesting cast. Henry Fonda, Eileen Brennan, John Byner, Dub Taylor, Daina House, Susan Sarandon and Mews Small. The film? The Great Smokey Roadblock in 1977.
Appeared in the very controversial film Pretty Baby with Brooke Shields and Keith Carradine in 1978.
Was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Actress for her performance as Sally Matthews in 1980’s Atlantic City.
Atlantic City (Movie) Trivia:
Atlantic City is one of 26 movies nominated for all the most important Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Screenplay.
Atlantic City went 0-5.
Girlfriend of Sean Penn in 1984.
Domestic partner of actor Tim Robbins from 88 to 09. Two children.
Appeared in 1991’s Thelma and Louise as Louise to Geena Davis’ Thelma.
Daughter Eva Amurri appeared in The Banger Sisters and Dead Man Walking with her mother and appeared in How I Met Your Mother in 2009.
Susan Sarandon shares a birthday with:
Alicia Silverstone (1976)
Armand Assante (1949)
Buster Keaton (1895)
Charlton Heston (1923)
Clifton Davis (1945)
Jackie Collins (1947)
Jan Murray (1916)
Linda McMahon (1948)
Liev Schreiber (1967)
Russell Simmons (1957)
Rutherford B. Hayes (1822)
Tony LaRussa (1944)
On “Thelma & Louise” after her nomination for best actress, 1992, “I was surprised that the film struck such a primal nerve. I knew when we were filming that it would be different, unusual and hopefully entertaining. But shocking? I guess giving women the option of violence was hard for a lot of people to accept”.