Susan Sarandon

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Susan was born under the official name Tomalin, Susan Abigail on October 4th, 1946. She has been a credited actor since the 1974 film The Front Page.

Susan Sarandon is a dependable leading actor. She has starred in five films including the 2007 drama film Emotional Arithmetic as the character Melanie Winters, the 1999 comedy movie Anywhere But Here playing Adele August and the 1995 crime release Dead Man Walking cast as Sister Helen Prejean.

Susan has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in thirty-five films including: the 2014 comedy film Tammy as the character Pearl, the 2013 comedy movie The Big Wedding playing Bebe and the 2013 action release Snitch cast as Joanne Keeghan.

Susan Sarandon has earned salaries up to $7,500,000 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 1975 comedy film The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which brought in $140,000,000 at the box office.

In 1998 Susan Sarandon produced her first movie, the comedy film Stepmom. Since then she went on to produce the drama film Moonlight Mile in 2002.

Susan is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eighteen magazines, captured in more than twenty-four pictorials, interviewed in over seventeen publications and featured in seventeen magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least two books. She has been the subject of at least one biographical film.

As an actor Susan Sarandon has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on five occasions. Her first Oscar was for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her portrayal of Sister Helen Prejean in the 1995 film Dead Man Walking. Susan Sarandon was also nominated for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Sally in the 1981 movie Atlantic City , Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Louise in the 1991 movie Thelma & Louise , Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Michaela Odone in the 1992 movie Lorenzo's Oil and Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Reggie Love in the 1994 movie The Client .

Quotes

" The largest party in the United States is the 50 percent who don't vote.

Trivia

Is listed along with Geena Davis on the 24th place in AFIs Hero Top 50.
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