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Susan Sarandon

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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Sarandon made her Broadway debut in the play An Evening with Richard Nixon (1972) and went on to receive Drama Desk Award nominations for the Off-Broadway plays A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking (1979) and Extremities (1982). She returned to Broadway in the 2009 revival of Exit the King.



Sarandon began her acting career in the drama film Joe (1970), before appearing in the soap opera A World Apart (1970–1971). In 1974, she co-starred as a Zelda Fitzgerald surrogate in the television film F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles', and the following year, she starred as Janet Weiss in the musical comedy horror film The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Sarandon was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for Atlantic City (1980), Thelma & Louise (1991), Lorenzo's Oil (1992), and The Client (1994), before winning for Dead Man Walking (1995). She has also won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for The Client, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress for Dead Man Walking. Her other films include Pretty Baby (1978), The Hunger (1983), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Bull Durham (1988), White Palace (1990), Little Women (1994), James and the Giant Peach (1996), Stepmom (1998), Enchanted (2007), Speed Racer (2008), The Lovely Bones (2009), Cloud Atlas (2012), Tammy (2014), The Meddler (2015), and A Bad Moms Christmas (2017).

On television, she is a six-time Primetime Emmy Award nominee, including for her guest roles on the sitcoms Friends (2001) and Malcolm in the Middle (2002), supporting role in the film You Don't Know Jack (2010), as well as a leading role as Doris Duke in the film Bernard and Doris (2008) and another leading role as Bette Davis in the miniseries Feud (2017).

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Susan Sarandon STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
World Premiere, 2019
Lorraine

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Queen Marguerite

[Broadway]
1972
Ensemble

Harriet Palmer Hudspeth

Interpreter

Jessamyn West

Martha Mitchell

Splendid Girl

Tricia Nixon


Susan Sarandon Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1983 - Outstanding Actress in a Play

Susan Sarandon, Extremities

Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Actress in a Play

Susan Sarandon, A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking

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Review: ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at CALS Ron Robinson Theater

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Video: Bette Midler & More in the Trailer for 'The Fabulous Four'

If three’s a crowd, four’s a party!  Watch the trailer for THE FABULOUS FOUR, starring Bette Midler, Susan Sarandon, Megan Mullally, and Sheryl Lee Ralph, and get ready for the trip of a lifetime as four life-long friends reunite in Key West for a surprise wedding.
Tickets Are On Sale For BULL DURHAM in Durham

Tickets are now on sale for 'Bull Durham, A New Musical,' an adaptation of the 1988 hit movie about the Durham Bulls minor league baseball team; the musical will be performed in Durham for the first time this fall. 
THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW WITH PATRICIA QUINN Comes to Paramount Theatre In October

Comedy Works Entertainment and Paramount Theatre will present THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW WITH PATRICIA QUINN coming to Denver's Paramount Theatre on Tuesday, October 22.
Barry Bostwick to Host THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at Kings Theatre

The Rocky Horror Picture Show will come to life at Kings Theatre on Halloween this year as part of its 49th Anniversary Spectacular Tour. Actor Barry Bostwick will host this live interactive musical comedy experience. This stop on the tour is one of over 40 stops in cities across the country where the cult classic will be brought back to life as The Shadow Cast hilariously acts out the movie on stage while the movie plays on screen.
Jason Donovan Will Reprise Role as 'Frank 'n' Furter' in the West End and UK Tour of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW

Singing superstar Jason Donovan joins the cast of Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical the Rocky Horror Show, to star as Frank ‘n’ Furter in the 2024/2025 UK tour.
Photo: See Bette Midler, Megan Mullally, and More in First Look at THE FABULOUS FOUR

Bleeker Street has just dropped a first-look image of the upcoming film The Fabulous Four, featuring Tony-Award winner Bette Midler, Tony-nominated Sheryl Lee Ralph, Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon, and Emmy-Award winner Megan Mullally. Take a look at the photo here, which includes Midler in wedding garb!
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With Rick Bogart & Tio Pepe

Join the Cinco de Mayo celebration with Rick Bogart at Tio Pepe Restaurant. Enjoy a night of Spanish jazz, Mexican flair, music, and dance on May 5, 2024. Celebrate and appreciate the rich Latin culture at this iconic West Village restaurant.
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Welcomes Gretel Killeen In May

After triumphant seasons in 2023, and due to phenomenal demand, the 50th Anniversary world tour has continued its global celebrations in honour of iconic Rock ‘N' Roll musical The Rocky Horror Show in 2024. This new Australian production will welcome Gretel Killeen to play its final Narrator from May 4 – 12.
Idina Menzel to Launch TAKE ME OR LEAVE ME TOUR This Summer

Idina Menzel is going on tour this summer! See if Menzel is performing in a city near you, and learn how to purchase tickets.
Geena Davis Will Receive CinemaCon Viola Davis Trailblazer Award

Academy Award® winner Geena Davis will receive this year’s Viola Davis Trailblazer Award for her work in entertainment and her commitment to advocating for underrepresented communities. Davis will be presented with this special honor at the Big Screen Achievement Awards ceremony taking place on the evening of Thursday, April 11, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
Ghee, Hewitt & Boggess to Star in MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL at Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre has revealed the initial cast for Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.
Anne Hearn and Brian Reddy to Star in THE MINUTES at the Springer Theatre

The Springer Theatre will present Tracy Letts' The Minutes. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.
Chaunté Wayans, Adam Ray & Alignon Mitra Are Coming To The Den Theatre

The Den Theatre will present upcoming appearances by Chaunté Wayans, Adam Ray, and Alignon Mitra. Learn more about these performers and see how to purchase tickets.
The Lower East Side Film Festival Announces May Dates in New York City

Along with its usual array of exclusive feature film premieres, specialty short showcases, industry panels, and parties, this year's festival will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of 1999 - the Greatest Year of Movies - Ever! with special screenings of Cruel Intentions with Director, Roger Kumble attending, But I'm A Cheerleader and American Movie.
Reading Rainbow Documentary BUTTERFLY IN THE SKY Sets March Release

The doc feature, which tells the story of the beloved PBS Children's series, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. The XTR film will have a Limited Theatrical Release starting in March at select AMC Theatres, followed by Additional Cities and FIFTH SEASON on board for the Digital Release and worldwide sales.
Pete Helliar Joins THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW in Sydney

The 50th Anniversary world tour of The Rocky Horror Show continues in 2024. This new Australian production will return to Theatre Royal Sydney from March 31.
Spotlight: AN EVENING WITH MIRA SORVINO at Patchogue Theatre

An Evening with Mira Sorvino at Patchogue Theatre
Slow Burn Theatre Company to Present PARADE, ANASTASIA, and More in 2024-25 Season

Slow Burn Theatre Company has announced its 2024/2025 in the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, featuring five musicals with enduring stories that have captivated audiences in movie theaters and on stage: The Witches of Eastwick; Anastasia The Musical; Parade; Something Rotten!; and The Bodyguard The Musical. Learn more here!
De'Adre Aziza, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Zachary Noah Piser & More Join Idina Menzel-Led REDWOOD at La Jolla Playhouse

The complete cast and creative team has been revealed for Redwood starring Idina Menzel. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Susan Sarandon FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Susan Sarandon been in?

Susan Sarandon has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Susan Sarandon been in?

Susan Sarandon has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Susan Sarandon been nominated for?

Susan Sarandon has been nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for her roles in "Extremities" and "A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking."

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