Susan Sarandon

Actress

10/4/1946 (75 years old) Queens, New York, United States

Filmography Facts Awards
  • Began career as a model for the Ford Agency.
  • In 1970, accompanied then-husband Chris Sarandon to his audition for the film Joe; she was hired instead.
  • Made Broadway debut as Tricia Nixon in Gore Vidal's An Evening with Richard Nixon (1972).
  • While presenting at the 1993 Academy Awards, spoke out about the plight of HIV-positive Haitian refugees incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay; her comments drew some negative press.