Susan Sarandon (Susan Abigail Tomalin birth name; born October 4, 1946) is an American actress. She works in film and television industry since 1970, and won Academy Awards for outstanding actress for her role in Dead Man Walking in 1995. She was also known for political activism and social freedom for the modern career in the United States.
Sarandon is the eldest of nine children, named Susan Abigail Tomalin was born, born in New York City, the daughter of Lenora Marie (née Criscione) and Phillip Leslie Tomalin, who heads advertising, head of film TV drama nightclub singer in the band big band.   Sarandon's paternal ancestors originated from England, Ireland and Wales, and his mother is originally from Sicile, Italy [3 ] . Bang her family religious education. In 2006, Sarandon with 10 relatives (including living lover Tim Robbins and son Miles) has to Wales to set up a family tree. Their trip was a BBC Wales documentary program called Coming Home: Susan Sarandon. 
Sarandon graduated from Edison High School in Edison, New Jersey in 1964. She then attended University U.S. relations from 1964 to 1968, earned a BA in drama and subject teachers working with renowned master of theater as a priest Gilbert Hartke.
In 1969, Sarandon filmed with Joe later became her husband Chris Sarandon. She starred as a young female opposition, disappeared among the miserable social scum (film projection by 1970). 5 years later, she appeared on the film to form groups of fans (cult) The Rocky Horror Picture Show. That same year, she played the female lead in The Great Waldo Pepper, opposite Robert Redford. The role of the most controversial of her 1983 film The Hunger, a modern vampire story, become a failure in terms of ticket revenue and commentary, but the film had been a group of fans the sex scene is quite lively of two homosexual women between Sarandon and co-star Catherine Deneuve. This is the first mainstream film of the USA have such a situation between two female stars. However, Sarandon did not become a celebrity, until her breakthrough in the movie Bull Durham, a film major success both commercial and critical comments.
Sarandon received five nominations for the Academy Award for actress best for his role in the film Atlantic City (1981), Thelma & Louise (1991), Lorenzo's Oil (1992), The Client (1994), and late She won the same award in 1995 for her role in Dead Man Walking. Her other film Stepmom (1998), Anywhere but Here (1999), Cradle Will Rock (1999), The Banger Sisters (2002), Shall We Dance (2004), Alfie (2004), Romance & Cigarettes (2005) and Elizabethtown (2005).
Sarandon has appeared in two episodes of television situation comedy The Simpsons, his role is a set ("Bart Has Two Mommies"), and another set was as ballet teacher, "Homer Vs. Patty and Selma ". She has also appeared in the shows Friends, Malcolm in the Middle, Mad TV, Saturday Night Live, Chappelle's Show, and Rescue Me.
Sarandon also contributed to the report of about two dozen documentaries, many of which film is about the political and social. In addition, she served as a presenter in many parts of the PBS documentary series, Independent Lens. In 2007 she made the show and movie trailers Mythos, a series of operas on the lectures of the professor teaching the Americans would become legendary Joseph Campbell. 
Sarandon starring in the film adaptation from the novel The Lovely Bones, opposite Rachel Weisz, and appeared with her daughter, Eva Amurri, in the Middle of Nowhere movie. Both the two films are back in 2007.  
Most recently, Sarandon played in "Peacock," opposite Ellen Page, Cillian Murphy, Bill Pullman and Josh Lucas. The filming will take place in Des Moines, Iowa.
She also contributed to performance in the U.S. version of the television series Who Do You Think of You You Are? for NBC, in which celebrities outline their family tree. Lisa Kudrow is also Chairman plays Lisa, with Sarah Jessica Parker and others. On several episodes starting this series has been set as the date of 20.04.2009. 
When in college, she met and married her boyfriend Chris Sarandon is the same school in 1967. They divorced in 1979 but she still keeps her husband's name as his stage name. 
In 1981, the readers of Playboy magazine voted her breasts as "the most famous breasts" in summer 1981. In response, she said: "For countless people, it seems I'm always naked or making love in my films. I think appeared in a scene is difficult and may not be (directed) direction for the dead by the nipple of the people ". 
The mid-1980s, Sarandon pair of director Franco Amurri, in 1985 they had a daughter, actress Eva Amurri.  Since 1988, Sarandon has an affair with actor Tim Robbins, who she met while filming Bull Durham. They have two sons: Jack Henry (born 1989) and Miles Guthrie (born 1992).  Sarandon and Robbins are often involved in political activity and social alike. They live in New York City. 
Sarandon is famous for the advocacy movement "progressive in the United States" (Progressivism_in_the_United_States) and career free political society (leftist), from the donations to organizations such as EMILY's List  to participation in a delegation to Nicaragua in 1983, sponsored by the organization Madre, an organization that promotes the "eagle with economic, social and environmental". " Sarandon also expressed pro- the struggle for human rights and tolerance, similar to the philosophical ideas of social Christianity (Christian leftist). 
1995 Sarandon is one of many actors, directors, script writers in Hollywood were interviewed in The Celluloid Closet documentary, see how to express love trangdong homosexuality in films like.
In 1999, Sarandon was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and in that capacity she has actively supported the cause of this global organization, as well as the work of Committee for UNICEF Canada.
Susan Sarandon in April 2007
During the U.S. presidential election in 2000, Sarandon to them candidate Ralph Nader, to co-chair the Steering Committee of the Nader campaign in 2000.  However, in the presidential election campaign the United States 2004, she has refused to support Nader, and many who had supported Nader in 2000, signed a petition requires voters to vote for Democratic candidate John Kerry. 
Both Sarandon and Robbins are eagle stance against Iraq invasion early in 2003, Sarandon said she adamantly against the notion that the pre-emptive war by the enemy attacks.  Before the protest (the war ) 2003 Alliance for Peace and sponsored by reason, she said that many Americans "do not want their children or the children of Iraq who lost their lives at risk." " Sarandon is one of the first appeared in the films political ads by organizations TrueMajority sponsor, an organization run by entrepreneurs Ben Cohen, founder of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream created.   That same year 2003, Sarandon appeared in commercial films "Love is Love is Love", which promotes the acceptance of male homosexuality, female homosexuality, the bisexual and trans gender (transgender).
In 2004, she has legs in the organization's advisory board in 2004 Racism Watch.  She made the host for a string of concert Live 8 in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2005.
Along with anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan, 2006 Sarandon attended the protest and maternal Day 2006, organized by Code Pink sponsored ; She expressed an interest in playing Cindy Sheehan in a movie. [ 22] In January 2007 she appeared with Robbins and Jane Fonda at an antiwar rally in Washington, DC measures to support the Congress to withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq. 
In 2006 she was one of eight women were selected to hold flag at Olympic opening ceremony 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy
On 05/29/2008 Sarandon announced she will relocate to Canada or Italy if Senator John McCain elected U.S. president