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"When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you."

Susan Abigail Sarandon (née Tomalin; born October 4, 1946 in New York City, New York) is an American actress.

Among the accolades that she has received during her more than fifty-year career are nominations for five Best Actress Academy Awards (winning for Dead Man Walking), two BAFTAs (winning for The Client), nine Golden Globes, and five Primetime Emmy Awards.

Sarandon made her film debut in the 1970 film Joe and appeared as a regular on the short-lived soap opera A World Apart in 1970–71. Her other well-known films include The Great Waldo Pepper, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Pretty Baby, Atlantic City, The Hunger, The Witches of Eastwick, Bull Durham, Thelma & Louise, Lorenzo's Oil, The Client, Little Women (1994), Stepmom, Igby Goes Down, Enchanted, The Lovely Bones, Arbitrage, and 3 Generations.

She is also known for her social and political activism for a variety of progressive causes. She was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1999 and received the Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award in 2006.

Sarandon was married to Chris Sarandon (1967–79) and subsequently in relationships with Louis Malle (1977–80), Franco Amurri (1984–88), Tim Robbins (1988–2009), and Jonathan Bricklin (2010–15). She has one daughter with Amurri and two sons with Robbins. She came out as bisexual during a 2022 appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

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