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Susan Sarandon is an American actress.

Biography

Born Susan Tomalin in Jackson Heights, New York, she first appeared in a major motion picture after attending a casting call with her then husband Chris Sarandon. She appeared in a number of television series and films but did not come to prominent public attention until the cult film The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and later Atlantic City, for which she received an Academy Award nomination.

Sarandon made a wide variety of film appearances, from black comedy such as The Witches of Eastwick to heavy dramas including Dead Man Walking and Thelma and Louise, both of which provided her with Academy Award nominations for Best Actress, winning for the former. On television she appeared as Bette Davis in the historical drama Feud. She also became a prominent social and political activist, working for UNICEF on occasion, and strongly speaking out against the war in Iraq.

Singing

Sarandon first sang prominently as Janet Weiss in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the film adaptation of the musical The Rocky Horror Show, which included her solo "Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me".

As well as brief segments in films including also sang as Miss Spider in the animated film James and the Giant Peach, portraying Margherita Sarfatti in Cradle Will Rock, the true life story of making a controversial musical, and as Kitty Kane in the karaoke musical Romance & Cigarettes.

Film

The Front Page (1974)

  • Button Up Your Overcoat (solo)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

  • Dammit Janet (contains solo lines)
  • There's a Light (Over at the Frankenstein Place)(contains solo lines)
  • I Can Make You a Man" (reprise)(contains solo lines)
  • Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me (contains solo lines)
  • Eddie (contains solo lines)
  • Planet Schmanet Janet (Wise Up Janet Weiss)(contains solo lines)
  • Rose Tint My World (contains solo lines)
  • Fanfare/Don't Dream It, Be It (contains solo lines)
  • Wild and Untamed Thing
  • Super Heroes (contains solo lines)

Dead Man Walking (1995)

  • Be Not Afraid (solo)

James and the Giant Peach (1996)

  • That's the Life for Me (contains solo lines)
  • That's the Life for Me (reprise)(contains solo lines)
  • Eating the Peach
  • Family (contains solo lines)

Cradle Will Rock (1999)

  • Croon Spoon (duet)

Romance & Cigarettes (2005)

  • Piece of My Heart (contains solo lines)
  • Prisoner of Love (contains solo lines)
  • The Girl That I Marry (duet)

Bernard and Doris (2006)

  • All I Need Is You (solo)
  • I Love the Way You're Breaking My Heart (duet)

Television

Feud (2017)

  • I've Written a Letter to Daddy (duet)
  • Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (solo)

Gallery

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