Susan is an Academy award-winning actor who has made a career of choosing diverse and challenging projects in both film and television. From her fearless portrayal in Bull Durham to her Oscar-nominated performances in Thelma and Louise, Lorenzo’s Oil, The Client, and Atlantic City to her Academy Award-winning and SAG Award-winning role in Dead Man Walking.
Other film credits include the 1975 cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Pretty Baby, Stepmom, The Lovely Bones, Little Women, The Witches of Eastwick, and many, many others.
Ms. Sarandon is also an activist for many progressive and political causes. In 2006, she received the Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award. She was honored for her work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, an advocate for victims of hunger and HIV/AIDS, and a spokesperson for Heifer International. Susan is also involved with Hope North, a charity in Uganda.