Susan Sarandon , when she was in college met and married fellow student Chris Sarandon in 1967. but the marriage failed and the couple got divirced in 1979. she therefore retained her married name as her stage name. It was in the year 1969, when Susan Sarandon wen to a casting call for the motion-picture Joe with her thenn husband Chris Sarandon. Though he did not get the part she ws given a major role of the disaffected teen who was to disappear into the seedy underworld. The film getting released in the year 1970 proved to be a major success. But iis also true that Susan Sarandon did not and could not follow the succes of the movie, taking roles in lesser films such as Lovin' Molly, it was five more years before she appeared in The rocky Horror Picture Show, which was regardded as a cult classic. On the same year she got the lead role in The Great Waldo Pepper, against Robert Redford. Susan Sarandon was nominated for an Oscar in 1980 for Atlantic City. However, her most controvesial film aperance was in "The Hunger" in 1983, a fine production of a modern Vampre story which turned to be a critical and huge box office flop. The film gained a cult status in the contemporary period and also in the future for a rather graphic lesbian love scene beteen Susan Sarandon and her co-star Catherie Deneuve. The film created such sensation since it was the first mainstream American film to portray such scenes. But even this sensational appraoch on her part proved to futile in order to elevate her in the list of famous actors, which happened to a considerable extent with her breakthrough in the 1988 film Bul Durham, a huge commercial and critical success. Susan Sarandon received four Academy Award nominations in the 1990s, finally winning in 1996 for Dead Man Walking. Her other movies were Stepmom (1998), Anywhere But Here (1999), Cradle Will Rock (1999) (a film that portrayed Mussolini's mistress), The Banger Sisters (2002), shall We Dance (2004), Alfie (2004), Romance & Cigarettes (2005) and Eliabethtown (2005).
She appeared in The Simpsons as herself, in the epsode that was aired on March, 2006. again she has appeared on the show once before as a ballet teacher. Even in the shows like Friends, Malcolm in the Middle, Mad TV, Saturday Night Live, Chappelle's Show and Rescue Me. Apart from this Susan Sarandon is noted for the portrayal of characters who display ample decolletage. Most recently, Sarandon joined the cast of the adaptation of The Lovely Bones, opposite rachel Weisz. It has been learnt that the movie will be directed by Peter jackson, and is scheduled for filming in October 2007. Again, it is all set that she will star with her daughter Eva Amurri, in Middle of Nowhere which is set to start its operation in the fall of 2007.
In respect of her personal life, Sarandon in the mid-1980s dated actor Franco Amurri, who is the farther of her grown upand daughter of the future, actress Eva Amurri. Again since the year 1988, Sarandon has been in a relationship with actor Tim Robbins, whom she met during the film Bull Duham. This couple also had two children. From now along with her husband she became both interested and involved in liberal social causes. Shebecame instrumental in expressing solidarity for various toleerance and various other human rights causes. In the year 1995 she was one of the many actors, directors and writers of Hollywood who were interviewed for a documentary called The Celluloid Closet, according to which the Hollywood films symbolized homosexuality. Again, in the year 1982, she was one of the several celebrities to advocate the cause of Jack Henry Abbott. Abbot was convicted of killing Richard Adan in Manhattan on the previous year.