Susan Sarandon is an American actress and activist, born on October 4, 1946, in New York City. She gained prominence as a result of her roles in films such as “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (1975), “Thelma & Louise” (1991), and “Dead Man Walking” (1995). Sarandon has won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. In addition to her acting career, Sarandon is also a political and social activist and has supported various causes, including LGBT rights and women’s rights. She has been involved in numerous political campaigns and was a vocal critic of the Iraq War. Sarandon has been married twice and has three children.