THE BANGER SISTERS
Academy Award-winning actress SUSAN SARANDON plays Lavinia, a tightly
wound, type-A mother of two who appears to be as far from the world of rock â€˜n'
roll as she is from her true self.
Sarandon brings her own brand of sex appeal and intelligence to every role -
from her fearless portrayal in BULL DURHAM to her Oscar-nominated
performances in THELMA & LOUISE, LORENZO'S OIL, THE CLIENT and ATLANTIC
CITY, and her Academy Award-winning and SAG Award-winning role as Sister Helen,
a nun consoling a death-row inmate in DEAD MAN WALKING.
Sarandon made her acting debut in the movie JOE, which she followed with a
continuing role in the drama A WORLD APART. Her early film credits include THE
GREAT WALDO PEPPER, LOVIN' MOLLY, THE FRONT PAGE and the 1975 cult classic THE
ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. In 1978, she played Brooke Shields' mother in Louis
Malle's controversial PRETTY BABY and went on to receive her first Oscar
nomination in Malle's ATLANTIC CITY.
Sarandon's additional feature credits include: KING OF THE GYPSIES, THE
HUNGER, THE SWEET HEARTS, COMPROMISING POSITIONS, JANUARY MAN, WHITE PALACE, THE
BUDDY SYSTEM, SWEET HEARTS DANCE, A DRY WHITE SEASON, THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK,
BOB ROBERTS, LIGHT SLEEPER, LITTLE WOMEN and SAFE PASSAGE.
More recently, Sarandon starred opposite Paul Newman and Gene Hackman in
TWILIGHT; with Julia Roberts in the poignant comedy STEPMOM; in the erotic farce
ILLUMINATA, directed by John Turturro; Tim Robbins' drama CRADLE WILL ROCK;
Wayne Wang's ANYWHERE BUT HERE; and Stanley Tucci's JOE GOULD'S SECRET.
She provided one of the voices for the hit animated features RUGRATS IN PARIS,
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH and CATS & DOGS, and served as narrator for Lalch
Khadivi's documentary 900 WOMEN about female prison inmates. She also starred
in HBO's "Earthly Possessions," based on the Anne Tyler novel and
directed by James Lapine. On Broadway, Sarandon appeared in "An Evening
with Richard Nixon" and received critical acclaim for her performances
off-Broadway in "A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talkin"' and
the thriller "Extremities," and off-off-Broadway in "The
She will soon be seen in Brad Silberling's MOONLIGHT MILE, with Dustin
Hoffman, and with Jeff Goldblum in the comedy IGBY GOES DOWN.
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