Chris Sarandon Jr. is an American actor and producer who has been contributed his work in more than a hundred films and television series. He was married to Joanna Gleason, an award-winning musical theatre actress, and singer.
He was born on July 24, 1942, in West Virginia, the United States of America to parents Christopher (father) and Cliffie Sarandon (mother). He belongs to Turkish parents of Greek ancestry and grown up with a brother John Peter.
Here are some facts about Sarandon:
What's His Net Worth?
Sarandon holds an estimated net worth of $5 million which amassed from his career as an actor and voice actor. He stepped in the entertainment world by making first appearances in a Broadway play, "The Rose Tattoo" in 1965.
Later he made his TV debut as Dr.Tom Halverson in the series "The Guiding Light" which lead his career break. Being a versatile actor, Chris has worked in several movies and television shows.
Degree in Speech and Theatre
Chris Sarandon attended Woodrow Wilson High School and later went to West Virginia University where he studied for a degree in speech. Following the completion of his degree, he enrolled at The Catholic University of America (CUA) to gain a master's degree in theatre.
Married Life with Joanna Gleason
After the failure of the second marriage with Lisa Ann Cooper, Sarandon took a brief break from relationships and dedicated it to his career. He met Joanna Gleason while performing in a Broadway musical "Nick & Nora".
He got married for the third time with Gleason who is a singer and actress in 1994. The two have since worked on several stage plays and films together, including "American Perfekt", "Edie & Pen", and "Thom and Bloom". The couple is living a happily married life
First Wife: Susan Sarandon
Jerry Dandridge of 'Fright Night' is a family man whose journey of success began with actress, Susan Sarandon. The couple tied a knot in 1967. His first wife was his college classmate. They have a wonderful time throughout their marriage life. Even though they couldn't share any children. The former couple got a divorce in 1979.
Second Wife: Lisa Ann Cooper
After divorcing Susan, Sarandon married Lisa Ann Cooper, a fashion model in 1980. They loved a happily married life for nine years, which they got split up in 1989. They share three adorable children.
Has Three Children
"The Thin Man" actor has three children from his second ex-wife Lisa Ann Cooper. His first daughter was named Stephaine Sarandon, who was born in 1982. His second daughter named Alexis was born on October 2, 1984, she is an actress known for role in the movie " Catching the Fever. His third child is a boy named Michael born in 1988.
Awards and Nomination
Chris Sarandon received his first Academy Award nomination for the Best Supporting Actor for his role as Leon Shermer - the transgendered wife of Al Pacino. In 1986, he was the nominee in Saturn Award for the Best Actor for his role in Fright Night. He also won a Golden Award in the Best Acting Debut in a Motion Picture category.
Sarandon is active on social media. He has more than 169 Followers on Instagram. And he has 500 followers on his twitter.