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Chris Sarandon Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Tue Jun, 2016
Chris Sarandon

Facts of Chris Sarandon

Date of Birth: 1942 , July-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch

Quick Timeline of Chris Sarandon

1942 Born in Beckley, West Virginia, United States
1969 Made his acting debut
1975 First feature film, Dog Day Afternoon
1985 Appeared in the movie, Fright Night
2002 Voiced the role of Jack Skellington Kingdom Hearts
1967 Married to Susan Sarandon
1980 Married to Lisa Ann Cooper
1982 First child, Stephanie Sarandon
1984 Second child, Alexis Sarandon
1988 Third child, Michael Sarandon
1994 Married to Joanna Gleason
1976 Nominated in Academy Awards, USA
1976 Nominated in Golden Globes, USA

Detail Timeline of Chris Sarandon

July 24 , 1942

Born in Beckley, West Virginia, United States

Tall and talented, Chris Sarandon was born as Christopher Sarandon, Jr. in the early 1940s in Beckley, West Virginia, United States of America to Cliffie (née Cardullias) and Christopher "Chris" Sarandon, Sr... He is of Greek descent.

1969

Made his acting debut

Chris has been pursuing his acting career since the late 1960s. He made his acting debut by starring the role of Dr. Tom Halverson in an American television soap opera Guiding Light. He appeared in this soap opera for the next four years.

1975

First feature film, Dog Day Afternoon

In the mid 1970s, he made his feature film debut by starring the role of Leon Shermer in an American crime drama film Dog Day Afternoon. He is critically acclaimed for this role as he got his first nomination in Academy Awards, USA, Golden Globes, USA and New York Film Critics Circle Awards for this role. 

1985

Appeared in the movie, Fright Night

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, he appeared in the movies like You Can't Go Home Again, Cuba, A Tale of Two Cities, The Day Christ Died and so on. He is also famous for starring the role of the vampire Jerry Dandrige in Fright Night.

2002

Voiced the role of Jack Skellington Kingdom Hearts

Chris Sarandon is also a voice artist and has voiced his role in several video games. In 2002, he voiced the role of Jack Skellington in his first video game Kingdom Hearts. He has also appeared in the video games like Kingdom Hearts II, Disney Infinity and so on. 

September 16 , 1967

Married to Susan Sarandon

On 16th of September 1967, Chris got married to Susan Sarandon. Susan Sarandon is an actress and she is also renowned for being a producer. They continued this married life for about a decade and they finally got divorced at the end of 1979.

October 4 , 1980

Married to Lisa Ann Cooper

With the turn of 1980s, Chris was seen with Lisa Ann Cooper and within few months of love and closeness they finally tied their married knot on 4th of October 1980. They welcomed three children together from this married life. This married life was dissolved on 15th of January 1989.

December 25 , 1982

First child, Stephanie Sarandon

He became father for the first time in his life at the end of 1982. He and his ex wife Lisa Ann Cooper welcomed their first child together on 25th of December and that time it was a daughter and they named her Stephanie Sarandon. 

October 2 , 1984

Second child, Alexis Sarandon

He became father for the second time in his life at the end of 1984. He and his ex wife Lisa Ann Cooper welcomed their second child together on 2nd of October and that time it was a son and they named him Alexis Sarandon. 

December 12 , 1988

Third child, Michael Sarandon

He became father for the third time in his life at the end of 1988. He and his ex wife Lisa Ann Cooper welcomed their third child together on 12th of December and that time it was also a son and they named him Michael Sarandon.

July 22 , 1994

Married to Joanna Gleason

After his second married life got dissolved, Chris lived a single life for several years. Later on he was spotted with Joanna Gleason having romantic love affairs with her. They got married on 22nd of July 1994. They are still bonded into this married life.

1976

Nominated in Academy Awards, USA

Academy Awards, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor if anyone wins this award. He has also once been nominated in this award and that was in 1976 for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. 

1976

Nominated in Golden Globes, USA

He is also famous for starring the role of Leon Shermer in an American crime drama film Dog Day Afternoon. For this role, he got nominated in Golden Globes, USA for the first time in his life in 1976 for Best Acting Debut in a Motion Picture - Male. 

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On 16th of September 1967, Chris got married to Susan Sarandon. Susan Sarandon is an actress and she is also renowned for being a producer. They continued this married life for about a decade and they finally got divorced at the end of 1979.

With the turn of 1980s, Chris was seen with Lisa Ann Cooper and within few months of love and closeness they finally tied their married knot on 4th of October 1980. They welcomed three children together from this married life. This married life was dissolved on 15th of January 1989.

After his second married life got dissolved, Chris lived a single life for several years. Later on he was spotted with Joanna Gleason having romantic love affairs with her. They got married on 22nd of July 1994. They are still bonded into this married life. His nationality is American and he is of Greek ethnicity.

Chris grew up in Beckley. There he attended Woodrow Wilson High School. After graduation from there, he joined West Virginia University with a major in performing arts. He earned his bachelor's degree from there and then he joined The Catholic University of America where he studied theater. Chris has been pursuing his acting career since the late 1960s. He made his acting debut by starring the role of Dr. Tom Halverson in an American television soap opera Guiding Light. He appeared in this soap opera for the next four years. In the mid 1970s, he made his feature film debut by starring the role of Leon Shermer in an American crime drama film Dog Day Afternoon. He is critically acclaimed for this role as he got his first nomination in Academy Awards, USA, Golden Globes, USA and New York Film Critics Circle Awards for this role. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, he appeared in the movies like You Can't Go Home Again, Cuba, A Tale of Two Cities, The Day Christ Died and so on. He is now aged 73 years old. His net worth is in millions.