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Chris Sarandon Biography
Chris Sarandon born as Christopher Sarandon Jr is an American actor. He is best known for playing Prince Humperdinck in the movie The Princess Bride, the vampire Jerry Dandrige in Fright Night, Detective Mike Norris in Child’s Play (1988), and for providing the speaking voice of Jack Skellington in The Nightmare Before Christmas.
Chris was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Leon Shermer in Dog Day Afternoon.
Chris Sarandon Age
Chris was born on July 24 1942 in Beckley, West Virginia. He is He is 77 years old as of 2019.
Chris Sarandon Family
Chris was born and raised in Beckley, West Virginia. He is the son of restaurateurs Christopher “Chris” Sarandon and Cliffie (née Cardullias). His father’s surname was originally “Sarondonethes”. He was born in Istanbul, Turkey, of Greek ancestry; his mother is also of Greek descent.
Chris Sarandon Education
Chris graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley. He earned a degree in speech at West Virginia University. He earned his master’s degree in theater from The Catholic University of America (CUA) in Washington, D.C.. While attending CUA, he married classmate Susan Tomalin in 1967. After graduating, they both pursued acting careers, with Tomalin taking his surname as her professional name, Susan Sarandon. They were married until 1979.
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Chris has been married three times. He was first married to actress Susan Sarandon from 1967 to 1979. After his divorce from Susan, he married Lisa Ann Cooper in 1980; together the couple had two daughters and one son, Stephanie, Alexis and Michael. The marriage ended in a divorce in 1989 after nine years of marriage. In 1994, he married actress and singer Joanna Gleason.
The couple met while performing in Broadway’s short-lived 1991 musical Nick & Nora, they returned to the stage together in 1998’s Thorn and Bloom. They also collaborated in several films together, such as Road Ends, Edie & Pen, Let the Devil Wear Black, and American Perfekt.
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Stephanie is the daughter to Chris with Lisa Ann Copper. They also had a son known as Michael Sarandon.
Chris Sarandon Movies
- 1975 – Dog Day Afternoon as Leon Shermer
- 1976 – Lipstick as Gordon Stuart
- 1977 – The Sentinel as Michael Lerman
- 1979 – You Can’t Go Home Again as George Webber
- 1980 – The Day Christ Died as Jesus Christ
- 1981 – Broken Promise as Bud Griggs
- 1983 – The Osterman Weekend as Joseph Cardone
- 1984 – Protocol as Michael Ransome
- 1985 – This Child Is Mine as Craig Wilkerson
- 1986 – Liberty as Jacque Marchant
- 1987 – The Princess Bride as Prince Humperdinck
- 1988 – Child’s Play as Detective Mike Norris
- 1989 – Collision Course as Philip Mandras
Movies From Year 1990 to 2015
- 1990 – The Stranger Within as Dan
- 1991 – The Resurrected as Joseph Curwen
- 1993 – Dark Tide as Tim
- 1994 – David’s Mother as Philip
- 1995 – Terminal Justice as Reginald Matthews
- 1996 – No Greater Love as Sam Horowitz
- 1997 – American Perfekt as Deputy Sammy
- 1998 – Reaper as Luke Sinclair
- 2000 – Race Against Time as Dr.Anton Stofeles
- 2001 – Perfume as Gary Packer
- 2005 – Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind as Kurotowa (voice)
- 2007 – The Chosen One as Zebulon ‘Zeb’ Kirk (voice)
- 2008 – My Sassy Girl as Dr. Roark
- 2009 – Multiple Sarcasms as Larry
- 2011 – Fright Night as Jay Dee
- 2012 – Safe as Mayor Danny Tremello
- 2013 – Curse of Chucky as Detective Mike Norris
- 2014 – Big Stone Gap as Mario Barbari
- 2015 – I Smile Back as Roger
Chris Sarandon TV Shows
- 1969–1973 – Guiding Light as Dr. Tom Halverson
- 1980 – A Tale of Two Cities as Sydney Carton
- 1994 – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as Martus Mazur
- 1995 – The Outer Limits as Dr. Pallas
- 1998 – The Practice as Dr Jeffrey Winslow
- 1999 – Felicity as Dr. Peter McGrath
- 2002–2004 – Law & Order as Howard Pincham
- 2002 – The Court as Justice Vorhees
- 2003 – The Wild Thornberrys as Myka (voice)
- 2004 – Cold Case as Adam Clarke
- 2006 – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Weasly Masoner
- 2010 – Psych as Ashton Bonaventure
- 2016 – Orange Is The New Black as Kip Carnigan
- 2017 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as Dracula (voice)
Chris Sarandon Fright Night
Fright Night is horror film written and directed by Tom Holland (in his directorial debut) and produced by Herb Jaffe. It stars William Ragsdale, Chris Sarandon, Roddy McDowall, Amanda Bearse, Jonathan Stark, Dorothy Fielding, Stephen Geoffreys, and Art Evans. The film follows young Charley Brewster, who discovers that his next-door neighbor Jerry Dandrige is a vampire. When no one believes him, Charley decides to get Peter Vincent, a TV show host who acted in films as a vampire hunter, to stop Jerry’s killing spree.
Chris Sarandon Dog Day Afternoon
He appeared in the primetime television movies The Satan Murders (1974) and Thursday’s Game before obtaining the role of Al Pacino’s transgender wife in Dog Day Afternoon (1975), a performance which earned him nominations for Best New Male Star of the Year at the Golden Globes and the Academy Award for Best Supporting actor.
Chris Sarandon Net Worth
Chris has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars.