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Chris Sarandon is an American actor of ‘The Princess Bride’.

Relationship Facts of Chris Sarandon

Chris Sarandon is married to Joanna Gleason {Compare Couple}.
Chris Sarandon married on July 22, 1994.
💑 Anniversary in 98 days 💑
He is father of Three(Alexis, Michael, Stephaine).
Chris Sarandon is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Relationship Timeline of Chris Sarandon!

Chris Sarandon is married actress and singer Joanna Gleason on July 22, 1994.

They first met during the performance of Broadway’s short-lived 1991 musical ‘Nick & Nora’ and after that, they collaborated in several films like ‘Edie & Pen’, ‘American Perfekt’, ‘Road Ends’, etc.

He was previously married to actress Susan Sarandon in 1967 but he divorced her in 1979.

Later, he married Lisa Ann Cooper in 1980 and they welcomed two daughters and a son, Stephaine, Alexis, and Michael. The relationship also ended in divorce in 1989.

Chris Sarandon: Biography in Details

Who is Chris Sarandon?

Chris Sarandon is an American actor and he is best known for playing Prince Humperdinck in the film ‘The Princess Bride’, Detective Mike Norris in ‘Child’s Play’ in 1988, and for his voice performance of Jack Skellington in ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’.

He got a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his character as Leon Shermer in ‘Dog Day Afternoon.

Chris Sarandon: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

He was born on July 24, 1942, in Beckley, West Virginia. He is 76 years old and his birth sign is Leo. His father’s name is Christopher ‘Chris’ Sarandon and his mother’s name is Cliffie.

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Caption: Chris Sarandon and Joanna Gleason (Source: Advertiser)

They are both restaurateurs. He holds American citizenship and his ethnicity is Greek. He has a brother, John Peter Sarandon, and does not have any sisters.

Education, School/College University

He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School and earned a degree in speech at West Virginia University.

He earned his master’s degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

Chris Sarandon: Professional Life and Career

He debuted in the play ‘The Rose tattoo’ in 1965 after he completed his graduation. Chris made his way to New York City in 1968 and he obtained his first television role as Dr. Tom Halverson in the series ‘The Guiding Light’ from 1973 to 1974.

He played in the movies ‘The Satan Murders in 1974, ‘Thursday’s Game’, and ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ as Al Pacino’s transgender wife in 1975.

Chris made his appearance in the Broadway play ‘The Rothschilds’, ‘The Two Gentleman of Verona’, in the thriller movie ‘Lipstick’ in 1976, and as a demon in the movie ‘The Sentinel’ in 1977.

He portrayed the title role of Christ in the made-for-television movie ‘The Day Christ Dies’ in 1980, played Sydney Carton in ‘A Tale of Two Cities in 1980, as Prince Humperdinck in ‘The Princess Bride’ in 1987, and provided the voice of Jack Skellington in the movie ‘The Nightmare before Christmas’ in 1993, etc.

Chris Sarandon reprised the role of Jack Skellington for ‘Halloween Screams’, ‘Frightfully Fun Parade, and ‘Haunted Mansion Holiday.

He appeared in a recurring role as Dr. Bruke on NBC’s long-running medical drama ‘ER’.

He appeared on ‘Nick & Nora in 1991 with Joanna Gleason and played Signor Naccarelli in the musical play ‘The Light in the Piazza at Lincoln Center in 2006 and recently appeared as Antonie de Guiche in ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’.

Awards, Nominations

Chris Sarandon was nominated for Academy Awards, in the USA in the category Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the movie ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ in 1976, nominated for Golden Globe Award in the category Best Acting Debut in a Motion Picture-male for the movie ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ in 1976, New York Film Critics Circle Awards in the category Best Supporting Actor in the film ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ in 1975 and many more.

Chris Sarandon: Net Worth, Salary

It is estimated that he has a net worth of around $5 million and his main source of income is his professional career. His salary and income are under review.

Chris Sarandon: Rumors and Controversy

Chris Sarandon is very much secretive about his personal and professional life and he has not been engaged in any rumors, scandals, or controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Chris Sarandon has a height of 6 ft. 1 inch. He has black and grey hair and light brown eyes.

Other information about his weight, shoe size, dress size, etc. is unknown.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Chris Sarandon has around 435 followers on Twitter but he is not active on Instagram and Facebook. He does not seem to be that much active on social media.

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Is Chris Sarandon related to Susan?

  • He was once married to her.

Is Chris Sarandon still acting?

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