Janet Good Susan SarandonJanet Good Susan Sarandon

Janet Good

Played by Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon (Janet Good) has made a career of choosing diverse and challenging projects in both film and TV. In 2008 she received an Emmy® nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for HBO Films "Bernard and Doris," as well as Golden Globe and SAG nominations. Sarandon's feature films include: "Thelma and Louise," "Lorenzo 's Oil," "The Client" and "Atlantic City," all of which brought her Best Actress Oscar® nominations; "Dead Man Walking," for which she received an Oscar® and SAG Award; and "Bull Durham."

Sarandon made her acting debut in the 1970 movie "Joe." Her early films also 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."

More recently, Sarandon has been seen in "The Lovely Bones," "Enchanted," "Speed Racer," "Moonlight Mile," "Igby Goes Down," "The Banger Sisters," "Twilight," "Stepmom," "Illuminata," "Cradle Will Rock," "Anywhere But Here," "Joe Gould 's Secret," "Shall We Dance?," "Alfie," "Noel," "Romance and Cigarettes," "Mr. Woodcock" and "In the Valley of Elah." She appeared on Broadway last year in "Exit the King."

Sarandon also contributed her vocal talents to the animated features "Rugrats in Paris," "James and the Giant Peach" and "Cats & Dogs," and served as narrator for Laleh Khadivi 's documentary "900 Women."

Her other features include "King of the Gypsies," "The Hunger," "Compromising Positions," "The 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." Sarandon 's TV credits include the movie "The Exonerated" and the HBO productions "Earthly Possessions" and "Mussolini: The Decline and Fall of Il Duce."

Sarandon will next be seen in "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps."