The media has taken notice of Christopher Sarandon due to his roles in a number of highly acclaimed films, including The Princess Bride (1987), Child’s Play (1988), and The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993). Furthermore, he has been a talking point as a result of his romantic life and marriages with fellow entertainers.
Christopher, who is now a father of three, has been married three times. His first marriage to Susan Sarandon was between 1967 and 1979. After divorcing Susan, he married his second wife, Lisa Ann Cooper, in 1980, but the marriage ended in divorce after nine years. In 1994, Christopher married his third wife, Joanna Gleason, and she remains his wife to date.
Meet All The Women Chris Sarandon Has Been Married To
His First Wife is an Award Winning Actress
Born in the United States on October 4, 1946, Susan Sarandon is an actress who has won numerous awards, including the Academy Award, the British Academy Film Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Award.
She began her career acting career in the drama film Joe (1970). However, she gained prominence for her role as Janet Weiss in the cult classic musical comedy horror film The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975).
Susan started dating Chris Sarandon shortly after their paths crossed at the Catholic University of America.
The couple took their relationship more seriously by getting married on September 16, 1967. However, about 8 years into their marriage, Chris and Susan announced a trial separation. They finally decided to finalize their divorce in 1979.
Despite their divorce, Susan retained Chris’ surname.
Meanwhile, from 1977 until 1980, Susan had a live-in relationship with director Louis Malle. She also had brief relationships with actor Sean Penn and singer David Bowie in between.
After her relationship with David went south, Sarandon dated Italian director Franco Amurri in the middle of the 1980s, and the couple had a daughter named Eva, who was born on March 15, 1985.
In 1988, Susan lived with actor Tim Robbins, whom she met while they were filming Bull Durham. Their relationship produced two sons: John Jack Henry (born May 15, 1989) and Miles (born May 4, 1992). However, Sarandon and Robbins split in 2009.
Following the end of her relationship with Robbins, she began a new one with Jonathan Bricklin, son of Malcolm Bricklin. Again, she broke up with him in 2015.
Moving on, Susan disclosed in 2017 that she had an affair with Philip Sayer, a British actor who had been gay. More so, she came out as bisexual, presumably during an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in September 2022.
Lisa Ann Cooper, Chris’ second wife is a Fashion Model
Chris married fashion model Lisa Ann Cooper as his second wife in 1980 following his divorce from Susan. The couple gave birth to three children: Stephanie (born 1982), Alexis (born 1984), and Michael (born 1988). However, the marriage terminated in divorce in 1989, having lasted nine years.
Moreover, their daughter, Alexis is also an American actress known for Catching the Fever (2008).
He Married Joanna Gleason in 1994 and She is His Wife to Date
Chris married his third wife, actress and singer Joanna Gleason, in 1994. They first met while performing in Broadway’s short-lived 1991 musical Nick & Nora. The pair also collaborated on several films together, including Road Ends, Edie & Pen, Let the Devil Wear Black, and American Perfekt.
Joanna is an award-winning Canadian actress and singer who was born on June 2, 1950. Even though Gleason began her acting career on television, her work in musical theater and on stage is what has made her most famous. Moreover, her film and television career began in 1977 with her first appearance on her father’s program, Let’s Make a Deal (1963).
In 1977, she made her Broadway debut in the play I Love My Wife, for which she received the Theatre World Award.
Just like her husband, Joanna has been married three times. She was married to acting coach Paul G. Gleason, and they had one child together named Aaron David Gleason. She divorced Paul on June 28, 1982, but has continued to use his surname professionally.
After her marriage to Paul hit the rocks, she married Michael Bennahum, but again, things did not work out so well for them, leading to their divorce.
She later found love in the arms of Chris Sarandon, with whom she is still married.