Chris Sarandon in Dog Day Afternoon | 1975
Clip Name: Leon Arrives
About this actor
Chris Sarandon (born July 24, 1942) is an American actor. He played Prince Humperdinck in the film The Princess Bride, the vampire Jerry Dandridge in Fright Night, Detective Mike Norris in the first entry of the Child's Play series, and provided the speaking voice of Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Leon in Dog Day Afternoon. Sarandon was born and raised in Beckley, West Virginia, the son of Greek immigrant restaurateurs Mary and Christopher Sarandon. In his teens, he played drums and sang back-up with a local band called The Teen Tones which later went on to tour with such musical legends as Bobby Darin and Gene Vincent. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley. He earned his master's degree in theater from The Catholic University of America (CUA) in Washington, D.C., where he met his first wife, actress Susan Sarandon; they divorced in 1979. Sarandon then...