Few Hollywood relationships are able to stand the test of time, and [movieperson id="96013"]Tim Robbins[/movieperson] and [movieperson id="55686"]Susan Sarandon[/movieperson]'s relationship was seemingly one of them. However, People reports that the couple, who have been together for more than two decades, are calling it quits.
"Actress Susan Sarandon and her partner of 23 years, actor Tim Robbins, have announced that they separated over the summer," her rep Teal Cannaday said in a statement. "No further comments will be made."
The couple, who have two sons together é Jack, 20, and Miles, 17 é met on the set of "Bull Durham" in 1988. Despite their 12-year age difference, the couple remained solid for years and raised their children together, including actress [movieperson id="304488"]Eva Amurri[/movieperson], Sarandon's daughter from a previous relationship.
Sarandon and Robbins shared many commonalities, specifically related to their acting careers. Sarandon launched her career at the age of 19 when she accompanied her then-husband, actor Chris Sarandon, to an audition and went on to land a role. Robbins began his acting career as a child, performing in "The Little Prince," the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry classic, in New York City.
Their relationship remained strong due to their shared passion for their art, and the two have collaborated on projects throughout their time together. Sarandon won an Oscar for her portrayal of Sister Helen Prejean in "Dead Man Walking," which Robbins adapted for the screen and directed. And they have continued to work together in other endeavors, such as Robbins' films "Cradle Will Rock" and "Bob Roberts."
The couple also shared political views and are famous for their liberal activism.