The Thelma & Louise star dated the musician after they starred collectively within the 1983 horror film The Hunger. Bowie went on to marry supermodel Iman in 1992 and he died of liver most cancers in 2016.
Recalling their final in-person assembly on the New York premiere of his musical Lazarus, Sarandon said: “I was fortunate enough to be closer to him right before he died, the last couple of months. He did find me again. We talked to each other and said some things that needed to be said.”
She instructed The Mail On Sunday’s You magazine of their final cellphone call, which occurred a quick whereas later: “I wasn’t sleeping so I took a pretty strong sleep aid. And I had this dream that David had called me and that we’d had this conversation. Then later I thought, ‘Did he actually call me?’
“And I went to my phone and he had. But I have no recollection of what that conversation was.”
Sarandon added: “He died a week later. It’s all so frustrating.”
The actor additionally praised Bowie’s widow Iman, saying: “I love his wife Iman, someone who was so equal in stature to him. That was clearly who he was destined to be with. And I’ve kept in touch with her.”