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Sean Penn is a powerhouse film performer capable of intensely moving work, who has gone from strength to strength during a colourful film career, and who has drawn much media attention for his stormy private life and political viewpoints. Sean Justin Penn was born in Los Angeles, California, the second son of actress Eileen Ryan (née Annucci) and ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 70 wins & 105 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Mystic River
Mystic River Jimmy Markum
(2003)
21 Grams
21 Grams Paul Rivers
(2003)
Milk
Milk Harvey Milk
(2008)
Dogtown and Z-Boys
(2001)

Filmography

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 2018 The First (TV Series) (pre-production)
Tom Haggerty
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Tom Haggerty
 2018 The Professor and the Madman (post-production)
Dr. William Chester Minor
 2017 American Lion (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
Andrew Jackson
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Andrew Jackson
 2016 Family Guy (TV Series)
Sean Penn
- Hot Shots (2016) ... Sean Penn (voice)
 2016 Angry Birds
Terence (voice)
 2016 Sound of Sun (Short)
Man
 2015 The Gunman
Terrier
 2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Sean O'Connell
 2013 Gangster Squad
Mickey Cohen
 2012 Americans (Short)
Commie
 2011 This Must Be the Place
Cheyenne
 2011 The Tree of Life
Jack
 2010/I I'm Still Here
Sean Penn (uncredited)
 2010/I Fair Game
Joe Wilson
 2008/I Milk
Harvey Milk
 2008 What Just Happened
Sean Penn
 2007 Persepolis
Mr. Satrapi - Marjane's father (English version, voice)
 2006 All the King's Men
Willie Stark
 2005 The Interpreter
Tobin Keller
 2004 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
Sean Penn
- Back Off Mary Poppins (2004) ... Sean Penn
 2004 The Assassination of Richard Nixon
Samuel J. Bicke
 2003 21 Grams
Paul Rivers
 2003 Mystic River
Jimmy Markum
 2003 It's All About Love
Marciello
 2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
Sean Penn
 2001 I Am Sam
Sam Dawson
 2001 Friends (TV Series)
Eric
- The One with the Stain (2001) ... Eric
 2000 The Weight of Water
Thomas Janes
 2000 Before Night Falls
Cuco Sanchez
 2000 Up at the Villa
Rowley Flint
 1999 Sweet and Lowdown
Emmet Ray
 1998 The Thin Red Line
1st Sgt. Edward Welsh
 1998 Hurlyburly
Eddie
 1998 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Sean Penn
- Flip (1998) ... Sean Penn
 1997 Hugo Pool
Strange Hitchhiker
 1997 Ellen (TV Series)
Sean Penn
- Emma (1997) ... Sean Penn (uncredited)
 1997 The Game
Conrad
 1997 U Turn
Bobby Cooper
 1997 She's So Lovely
Eddie Quinn
 1997 Loved
Man on the Hill (Michael)
 1995 Dead Man Walking
Matthew Poncelet
 1993 Carlito's Way
Kleinfeld
 1992 Cruise Control (Short)
Jeffrey
 1990 State of Grace
Terry Noonan
 1990 Cool Blue (Video)
Phil the Plumber (uncredited)
 1989 We're No Angels
Jim
 1989 Casualties of War
Sgt. Tony Meserve
 1988 Judgment in Berlin
Guenther X
 1988 Colors
Danny McGavin
 1986 Shanghai Surprise
Glendon Wasey
 1986 At Close Range
Brad Jr.
 1985 The Falcon and the Snowman
Daulton Lee
 1984 Racing with the Moon
Henry 'Hopper' Nash
 1984 Crackers
Dillard
 1983 Summerspell
Buddy
 1983 Risky Business
Cameo (uncredited)
 1983 Bad Boys
Mick O'Brien
 1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Jeff Spicoli
 1981/I Taps
Cadet Captain Alex Dwyer
 1981 The Killing of Randy Webster (TV Movie)
Don Fremont
 1981 Hellinger's Law (TV Movie)
Bit Part
 1981 The Beaver Kid 2 (Short)
Groovin' Larry
 1979 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Sam
- School of Terror (1979) ... Sam
 1974-1975 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Kid
- Money Crop (1975) ... Kid (uncredited)
- The Voice of Tinker Jones (1974) ... Kid (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Music video: Directed "Dance With The One Who Brought You" by Shania Twain. The music video featured Charles Durning. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 14 Interviews | 38 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

There's an interesting parallel between Bush [George W. Bush] and Richard Nixon. While Nixon was clearly a superior statesman and in many ways a more intelligent politician, what they share is a kind of boldness in how they emote their insecurities. What we're finding with George Bush, part of what's familiar to people and that adds to his likability for many, is that there's a commonality of ... See more »

Trivia:

On September 11, 2004, he received the John Steinbeck award at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. The award is given out by the San Francisco Chronicle and benefits San Jose State University. The evening included film clips and discussion with Peter Coyote. The biggest surprise of the night was that Bruce Springsteen (a longtime friend of Sean's and the first recipient of the award) ... See more »

Trademark:

Intense emotional acting style See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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