STARmeter
Top 500
Up 241 this week

Sean Penn (I)


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 »

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 12 Jun 2011
 
a list of 40 people
created 19 Jul 2011
 
a list of 40 people
created 20 Mar 2012
 
a list of 47 people
created 01 Oct 2012
 
a list of 32 people
created 11 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Sean Penn's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 2 Oscars. Another 78 wins & 65 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Actor: Movie (48 credits)
 2015 The Gunman (post-production)
Jim Terrier
 2012 Americans (Short)
Commie
 2010/I I'm Still Here
Sean Penn (uncredited)
 2008/I Milk
Harvey Milk
 2007 Persepolis
Mr. Satrapi - Marjane's father (English version, voice)
 2003 It's All About Love
Marciello
 1998 Hurlyburly
Eddie
 1997 Loved
Man on the Hill (Michael)
 1992 Cruise Control (Short)
Jeffrey
 1988 Judgement in Berlin
Guenther X
 1986 Shanghai Surprise
Glendon Wasey
 1984 Racing with the Moon
Henry 'Hopper' Nash
 1984 Crackers
Dillard
 1983 Summerspell
Buddy
 1983 Risky Business
Cameo (uncredited)
Show Show Actor: TV (7 credits)
Show Show Actor: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Producer: Movie (10 credits)
Show Show Director: Movie (6 credits)
Show Show Director: Video (2 credits)
Show Show Writer: Movie (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Movie (12 credits)
Show Show Thanks: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (76 credits)
Show Show Self: Movie (28 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (13 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (39 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Earthworms", Los Angeles, CA. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 14 Interviews | 28 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Woody Allen] didn't ask to see or know anything [about my character] until he rolled the camera. His feeling is that the best, complete thing he's going to get is going to come out of the actor's instinct. And what he finds out on day one is whether or not he cast it well. See more »

Trivia:

They lost their home in the Malibu fire in November 1993. See more »

Trademark:

Often works with Naomi Watts. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
He's starting look like Grandpa Munster AtariBaby
Should have gotten the oscar for 'I Am Sam' rockstarjapneet
Why don't people like him? MoviexLover93
$150m - Why hasn't he used it to help others? MomentOfGlory
Sean Penn's flirts with totalitarian governments geckomeister-442-680055
Best Actor Discussion Macvisto
Discuss Sean Penn on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page