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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, California-born Sean Penn is the second son of actress Eileen Ryan & director Leo Penn, also brother of Chris Penn. He first ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 64 wins & 55 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 The Gunman (post-production)
Jim Terrier
 2012 Americans (Short)
Commie
 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)
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Other Works:

Music video: Directed Peter Gabriel's "Barry Williams Show" music video 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)
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Personal Quote:

The horror of the Academy Awards is what the press does leading up to it, to make it a popular TV show. Where they'll actually make it like it's an arm- wrestling event between two actors. That becomes very petty, and that's something that's embarrassing to follow up with accepting the invitation to the party. See more »

Trivia:

Quit smoking for a while on his 40th birthday for health reasons. Prior to that, he was known as one of Hollywood's heaviest smokers, smoking at least four packs of cigarettes a day. See more »

Trademark:

Intense emotional acting style See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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