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Sean Penn (I)


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 73 wins & 62 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 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: Appeared in Wire's video "Eardrum Buzz" 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:

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:

Former son-in-law of Silvio Ciccone. See more »

Trademark:

Often stars in films that reflect his liberal political views See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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