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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 81 wins & 71 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Gunman
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)
 1981 The Beaver Kid 2 (Short)
Groovin' Larry
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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)
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Personal Quote:

I've always operated under the notion that audiences don't always know when they're being lied to, but that they always know when they're being told the truth. If there are what I think are unsung truths to be talked about in a film, through a character, through a story, and that dominates the piece, that's the key for me. I think the biggest thing is to not participate in the damaging, lying ... See more »

Trivia:

He and ex-wife Madonna's birthdays are a day apart. See more »

Trademark:

Often works with Naomi Watts. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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