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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 68 wins & 95 nominations. See more awards »

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 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)
 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 | 35 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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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 »

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Credits Malcolm McDowell as the best actor with whom he's worked. See more »

Trademark:

Known for playing deeply intense yet sympathetic characters prone to violence See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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Sean Penn: Criminal, Communist, and so much more. trojan-95708
He's starting look like Grandpa Munster AtariBaby
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I can't stand him........ soho1256
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