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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 69 wins & 101 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Mystic River
Mystic River Jimmy Markum
(2003)
21 Grams
21 Grams Paul Rivers
(2003)
Milk
Milk Harvey Milk
(2008)
Dogtown and Z-Boys
(2001)

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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)
 1998 Hurlyburly
Eddie
 1997 The Game
Conrad
 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:

Stage: Appeared in "Hurlyburly by David Rabe, Westwood Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA. See more »

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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 Madonna] I met her on the shoot of that video ["Material Girl"]. Madonna had done "Like a Virgin", so she was a phenom, but nothing could have told anybody what would happen next. I describe that marriage as loud. That's how I remember it. And frankly, I don't recall having a single conversation in four years of marriage. I've talked to her a couple of times since, and there's a whole person ... See more »

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Flew to Haiti on January 21 2010 to help the relief effort after the earthquake. See more »

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

Star Sign:

Leo

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