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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)

Filmography

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 2017 American Lion (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
Andrew Jackson
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Andrew Jackson
 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)
 2001 Friends (TV Series)
Eric
 1998 Hurlyburly
Eddie
 1998 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Sean Penn
- Flip (1998) ... Sean Penn
 1997 Ellen (TV Series)
Sean Penn
- Emma (1997) ... Sean Penn (uncredited)
 1997 The Game
Conrad
 1997 Loved
Man on the Hill (Michael)
 1992 Cruise Control (Short)
Jeffrey
 1990 Cool Blue (Video)
Phil the Plumber (uncredited)
 1988 Judgement in Berlin
Guenther X
 1986 Shanghai Surprise
Glendon Wasey
 1984 Crackers
Dillard
 1983 Summerspell
Buddy
 1983 Risky Business
Cameo (uncredited)
 1981 The Killing of Randy Webster (TV Movie)
Don Fremont
 1981 Hellinger's Law (TV Movie)
Bit Part
 1981 The Beaver Kid 2 (Short)
Groovin' Larry
 1979 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Sam
- School of Terror (1979) ... Sam
 1974-1975 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Kid
- Money Crop (1975) ... Kid (uncredited)
- The Voice of Tinker Jones (1974) ... Kid (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Music video: Directed "You Were Meant For Me" by Jewel Kilcher See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 14 Interviews | 36 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I had a house burn down once, and everything in life burned, except my family, and it was so liberating. I didn't have a bad moment about it. It sort of reinvigorated my interest in a lot of things. I wonder if there should be some kind of anarchy. See more »

Trivia:

Son of Leo Penn and Eileen Ryan. See more »

Trademark:

Intense emotional acting style See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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