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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 »

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 2017 American Lion (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
Andrew Jackson
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Andrew Jackson
 2013 Paul McCartney: Queenie Eye (Video short)
Sean Penn (uncredited)
 2012 Americans (Short)
 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)
 1998 Hurlyburly
 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
 1997 Loved
Man on the Hill (Michael)
 1992 Cruise Control (Short)
 1990 Cool Blue (Video)
Phil the Plumber (uncredited)
 1988 Judgement in Berlin
Guenther X
 1986 Shanghai Surprise
Glendon Wasey
 1984 Crackers
 1983 Summerspell
 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)
- School of Terror (1979) ... Sam
 1974-1975 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
- Money Crop (1975) ... Kid (uncredited)
- The Voice of Tinker Jones (1974) ... Kid (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Goose" at Lincoln Center, New York City. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 14 Interviews | 37 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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I don't like any directors. I don't get along with any of them. Mostly I think they're a bunch of whiny people without any point of view. So I don't want to be around them at six o'clock in the morning with make-up and bells on. And I'm probably the same way for the actors on my set - but that's their problem. See more »


Is an avid surfer. See more »


Frequently plays unsympathetic and cruel characters with a hidden moral center See more »

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