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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
 2016 Family Guy (TV Series)
Sean Penn
- Hot Shots (2016) ... Sean Penn (voice)
 2016 Angry Birds
Terence (voice)
 2013 Paul McCartney: Queenie Eye (Video short)
Sean Penn (uncredited)
 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 Judgment 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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Personal Details

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 | 37 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his marriage to Madonna] She was in the process of becoming the biggest star in the world. I just wanted to make my films and hide. I was an angry young man. I had a lot of demons and don't really know who could've lived with me at the time. I was just as badly behaved as her, so I can't point the finger of blame. See more »

Trivia:

The longest he has gone without an Oscar nomination if 5 years, between Mystic River (2003) and Milk (2008). See more »

Trademark:

Often stars in films that reflect his liberal political views See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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