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Biography (print)

Richard T. Kelly. Sean Penn: His Life and Times. Edinburgh, Scotland: Canongate, 2005. ISBN 1841956236

Nick Johnstone. Sean Penn. Omnibus Press, 2000. ISBN 0711978840

Biographical movies
Premio Donostia a Sean Penn (2003) (TV)

Portrayed in
Team America: World Police (2004)

Esquire (USA)January 2013, pg. 64-66, by: Scott Raab, "The Warrior: What I've Learned"
TV Guide (USA)30 March 2009, Vol. 57, Iss. 14, pg. 20, by: Ileane Rudolph, "Q&A Sean Penn"
The Varsity (Canada)15 October 2007, Vol. 128, Iss. 9, pg. 10, by: Will Sloan, "Director Sean Penn explores his 'Wild' side"
Nitro (Greece)May 2005, Iss. 115, pg. 118-121, by: Panayiotis Timoyannakis, "Me tin triferi eikona"
The Boston Globe (USA)9 January 2005, by: Ty Burr, "Citizen Penn"
The Boston Globe (USA)7 January 2005, by: Ty Burr, "Sean Penn Is an Actor With a Conscience"
Penthouse (Greece)April 2004, Vol. 2, Iss. 63, pg. 50-53, by: Yorgos Poulos, "Sean penn"
Time Out New York (USA)10 July 2003, Iss. 406, pg. 10-11, by: Howard Halle, "What's eating Sean Penn? Plenty. The 'heartbroken and angry' father talks about fear, terrorism and what fueled his segment of the film, September 11."
Humo (Belgium)16 October 2001, Iss. 3189, pg. 66, "Cassavetes' kassavreters"
Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)16 May 2001, by: Helena Lindblad, "Cannes kan rädda Penns film"
NME (UK)27 February 1999, pg. 12, by: Gavin Martin, "On Screen: Actor Sean Penn"
Empire (UK)October 1997, Iss. 100, pg. 104, by: Christopher Hemblade, "The Wild One"
TV Guia (Portugal)1997, Iss. 961, pg. 94-95, by: João Antunes
Playboy (USA)November 1991, Vol. 38, Iss. 11, pg. 61-76, by: David Rensin, "Playboy Interview"

Rolling Stone Magazine (USA)28 January 2016, Iss. 1253, pg. 44-57, by: Sean Penn, "ROLLING STONE EXCLUSIVE: EL CHAPO SPEAKS - A SECRET VISIT WITH THE MOST WANTED MAN IN THE WORLD"
Courrier International (original article published in La Jornada, Mexico on 10-1-2016) (France)14 January 2016, Iss. # 1315, pg. 7, by: Anonymous, "Sean Penn et El Chapo : la rencontre qui fait tache"
Philadelphia Inquirer (USA)14 January 2016, by: Jared Feldschreiber, "Sean Penn, Journalism's New 'Gonzo'"
USA Today (USA)12 January 2016, Vol. 34, Iss. 84, pg. 2B, by: Rem Rieder, "PENN'S 'ROLLING STONE' PIECE ON 'EL CHAPO' A HUGE DEBACLE"
USA Today (USA)11 January 2016, Vol. 34, Iss. 83, pg. 1A, by: Gregg Zoroya, "'ROLLING STONE' STIRS UP ETHICS DEBATE"
Los Angeles Times (USA)11 January 2016, Vol. 135, Iss. 39, pg. A7, by: Joe Mozingo, "Penn in Haiti: 'In some ways he did some good' - The actor's help after the 2010 quake raised questions"
Los Angeles Times (USA)11 January 2016, Vol. 135, Iss. 39, pg. A7, by: Marisa Gerber, "Visit unlikely to cause Penn legal trouble: The Rolling Stone interview in Mexico does bring up some journalistic ethics concerns, however"
Los Angeles Times (USA)11 January 2016, Vol. 135, Iss. 39, pg. A1, A7, by: Tracy Wilkinson, et. als., "Penn is deep into his role as activist - Actor, activist and now journalist"
Los Angeles Times (USA)10 January 2016, Vol. 135, Iss. 38, pg. A4, by: Stephen Ceasar, "Sean Penn interviewed 'El Chapo' in jungle"
Los Angeles Times (USA)10 January 2016, Vol. 135, Iss. 38, pg. A1, A4, by: Tracy Wilkinson, and Cecilia Sanchez, "Hollywood hopes sunk 'Chapo' - Movie dealings led to drug lord"
Los Angeles Times (USA)3 May 2015, Vol. 134, Iss. 151, pg. C1, by: Lauren Beale, "HOT PROPERTY: Sean Penn will be making a move in Malibu"
The New York Times (USA)17 December 2013, Vol. CLXIII, by: Joseph Beger & William Neuman, "Cross-Continent Escape Has Discrete Narratives"
AARP: The Magazine (USA)July 2010, Vol. 53, Iss. 4, pg. 68, by: Bill Newcott, "The Big 5-Oh: Sean Penn"
Minneapolis Star Tribune (USA)17 June 2009, by: Associated Press, "Oscar Winner Sean Penn Drops Out of 'Cartel,' 'The Three Stooges'; Would Rejoin If Postponed"
Contra Costa Times (USA)23 May 2009, by: Associated Press, "Sean Penn No Longer Separating from Wife"
Minneapolis Star Tribune (USA)30 April 2009, by: Erin Carlson, "Sean Penn Files for Legal Separation From Wife Robin Wright, Cites 'Irreconcilable Differences'"
Contra Costa Times (USA)4 March 2009, by: Lisa Leff, "Penn Confident Governor Will OK Honor for Milk"
Spotlight, Walking the Walk (USA)27 February 2009, Vol. 51, Iss. 15, pg. 2, by: Adrienne Papp, "Oscars Spotlight"
San Jose Mercury News (USA)31 December 2008, by: Randy McMullen, "Mickey Rourke Reportedly Mocks Sean Penn on 'Milk' Performance"
The New York Times (USA)29 December 2008, Vol. 158, Iss. 54,539, pg. C2, by: Julie Bloom, "Sean Penn Honored"
Minneapolis Star Tribune (USA)27 November 2008, by: Anita Snow, "Raul Castro Tells Sean Penn He'd Meet Barack Obama on Neutral Ground; Suggests Guantanamo Base"
Spotlight, Walking the Walk (USA)7 June 2008, Vol. 9, Iss. 29, pg. 2, by: Adrienne Papp, "Inside The Cannes Film Festival"
Spotlight (UK)7 June 2008, Vol. 8, Iss. 36, pg. 3, by: Adrienne Papp, "Inside the Cannes Film Festival"
San Francisco Chronicle (USA)19 May 2008, by: Angela Doland, "Sean Penn Uses Cannes Clout to Tout Documentary on Tsunami Volunteers"
The New York Times (USA)15 May 2008, Vol. 157, Iss. 54,311, pg. E2, by: Lawrence Van Gelder, "Sean Penn's Fiery Revolt"
The Washington Post (USA)27 September 2007, Vol. 130, Iss. 296, pg. C1+C8, by: Ann Hornaday, "Call of the Wild: Actor-Director Sean Penn Explores the Backcountry Inhabited by A Solitary Man"
The Star Ledger (USA)23 September 2007, pg. 1, by: Stephen Whitty, "Actor, writer, director channels his passions and takes us "Into the Wild""
Le Soir (Belgium)14 June 2005, pg. 30, "Acteur et reporter"
Télépro (Belgium)6 May 2004, Iss. 2618, pg. TV21, by: René Michiels, "Sean Penn fait tourner sa femme et sa maman"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)6 February 2004, Vol. 1, Iss. 749, pg. 34-35, by: Ken Tucker, "Best Actor 2004: Sean Penn"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)28 November 2003, Vol. 1, Iss. 739, pg. 32-40, by: Ken Tucker, "War & Peace"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)22 February 2002, Vol. -, Iss. 640/641, pg. 28, by: Nicholas Fonseca, "Best Actor: Sean penn"
Venice (USA)February 2002, Vol. XIV, Iss. 5, pg. 48-53, by: Alex Simon, "I Am Sean"
Ciak (Italy)October 2001, pg. 96-97, by: Stefano Lusardi, "Non sono un angelo"
Cinemanía (Mexico)September 1998, Vol. 2, Iss. 24, pg. 26, by: Jaime Ramírez Ortiz, "Sean Penn y la academia desalmada"
Empire (UK)October 1997, Iss. 100, pg. 199 by: Ian Freer and Jake Hamilton, "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time"
TV Guia (Portugal)1997, Iss. 985, pg. 96-97

Esquire (USA)January 2013, pg. 62-64, by: Nigel Parry, "The Warrior: What I've Learned"
AD Rotterdams Dagblad (Netherlands)22 June 2012, "Nog meer sterren dan aan de hemel"
Playboy (USA)November 2000, Vol. 47, Iss. 44, pg. 145, by: Jamie Malanowski, "Sex In Cinema 2000"
Cinema (Hungary)December 1997, Iss. 73, pg. 14, "Sean Penn lakókocsija"
Playboy (USA)December 1986, Vol. 33, Iss. 12, pg. 161, by: Jim Harwood, "Sex Stars of 1986"
Playboy (USA)June 1986, Vol. 33, Iss. 6, pg. 205, by: The Exclusive Brothers Turiak / Ramey, "Grapevine: Oh, Shut Up!"

Magazine cover photo
USA Today (USA)11 January 2016, Vol. 34, Iss. 83
Esquire (USA)January 2013
The Big Issue Japan (Japan)1 May 2009
American Cinematographer (USA)December 2008, Vol. 89, Iss. 12
arte Magazin (Germany)May 2008, Iss. 5
Entertainment Weekly (USA)12 March 2004, Iss. 755
Men (Greece)March 2004, Iss. 127
Theama (Greece)2004, Iss. 12
Entertainment Weekly (USA)28 November 2003, Vol. 1, Iss. 739
Film Comment (USA)September 2003, Vol. 39, Iss. 5
Time Out New York (USA)10 July 2003, Iss. 406
Venice (USA)February 2002, Vol. XIV, Iss. 5.
Details (USA)December 2000
American Cinematographer (USA)February 1999, Vol. 80, Iss. 2
Vox (Hungary)February 1998, Iss. 10
American Cinematographer (USA)October 1997, Vol. 78, Iss. 10
Entertainment Weekly (USA)8 August 1997, Iss. 391
Rolling Stone (USA)4 April 1996
Rolling Stone (USA)26 May 1983

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