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Multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Martin Sheen is one of America's most celebrated, colorful, and accomplished actors. Moving flawlessly between artistic mediums, Sheen's acting range is breathtaking. He was born in Dayton, Ohio, to Mary-Ann (Phelan), an Irish immigrant (from Borrisokane, County Tipperary), and Francisco Estevez, a ... See full bio »

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 2016 The Vessel
Father Douglas
 2015 All Creatures Big and Small
Lion (English version, voice)
 2015 Badge of Honor
Captain Richards
 2014 Selma
Frank Minis Johnson (uncredited)
 2014 Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain
Warren Anderson
 2014/I Trash
Father Juilliard
 2014 Ask Me Anything
Glenn Warburg
 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Uncle Ben (uncredited)
 2014 The Boxcar Children
Grandfather Alden (voice)
 2013 The Whale (TV Movie)
Older Tom Nickerson
 2012 Walk & Talk: The West Wing Reunion (Short)
President Jed Barlet
 2012 Mass Effect 3 (Video Game)
Illusive Man (voice)
 2012 8 (Video)
Theodore B. Olson
 2011 Wrinkles (English version, voice)
 2010/I The Way
 2010 Mass Effect 2 (Video Game)
Illusive Man (voice)
 2009 The Kid: Chamaco
Dr. Frank Irwin
 2009 The Bell (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2009 Echelon Conspiracy
Raymond Burke
 2008 Man in the Mirror
Fallen Soldier / JC Super Star / Man in Black
 2008 Hope Not Lost (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2007 Flatland: The Movie (Short)
Arthur Square (voice)
 2007 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Radio Host
- K&R: Part 3 (2007) ... Radio Host (voice, uncredited)
 2006 Bobby
 2006 Bordertown
George Morgan
 2005 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
- Sleep Tight, Puddin' Pop (2005) ... Harvey
 2003 The 3 Wise Men
Gaspar (English version, voice)
 2003 Mercy of the Sea
 2002 Spin City (TV Series)
Ray Harris / Ray Crawford
- Rags to Riches (2002) ... Ray Harris / Ray Crawford
 2002 We the People
 2001 O
Coach Duke Goulding
 1999 A Stranger in the Kingdom
Sigurd Moulton
 1999 Thrill Seekers (TV Movie)
 1999 Forget Me Never (TV Movie)
 1999 D.R.E.A.M. Team (TV Movie)
J.W. Garrison
 1999 A Texas Funeral
Grandpa Sparta
 1999 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series)
 1999 Storm (Video)
General James Roberts
 1999 Total Recall 2070 (TV Series)
- Virtual Justice (1999) ... Praxis
 1999 Gunfighter
The Stranger
 1999 The Darklings (TV Movie)
Ira Everett
 1999 Ninth Street
Father Frank
 1998 Family Attraction (Short)
 1998 Free Money
New Warden
 1998 Babylon 5: The River of Souls (TV Movie)
Soul Hunter
 1998 Phenomenon: The Lost Archives (TV Series)
Voice Over
- H.A.A.R.P: Holes in Heaven (1998) ... Voice Over (voice)
 1998 Voyage of Terror (TV Movie)
Henry Northcutt
 1998 Shadrach
Narrator (voice)
 1998 Monument Ave.
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
- When Wishes Come True (1998) ... Antonio (voice)
 1997 Medusa's Child (TV Movie)
President (U.S.)
 1997 Hostile Waters (TV Movie)
Aurora Skipper
 1997 Spawn
Jason Wynn
 1997 Gun (TV Series)
Van Guinness
- Ricochet (1997) ... Van Guinness
 1996 Alchemy (TV Movie)
King Arthur
 1996 Crystal Cave (TV Movie)
King Arthur
 1996 The War at Home
Bob Collier
 1996 Project: ALF (TV Movie)
Col. Gilbert Milfoil
 1996 1914-1918 (TV Mini-Series)
Frank Golder
- Hatred and Hunger (1996) ... Frank Golder (voice)
 1995 Present Tense, Past Perfect (TV Short)
 1995 Sacred Cargo
Father Andrew Kanvesky
 1995 Dead Presidents
The Judge (uncredited)
 1995 The Break
Gil Robbins
 1995 Gospa
Father Jozo Zovko
 1995 One Hundred and One Nights
Un acteur muet à Hollywood (complete version) (uncredited)
 1994 Guns of Honor (TV Movie)
Jackson Baines Hardin (Ole Devil)
 1994 Hits!
 1994 Boca
Jesse James Montgomery
 1994 Roswell (TV Movie)
 1994 Trigger Fast
Jackson Baines Hardin (Ole Devil)
 1994 One of Her Own (TV Movie)
Asst. Dist. Atty. Pete Maresca
 1994 When the Bough Breaks
Captain Swaggert
 1994 Fortunes of War
Francis Labeck
 1993 My Home, My Prison (Documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 1993 A Matter of Justice (TV Movie)
Jack Brown
 1993 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Kraygen / Thomas Miller / Zorbin the Magnificent
- Well Cooked Hams (1993) ... Kraygen / Thomas Miller / Zorbin the Magnificent
 1993 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Nick Brody
- Angst for the Memories (1993) ... Nick Brody
 1993 Hear No Evil
Lt. Brock
 1993 Grey Knight
Gen. Haworth
 1993 Braving Alaska (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1993 Queen (TV Mini-Series)
James Jackson Sr.
 1992 The Water Engine (TV Movie)
Chain Letter Voice (voice, uncredited)
 1992 Original Intent (Video)
Homeless Joe
 1992 Touch and Die (TV Movie)
 1992 The Last P.O.W.? The Bobby Garwood Story (TV Movie)
William F.(Ike) Eisenbraun
 1991 A Legacy of Genocide: The Serbian Death Squads (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1991 Help Croatia (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1991 The Yugoslav Army Is Helping Serbian Terrorism (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1991 JFK
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1991 Guilty Until Proven Innocent (TV Movie)
Harold Hohne
 1991 The Maid (TV Movie)
Anthony Wayne
 1990 Cadence
 1990 Marked for Murder (Video)
Man in Park
 1989 Beverly Hills Brats
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
 1989 Cold Front
John Hyde
 1989 Beyond the Stars
Paul Andrews
 1989 Nightbreaker (TV Movie)
Dr. Alexander Brown - Present
 1988 Judgement in Berlin
Herbert J Stern
 1988 Da
 1987 Siesta
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary)
Alan (voice)
 1987 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Joe Sanders
- My Dissident Mom (1987) ... Joe Sanders
 1987 War of the Stars (TV Series) (1987)
 1986 A Life in the Day (Short)
 1986 A State of Emergency
Dr. Alex Carmody
 1986 Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story (TV Movie)
Mitch Snyder
 1986 News at Eleven (TV Movie)
Frank Kenley
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Paul Dano
- Method Actor (1985) ... Paul Dano
 1985 Out of the Darkness (TV Movie)
Eddie Zigo
 1985 The Fourth Wise Man (TV Movie)
 1985 The Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini-Series)
Chet Dettlinger
 1985 Consenting Adult (TV Movie)
Ken Lynd
 1984 The Guardian (TV Movie)
Charlie Hyatt
 1983 Choices of the Heart (TV Movie)
Father Philan
 1983 Man, Woman and Child
Robert Beckwith
 1983 In the King of Prussia
Judge Samuel Salus II
 1983 Kennedy (TV Mini-Series)
John F. Kennedy
 1983 Nobody's Heroes
 1982 No Place to Hide (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1982 Gandhi
 1982 Enigma
Alex Holbeck
 1982 In the Custody of Strangers (TV Movie)
Frank Caldwell
 1981 Loophole
Stephen Booker
 1970-1980 Insight (TV Series)
Jamie Conklin / Adam / Tom / ...
- A Long Road Home (1980) ... Jamie Conklin
- Just Before Eve (1978) ... Adam
- Is Anyone Listening? (1978) ... Tom
- The Crime of Innocence (1974) ... Steve
 1979 Eagle's Wing
 1979 Blind Ambition (TV Mini-Series)
John Dean
- Part IV (1979) ... John Dean
- Part III (1979) ... John Dean
- Part II (1979) ... John Dean
- Part I (1979) ... John Dean
 1978 Taxi!! (TV Movie)
Taxi Driver
 1975 Sweet Hostage (TV Movie)
Leonard Hatch
 1974 The Legend of Earl Durand
Luther Sykes
 1974 The California Kid (TV Movie)
Michael McCord
 1974 The Execution of Private Slovik (TV Movie)
Eddie Slovik
 1973 Conflict
Father Kinsella
 1973 When the Line Goes Through
Bluff Jackson
 1973 Message to My Daughter (TV Movie)
John Thatcher
 1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Father Kinsella
- Catholics (1973) ... Father Kinsella
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Frank Randolph
- Mirabelle's Summer (1973) ... Frank Randolph
 1973 Badlands
 1970-1973 Medical Center (TV Series)
Glen / Rev. Bill Thompson
- Clash of Shadows (1973) ... Glen
- A Duel with Doom (1970) ... Rev. Bill Thompson
 1973 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Ben Grover
- Body Count (1973) ... Ben Grover
 1973 Toma (TV Series)
Eddie Siatti
 1973 Letters from Three Lovers (TV Movie)
 1973 Columbo (TV Series)
Karl Lessing
- Lovely But Lethal (1973) ... Karl Lessing
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Dean Knox
- Betrayed (1973) ... Dean Knox
 1972-1973 Cannon (TV Series)
Jerry Warton / Christopher Grant
- Memo from a Dead Man (1973) ... Christopher Grant
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Dr. Art Parmel (segment "Love and the Swinging Surgeon")
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Tony Parrish
- A Prowler in the Heart (1973) ... Tony Parrish
 1973 Harry O (TV Series)
Harlan Garrison
- Such Dust as Dreams Are Made On (1973) ... Harlan Garrison
 1973 Crime Club (TV Movie)
Deputy Wade Wilson
 1973 The Rookies (TV Series)
- Snow Job (1973) ... Country
 1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Colby Arnold
- Seed of Doubt (1973) ... Colby Arnold
 1968-1973 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Neil Harland / Steve Chandler / Perry Victor / ...
- The Disinherited (1973) ... Neil Harland
- A Second Life (1972) ... Steve Chandler
- The Condemned (1970) ... Perry Victor
- The Dynasty (1968) ... Norman Gretzler
 1973 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
- Dark Vengeance (1973) ... Frank
 1972 Pursuit (TV Movie)
Timothy Drew
 1972 Rage
Maj. Holliford
 1972 That Certain Summer (TV Movie)
Gary McClain
 1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Alex Lachlan
- To Kill a Memory (1972) ... Alex Lachlan
 1972 Pickup on 101
Lester Baumgartner
 1972 No Drums, No Bugles
Ashby Gatrell
 1972 Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (TV Movie)
 1971 Mongo's Back in Town (TV Movie)
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Danny Morgan
- Real Loser (1971) ... Danny Morgan
 1971 Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (TV Movie)
Jules Worthman
 1971 Cade's County (TV Series)
- Safe Deposit (1971) ... Freddie
 1971 Sarge (TV Series)
- Ring Out, Ring It (1971) ... Dan
 1971/I Montserrat (TV Movie)
 1971 Dan August (TV Series)
Norman Sayles
- Dead Witness to a Killing (1971) ... Norman Sayles
 1971 The Interns (TV Series)
Beau Denning
- The Secret (1971) ... Beau Denning
 1970 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Reverend Jimmy Haines
- Are You Running with Me, Jimmy? (1970) ... Reverend Jimmy Haines
 1970 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Arthur Dixon / Eddie Calhao
- Time and Memories (1970) ... Arthur Dixon
- Cry, Lie (1970) ... Eddie Calhao
 1970 Matt Lincoln (TV Series)
- Charles (1970) ... Charles
 1970 Ironside (TV Series)
- No Game for Amateurs (1970) ... Johnny
 1970 The Andersonville Trial (TV Movie)
Captain Williams
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Joey Jason
- Papa Never Spanked Me (1970) ... Joey Jason
 1970 The Cliff (TV Movie)
Charlie Devon
 1969 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
Nick Oresko
- Pilot (1969) ... Nick Oresko
 1969 Lancer (TV Series)
Andy Blake
- The Knot (1969) ... Andy Blake
 1969 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Lieutenant Albert Brocke
- Live Bait (1969) ... Lieutenant Albert Brocke
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
Fred Janney
- The Peep Freak (1968) ... Fred Janney
 1967 The Incident
Artie Connors
 1967 Flipper (TV Series)
Phil Adams
- Flipper and the Seal (1967) ... Phil Adams
 1966 Ten Blocks on the Camino Real (TV Movie)
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Peter Jannus
- Death Comes Full Circle (1966) ... Peter Jannus
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Arthur Beckett
- Charlie's Got All the Luck (1965) ... Arthur Beckett
 1965 For the People (TV Series)
Louis Cahane
- The Killing of One Human Being (1965) ... Louis Cahane
 1961-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Adam Novins / Joey Americus / Dino Locatelli / ...
- A Taste of Ashes (1964) ... Adam Novins
- Turning Point (1964) ... Joey Americus
- The Tarnished Cross (1962) ... Dino Locatelli
- The Attack (1961) ... Arnold McCabe
 1963-1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Saunders / Carl
- The Witch of the East Wing (1963) ... Carl
 1964 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Randy Griggs
- The Guys and the Dolls (1964) ... Randy Griggs
 1963-1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
First Arresting Officer / Vince Arno
- The Passion of the Nickel Player (1964) ... First Arresting Officer
- You Can't Beat the System (1963) ... Vince Arno
 1963 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Pvt. Arthur Dix
- Nightmare (1963) ... Pvt. Arthur Dix
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Dale Beatty
- We May Be Better Strangers (1963) ... Dale Beatty
 1962-1963 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Fuller / Martin Scott
- Assignment: Teenage Junkies (1962) ... Martin Scott
 1962-1963 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Tom / Walt
- The Soldier Ran Away (1963) ... Tom
- The Inner Panic (1962)
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Counterman / Nick / Phillip Kosnik
- Dust Devil on a Quiet Street (1962) ... Counterman
- And by the Sweat of Thy Brow... (1962) ... Nick (uncredited)
- The Night the Saints Lost Their Halos (1962) ... Phillip Kosnik
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Packy Girard
- ...And the Cat Jumped Over the Moon (1961) ... Packy Girard
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Jack Davis (1965-1970)
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Roy Sanders (1967)
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No father could ever be prouder of his son. I hold Charlie's accomplishments dearer than my own. He has been through so much and overcome so much more. Even if he weren't my son he'd still be my best friend. - On son Charlie. See more »


Older brother of actor Joe Estevez. See more »


Frequently plays a Presidential or political character involved in the White House. See the The West Wing (1999), The Dead Zone (1983), Kennedy (1983), The Missiles of October (1974), Blind Ambition (1979) and The American President (1995).. He also did the narration in JFK (1991) and is active in politics. See more »

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