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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 27 August 1921Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA
Date of Death 5 September 1998Los Angeles, California, USA  (lung cancer)
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Leo Penn married actress Eileen Ryan. He was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. His three sons are: Sean Penn (actor), Chris Penn, and Michael Penn (musician).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Richard Kilgour <richard@kel.otago.ac.nz>

Spouse (2)

Eileen Ryan (1958 - 5 September 1998) (his death) (3 children)
Olive Deering (? - 1952) (divorced)

Trivia (9)

Father of actors Sean Penn and Chris Penn and musician Michael Penn
Father-in-law of Aimee Mann.
Ex-brother-in-law of Alfred Ryder.
Was a bombardier with the 8th Air Force during World War II.
Attended UCLA.
Grandfather of Dylan Penn and Hopper Penn.
His father, whose original surname was Piñon, had distant Spanish ancestry.
Former father-in-law of Madonna and Robin Wright.
Studied drama and subsequently acted in campus plays at the University of California. Signed to a contract by Paramount in 1945, but this was not renewed after he was blacklisted several years later during the Red scare.

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