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

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 28 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Departed
The Departed Queenan
(2006)
Apocalypse Now
Apocalypse Now Captain Benjamin L. Willard
(1979)
Badlands
Badlands Kit
(1973)
The West Wing
The West Wing Jed Bartlet / President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet
(1999-2006)

Filmography

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 2018 Princess of the Row (post-production)
John Austin
 2015-2019 Grace and Frankie (TV Series)
Robert Hanson / Robert
 2018 The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island
James Alden (voice)
 2018 Come Sunday
Oral Roberts
 2017 L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: Fire & Dew (TV Movie)
Matthew Cuthbert
 2017 L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars (TV Movie)
Matthew Cuthbert
 2016 Rules Don't Apply
Noah Dietrich
 2016 The Vessel
Father Douglas
 2016 Anne of Green Gables (TV Movie)
Matthew Cuthbert
 2015 All Creatures Big and Small
Lion (English version, voice)
 2015 Badge of Honor
Captain Daniel Richards
 2012-2014 Anger Management (TV Series)
Martin Goodson
 2014 Selma
Judge 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)
Thomas Nickerson
 2013 Amazonia
Narrator
 2012 Walk and Talk the Vote: West Wing Reunion - Bridget Mary McCormack (Video short)
President Jed Bartlet
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man
Uncle Ben
 2012 Walk & Talk: The West Wing Reunion (Short)
President Jed Bartlet
 2012 Mass Effect 3 (Video Game)
Illusive Man (voice)
 2012 8 (Video)
Theodore B. Olson
 2011/I The Double
Highland
 2011 Stella Days
Fr. Daniel Barry
 2011 Arrugas
Emilio (English version, voice)
 2010/I The Way
Tom
 2010 Mass Effect 2 (Video Game)
Illusive Man (voice)
 2009 The Kid: Chamaco
Dr. Frank Irwin
 2009 The Bell (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2009 Love Happens
Burke's Father-in-Law
 2009 Imagine That
Dante D'Enzo
 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
 2007 Talk to Me
E.G. Sonderling
 2007 Bordertown
George Morgan
 2006 The Departed
Queenan
 2006/I Bobby
Jack
 1999-2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
Jed Bartlet / President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet
 2005 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
Harvey
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Charles Lindberg / John Dos Passos / Thaddeus Stevens / ...
 2003 Los reyes magos
Gaspar (English version, voice)
 2003 The Commission
Dep. Atty. Gen. Nicholas Katzenbach
 2003 Mercy of the Sea
Frederik
 2002 Catch Me If You Can
Roger Strong
 2002 Spin City (TV Series)
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)
Grifasi
 1999 Forget Me Never (TV Movie)
Jack
 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)
Praxis
 1999/I Lost & Found
Millstone
 1999 Gunfighter
The Stranger
 1999 The Darklings (TV Movie)
Ira Everett
 1999 Ninth Street
Father Frank
 1998 Family Attraction (Short)
President
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
Antonio
 1998 Free Money
New Warden
 1998 A Letter from Death Row
Michael's Father
 1998 Babylon 5: The River of Souls (TV Movie)
Soul Hunter
 1998 No Code of Conduct
Bill Peterson
 1998 Voyage of Terror (TV Movie)
Henry Northcutt
 1998 Shadrach
Narrator (voice)
 1998 Monument Ave.
Hanlon
 1997 Medusa's Child (TV Movie)
President (U.S.)
 1997 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Sgt. Seymour Skinner
 1997 Spawn
Jason Wynn
 1997 Hostile Waters (TV Movie)
Aurora Skipper
 1997 Gun (TV Series)
Van Guinness
 1996 Alchemy (TV Movie)
King Arthur
 1996 Crystal Cave (TV Movie)
King Arthur
 1996 The Elevator
Sarge
 1996 The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Frank Golder
 1996 The War at Home
Bob Collier
 1996 Project: ALF (TV Movie)
Col. Gilbert Milfoil
 1995 Present Tense, Past Perfect (TV Short)
Brian
 1995 Sacred Cargo
Father Andrew Kanvesky
 1995 The American President
A.J. MacInerney
 1995 Dead Presidents
The Judge (uncredited)
 1995 The Break
Gil Robbins
 1995 Dillinger and Capone (Video)
John Dillinger
 1995 Gospa
Father Jozo Zovko
 1995 Running Wild
Dan Walker
 1995 One Hundred and One Nights
Un acteur muet à Hollywood (complete version) (uncredited)
 1994 Bah, Humbug!: The Story of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' (TV Movie)
Narrator / Bob Cratchit / Scrooge's Nephew / ...
 1994 Hits!
Kelly
 1994 Guns of Honor (TV Movie)
Jackson Baines Hardin (Ole Devil)
 1994 Boca
Jesse James Montgomery
 1994 Roswell (TV Movie)
Townsend
 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
 1993 Gettysburg
Gen. Robert E. Lee
 1993 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Nick Brody
 1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux
Capt. Benjamin L. Willard (uncredited)
 1993 Braving Alaska (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1993 Hear No Evil
Lt. Brock
 1993 Grey Knight
Gen. Haworth
 1993 Queen (TV Mini-Series)
James Jackson Sr.
 1990-1992 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
Sly Sludge
 1992 The Water Engine (TV Movie)
Chain Letter Voice (voice, uncredited)
 1992 Original Intent (Video)
Homeless Joe
 1992 Touch and Die (TV Movie)
Frank
 1992 The Last P.O.W.? The Bobby Garwood Story (TV Movie)
William F. (Ike) Eisenbraun
 1991 Jugoslavenska Armija pomaze srpski terorizam (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1991 Pomozite Hrvatskoj (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1991 Srpski vodovi smrti (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
McKinney
 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 Judgment in Berlin
Herbert J Stern
 1988 Da
Charlie
 1987 Wall Street
Carl Fox
 1987 Siesta
Del
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary)
Alan (voice)
 1987 The Believers
Cal Jamison
 1987 Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8 (TV Movie)
James Marion Hunt
 1987 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Joe Sanders
 1986 A Life in the Day (Short)
Narrator
 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
 1986 Shattered Spirits (TV Movie)
Lyle Mollencamp
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Paul Dano
 1985 Out of the Darkness (TV Movie)
Eddie Zigo
 1985 The Fourth Wise Man (TV Movie)
Artaban
 1985 The Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini-Series)
Chet Dettlinger
 1985 Consenting Adult (TV Movie)
Ken Lynd
 1984 The Guardian (TV Movie)
Charlie Hyatt
 1984 Firestarter
Captain Hollister
 1983 Kennedy (TV Mini-Series)
John F. Kennedy
 1983 Nobody's Heroes
Father
 1983 Choices of the Heart (TV Movie)
Father Philan
 1983 The Dead Zone
Greg Stillson
 1983 Man, Woman and Child
Robert Beckwith
 1983 In the King of Prussia
Judge Samuel Salus II
 1983 No Place to Hide (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1982 That Championship Season
Tom Daley
 1982 Gandhi
Walker
 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 / ...
 1980 The Final Countdown
Warren Lasky
 1979 Eagle's Wing
Pike
 1979 Blind Ambition (TV Mini-Series)
John Dean
 1979 Apocalypse Now
Captain Benjamin L. Willard
 1978 Taxi!! (TV Movie)
Taxi Driver
 1976 The Cassandra Crossing
Robby Navarro
 1975 Sweet Hostage (TV Movie)
Leonard Hatch
 1975 The Last Survivors (TV Movie)
Alexander William Holmes
 1974 The Missiles of October (TV Movie)
Att. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy
 1974 The Legend of Earl Durand
Luther Sykes
 1974 The California Kid (TV Movie)
Michael McCord
 1974 The Story of Pretty Boy Floyd (TV Movie)
Charles Arthur 'Pretty Boy' Floyd
 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 Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Father Kinsella
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Frank Randolph
 1973 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Ben Grover
 1973 Badlands
Kit
 1970-1973 Medical Center (TV Series)
Glen / Rev. Bill Thompson
 1973 Toma (TV Series)
Eddie Siatti
 1973 Letters from Three Lovers (TV Movie)
Vincent
 1973 Columbo (TV Series)
Karl Lessing
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Dean Knox
 1972-1973 Cannon (TV Series)
Jerry Warton / 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
 1973 Harry O (TV Series)
Harlan Garrison
 1973 Crime Club (TV Movie)
Deputy Wilson
 1973 The Rookies (TV Series)
Country
 1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Colby Arnold
 1968-1973 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Neil Harland / Steve Chandler / Perry Victor / ...
 1973 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
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
 1972 Pickup on 101
Lester Baumgartner
 1972 No Drums, No Bugles
Ashby Gatrell
 1972 Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (TV Movie)
Graytak
 1971 Mongo's Back in Town (TV Movie)
Gordon
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Danny Morgan
 1971 Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (TV Movie)
Jules Worthman
 1971 Cade's County (TV Series)
Freddie
 1971 Sarge (TV Series)
Dan
 1971/I Montserrat (TV Movie)
 1971 Dan August (TV Series)
Norman Sayles
 1971 The Interns (TV Series)
Beau Denning
 1970 The Cliff (TV Movie)
Charlie Devon
 1970 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Rev. Jimmy Haines
 1970 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Arthur Dixon / Eddie Calhao
 1970 Matt Lincoln (TV Series)
Charles
 1970 Ironside (TV Series)
Johnny
 1970 Catch-22
1st Lt. Dobbs
 1970 The Andersonville Trial (TV Movie)
Captain Williams
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Joey Jason
 1969 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
Nick Oresko
 1969 Lancer (TV Series)
Andy Blake
 1969 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Lieutenant Albert Brocke
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
Fred Janney
 1968 The Subject Was Roses
Timmy Cleary
 1968 Camera Three (TV Series)
Hamlet
 1967 The Incident
Artie Connors
 1967 The Catholic Hour (TV Series)
Young Man
 1967 Flipper (TV Series)
Phil Adams
 1966 Ten Blocks on the Camino Real (TV Movie)
Kilroy
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Peter Jannus
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Arthur Beckett
 1965 For the People (TV Series)
Louis Cahane
 1961-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Adam Novins / Joey Americus / Dino Locatelli / ...
 1963-1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Saunders / Carl
 1964 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Randy Griggs
 1963-1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
First Arresting Officer / Vince Arno
 1963 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Pvt. Arthur Dix
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Dale Beatty
 1962-1963 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Fuller / Martin Scott
 1962-1963 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Tom / Walt
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Counterman / Nick / Phillip Kosnik
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
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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[on his stance on abortion] I cannot make a choice for a women, particularly a black or brown or poor pregnant woman. I would not make a judgment in the case. As a father and a grandfather, I have had experience with children who don't always come when they are planned, and I have experienced the great joy of God's presence in my children, so I'm inclined to be against abortion of any life. But I... See more »

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His father, Francisco Estevez, died shortly before the premiere of Blind Ambition (1979). As he was unable to attend the funeral, Martin mourned his father in the scene in which John Dean cries in his jail cell. See more »

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Star Sign:

Leo

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