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Sean Penn

Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor, screenwriter and film director, also known for his political and social activism. He is a two-time Academy Award winner for his roles in Mystic River (2003) and Milk (2008), as well as the recipient of a Golden Globe Award for the former and a Screen Actors Guild Award for the latter. Penn began his acting career in television with a brief appearance in a 1974 episode of Little House on the Prairie, directed by his father Leo Penn. Following his film debut in 1981's Taps and a diverse range of film roles in the 1980s, Penn emerged as a prominent leading actor with the 1995 drama film Dead Man Walking, for which he earned his first Academy Award nomination and the Best Actor Award at the Berlin Film Festival. Penn subsequently received another two Oscar nominations for Sweet and Lowdown (1999) and I Am Sam (2001), before winning his first Academy Award for Best Actor in 2003 for Mystic River and a second one in 2008 for Milk. He has also won a Best Actor Award of the Cannes Film Festival for She's So Lovely (1997), and two Best Actor Awards at the Venice Film Festival for Hurlyburly (1998) and 21 Grams (2003). Penn made his feature film directorial debut with 1991's The Indian Runner, followed by the drama film The Crossing Guard (1995) and the mystery film The Pledge (2001). In 2002, Penn directed one of the 11 segments of 11'09"01 September 11, a compilation film made in response to the September 11 attacks. In 2007, Penn directed his fourth feature film Into the Wild, which garnered critical acclaim and two Academy Award nominations. In addition to his film work, Penn is known for his political and social activism, most notably his criticism of the George W. Bush administration, his contact with the Presidents of Venezuela and Cuba, and his humanitarian work in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Penn also attracted media attention for his previous marriages to pop icon Madonna and actress Robin Wright. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sean Penn, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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Born:
Aug 17, 1960 In Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
78
First Appeared:
In the series New World Temptation
Latest Project:
Series Broadside 2018
Known For
Poster of Fair Game - Nichts ist gefährlicher als die Wahrheit
Poster of Bon voyage
Poster of Die Villa
Poster of Die Zeit Vergeht, Die Navy Ruft
Filmography
Series New World Temptation Eddie 2018
Series Broadside Cadet Captain Alex Dwyer 2018
Series Hot Mama Strange Hitchhiker 2017
Movie Angry Birds - Der Film Terence (voice) 2016-05-11
Series 양남자쇼 Guenther X 2016-11-18
Movie The Gunman Terrier 2015-02-16
Movie Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey 2014-06-15
Movie The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute 2014-02-09
Movie Gangster Squad Mickey Cohen 2013-01-10
Movie Das erstaunliche Leben des Walter Mitty Sean O'Connell 2013-12-18
Movie The Human Experiment Narrator 2013-11-23
Movie The Tree of Life Jack 2011-05-18
Movie Cheyenne - This must be the place Cheyenne 2011-10-01
Movie Woody Allen: A Documentary Himself 2011-11-20
Movie I'm Still Here Sean Penn (uncredited) 2010-09-10
Movie Fair Game - Nichts ist gefährlicher als die Wahrheit Joseph Wilson 2010-05-20
Movie Inside Hollywood Himself 2008-10-17
Movie Persepolis Mr. Satrapi - Marjane's father (English version, voice) 2007-05-23
Movie Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride 2006-12-12
Series Pet Alien Willie Stark 2005-01-23
Movie Die Dolmetscherin Tobin Keller 2005-04-08
Movie Attentat auf Richard Nixon Samuel Bicke 2004-05-17
Movie Dennis Hopper: The Decisive Moments himself 2004-05-01
Movie The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing Himself 2004-01-01
Movie It's All About Love Marciello 2003-01-10
Movie Pauly Shore Is Dead Himself 2003-03-11
Movie Inside Björk Himself 2003-01-01
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Series Viva La Bam Unknown 2003-10-26
Movie Bon voyage Unknown 2003-04-16
Series Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-22
Movie 21 Gramm Paul Rivers 2003-09-06
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie Becoming Sam Himself 2002-01-01
Movie Billy Idol - VH1 Storytellers Unknown 2002-03-05
Movie Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Film on Terrence Malick Himself 2002-09-01
Movie Dogtown and Z-Boys Narrator 2001-01-18
Movie Ich bin Sam Sam Dawson 2001-12-28
Movie Die Villa Rowley Flint 2000-04-14
Movie Das Gewicht des Wassers Thomas Janes 2000-09-25
Movie Bevor es Nacht wird Cuco Sanchez 2000-09-03
Movie The Beaver Trilogy Groovin' Larry 2000-12-31
Series Where Are They Now? Unknown 1999-06-07
Movie Sweet and Lowdown Emmet Ray 1999-12-03
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Pocahontas 2 - Reise in eine neue Welt Unknown 1998-08-04
Movie Der schmale Grat 1st Sgt. Edward Welsh 1998-12-25
Series Perversions of Science Jimmy Markum 1997-06-07
Movie Alles aus Liebe - Call it Love Eddie Quinn 1997-08-29
Movie The Game Conrad Van Orton 1997-09-12
Movie U-Turn – Kein Weg zurück Bobby Cooper 1997-10-03
Movie Missbrauchte Liebe Michael Man on the hill 1997-10-31
Movie Dead Man Walking Matthew Poncelet 1995-12-29
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Friends Unknown 1994-09-22
Series 魔法騎士レイアース Himself 1994-10-17
Movie The Last Party Himself 1993-08-27
Movie Carlito's Way David Kleinfeld 1993-11-10
Movie Cruise Control 1992-10-01
Movie Im Vorhof der Hölle Terry Noonan 1990-09-14
Movie Cool Blue Phil the Plumber (uncredited) 1990-02-27
Movie Wir sind keine Engel Jim 1989-12-15
Movie Die Verdammten des Krieges Sgt. Tony Meserve 1989-08-18
Movie Colors - Farben der Gewalt Officer Danny McGavin 1988-04-15
Movie Auf kurze Distanz Brad Whitewood Jr. 1986-04-18
Movie Shanghai Surprise Glendon Wasey 1986-08-29
Movie Der Falke und der Schneemann Daulton Lee 1985-01-25
Movie Die Zeit Vergeht, Die Navy Ruft Henry 'Hopper' Nash 1984-03-23
Movie Pechvögel Dillard 1984-02-17
Movie Summerspell Buddy 1983-07-02
Movie Bad Boys - Klein und gefährlich Mick O'Brien 1983-03-25
Movie Ich glaub’, ich steh’ im Wald Jeff Spicoli 1982-08-13
Movie The Killing of Randy Webster Don Fremont 1981-03-11
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Unsere kleine Farm Unknown 1974-09-11
Series Das Haus am Eaton Place Himself 1971-10-10
Series Love Is a Many Splendored Thing Harvey Milk 1967-09-18
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18