Martin Sheen

Martin Sheen

Age
74
Birthday
Aug. 3rd, 1940
Born in
Dayton, Ohio, USA
Height
5' 7"

Martin Sheen's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The West Wing TV Show
The West Wing
Cannon TV Show
Cannon
Matt Lincoln TV Show
Matt Lincoln
The Nurses TV Show
The Nurses
Love Story TV Show
Love Story
 

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Selma
2014 - The Amazing Spider-Man 2
2014 - Trash
2014 - The Boxcar Children
2013 - Salinger
2012 - Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
2011 - The Way
2010 - The Whale Warrior: Pirate for the Sea
2009 - Echelon Conspiracy
2009 - The End of Poverty?
2009 - Imagine That
2009 - Love Happens
2007 - Talk to Me
2007 - For the Bible Tells Me So
2007 - Bordertown
2006 - Bobby
2006 - The Departed
2004 - Tell Them Who You Are
2004 - The Nomi Song
2002 - Catch Me If You Can
2002 - Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion
2001 - O
2001 - Apocalypse Now Redux
2000 - Mexico
1999 - A Texas Funeral
1998 - Free Money
1998 - Holes in Heaven
1998 - Snitch
1997 - Truth or Consequences, N.M.
1997 - Spawn
1995 - The American President
1995 - Dead Presidents
1993 - Gettysburg
1993 - Grey Knight
1993 - Hot Shots! Part Deux
1991 - JFK
1990 - Cadence
1988 - Judgment in Berlin
1987 - Wall Street
1987 - Siesta
1987 - The Believers
1984 - Firestarter
1983 - Enigma
1983 - The Dead Zone
1982 - Gandhi
1980 - The Final Countdown
1976 - The Cassandra Crossing
1976 - The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
1973 - Badlands
1970 - Catch-22

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

Purposely flunked his college entrance exam to the University of Dayton so that he could pursue an acting career instead. His father wholeheartedly disapproved until he had gained popular success, not even seeing Martin act until he saw him on the screen at a drive-in in his hometown of Dayton, Ohio.


TRIVIA:
  • His mother, Mary Ann Phelan, was an Irish immigrant with IRA connections, and his father, Francisco Estevez, was a Spaniard who came to the U.S. by way of Cuba.
  • (7 October 2000) Martin was one of 22 people arrested for crossing over a line established by the Air Force in an anti-militarization protest at California's Vandenberg Air Force base. He was charged with trespassing.
  • Has played both Attorney General 'Robert F. Kennedy' (qv) in _The Missiles of October (1974) (TV)_ (qv) and President 'John F. Kennedy' (qv) in the mini-series _"Kennedy" (1983)_ (qv), and is the only actor to portray both brothers.
  • Of all the U.S. presidents, he admires 'Jimmy Carter (I)' (qv) the most.
  • (27 June 2001) Pleaded guilty and was sentenced to three years probation for trespassing at an Air Force base during a protest against the United States building a missile defense system.
  • Received an honorary doctor of letters degree from Marquette University (2003) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during the dedication of the school's new library (according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel web site).
  • Ranked #5 on Tropopkin's Top 25 Most Intriguing People [Issue #100]
  • Was arrested more than 70 times, mainly for liberal protests.


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