Celebrity Profile

Sean Penn

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Infobox
Name
Sean Justin
Birthday
August 17, 1960
Age
61
Size
1.69 m
Surname
Penn
Partner
Leila George D'Onofrio
Children
Dylan Penn, Hopper Penn
Zodiac sign
Leo

He has been awarded, among others, two Oscars for his performance in the films Mystic River (2003) and Milk (2008). He made his directorial debut in 1991 with the film The Indian Runner, followed by the dramas The Crossing Guard and The Pledge, both starring Jack Nicholson. His fourth feature film, Into the Wild, was critically acclaimed and received two Oscar nominations.

The Beginning

He began his acting career with a brief appearance in an episode directed by his father Leo Penn on the television series  The Ingalls Family. During the 1980s, he played a variety of roles in films such as Fast Times at Ridgemont High or Bad Boys, among others. Thanks to his performance in the Brian de Palma-directed film Carlito's Way (1993), he garnered critical attention and began to stand out as an actor thanks to his role as sentenced to death in Dead Man Walking (1995) alongside Susan Sarandon, being nominated for the first time for the Oscar for best actor.

Beyond Cinema

In addition to his work in film, he is known for his political and social activism, especially for his criticism of the Bush Administration, his friendship with the presidents of Venezuela and Cuba, as well as for his humanitarian work in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. and the 2010 Haiti earthquake. He also attracted media attention due to his previous marriages to singer Madonna and actress Robin Wright, with whom he has two children.

Along with his up-front philanthropy, he has also is consistently the center of controversy. He has had many tumultuous relationships where he admits abusive behavior towards the women in his life and getting involved in controversial figures like Hugo Chávez and "El Chapo" and taking advantage of smaller creators and going on aggressive rampages against staff members of his. He's also been called out for racist and offensive comments.

Sean Penn Interesting Facts

  • Both of his parents are actors.
  • He personally helped Los Angeles get affordable access to the coronavirus vaccines.
  • He once punched an extra in the face during a film shoot, he was arrested for a month.
  • He is an avid surfer.

Questions and answers about Sean Penn

He has been awarded, among others, two Oscars for his performance in the films Mystic River (2003) and Milk (2008). He made his directorial debut in 1991 with the film The Indian Runner, followed by the dramas The Crossing Guard and The Pledge, both starring Jack Nicholson. His fourth feature film, Into the Wild, was critically acclaimed and received two Oscar nominations.
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Sean Penn was born on 17 August 1960
Sean Penn is 61 years old
Sean Penn is in a relationship with Leila George D'Onofrio
Yes, Sean Penn has 2 children: Dylan Penn, Hopper Penn
Sean Penn is 1.69 m tall
Sean Penn is Leo