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Martin Sheen

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Martin Sheen is an Actor born in Ohio, who has interpreted different roles either big screen to television. He has a net worth of $50 million.

Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez Phelan was born on August 3rd, 1940 in Dayton, Ohio (USA). He is the son of Francisco Estévez Martínez (Spanish emigrant from Parderrubias, Galicia) and Mary Anne Phelan (from Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland). He is the seventh of the ten children of the couple. He got his film name, Martin Sheen, from a combination of CBS casting director Robert Dale Martin. He gave him his first major job, and Bishop Fulton J. Sheen.

He is the father of actor, director and screenwriter Emilio Estévez and actor Charlie Sheen.

Professional Career

Sheen always wanted to be an actor despite his father’s opposition and decided to start his career in theaters in New York City, where he formed a company along with other actors. His first major role was in the Broadway play The Subject Was Roses, a role he repeated in the film adaptation in 1968.

His next major role came to him in 1973 when he starred along with Sissy Spacek in the Badlands drama directed by Terrence Malick.

Television and Apocalypse Now

Sheen won an Emmy nomination in 1974. The award was for Best Actor in a TV drama. The performance of Private Eddie Slovik in the telefilm The Execution of Private Slovik. It was that performance that led Francis Ford Coppola to choose him for the main role in Apocalypse Now, where he became widely known.

During the shooting of the film, Sheen suffered a heart attack in which the extreme unction was applied but, he incredibly recovered and finished with his masterful interpretation.

Awards

Martin Sheen has six Emmy Award nominations as an actor in the drama for his role in The West Wing, he won a Golden Globe as best actor in a TV drama series, as well as two SAG awards as a leading actor and another two as a cast member. Sheen has a star with his name on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Marriage and children

In 1961, he married Janet Templeton, with whom he had four children, three boys named Emilio, Ramon and Carlos Irwin (Charlie Sheen), and a woman, Renée. All of them were dedicated to the cinema.

In the 90s he multiplied his cinematographic appearances, many of them in products of little entity. The most notable films of this era, in which he debuted as director with “Cadence” (1990), were Oliver Stone’s “JFK” (1991) and Rob Reiner’s “President and Miss Wade” (1995).

He was later directed by his son Emilio Estevez in “Bobby” (2006) and “The Way” (2010), participated in Martin Scorsese’s “Departed” (2010) and shared credits with Richard Gere in the espionage thriller ” Betrayal Shadow “(2011).

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Martin Sheen

Profession
Actor
Date of Birth
Aug 03, 1940(78 years old)
Nationality
USA
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