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Sean Penn

Sean Penn
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Birth Date

August 17, 1960


60 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 10 in | 177 cm

Net Worth

$150 Million


78 kg | 171 lbs

Shoe size

9 US | 42 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Sean Justin Penn was born in Santa Monica, California, U.S., on August 17, 1960, is an American actor and filmmaker.

Young Sean Penn first started making short films with his childhood friends, actors Emilio Estevez and Charlie Sheen.

He began his acting career in NBC western drama television series Little House on the Prairie (1974) in episode "The Voice of Tinker Jones", in role as Kid, directed by his father Leo Penn.

He made his big screen debut in drama film Taps (1981) in role as Cadet Captain Alex Dwyer, opposite Tom Cruise and Timothy Hutton.

Sean's breakthrough performance came as Mick O'Brien in crime drama film Bad Boys (1983).

He landed his Broadway debut in a play "Heartland" (1981) in role as James.

He made his directorial debut with crime drama film The Indian Runner (1991).

New Movies

The Professor and the Madman (2019) biographical drama in role as Dr. William Chester Minor, opposite Mel Gibson and Natalie Dormer

Best Movies

He won two Academy Awards for Best Actor for his performances in films:

Mystic River (2003) mystery drama in role as James "Jimmy" Markum, also he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor

Milk (2008) biographical drama in role as Harvey Milk, also he was nominated for the BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor

He was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actor for his roles in movies:

Dead Man Walking (1995) crime drama in role as Matthew Poncelet

Sweet and Lowdown (1999) comedy drama in role as Emmet Ray

I Am Sam (2001) drama in role as Samuel John "Sam" Dawson

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as David Kleinfeld in drama crime movie Carlito's Way (1993).

He won a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his role as Eddie Quinn in romantic drama film She's So Lovely (1997).

He won a Satellite Award and was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance as Paul Rivers in drama movie 21 Grams (2003).

He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor for his role as Samuel J. Bicke in drama film The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004).

He directed, wrote and co-produced biographical adventure drama movie Into the Wild (2007), for which he was nominated for the Directors Guild of America Award for Best Director.

State of Grace (1990) neo-noir crime with Ed Harris, Robin Wright and Gary Oldman

U Turn (1997) neo-noir crime thriller opposite Jennifer Lopez, Joaquin Phoenix and Nick Nolte

Fair Game (2010) biographical political drama with Naomi Watts and Sam Shepard

Gangster Squad (2013) action crime opposite Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin and Emma Stone

The Gunman (2015) action thriller with Javier Bardem and Idris Elba

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) comedy drama with Jennifer Jason Leigh and Forest Whitaker

The Game (1997) mystery thriller with Michael Douglas and Deborah Kara Unger

The Tree of Life (2011) epic drama with Brad Pitt and Jessica Chastain

The Thin Red Line (1998) epic war with George Clooney, Nick Nolte and Adrien Brody

TV Shows

He guest starred as Eric in NBC sitcom Friends (2001).

He portrayed Tom Hagerty in Hulu drama television series The First (2018).


Attended Santa Monica High School in California.

Has two brothers: actor Chris Penn and musician Michael Penn.

He played George "Spanky" Farrell in a play "Slab Boys" (1983) at Playhouse Theatre, New York City.

Good friends with Robert De Niro.

He is an avid surfer.

He voiced Terence in animated comedy film The Angry Birds Movie (2016).

Received the John Steinbeck award at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.

Received the Christopher Reeve First Amendment Award from the Creative Coalition in 2006.

He interviewed Cuban President Raúl Castro and Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.

Published novel "Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff" in 2018.


He was married to:

Madonna (1985-1989)

Robin Wright (1996-2010), they have a daughter Dylan Frances and a son Hopper Jack

Has been engaged to Charlize Theron (2014-2015).

He dated Minka Kelly (2015), Shannon Costello (2011-2013), Scarlett Johansson (2011), Jessica White (2009-2010), Petra Nemcova (2008), Jewel Kilcher (1990), Susan Sarandon (1984) and Elizabeth McGovern (1983-1984).

He started dating Leila George in 2016.

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