Sean Penn

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Writer / Actor / Politician | * 08/17/1960 (59) | Santa Monica, California, USA
Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor, director, and filmmaker. He has won two Academy Awards, for his roles in the mystery drama Mystic River (2003) and the biopic Milk (2008). Penn began his acting career in television, with a brief appearance in episode 112 of Little House on the Prairie on December 4, 1974, and directed by his father Leo Penn. Following his film debut in the drama Taps (1981), and a diverse range of film roles in the 1980s, including Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), Penn garnered critical attention for his roles in the crime dramas At Close Range (1986), State of Grace (1990), and Carlito's Way ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Sean Penn

2x Academy Award for Best Actor 5x Academy Award for Best Actor Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor

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Movies with Sean Penn as Actor(77)

as Dr. William Chester Minor2019 The Professor and the Madman
as Man2017 Sound of Sun
as Terence (voice)2016 The Angry Birds Movie
as Terrier2015 The Gunman
as Himself (archive footage)2015 Beaver Trilogy Part IV
as Narrator2013 The Human Experiment
as Sean O'Connell2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
as Mickey Cohen2013 Gangster Squad
as Commie2012 Americans
as Cheyenne2011 This Must Be the Place
as Jack O'Brien2011 The Tree of Life
as Joseph Wilson2010 Fair Game
as himself2009 The People Speak
as Narrator2009 Deflating the Elephant
as himself2008 What Just Happened
as Harvey Milk2008 Milk
as Himself (Narrator)2008 Witch Hunt
as himself2007 Brando
as Willie Stark2006 All the King's Men
as Tobin Keller2005 The Interpreter
as Paul Rivers2003 21 Grams
as Jimmy Markum2003 Mystic River
as Marciello2003 It's All About Love
as himself2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
as Sam Dawson2001 I Am Sam
as Narrator2001 Dogtown and Z-Boys
as Rowley Flint2000 Up at the Villa
as Thomas Janes2000 The Weight of Water
as Cuco Sanchez2000 Before Night Falls
as Groovin' Larry2000 The Beaver Trilogy
as Himself (uncredited)1999 Being John Malkovich
as Emmet Ray1999 Sweet and Lowdown
as Eddie1998 Hurlyburly
as 1st Sgt. Edward Welsh1998 The Thin Red Line
as Eddie Quinn1997 She's So Lovely
as Strange Hitchhiker1997 Hugo Pool
as Bobby Cooper1997 U Turn
as Conrad Van Orton1997 The Game
as Michael Man on the hill1997 Loved
as Matthew Poncelet1995 Dead Man Walking
as David Kleinfeld1993 Carlito's Way
as himself1993 The Last Party
as Phil the Plumber (uncredited)1990 Cool Blue
as Terry Noonan1990 State of Grace
as Sgt. Tony Meserve1989 Casualties of War
as Jim1989 We're No Angels
as Guenther X1988 Judgment in Berlin
as Officer Danny McGavin1988 Colors
as Bradford "Brad" Whitewood Jr.1986 At Close Range
as Glendon Wasey1986 Shanghai Surprise
as Daulton Lee1985 The Falcon and the Snowman
as Dillard1984 Crackers
as Henry 'Hopper' Nash1984 Racing with the Moon
as Mick O’Brien1983 Bad Boys
as Buddy1983 Summerspell
as Jeff Spicoli1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High
as Cameo (uncredited)1981 Hellinger's Law
as Cadet Captain Alex Dwyer1981 Taps
as Don Fremont1981 The Killing of Randy Webster
as Groovin' Larry1981 The Beaver Kid 2

TV Shows/Series with Sean Penn as Actor(14)

Movies with Sean Penn as Crew(21)

Directing/Director2020 Flag Day
Production/Producer2020 Flag Day
Directing/Director2019 Untitled Jamal Khashoggi Project
Production/Producer2019 Untitled Jamal Khashoggi Project
Directing/Director2016 The Last Face
Writing/Screenplay2015 The Gunman
Production/Producer2015 The Gunman
Production/Executive Producer2013 The Human Experiment
Directing/Director2007 Into the Wild
Writing/Screenplay2007 Into the Wild
Production/Executive Producer2007 Into the Wild
Directing/Director2002 11'09''01 - September 11
Writing/Writer2002 11'09''01 - September 11
Directing/Director2001 The Pledge
Production/Producer2001 The Pledge
Production/Executive Producer1997 She's So Lovely
Directing/Director1995 The Crossing Guard
Writing/Writer1995 The Crossing Guard
Production/Producer1995 The Crossing Guard
Directing/Director1991 The Indian Runner
Writing/Screenplay1991 The Indian Runner

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Sean Penn
Born: Wednesday, 08/17 1960 (August) in Santa Monica (current age: 59 years + 287 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Santa Monica College
Spouses (current/former): Madonna, Robin Wright
Father: Leo Penn
Mother: Eileen Ryan
Other names for Sean Penn (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Шон Пенн"
"숀 펜"
"شون بن"
"ฌอน เพนน์"
"Sean Justin Penn"
"Σον Τζάστιν Πεν"
"Σον Πεν"
Sean Penn frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Bill Hader (23x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (12x, Actress)
Martin Short (10x, Actor)
Alec Baldwin (8x, Actor)
Eddie Murphy (8x, Actor)
Art Linson (8x, Crew)
Justin Timberlake (7x, Actor)
Robin Wright (7x, Actress)
Ashton Kutcher (7x, Actor)
Chris Rock (7x, Actor)
Jay Cassidy (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2925, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/26/2020