Martin Sheen Biography

Birthday: 1940-08-03
Place of Birth: Dayton, Ohio USA
Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
Wiki Biography: Multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Martin Sheen is one of America's most celebrated, colorful, and accomplished actors. Moving flawlessly between artistic mediums, Sheen's acting range is breathtaking. On the big screen, the Ohio native has appeared in more than 65 feature films including a star turn as Army Captain Benjamin L. Willard in Francis Ford Coppola's landmark film Apocalypse Now (1979), which brought Sheen worldwide recognition. The film also starred Marlon Brando, Dennis Hopper and Robert Duvall. Other notable credits include Wall Street (1987) (with son Charlie Sheen and Michael Douglas), Academy Award-winning film Gandhi (1982) (with Sir Ben Kingsley), Catch Me If You Can (2002) (with Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks), The American President (1995) (with Michael Douglas and Annette Bening) and a Golden Globe nominated breakthrough performance as Timmy Cleary in The Subject Was Roses (1968), a role he originated on Broadway and for which he received a Tony Award nomination as Best Featured Actor. In 2006, the actor played ill-fated cop Oliver Queenan in 'Martin Scorsese''s Academy Award-winning film The Departed (2006) opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg and Alec Baldwin. The same year, Sheen joined another all-star ensemble cast for the highly acclaimed feature Bobby (2006) written and directed by his son 'Emilio Estevez'. Bobby was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and a SAG Award; and starred Anthony Hopkins, Harry Belafonte, Laurence Fishburne, Sharon Stone, William H. Macy, Elijah Wood, Demi Moore and Heather Graham. For television audiences, Sheen is best recognized for his six-time Emmy nominated performance as President Josiah Bartlet in "The West Wing" (1999). Sheen won six of his eight Golden Globe nominations as well as an ALMA Award; and two individual SAG Awards; for the White House series. He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor TV Series Drama in 2001. Of his ten Primetime Emmy nominations, Sheen won for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series on the long-running sitcom "Murphy Brown" (1988) (starring Candice Bergen) in 1994. In addition, he has garnered a Daytime Emmy Award for directing and another for performance. In 2006, Sheen was again nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series; this time for the CBS hit comedy "Two and a Half Men" (2003) starring his son Charlie Sheen. In addition to series television, Sheen has appeared in several important made-for-television movies and mini-series including playing President John F. Kennedy in the television mini-series "Kennedy" (1983) for which he received a Golden Globe nomination.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Catholic Hour Young Man 1953 Drama
The Dead Zone Greg Stillson 1983 Sci Fi
Spawn Jason Wynn 1997 Action
Gun Van Guinness 1997 - 1997
The West Wing President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet 1999 - 2000 Drama
Imagine That Dante D'Enzo 2002 - 2002 Comedy
Talk to Me E.G. Sonderling 2007 Drama
Gandhi Walker 2009 History
The Way Tom 2010 Adventure
Coming Out Diaries Jeff Snyder 2011
Curiosity Himself - Narrator 2011 Documentary
Bomber Boys Jeff Snyder 2012
Bordertown 2016 Crime
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Incident 1967
Catch-22 1st Lt. Dobbs 1970 0, 0
The Subject Was Roses Timmy Cleary 1970 Drama
The Execution of Private Slovik 1974 Drama
The California Kid 1974 Action, Thriller
The Missiles of October Att. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy 1974 Drama, History, Thriller
Badland Kit 1975 Crime, Drama, Romance
Badlands Kit 1975 Crime, Drama, Romance
The Cassandra Crossing Robby Navarro 1976 Game Show
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane Frank Hallet 1976 Drama, Horror, Mystery
Apocalypse Now Captain Benjamin L. Willard 1979 Romance
The Final Countdown Warren Lasky 1980 0, Sport
Gandhi Walker 1982 0
The Dead Zone Greg Stillson 1983 Reality Tv, Sport, Game Show, 0
That Championship Season Tom Daley 1983 Drama
Dead Zone Greg Stillson 1983 Horror, Thriller
Firestarter Captain Hollister 1984 Horror, Sci Fi, Thriller
Broken Rainbow 1985
When The Bough Breaks Captain Swaggert 1986
A State of Emergency Dr. Alex Carmody 1986 Drama
Wall Street Carl Fox 1987 0
The Believers Cal Jamison 1987 Drama, Horror, Mystery
Siesta Del 1987 Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Da 1988
Judgment in Berlin Herbert J Stern 1988
Beyond the Stars Paul Andrews 1989 Drama
Beverly Hills Brats 1989 Comedy
Cadence McKinney 1990
Cold Front John Hyde 1990 Crime
Gettysburg Gen. Robert E. Lee 1993 0, 0, Romance
Hear No Evil Lt. Brock 1993 Game Show
Grey Knight Gen. Haworth 1993 Horror
Trigger Fast Jackson Baines Hardin / Ole Devil 1994
Hits! Kelly 1994 Comedy, Drama
The American President A.J. MacInerney 1995 Biography, 0
Running Wild Dan Walker 1995 Drama
Boca Jesse James Montgomery 1995 Drama, Mystery
Dillinger and Capone John Dillinger 1995 Action, Crime, Drama
The Break Gil Robbins 1995 Drama, Sport
Gospa Father Jozo Zovko 1995 Drama
Sacred Cargo Father Andrew Kanvesky 1996 Thriller
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story Peter Maurin 1996 Drama
The War at Home Bob Collier 1996 Drama
Hostile Waters 1997 Romance, 0
Truth or Consequences, N.M. 1997 0, Comedy, 0, Biography
An Act of Conscience 1997 Documentary
Spawn Jason Wynn 1997 Action, Fantasy, Thriller
The Elevator Sarge 1998 Comedy, Drama
Babylon 5: The River of Souls 1998 0, 0
A Letter from Death Row Michael's Father 1998 Crime, Drama, Mystery
Free Money New Warden 1998 Comedy, Crime
Ninth Street 1999
A Texas Funeral Grandpa Sparta 1999 0, 0
Gunfighter The Stranger 1999
No Code of Conduct Bill Peterson 1999 Action, Crime, Drama
Captain Nuke and the Bomber Boys Jeff Snyder 1999 Comedy, Thriller
A Stranger in the Kingdom Sigurd Moulton 1999 Drama
O Coach Duke Goulding 2001 Drama, Romance, Thriller
Catch Me If You Can Roger Strong 2002 Comedy
Mercy of the Sea Frederik 2003 Drama
Fortunes of War Francis Labeck 2003 Action, Thriller
Winning New Hampshire 2004
The Departed Queenan 2006 0, Game Show
Who Killed the Electric Car? 2006
Bordertown 2007 Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Commission Dep. Atty. Gen. Nicholas Katzenbach 2007 Drama
Talk to Me E.G. Sonderling 2007 Drama, History
Man in the Mirror Fallen Soldier / JC Super Star / Man in Black 2008 Action
Echelon Conspiracy 2009 Action, Crime, Mystery
Imagine That Dante D'Enzo 2009 Comedy, Drama, Family
Love Happens Burke's Father-in-Law 2009 Drama, Romance
The Kid: Chamaco Dr. Frank Irwin 2010 Drama
Shay Cullen: A Life Story Himself 2010 Drama
The Double Highland 2011 0, 0, Comedy
Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain Warren Anderson 2013 Drama, History
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Uncle Ben 2014 0
Ask Me Anything Glenn Warburg 2014 0, Game Show
The Boxcar Children Grandfather Alden 2014 Animation
Trash Father Juilliard 2014 Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Out of the Darkness 2016
The Way Tom 2018
Loophole 2019