Charlie Sheen

American film and television actor (born 1965)

Carlos Irwin Estévez (born September 3, 1965), known professionally by his stage name Charlie Sheen, is an American actor in movies and television. He starred in television show Two and a Half Men. Sheen had a cameo appearance in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. In 2010, Sheen was the highest paid actor on television and earned US$1.8 million per episode of Two and a Half Men.[3]

Charlie Sheen
Sheen in 2009
Carlos Irwin Estévez

(1965-09-03) September 3, 1965 (age 58)[1]
Years active1973–present
TelevisionTwo and a Half Men
Political partyRepublican[2]
Donna Peele
(m. 1995; div. 1996)
(m. 2002; div. 2006)
(m. 2008; div. 2011)
Children5, including Sami and Lola

Personal life


Family and relationships


Sheen has been married three times. He has five children. His first daughter, Cassandra Jade Estevez, was born on December 12, 1984. Her mother is his former high school girlfriend, Paula Profit.[4][5]

In January 1990, Sheen accidentally shot his fiancee, Kelly Preston, in the arm.[6] She broke off the engagement soon after.[7][8][9]

In the 1990s, Sheen dated a number of adult movie actresses, including Ginger Lynn[6][10][11] and Heather Hunter.[6]

On September 3, 1995, Sheen married Donna Peele.[12][13] That same year, Sheen was named as one of the clients of an escort agency run by Heidi Fleiss.[14] Sheen and Peele divorced in 1996.[15]

On June 15, 2002, Sheen married actress Denise Richards. They have two daughters, Sam[16] and Lola Sheen.[17] In March 2005, Richards filed for divorce. She accused Sheen of alcohol and drug abuse and threats of violence.[18]

On May 30, 2008, Sheen married Brooke Mueller. She later gave birth to their twin sons, Bob and Max.[19][20][21] In November 2010, Sheen filed for divorce. On March 1, 2011, police removed Bob and Max from Sheen's home.[22]

On March 1, 2011, Sheen was living with two women, pornographic actress Rachel Oberlin and model and graphic designer Natalie Kenly. He called them his "goddesses".[23][24][25][26][27] Oberlin left Sheen in April 2011. Kenly left in June 2011.[28][29]


On May 20, 1998, Sheen was overdosed while using cocaine. He was hospitalized. Sheen was already on probation in California for a previous drug offense. His probation was extended for an extra year. He entered a rehab clinic.[30][31] In a 2004 interview, Sheen said that the overdose was caused by his experimentation with injecting cocaine.[32]

On December 25, 2009, Sheen was arrested for assaulting his wife, Brooke Mueller in Aspen, Colorado. He was released the same day from jail after posting an $8,500 bond.[33][34] Sheen was sentenced to 30 days in a drug rehab center, 30 days of probation, and 36 hours of anger management.[35]

On October 26, 2010, the police removed Sheen from his suite at the Plaza Hotel after he reportedly caused $7,000 in damage.[36] According to the NYPD, Sheen said he was drinking and using cocaine on that night.[36] He was released after entering a hospital for observation.[37]



On November 16, 2015, it was revealed that Sheen would make a formal announcement through a television interview that he is officially HIV-positive.[38][39] He said he was diagnosed four years earlier.[40]




Year Movie Role Notes
1974 The Execution of Private Slovik Kid at wedding
1979 Apocalypse Now Extra[41]
1984 Red Dawn Matt Eckert
1984 Silence of the Heart Ken Cruze
1985 The Fourth Wise Man Captain of Herod's soldiers
1985 Out of the Darkness Man shaving
1985 The Boys Next Door Bo Richards
1986 A Life in the Day Short film
1986 Lucas Cappie
1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Garth Volbeck Cameo
1986 Platoon Private Chris Taylor
1986 The Wraith Jake Kesey
1986 Wisdom Hamburger restaurant manager Cameo
1987 Wall Street Bud Fox
1987 No Man's Land Ted Varrick
1987 Three for the Road Paul
1987 Grizzly II: The Predator Concert Ron
1988 Never on Tuesday Thief Cameo
1988 Eight Men Out Oscar 'Happy' Felsch
1988 Young Guns Richard "Dick" Brewer
1989 Tale of Two Sisters Narrator Writer
1989 Major League Ricky 'Wild Thing' Vaughn
1989 Comicits Himself Short film
1989 Catchfire Bob Cameo
1990 Cadence Private First Class Franklin Fairchild Bean
1990 Courage Mountain Peter
1990 Men at Work Carl Taylor
1990 Navy SEALs Lieutenant Dale Hawkins
1990 The Rookie David Ackerman
1991 Hot Shots! Lieutenant Sean Topper Harley
1992 Beyond the Law William Patrick Steaner
Daniel "Dan" Saxon
1992 Oliver Stone: Inside Out Himself Documentary
1993 Loaded Weapon 1 Gern Cameo
1993 Deadfall Morgan "Fats" Gripp
1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux Lieutenant Sean Topper Harley
1993 The Three Musketeers Aramis
1994 Charlie Sheen's Stunt Spectacular Himself
1994 Terminal Velocity Richard "Ditch" Brodie
1994 The Chase Jackson Davis "Jack" Hammond Executive producer
1994 Major League II Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn
1996 Loose Women Barbie-loving bartender Cameo
1996 Frame by Frame
1996 All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 Charles B. "Charlie" Barkin Voice
1996 The Arrival Zane Zaminsky
1997 Money Talks James Russell
1997 Shadow Conspiracy Bobby Bishop
1997 Bad Day on the Block Lyle Wilder
1998 Postmortem James McGregor
1998 A Letter from Death Row Cop Cameo
1998 No Code of Conduct Jacob "Jake" Peterson Executive producer and writer
1998 Free Money Bud Dyerson
1998 Junket Whore Himself Documentary
1999 Lisa Picard is Famous Himself
1999 Five Aces Chris Martin
1999 Being John Malkovich Himself
2000 Rated X Artie Jay "Art" Mitchell
2001 Good Advice Ryan Edward Turner
2001 Last Party 2000 Himself Documentary
2002 The Making of Bret Michaels Himself Documentary
2003 Deeper Than Deep Charles "Chuck" E. Traynor Short film
2003 Scary Movie 3 Tom Logan
2004 The Big Bounce Bob Rogers Jr.
2004 Pauly Shore Is Dead Himself Cameo
2005 Guilty Hearts Himself Segment: "Spelling Bee"
2006 Scary Movie 4 Tom Logan Cameo
2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Bud Fox Cameo
2010 Due Date Himself / Charlie Harper Cameo
2012 Madea's Witness Protection Himself Post-credits scene
2012 A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III Charles Swan III
2013 Machete Kills President of the USA


Year Film Role Notes
1986 Amazing Stories: Book Three Casey Episode: "No Day at the Beach"
1996 Friends Ryan Episode: "The One with the Chicken Pox"
1999 Sugar Hill Matt Pilot
2000–2002 Spin City Charlie Crawford Seasons 5 and 6
2003–2011 Two and a Half Men Charlie Harper Season 1–8
2006 Overhaulin' Himself Episode: "LeMama's Boy"
2008 The Big Bang Theory Himself Episode: "The Griffin Equivalency"
2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Himself Episode: "Two and a Half Deaths"
2010 Family Guy Himself Episode: "Brian Griffin's House of Payne"
2011 Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza Himself 1 episode
2011 Comedy Central Roast Himself Roastee
2012–2014 Anger Management Charlie Goodson Season 1 - Season 2


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