Sean Penn

American actor and filmmaker (born 1960)

Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor, screenwriter, movie director, producer and activist.

Sean Justin Penn
Sean Penn in 2016
Sean Justin Penn

(1960-08-17) August 17, 1960 (age 63)
Occupation(s)Actor, filmmaker
Years active1974–present
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Children2, including Dylan Penn
Parent(s)Leo Penn
Eileen Ryan
RelativesChris Penn (brother)
Michael Penn (brother)

Penn won an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Mystic River and an Academy Award for Milk (movie).

Penn was married to Madonna from 1985 until they divorced in 1989. He and Robin Wright had a daughter in 1991 and a son in 1993. The couple married in 1996 and divorced in 2010.

As of February 24, 2022, Penn was in Ukraine doing (or filming) a documentary movie about the ongoing 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.[1][2] Penn went to press briefings in Kyiv, met with the president and other officials and spoke to journalists and military personnel about the Russian invasion;[2] By March 2, he had left the country.[1]

Early life


He was born in Los Angeles, California, the middle son of actor Leo Penn (1921-1998) and actress Eileen Ryan (born 1928). His brothers are musician Michael Penn (born 1958) and actor Chris Penn (1965-2006).



Penn has starred in many movies, including: Taps, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Colors, Casualties of War, We're No Angels, Carlito's Way, Dead Man Walking, U Turn, The Game, The Thin Red Line, Being John Malkovich, The Weight of Water, I Am Sam, Mystic River, 21 Grams, The Assassination of Richard Nixon, The Interpreter, All the King's Men, Persepolis, Milk, Fair Game, The Tree of Life and This Must Be the Place.



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