Martin Sheen Overview:

Legendary actor, Martin Sheen, was born Ramon Antonio Gerard Estevez on Aug 3, 1940 in Dayton, OH. As of December 2022, Martin Sheen was 82 years old.


Good-looking, brooding, tight-lipped, dark-haired American actor, perhaps the first star of the seventies to be made by TV work. In the theatre since 1960, but it was 10 years before films and TV caught up with his talent, and then his youthful looks enabled him to play men in their early twenties. He has been in two or three of the best TV movies ever made. Three sons, Emilio Estevez, Charlie Sheen, and Ramon Sheen are also actors. Won an Emmy for directing the TV special Babies Having Babies in 1986. He made more than 50 films and TV movies in the 1990s.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Sheen was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Received an honorary doctor of letters degree from Marquette University (2003) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during the dedication of the school's new library (according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel web site).

Older brother of actor Joe Estevez.

Was nominated for Broadway's 1965 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for "The Subject Was Roses," a role that he recreated in the film version of the same name, The Subject Was Roses (1968).

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