Martin Sheen Biography

Martin Sheen is an American actor who achieved fame with roles in films like Badlands, Apocalypse Now and the alternate history, 1980 science fiction film, The Final Countdown.

Since then, Sheen is better known for films like Gettysburg, The Departed, and The Amazing Spider-Man. He starred in the television series The West Wing as President Josiah Bartlet, and lent his voice as the Illusive Man in the Mass Effect video game trilogy.

He is considered one of the best actors never to have been officially nominated for an Academy Award. He did however receive an Oscar nomination for Best Actor for his role in Apocalypse Now but he requested that his nomination be withdrawn. In film, he has won the Best Actor award at the San Sebastián International Film Festival for his performance as Kit Carruthers in Badlands. His portrayal of Capt. Willard in Apocalypse Now earned a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor. Sheen has worked with a wide variety of film directors, such as Richard Attenborough, Francis Ford Coppola, Terrence Malick, David Cronenberg, Mike Nichols, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, and Oliver Stone. He has had a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame since 1989. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Martin Sheen
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Voice Actor, Film Producer, Activist, Television producer
Ethnicity:
Spanish immigration to United States
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
August 3, 1940 (78)
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Marriages
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