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Ramón Gerardo Antonio Estévez  (born August 3, 1940), better known by his stage name Martin Sheen, is a film actor best known for his performances in the films Badlands (1973) and Apocalypse Now (1979), and in the television series The West Wing from 1999 to 2006. 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, Mike Nichols, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and Oliver Stone. He has had a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame since 1989. In television he has won both a Golden Globe and two Screen Actors Guild awards for playing the lead role of President Bartlet in The West Wing, and an Emmy for guest acting in the sitcom Murphy Brown

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Martin Sheen

Born 1940-08-03 (80 years ago) in Dayton, Ohio, USA.
Height 170 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance (Talk to Me) Gotham Independent Film Awards 2007 2007 Talk to Me
National Board of Review Award for Best Cast (The Departed) 2006 The Departed
Satellite Special Achievement Award for Outstanding Motion Picture Ensemble (The Departed) 11th Satellite Awards 2006 The Departed
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series (The West Wing) 8th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2002 The West Wing
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (The West Wing) 8th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2002 The West Wing
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (The West Wing) 7th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2001 The West Wing
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series (The West Wing) 7th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2001 The West Wing
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama (The West Wing) 58th Golden Globe Awards 2000 The West Wing
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama (The West Wing) 4th Golden Satellite Awards 2000 The West Wing
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Murphy Brown) 46th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 1994 Murphy Brown
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (The West Wing) 53rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2001 The West Wing
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (The West Wing) 52nd Primetime Emmy Awards 2000 The West Wing
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama (The West Wing) 57th Golden Globe Awards 1999 The West Wing
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Murphy Brown) 46th Primetime Emmy Awards 1994 Murphy Brown
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Kennedy) 41st Golden Globe Awards 1983 Kennedy
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Apocalypse Now) 1980 British Academy Film and Television Awards 1980 Apocalypse
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama (Blind Ambition) 37th Golden Globe Awards 1979 Blind Ambition
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (NBC Mystery Movie) 26th Primetime Emmy Awards 1974 NBC Mystery Movie
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture (The Subject Was Roses) 26th Golden Globe Awards 1968 The Subject Was Roses
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Janet Sheen(Gifta: 1961-12-23–) 1961-12-23 Gifta
Parents

Mary Ann Phelan, Francisco Estévez

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Ramón Gerardo Antonio Estévez  (born August 3, 1940), better known by his stage name Martin Sheen, is a film actor best known for his performances in the films Badlands (1973) and Apocalypse Now (1979), and in the television series The West Wing from 1999 to 2006.

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, Mike Nichols, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and Oliver Stone. He has had a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame since 1989. In television he has won both a Golden Globe and two Screen Actors Guild awards for playing the lead role of President Bartlet in The West Wing, and an Emmy for guest acting in the sitcom Murphy Brown.

Born and raised in the United States to immigrant parents, a first-generation Irish mother, Mary-Anne Phelan from Borrisokane in County Tipperary and a Galician father, Francisco Estévez from Vigo in Galicia (Spain), he adopted the stage name Martin Sheen to help him gain acting parts. He is the father of actors Emilio Estevez, Ramón Estevez, Carlos Irwin Estevez (Charlie Sheen), and Renée Estevez. His younger brother Joe Estevez is also an actor.

Although known as an actor, he has also directed one film, Cadence (1990), appearing alongside sons Charlie and Ramon. He has also narrated, produced and directed in documentary television, earning two Daytime Emmy awards in the 1980s. In addition to film and television, Sheen has also become notable for his activism in liberal politics.

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