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Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor, screenwriter and film director, also known for his political and social activism. He is a two-time Academy Award winner for his roles in Mystic River (2003) and Milk (2008), as well as the recipient of a Golden Globe Award for the former and a Screen Actors Guild Award for the latter. Penn began his acting career in television with a brief appearance in a 1974 episode of Little House on the Prairie, directed by his father Leo Penn. Following his film debut in 1981's Taps and a diverse range of film roles in the 1980s, Penn emerged as a prominent leading actor with the 1995 drama film Dead Man Walking, for which he earned his first Academy Award nomination and the Best Actor Award at the Berlin Film Festival. Penn subsequently received another two Oscar nominations for Sweet and Lowdown (1999) and I Am Sam (2001), before winning his first Academy Award for Best Actor in 2003 for Mystic River and a second one in 2008 for Milk

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Sean Penn

Born 1960-08-17 (63 years ago) in Santa Monica, California, U.S..
Height 173 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor (Milk) 2008 Milk
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor (Milk) 2008 Milk
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor (Milk) 2008 Milk
Academy Award for Best Actor (Milk) 81st Academy Awards 2008 Milk
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor (Milk) 14th Critics' Choice Awards 2008 Milk
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (21 Grams) 8th Golden Satellite Awards 2004 21 Gram
Academy Award for Best Actor (Mystic River) 76th Academy Awards 2003 Mystic River
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama (Mystic River) 61st Golden Globe Awards 2003 Mystic River
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor (Mystic River) 9th Critics' Choice Awards 2003 Mystic River
National Board of Review Award for Best Actor (21 Grams) 2003 21 Gram
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Milk) 62nd British Academy Film Awards 2009 Milk
Academy Award for Best Actor (Milk) 81st Academy Awards 2008 Milk
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama (Milk) 66th Golden Globe Awards 2008 Milk
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (21 Grams) 57th British Academy Film Awards 2004 21 Gram
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama (Mystic River) 61st Golden Globe Awards 2003 Mystic River
Academy Award for Best Actor (Mystic River) 76th Academy Awards 2003 Mystic River
Academy Award for Best Actor (I Am Sam) 74th Academy Awards 2001 I Am Sam
Academy Award for Best Actor (Sweet and Lowdown) 72nd Academy Awards 1999 Sweet and Lowdown
Academy Award for Best Actor (Dead Man Walking) 68th Academy Awards 1995 Dead Man Walking
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama (Dead Man Walking) 53rd Golden Globe Awards 1995 Dead Man Walking
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Charlize Theron(Sambo: 2014–) 2014 Sambo
Robin Wright(Gifta: 1996-04-27–2010-07-22) 1996-04-27 2010-07-22 Gifta
Robin Wright(Sambo: 1991–1996-04-27) 1991 1996-04-27 Sambo
Madonna(Gifta: 1985-08-16–1989-09-14) 1985-08-16 1989-09-14 Gifta
Pamela Springsteen(Sambo) Sambo
Children

Hopper Jack Penn, Dylan Frances Penn

Parents

Leo Penn, Eileen Ryan Penn

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Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor, screenwriter and film director, also known for his political and social activism. He is a two-time Academy Award winner for his roles in Mystic River (2003) and Milk (2008), as well as the recipient of a Golden Globe Award for the former and a Screen Actors Guild Award for the latter. Penn began his acting career in television with a brief appearance in a 1974 episode of Little House on the Prairie, directed by his father Leo Penn. Following his film debut in 1981's Taps and a diverse range of film roles in the 1980s, Penn emerged as a prominent leading actor with the 1995 drama film Dead Man Walking, for which he earned his first Academy Award nomination and the Best Actor Award at the Berlin Film Festival. Penn subsequently received another two Oscar nominations for Sweet and Lowdown (1999) and I Am Sam (2001), before winning his first Academy Award for Best Actor in 2003 for Mystic River and a second one in 2008 for Milk. He has also won a Best Actor Award of the Cannes Film Festival for She's So Lovely (1997), and two Best Actor Awards at the Venice Film Festival for Hurlyburly (1998) and 21 Grams (2003).

Penn made his feature film directorial debut with 1991's The Indian Runner, followed by the drama film The Crossing Guard (1995) and the mystery film The Pledge (2001). In 2002, Penn directed one of the 11 segments of 11'09"01 September 11, a compilation film made in response to the September 11 attacks. In 2007, Penn directed his fourth feature film Into the Wild, which garnered critical acclaim and two Academy Award nominations.

In addition to his film work, Penn is known for his political and social activism, most notably his criticism of the George W. Bush administration, his contact with the Presidents of Venezuela and Cuba, and his humanitarian work in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Penn also attracted media attention for his previous marriages to pop icon Madonna and actress Robin Wright.

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