Charlie Sheen is an American actor. He became known for his television roles. Let’s see some amazing facts and trivia about him!
1.His full name is Carlos Irwin Estévez.
2. He was born September 3, 1965.
3. In the 2000s, Sheen became best known for his television roles. He replaced Michael J. Fox in Spin City and his performance earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy and then starred in Two and a Half Men which earned him several Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations.
4. He most recently starred in the FX comedy series Anger Management, which concluded its 100-episode run in 2014. In 2010, Sheen was the highest paid actor on television and earned US$1.8 million per episode of Two and a Half Men
5. He is the youngest son of actor Martin Sheen (born Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez) and artist Janet Templeton.
6. His paternal grandparents were immigrants from Galicia (Spain) and Ireland, respectively.
7. His father is a “devout Catholic” and his mother is a “strict Southern Baptist”.
8. Charlie Sheen has two older brothers, Emilio and Ramon, and a younger sister, Renée, all actors.
9. His parents moved to Malibu, California, after Martin’s Broadway turn in The Subject Was Roses.
10. Charlie heen’s first movie appearance was at age nine in his father’s 1974 film The Execution of Private Slovik. Sheen attended Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, California, along with Robert Downey, Jr., where he was a star pitcher and shortstop for the baseball team.
11. At Santa Monica High School, he showed an early interest in acting, making amateur Super 8 films with his brother Emilio and school friends Rob Lowe and Sean Penn under his birth name.
12. A few weeks before graduation, Sheen was expelled from school for poor grades and attendance. Deciding to become an actor, he took the stage name Charlie Sheen.
13. His father had adopted the surname Sheen in honor of the Catholic archbishop and theologian Fulton J. Sheen, while Charlie was an English form of his given name Carlos.
14. Charlie Sheen’s film career began in 1984 with a role in the Cold War teen drama Red Dawn with Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, and Jennifer Grey.
15. Charlie Sheen had his first major role in the Vietnam War drama Platoon (1986). In 1987, he starred with his father in Wall Street.
16. In 1988, Stone asked Sheen to star in his new film Born on the Fourth of July (1989), but later cast Tom Cruise instead. Sheen was never notified by Stone, and only found out when he heard the news from his brother Emilio. Sheen did not take a lead role in Stone’s subsequent films, although he did have a cameo role in Money Never Sleeps.
17. In 1990, he starred alongside his father in Cadence as a rebellious inmate in a military stockade and with Clint Eastwood in the buddy cop film The Rookie.
18. The films were directed by Martin Sheen and Eastwood, respectively. In 1992, he featured in Beyond the Law with Linda Fiorentino and Michael Madsen. In 1994, Sheen was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
19. In 1997, Sheen wrote his first movie, Discovery Mars, a direct-to-video documentary revolving around the question, “Is There Life on Mars?”. The next year, Sheen wrote, produced and starred in the action movie No Code of Conduct.
20. Charlie Sheen appeared in several comedy roles, including the Major League films, Money Talks, and the spoof Hot Shots! films. In 1999, Sheen appeared in a pilot for A&E Network, called Sugar Hill, which was not picked up.
21. In 1999, Sheen played himself in Being John Malkovich.
22. He also appeared in the third, fourth and fifth entries in the popular horror-spoof series Scary Movie.
23. For the 2013 film Machete Kills, in which Sheen played the President of the United States, he was credited under his birth name Carlos Estévez. It was a one-time move, due to the film’s Hispanic theme; it was Sheen’s idea to use his birth name for the film. The trailer and opening credits for the film used an “and introducing…” tag when showing Sheen’s birth name.
24. In 2003, Sheen was cast as Charlie Harper in the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, which followed the popular Monday night time slot of Everybody Loves Raymond. Sheen’s role on Two and a Half Men was loosely based on Sheen’s bad boy image. The role garnered him an ALMA Award and he gained three Emmy Award nominations and two Golden Globe award nominations. During his eighth and final season on the show, Sheen earned $1.8 million per episode.
25. Production of Two and a Half Men went on hiatus in January 2011 while Sheen underwent a substance rehabilitation program in his home, his third attempt at rehab in 12 months.
26. CBS and Warner Bros. terminated Sheen’s contract on March 7, 2011.He was replaced by Ashton Kutcher.
27. On September 19, 2011, Sheen was roasted on Comedy Central. It was watched by 6.4 million people, making it the highest rated roast on Comedy Central to date.
28. In 2006, Sheen launched a clothing line for children, called Sheen Kidz.
29. In 2011, Sheen set a new Guinness World Record for Twitter as the “Fastest Time to Reach 1 Million Followers”.
30. He also had a Guinness record for “Highest Paid TV Actor Per Episode – Current” at $1.25 million while he was a part of the cast of Two and a Half Men sitcom.
31. On August 13, 2011, Sheen hosted at the 12th annual Gathering of the Juggalos, an event created by the Insane Clown Posse. He received a mixed reaction from the audience, but has expressed appreciation for the culture by describing himself as a Juggalo and wearing a baseball cap featuring the Psychopathic Records logo in public and during production meetings for Anger Management.
32. Charlie Sheen has been married three times.
33. He has five children and one grandchild.
34. His first daughter, Cassandra Jade Estevez, was born on December 12, 1984, to his former high school girlfriend, Paula Profit,whose name has also been given as Paula Speert.
35. Through Cassandra, Sheen has one granddaughter, Luna.
36. In January 1990, Sheen accidentally shot his fiancée, Kelly Preston, in the arm. She broke off the engagement soon after.
37. In the 1990s, Sheen subsequently dated a number of adult film actresses, including Ginger Lynn and Heather Hunter.
38. On September 3, 1995, Sheen married his first wife, Donna Peele.
39. That same year, Sheen was named as one of the clients of an escort agency operated by Heidi Fleiss.Sheen and Peele divorced in 1996.
40. On March 1, 2011, Charlie Sheen was concurrently living with pornographic actress Bree Olson and model and graphic designer Natalie Kenly, whom he collectively nicknamed his “goddesses”.
41. On May 20, 1998, Sheen suffered a stroke after overdosing while using cocaine and was hospitalized.
42. Charlie Sheen was found in his seaside home by a friend, after which paramedics had to give emergency life-saving treatment and rushed him to Las Robles hospital. He was described as being in a “serious condition” after his stomach was pumped.
43. Charlie Sheen subsequently checked into a rehab clinic days later but told doctors within hours that he did not intend to stay. Sheriffs later forced Sheen back into the clinic after he fled only hours after arriving. On August 11, 1998, Sheen, already on probation in California for a previous drug offense, had his probation extended for an extra year and entered a rehab clinic.
44. On December 25, 2009, Sheen was arrested for assaulting his wife, Brooke Mueller in Aspen, Colorado. He was released the same day from jail after posting an $8,500 bond.
45. Charlie Sheen was charged with felony menacing, as well as third-degree assault and criminal mischief.
46. On November 17, 2015, Sheen publicly revealed that he was HIV positive, having been diagnosed roughly four years earlier.
47. A source indicates that Sheen had over 200 sexual partners after he learned he had HIV. Sheen stated that he was upfront about his HIV positive condition with all of his past consorts.
48. Sheen was the 2004 spokesperson for the Lee National Denim Day breast cancer fundraiser that raised millions of dollars for research and education regarding the disease. Sheen stated that a friend of his died from breast cancer, and he wanted to try to help find a cure for the disease.
49. A major donor and supporter of Aid For AIDS since 2006, Sheen was honored with an AFA Angel Award, one of only a few ever given, at the nonprofit’s 25th Silver Anniversary Reception in 2009.
50. On March 20, 2006, Sheen stated that he questions the U.S. government’s account of the September 11 attacks. He said during the interview on The Alex Jones Show that the collapse of the World Trade Center towers looked like a controlled demolition.
51. Sheen has since become a prominent advocate of the 9/11 Truth movement.
52. On September 8, 2009, he appealed to President Barack Obama to set up a new investigation into the attacks. Presenting his views as a transcript of a fictional encounter with Obama, he was characterized by the press as believing the 9/11 Commission was a whitewash and that the administration of former President George W. Bush may have been responsible for the attacks.
53. Sheen is strongly opposed to vaccinations. After separating from Denise Richards he sent a legal notice to his daughters’ physician stating his lack of consent to vaccinate them.
54. The dispute over vaccines seems to have played an important role in the failure of the marriage.
55. His height is 1,78 metres.