Carlos Irwin Estévez, more prominently known as Charlie Sheen, entered the universe on September 3 in 1965. He was born to
Martin Sheen and Janet Templeton in
New York. He has three siblings, all of whom are renowned actors. At the age of nine, Charlie had his first film appearance in ‘The Execution of Private Slovik’ in 1974; the film also features his father, Martin Sheen. He went to Santa Monica High School, and there his fascination towards acting first surfaced.
Charlie’s film life started with an engaging part in ‘
Red Dawn’ (a drama based on the Cold War), in 1984. He has featured in one of the episodes of ‘
Amazing Stories’. In 1986, Charlie landed with his first ever major part in ‘Platoon’, a drama based on the Vietnamese War. He shared the screen once again with his father in
Oliver Stone’s drama ‘Wall Street’ (1987). Sheen was seen in ‘Grizzly II: The Predator’ in 1987. He continued to make appearances in films there on- ‘Eight Men Out’, ‘Young Guns’ and ‘Men at Work’. Another time Sheen shared the screen with his father in ‘Cadence’ in 1990. In 2000, Charlie took over Michael J. Fox’s character in ‘Spin City’ and played the role for two seasons and debuted on the silver screen. In 2003, the legendary role of Charlie Harper of ‘Two and a Half Men’ (a CBS sitcom) landed in Sheen’s basket. Warner Bros production who produced the popular sitcom had a fallout with Sheen after he had allegedly made derogatory comments about Chuck Lorre, the creator of the series. CBS and Warner Bros. terminated Sheen's contract in 2011, and his role was taken over by
Ashton Kutcher beginning from the ninth season. In 2012. Charlie Sheen returned to the television in a show called ‘Anger Management’.
In 2002 Charlie was awarded the Golden Globe for his work in Spin City. He also won the ALMA award in 2008 for his most loved performances in ‘Two and a Half Men’. He, along with the entire cast of Two and a Half Men, bagged the Future Classic Award in 2009. In 1994, the Hollywood Walk of Fame had his name inscribed on it.
Sheen tied the knot with Donna Peele on September 3, 1995.Sheen and Peele divorced in 1996. He married two more times and currently has five children and one grandchild. Charlie’s career was stained many times with instances of substance abuse and felony menacing.
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Charlie Sheen aka Carlos Irwin Estévez is an American television and film actor. He is known for the movie like Platoon by Oliver Stone. He has worked in movies and television series of all genres including drama, comedy, and action. He had always been in the news for his off-screen life which was filled with alcohol, drugs, and many adult film stars. In 2015, it was revealed that he was an HIV-positive. He was born in New York City. He is the son of actor Janet Sheen. He has three more siblings Renee, Emilio and Ramon. He began his acting career at the age of 9 in the television film The Execution of Private Slovik in 1974. As a teenager, he had directed and produced some short movies along with
Sean Penn and
Rob Lowe. He attended the Santa Monica High School. He did not peruse his education, but gave more preference to his passion, acting and tried to get into the industry. In 1984, he was seen in movie Grizzly II: The Predator.
After doing roles in television series, he acted in the war drama Platoon, which was on the life of Oliver Stone in 1986. He played the role of a young soldier who is on duty in Vietnam. The movie received great appreciated and won four Oscars. In the same year, he appeared on Wall Street followed by Eight Men Out in 1988, which was based on “Black Sox” baseball scandal. The movie also featured D.B. Sweeney,
John Cusack, and
Christopher Lloyd. In 1990, he was seen in The Rookie, Hot Shots!, and Navy SEALs. In 2000 along with
Emilio Estevez he appeared in the movie Rated X, which was based on the life of Artie Mitchell and Jim famous porn stars. In 2003, he appeared in the ‘Scary Movie 3’ by David Zucker.
He appeared in the famous sitcom Two and a Half Men on CBS. He was the highest paid actor on television with the amount of $1.8 million per episode. Sheen was known in the industry for his off-screen life which was filled with alcohol, drugs, and many adult film stars. He once gave a statement that he spends about $50,000 to purchase 27 different prostitutes. He had been arrested for assaulting Brittany Ashland, his girlfriend. In 1996, he got married to Donna Peele, but they both separated within a year. He had a daughter with her Cassandra Sheen. In 2002, he got married to
Denise Richards and the couple had two daughters Lola and Sam. In 2006, the couple divorced. In 2008, he married a real estate investor, Brooke Mueller. She had twins Max and Bob in 2009. In 2011, they both also divorced. In 2014, he got married for the fourth time to porn star
Brett Rossi, but in the same year, they both got separated. In 2009, he was arrested for performing sexual violence on his wife, Brooke Mueller. He was sent to the rehab center for 30 days. In 2015, it was revealed that he was an HIV-positive.