Charlie Sheen was born Carlos Irwin Estévez on September 3, 1965, in New York City. After a handful of minor TV and film roles, Sheen landed a breakthrough role in Oliver Stone's Platoon. He went on to star in action films, dramas and comedies, including the TV sitcom Two and a Half Men. His off-screen antics with drugs, alcohol and several adult film stars he refers to as "the Goddesses," landed him back in the headlines, and earned him a cult celebrity status.
Selected Filmography Edit
- Two and a Half Men (2003)
- Anger Management (2012)
- 9/27/99: His request for an early end to his probation for drugs that extends to 6/6/00 was denied by a Malibu judge.
- 5/22/98: Upon release from the hospital, he checked into Promises, a rehab center, where he stayed for only one day. His car was later pulled over and police arrested him for using medications and drinking. Sheen re-entered Promises on doctor's orders.
- Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1986" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 38.
- Loves barbeque sauce, and has even thought about releasing his own brand someday.