Sean Justin Penn is an American actor, director and politician born on 17th August 1960. His acting career began with the minor role in some episode of television series Little House on the Prairie in 1974. Sean launched his film career with the action-drama Taps released in 1981. Later on, during 1980s he performed variety of roles in different films such as Bad Boys, The Falcon and the Snowman and At Close Range. In 1995, Penn received a breakthrough from the film Dead Man Walking for which he was as well nominated for Academy Awards. Upcoming years brought some successful films for him, the films included Sweet and Lowdown, I am Sam, Milk, Mystic River and Hurlyburly. All these movies became successful at box office and provided him with fame and success. Sean won numerous awards and nominations throughout his career including Academy Awards, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award. In addition to acting, Penn also directed several films. He made his successful directorial debut from the film The Indian Runner in 1991 and afterwards directed films such as The Crossing Guard, Into the Wild and The Pledge. Moreover, Sean is also known for his work for political and social causes.
As far as his personal life is concerned, Sean Penn was firstly engaged with actress Elizabeth McGovern but in 1985 he got married with singer Madonna however the couple received divorced in 1989. Soon after divorced, Penn began a relationship with actress Robin Wright and they married in 1996. The couple has two children together but in 2010 they ended up their marriage relationship. After that, he dated actress Scarlett Johnson and Charlize Theron.
Sean Penn Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Sean Justin Penn
- Nicknames: Sean
- Date of Birth: August 17, 1960
- Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, United States
- Occupation: Actor
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Sean Penn Family Details:
- Father: Leo Penn
- Mother: Eileen Ryan Penn
- Siblings: Chris Penn, Michael Penn
- Spouse: Robin Wright (m. 1996–2010), Madonna (m. 1985–1989)
- Children: Dylan Frances Penn, Hopper Jack Penn
Sean Penn Career Highlights:
- First Film: Taps (1981)
- Debut Film as Director: The Indian Runner (1991)
- First TV Show: Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Sean Penn Body Measurements:
Listed below are the complete actor Sean Penn body measurements like height, weight, chest, waist, biceps and shoe size.
- Height: 5′ 8″ (173 cm)
- Weight: 78 kg (171 pounds)
- Shoe Size: 9 (US)
- Body Measurements: N/a
Sean Penn Interesting Facts:
- Sean Penn is an ardent surfer.
- His father and mother both were actors.
- In 1987, the actor spent 32 days in jail because of hitting an extra.