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The harder you work for something, the greater you will feel when you achieve it, this line is very well proved by Martin Sheen who is an American legendary actor. Moreover, he is best known for his role as United States President Josiah Bartlet in the television series, “The West Wing”(1999–2006).
Apart from that, Sheen also gathered huge attention by starring Robert Hanson in the Netflix television series, “Grace and Frankie”(2015–2020). This versatile actor is also the recipient of several awards including the Emmy Award, COFCA Award, Golden Globe Award, 2 SAG Awards, TV Guide Award, and many more.
Recently, he came into the limelight on August 3, 2020, on his 80th birthday when he was honored for his many memorable roles by his several fans and friends via social media sites.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 03 August 1940, this eminent personality has turned 82 years old. He seems very tall with his towering height which is 168 centimeters and 5’6” in feet & inches. He is very conscious about his physique and maintains himself with a weight of 87 kilograms and 192 lbs in pounds.
He is also very conscious about his physique and maintains himself with perfect body measurements. Moreover, his personality is enhanced by his blue eyes and grey hair.
Martin has gathered a very handsome amount of net worth through his professional career as an actor. Having started his successful career in the year 1961, Martin has managed to amass a healthy fortune from his several series, documentaries, and movies. According to the sources, his estimated net worth is $60 million approximately.
Education / Family
Born in Dayton, Ohio, United States, Martin belongs to the White ethnicity. He is the seventh child of Mary-Ann(mother) and Francisco Estévez Martínez(father). His father served as a factory worker/machinery inspector at the National Cash Register Company while his mother just after Martin turned 11 in 1951.
Apart from that, Marti grew up on Brown Street in the South Park neighborhood along with his 9 siblings: 8 brothers and a sister. Moreover, his younger brother, Joe Estevez is also a producer, director, and actor.
His education, Martin became graduated from Chaminade High School and he even organized a strike of golf caddies at the age of 14 while working at a private golf club in Dayton, Ohio.
Since childhood, he was very interested in acting but his father disapproved of his interests. In spite of his dad’s opposition, Matin borrowed money from a Catholic priest and moved to New York City in his early twenties, with the dream to be an actor.
|Birth Place||Dayton, Ohio, United States|
|Date of birth||03 August 1940|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’6”
In centimeters: 168 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 87 kg
In Pounds: 192 lbs
|School||Chaminade High School|
|Home town||Dayton, Ohio, United States|
|Fathers name||Francisco Estévez Martínez|
|Sisters||One sister (name not known)|
Career / Fashion and Style
Martin started his career by making his initial appearance in an episode of a television science fiction series, “The Outer Limits” in the year 1963. Later, Sheen co-starred in the Broadway play, “The Subject Was Roses”.
Furthermore, he made his guest appearance in several TV series including “Insight”, “My Three Sons”, “Flipper”, “The F.B.I.”, “Mission: Impossible” and “The Streets of San Francisco”. Moreover, he rose to huge prominence in the year 1968 by appearing as Timmy Cleary in “The Subject Was Roses” a role he originated on Broadway.
Apart from that, he also portrayed Dobbs in the 1970 film adaptation of “Catch-22” and further in the year 1972 co-starred in the controversial Emmy Award-winning television film, “That Certain Summer”. Besides this, in the year 1973, he got breakthrough recognition with his role as Kit Carruthers in a crime drama, “Badlands”.
Moreover, he was also seen portraying a hot rod driver in the television movie, “The California Kid” in the year 1974. He further received an Emmy nomination for his portrayal of Pvt. Eddie Slovik in the television film, “The Execution of Private Slovik”.
In the year 1979, he was then cast as the lead role of U.S. Army Captain Benjamin L. Willard in the epic war film, “Apocalypse Now”. Later, Martin also played the crucial role of U.S. President John F. Kennedy in the miniseries, “Kennedy”(1983).
Other than this, he achieved his biggest breakthrough with the role of United States President Josiah Bartlet in the television series, “The West Wing” in the year 1999. In fact, he got worldwide fame for his role that lasted for over 7 years till 2006.
Besides this, he landed the crucial role of ill-fated cop Oliver Queenan in Martin Scorsese’s Academy Award-winning film, “The Departed” opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in the year 2006. In the same year, he also joined another all-star cast for the highly acclaimed feature, “Bobby” which was directed and written by his son, Emilio Estevez.
Additionally, Sheen was cast as Uncle Ben in Sony’s 2012 reboot of the Spider-Man film series, “The Amazing Spider-Man” in November 2010. Similarly, he has also played the role of the Illusive Man in the highly acclaimed video game, Mass Effect 2, and the sequel, Mass Effect 3.
In the year 2012, he got appeared as Martin Goodson in a sitcom, “Anger Management” in which he appeared in 20 episodes. Moreover, since 2015, Sheen began playing the starring role in Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie”.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
Martin is a married man who tied the sacred knot of marriage with his lovely wife named Janet Templeton on December 23, 1961. Moreover, Templeton is also an American actress and producer. Later on, on May 12, 1962, the couple welcomed their first son named Emilio Estevez who is known for “Repo Man”, “The Mighty Ducks”.
Furthermore, on August 7, 1963, the duo was blessed with their second son named Ramón Sheen, who is also an eminent actor and runs Estevez Sheen Productions.
Their third son, Charlie Sheen was born on September 3, 1965, and he is also a well-known actor who was also the highest-paid actor on television and earned US$1.8 million per episode of “Two and a Half Men “. Later their fourth child and only daughter, Renée Estevez was born on April 2, 1967, who is also a screenwriter and actress.
|Children||Sons: Emilio Estevez, Ramón Sheen and Charlie Sheen
Daughter: Renée Estevez
Here we are providing the list of favorites of Martin Sheen:
|Favorite Actor||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite sports||Not Known|
|Favorite food||Not Known|
|Favorite color||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Martin Sheen
- His Zodiac sign is Leo.
- At the age of 43, Martin turned to be a grandfather when Emilio had a son with his girlfriend, Carey Salley.
- He is also an honorary trustee of the Dayton International Peace Museum.
- In the year 2015, Sheen received an honorary Doctor of Human Letters degree from the University of Dayton.
- After the death of his mother, his family faced the possibility of living in an orphanage.
- During his birth, his left arm was crushed by forceps, giving him the limited lateral movement of that arm.
- He was the first child to be born in Dayton, Ohio after the family returned from Bermuda.
- In the year 2011, he was also awarded honorary life membership in the Law Society of University College Dublin.
- Sheen also got the Marquette University Degree of Doctor of Letters in 2003.