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Sean Justin Penn

(1960-08-17) August 17, 1960 (age 61)
Occupation Actor, filmmaker
Years active 1974–present
Children 2, including Dylan Penn
Parent(s) Leo Penn
Eileen Ryan
Relatives Chris Penn (brother)
Michael Penn (brother)

Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor, screenwriter, movie director, producer and activist. He was born in Los Angeles, California, the middle son of actor Leo Penn (1921-1998) and actress Eileen Ryan (born 1928). His brothers are musician Michael Penn (born 1958) and actor Chris Penn (1965-2006).

Penn has starred in many movies, including: Taps, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Colors, Casualties of War, We're No Angels, Carlito's Way, Dead Man Walking, U Turn, The Game, The Thin Red Line, Being John Malkovich, The Weight of Water, I Am Sam, Mystic River, 21 Grams, The Assassination of Richard Nixon, The Interpreter, All the King's Men, Persepolis, Milk, Fair Game, The Tree of Life and This Must Be the Place,

Penn won an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Mystic River and an Academy Award for Milk.

Penn was married to Madonna from 1985 until they divorced in 1989. He and Robin Wright had a daughter in 1991 and a son in 1993. The couple married in 1996 and divorced in 2010.

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