Charlie Sheen Facts
American film and television actor
- Charlie Sheen's original name is Carlos Irwin Estevez. He chose Charlie Sheen as his stage name.
- He is the youngest son of actor Martin Sheen.
- Charlie Sheen is known for his role in the movies Platoon, The Wraith, Wall Street and Major League. He is also known for his roles in sitcoms Spin City and Two and a Half Men.
- Charlie Sheen was born in New York City. His grandparents were immigrants from Galicia and Ireland.
- He first appeared in movies at the age of nine in the 1974 film The Execution of Private Slovik.
- Charlie atteded the Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, California. He was a star pitcher and shortstop for the school baseball team.
- His film career began in 1984 in the teen drama Red Dawn. He appeared alongside Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in the movie.
- Charlie Sheen was the highest paid actor on television earning $1.8 million per episode in Two and a Half Men.
- He suffers from alcohol and drug abuse problems along with martial problems. He was fired from the TV show Two and a Half Men on March 7, 2011.
- Charlie Sheen launched a clothing line for kids in 2006 called Sheen Kidz
- He set a Guinness World Record for Twitter as the "Fastest Time to Reach 1 Million Followers". On average 129,000 new followers were added to his twitter account per day.
- He also holds the Guinness record for "Highest Paid Actor Per Episode - Current" at $1.25 million
- Charlie Sheen has been married three times - Donna Peele (1995–1996), Denise Richards (2002–2006), Brooke Mueller (2008–2011). He has five children.
- He accident shot his fiancee Kelly Preson in 1990. Preston broke the engagement soon after
- Charlie Sheen dated Ginger Lynn and Heather Hunter in the late 1990s