Martin Sheen

Biography: His mother, Mary Ann Phelan, was an Irish immigrant, and his father, Francisco Estevez, was a Spaniard who came to the U.S. by way of Cuba. They met at citizenship school in Dayton.

Martin was born Ramon Estévez in Dayton, Ohio in 1940 to an Irish mother (Mary Ann Phelan) and a Spanish father (Francisco Estévez), he was the seventh of ten children. He grew up in Bermuda but was the only one of the brood not to be born there. He was keen to be an actor even though his father disapproved, and claims he deliberately failed the entrance exam for the University of Dayton so that he could pursue an acting career. His first major role as on Broadway in The Subject was Roses in 1965, a role he recreated in the 1968 film adaption. He began workign in movies, from Catch-22 to Badlands and Apocalypse Now. His TV career was cemented when he played the President in The West Wing, a role that brought many award nominations. A man of convictions, Martin has been arrested
His mother, Mary Ann Phelan, was an Irish immigrant, and his father, Francisco Estevez, was a Spaniard who came to the U.S. by way of Cuba. They met at citizenship school in Dayton.

Martin was born Ramon Estévez in Dayton, Ohio in 1940 to an Irish mother (Mary Ann Phelan) and a Spanish father (Francisco Estévez), he was the seventh of ten children.

He grew up in Bermuda but was the only one of the brood not to be born there. He was keen to be an actor even though his father disapproved, and claims he deliberately failed the entrance exam for the University of Dayton so that he could pursue an acting career.

His first major role as on Broadway in The Subject was Roses in 1965, a role he recreated in the 1968 film adaption.

He began workign in movies, from Catch-22 to Badlands and Apocalypse Now.

His TV career was cemented when he played the President in The West Wing, a role that brought many award nominations.

A man of convictions, Martin has been arrested over 70 times for his protests against nuclear weapons, for workers rights among many others.

He married Janet Templeton (1961) and had 3 sons and 1 daughter: Emilio (b. 1962), Ramon (b. 1963), Charles (b. Carlos in 1965) and Renée (b. in 1967). He has three grandchildren (Taylor, Paloma and Cassandra).
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Martin Sheen's Scores

Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 90 Apocalypse Now Redux
Lowest Metascore: 26 Echelon Conspiracy
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 28
  2. Negative: 4 out of 28
28 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
90 Apocalypse Now Redux Aug 3, 2001 Captain Benjamin L. Willard 8.8
69 The Dead Zone Oct 21, 1983 Greg Stillson 8.8
76 Catch Me If You Can Dec 25, 2002 Roger Strong 8.7
56 Wall Street Dec 11, 1987 Carl Fox 8.7
90 Badlands Oct 15, 1973 Kit 8.7
70 Who Killed the Electric Car? Jun 28, 2006 Narrator 8.6
34 Spawn Aug 1, 1997 Jason Wynn 8.1
69 Talk to Me Jul 13, 2007 E.G. Sonderling 8.0
56 Hidden in Plain Sight Nov 7, 2003 Narrator 8.0
56 Stella Days Jun 22, 2012 Fr. Daniel Barry 8.0
75 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion Sep 19, 2003 Narrator 7.9
tbd Bordertown Sep 28, 2007 George Morgan 7.4
40 Salinger Sep 6, 2013 Himself / Himself 7.4
68 Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Jun 3, 2016 Cast 7.4
85 The Departed Oct 6, 2006 Cpt. Queenan 7.2
89 Selma Dec 25, 2014 Cast / Frank Minis Johnson 7.2
67 The American President Nov 17, 1995 A.J. MacInerney 7.1
66 The Amazing Spider-Man Jul 3, 2012 Ben Parker / Uncle Ben 7.1
64 The Way Oct 7, 2011 Tom 7.1
50 Trash Oct 9, 2015 Father Juilliard / Father Juilliard 6.6
53 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 2, 2014 Uncle Ben / Uncle Ben 6.5
tbd Ask Me Anything Dec 19, 2014 Glenn Warburg 6.0
59 Rules Don't Apply Nov 23, 2016 Noah Dietrich 6.0
33 Love Happens Sep 18, 2009 Burke's Father-In-Law / Burke's Father-In-Law 5.7
37 The Double Oct 28, 2011 Cast 5.7
54 Imagine That Jun 12, 2009 Dante D'Enzo 5.6
26 Echelon Conspiracy Feb 27, 2009 Raymond Burke 4.7
53 O Aug 31, 2001 Coach Duke Goulding 2.4
50 Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain Nov 7, 2014 Warren Anderson tbd
67 The Vessel Sep 16, 2016 Co-Executive Producer / Father Douglas tbd