[Date of birth 17 August 1960 Birth place Santa Monica, California.] Birth name Sean Justin Penn. Height 5' 8.25 " (173 cm)
Sean Justin Penn launched his acting career in 1981. His performance in 'The Falcon & the Snowman', 'The Casualties of War', 'Dead Man Walking', ‘I am Sam’, 'Mystic River' and '21 Grams' are all considered phenomenal. In the early nineties, he started his career as a director. Sean Penn is also an active on various political and social causes. In 2002, Penn placed an ad in the Washington post asking President George W Bush to end the cycle of violence. He later went on various social causes to Iraq and Iran. He also did a documentary on the 9/11 bombing in New York. Having a very strong political, acting and Directing career, Sean Penn has risen among many to prove his abilities in various ways to the American public. Till date he has been awarded many prestigious awards including the Best Actor Oscar (picture on top) and Golden Globe awards, for his stunning performances.
Before Night Falls [Antes que anochezca - Spanish title] (2000)
The Thin Red Line (1998)