Martin Sheen

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Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez (born August 3, 1940), known professionally as Martin Sheen, is an American actor. He first became known for his roles in the films The Subject Was Roses (1968) and Badlands (1973), and later achieved wide recognition for his leading role as Captain Benjamin Willard in Apocalypse Now (1979), as U.S. President Josiah Bartlet in the television series The West Wing (1999–2006), and as Robert Hanson in the Netflix television series Grace and Frankie (2015–2022). In film, Sheen has won the Best Actor award at the San Sebastián International Film Festival for his performance as Kit Carruthers in Badlands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Sheen has received more than 18,485,269 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Martin Sheen is the 171st most popular actor (up from 172nd in 2019), the 335th most popular biography from United States (up from 341st in 2019) and the 90th most popular American Actor.

Martin Sheen is most famous for his role as President Josiah Bartlet in the television series The West Wing.

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  • 76.14

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  • 60

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  • 4.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Martin Sheen ranks 171 out of 10,030Before him are Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ben Affleck, Jet Li, Rock Hudson, Rudolph Valentino, and Caitlyn Jenner. After him are David Suchet, Anita Ekberg, David Carradine, Russell Crowe, Gary Oldman, and Vanessa Redgrave.

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Among people born in 1940, Martin Sheen ranks 24Before him are Pina Bausch, Gao Xingjian, Michel Temer, J. M. Coetzee, Brian De Palma, and Joachim Gauck. After him are John Hurt, Zodiac Killer, Patrick Stewart, Peter Fonda, James Caan, and Terry Gilliam.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martin Sheen ranks 335 out of 15,968Before him are Calvin Coolidge (1872), Caitlyn Jenner (1949), Irvin D. Yalom (1931), J. P. Morgan (1837), J. Paul Getty (1892), and Joe Frazier (1944). After him are Pete Conrad (1930), Neil deGrasse Tyson (1958), Stevie Wonder (1950), Andrew Johnson (1808), David Carradine (1936), and James A. Garfield (1831).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Martin Sheen ranks 90Before him are Geraldine Chaplin (1944), Nick Nolte (1941), Kevin Costner (1955), Ben Affleck (1972), Rock Hudson (1925), and Caitlyn Jenner (1949). After him are David Carradine (1936), Jerry Lewis (1926), Angelina Jolie (1975), Anthony Perkins (1932), Montgomery Clift (1920), and Dennis Hopper (1936).

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