Sean Penn

1960 - Today

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Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor and film director. He is known for his intense leading man roles in film. Over his career he has earned numerous accolades including two Academy Awards, a Cannes Film Festival Award, a Golden Globe Award, two Volpi Cup Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award as well as nominations for three BAFTA Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sean Penn has received more than 25,880,958 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Sean Penn is the 310th most popular actor (up from 329th in 2019), the 568th most popular biography from United States (up from 604th in 2019) and the 156th most popular American Actor.

Sean Penn is most famous for being an actor and director. He has won two Academy Awards, one for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Mystic River, and one for Best Director for The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.

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Among actors, Sean Penn ranks 310 out of 13,578Before him are Salma Hayek, Harold Lloyd, Carl Weathers, Kim Novak, Mia Farrow, and Leonard Nimoy. After him are Ian Holm, Maurice Chevalier, Daniel Craig, Michael J. Fox, Matt Damon, and Jennifer Aniston.

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Among people born in 1960, Sean Penn ranks 20Before him are Hassan Nasrallah, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Franco Baresi, and Kenneth Branagh. After him are Julianne Moore, Rudi Völler, Andreas Brehme, Ebrahim Raisi, Tilda Swinton, and Yoon Suk Yeol.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sean Penn ranks 568 out of 20,380Before him are George Armstrong Custer (1839), Quincy Jones (1933), Ronald Wayne (1934), Mia Farrow (1945), Leonard Nimoy (1931), and Charles Goodyear (1800). After him are Eddie Murphy (1961), Dennis Ritchie (1941), Steven Tyler (1948), Arthur Compton (1892), John Coltrane (1926), and Babe Ruth (1895).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sean Penn ranks 156Before him are Burt Young (1940), Harold Lloyd (1893), Carl Weathers (1948), Kim Novak (1933), Mia Farrow (1945), and Leonard Nimoy (1931). After him are Matt Damon (1970), Jennifer Aniston (1969), Julianne Moore (1960), Carrie Fisher (1956), Gene Kelly (1912), and John Belushi (1949).

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