Sean Penn

1960 - Today

Sean Penn

Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. He has won two Academy Awards, for his roles in the mystery drama Mystic River (2003) and the biopic Milk (2008). Penn began his acting career in television, with a brief appearance in episode 112 of Little House on the Prairie on December 4, 1974, and directed by his father Leo Penn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sean Penn has received more than 14,450,025 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 251st most popular actor.

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  • 14M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.30

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 78

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Sean Penn ranks 250 out of 8,832Before him are Sidney Poitier, Willem Dafoe, James Caan, Kim Basinger, Timothy Dalton, and Lída Baarová. After him are George Peppard, Burt Reynolds, Joan Crawford, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Aniston, and Daniel Day-Lewis.

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Among people born in 1960, Sean Penn ranks 10Before him are Jean-Claude Van Damme, Antonio Banderas, Tim Cook, Jo Nesbø, Julianne Moore, and Philippe of Belgium. After him are Yulia Tymoshenko, Colin Firth, Joachim Löw, Pierluigi Collina, Tilda Swinton, and Hugh Grant.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sean Penn ranks 494 out of 12,171Before him are Edgar Cayce (1877), James Caan (1940), Kim Basinger (1953), Barbara McClintock (1902), Alan Shepard (1923), and George A. Romero (1940). After him are George Peppard (1928), Benny Goodman (1909), Burt Reynolds (1936), Donald A. Glaser (1926), Dennis Ritchie (1941), and Joan Crawford (1904).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sean Penn ranks 129Before him are John Cazale (1935), Leonard Nimoy (1931), Sidney Poitier (1927), Willem Dafoe (1955), James Caan (1940), and Kim Basinger (1953). After him are George Peppard (1928), Burt Reynolds (1936), Joan Crawford (1904), Jessica Lange (1949), Jennifer Aniston (1969), and Christopher Reeve (1952).