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Sean Penn

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Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor and film director. He has won 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, directed by his father Leo Penn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sean Penn has received more than 23,186,495 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 82 in 2019). Sean Penn is the 330th most popular actor (down from 284th in 2019), the 604th most popular biography from United States (down from 556th in 2019) and the 168th 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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  • 83

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  • 5.44

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  • 5.54

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Among actors, Sean Penn ranks 330 out of 9,996Before him are Kim Novak, Lon Chaney, Demi Moore, Michael Keaton, Michael Landon, and Kate Winslet. After him are Andy García, Janet Leigh, Charles Dance, Burt Reynolds, Rod Steiger, and Ron Perlman.

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Among people born in 1960, Sean Penn ranks 16Before him are Julianne Moore, Colin Firth, Philippe of Belgium, Pierluigi Collina, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Hugh Grant. After him are Franco Baresi, Tilda Swinton, Hugo Weaving, Kim Ki-duk, Jeffrey Dahmer, and Bono.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sean Penn ranks 604 out of 18,182Before him are Jim Mattis (1950), Bill Evans (1929), Michael Keaton (1951), John Glenn (1921), Michael Landon (1936), and Louis Zamperini (1917). After him are Janet Leigh (1927), Nat King Cole (1919), Marshall Warren Nirenberg (1927), Jared Diamond (1937), Burt Reynolds (1936), and Theodore Dreiser (1871).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sean Penn ranks 168Before him are Ed Harris (1950), Kim Novak (1933), Lon Chaney (1883), Demi Moore (1962), Michael Keaton (1951), and Michael Landon (1936). After him are Janet Leigh (1927), Burt Reynolds (1936), Rod Steiger (1925), Ron Perlman (1950), Jeff Goldblum (1952), and Telly Savalas (1922).

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