ACTOR

Sean Penn

1960 - Today

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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 15,141,889 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Sean Penn is the 285th most popular actor (down from 249th in 2019), the 556th most popular biography from United States (down from 494th in 2019) and the 153rd 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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  • 15M

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  • 73.98

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  • 82

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.24

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  • 5.13

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Sean Penn ranks 285 out of 10,030. Before him are Mireille Darc, Romina Power, Kevin Spacey, Melina Mercouri, David Niven, and Lon Chaney. After him are Goldie Hawn, Glenn Close, Bibi Andersson, Martin Landau, Michael Keaton, and Hugh Grant.

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Contemporaries

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

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sean Penn ranks 556 out of 15,968. Before him are Kamehameha I (1758), Elinor Ostrom (1933), Eddie Murphy (1961), Henry Mancini (1924), Philip Glass (1937), and Lon Chaney (1883). After him are Lewis H. Morgan (1818), Goldie Hawn (1945), Richard Stallman (1953), Scott Joplin (1868), Glenn Close (1947), and John Wayne Gacy (1942).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sean Penn ranks 153Before him are Ed Harris (1950), Ryan O'Neal (1941), Danny Trejo (1944), Romina Power (1951), Kevin Spacey (1959), and Lon Chaney (1883). After him are Goldie Hawn (1945), Glenn Close (1947), Martin Landau (1928), Michael Keaton (1951), Willem Dafoe (1955), and Nancy Reagan (1921).

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