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Sean Penn

Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor, screenwriter and film director, also known for his left-wing political and social activism (including humanitarian work). He is a two-time Academy Award winner for his roles in Mystic River (2003) and Milk (2008), as well as the recipient of a Golden Globe Award for the former and a Screen Actors Guild Award for the latter. Penn began his acting career in television with a brief appearance in a 1974 episode of Little House on the Prairie, directed by his father Leo Penn. Following his film debut in 1981's Taps and a diverse range of film roles in the 1980s, Penn emerged as a prominent leading actor with the 1995 drama film Dead Man Walking, for which he earned his first Academy Award nomination and the Best Actor Award at the Berlin Film Festival. Penn received another two Oscar nominations for Sweet and Lowdown (1999) and I Am Sam (2001), before winning his first Academy Award for Best Actor in 2003 for Mystic River and a second one in 2008 for Milk. He has also won a Best Actor Award of the Cannes Film Festival for She's So Lovely (1997), and two Best Actor Awards at the Venice Film Festival for Hurlyburly (1998) and

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Charlize Theron -- Kids With Sean Penn

Charlize Theron
Kids with Sean Penn

Charlize Theron can play with her 2 year-old son without fear of hikers who jump to conclusions ... at least when she does it in the middle of Los Angeles.The Oscar winning mom was out with… READ MORE >

Sean Penn and Charlize Theron -- Cops Called Over Her Screaming Son

Sean Penn, Charlize Theron
Cops Called Over Her Screaming Son

Sean Penn and Charlize Theron had their morning hike interrupted by cops Thursday ... after another hiker accused them of possibly mistreating Charlize's toddler ... but we're told cops determined… READ MORE >

- 42 days ago
Charlize Theron BAILS on Pinkberry Tab ... Then Returns With $100

Charlize Theron
Bails on Her Pinkberry Tab ... But Returns with $96 Tip

 3:15 PM PT -- We just uncovered the most crucial part of this story ... Charlize's fro-yo order! Here it is: chocolate hazelnut with chocolate shavings. Seems a little redundant,… READ MORE >

- 204 days ago
Bill Clinton -- I'm at a Crossroads with Sean Penn

Bill Clinton
I'm at a Crossroads with Sean Penn

Bill Clinton and Sean Penn came face-to-face in Hollywood last night ... but there was no real beef ... because they were eating at a vegan restaurant. Clinton -- with a full secret service escort… READ MORE >

- 300 days ago
Sean Penn & Charlize Theron -- Heavy Petting

Sean Penn & Charlize
Heavy Petting

Sean Penn isn't afraid of a little PDA -- full on grabbing Charlize Theron's ass at a children's petting zoo this weekend ... and kissing her neck like it was the last neck on earth.Sean and… READ MORE >

- 318 days ago
Robin Wright & Sean Penn -- My New Side Piece is Better Than Yours

Robin Wright & Sean Penn
My New Side Piece is Better Than Yours

Sean Penn and Robin Wright both flaunted their post-divorce lovers all over Hollywood over the weekend -- giving us the perfect chance to play everyone's fave game: Who'd You Rather?Special… READ MORE >

- 346 days ago
Robin Wright -- Out With Hot New Fiance ... While Sean Penn Hangs With Charlize

Robin Wright
Parties With Hot New Fiance While Sean Penn Hangs with Charlize

It was the BATTLE OF THE REBOUNDS in Hollywood last night ... with Sean Penn and his ex-wife Robin Wright each hitting the town with their new hot significant others -- but who came out on… READ MORE >

- 347 days ago
Sean Penn -- Armed Sheriff's Escort ... to Leave Dinner

Sean Penn
Armed Sheriff's Escort ... to Leave Dinner

The Mission: Safely escort Sean Penn from the door at Craig's restaurant to his car (10 paces away) without a violent incident. The Manpower: Three armed L.A. County Sheriff Deputies. The Issue at… READ MORE >

- 352 days ago
Sean Penn FLIPS OUT on Fan -- 'I'll Make You Eat Your Cell Phone!'

Sean Penn
FLIPS OUT on Fan 'I'll Make You Eat Your Cell Phone!'

Sean Penn went nuclear on a fan in a fancy San Francisco hotel last night -- threatening to jack the guy up after Sean caught him trying to sneak a cell phone pic ... and TMZ has the explosive… READ MORE >

- 400 days ago
Sean Penn -- Ripped Man Smoking

Sean Penn
Ripped Man Smoking

More than THREE DECADES after he went topless in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High," Sean Penn struck a Spicoli pose in Spain ... and proved he's more JACKED than ever. The 52-year-old actor exposed… READ MORE >

- 500 days ago

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