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Also Known As: Carlos Irwin Estevez,Carlos Estevez,Charles Sheen Died:
Born: September 3, 1965 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ... actor screenwriter producer poet
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hat the actor had a gun and was allegedly threatening to harm himself. Police left without locating weapons or drugs.

A month later, Sheen began his haphazard "The Torpedo of Truth: Defeat is Not an Option" tour in Detroit, MI. The disorganized show was a major bust, with the audience simultaneously booing and walking out on opening night. He changed up the format and was greeted warmly by a more forgiving audience the following night in Chicago, IL, but it was clear the Sheen "winning" streak was coming to an end. After being in the news non-stop for weeks, by the onset of summer, Sheen was all but MIA after losing a chance for custody of his twin boys despite their mother's ongoing drug struggles, selling his Hollywood Hills home, losing both "goddesses," and watching Ashton Kutcher be named as his replacement on "Two and a Half Men."

Sheen reappeared on the sitcom "Anger Management" (FX 2012-14), playing the punningly-named Charlie Goodson, a therapist with issues of his own. That same year, he starred in Roman Coppola's surrealist fantasy "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III" (2013), followed by a supporting role as the president of the United States in Robert Rodriguez's "Machete Kills" (2013). After a period out of the public eye, Sheen announced in November 2015 that he had been diagnosed as HIV positive in 2011.

lmore Leonard-derived caper film "The Big Bounce." His off-screen life surfaced in the tabloid headlines the following year when Richards filed for divorce from Sheen while pregnant with the couple's second child. They reunited once more before she filed for divorce again (and a restraining order) the following spring, after which their acrimonious custody battle was made very public. Despite Richards' allegations of Sheen's drug use and porn habits, the latest bout of trouble barely dented his armor and he adapted well to the role of primetime comic actor, giving domestic life a third try when he married real estate developer Brooke Mueller in 2008 and became the father of twins the following year. Unaffected by his personal travails, Sheen's professional life continued to flourish when he received his fourth straight Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2009. Also that year, he earned another Screen Actors Guild Award nomination, his first since 2004.

But the joy of Sheen's award nominations was short lived. On Christmas Day 2009, he was again arrested on domestic violence charges, this time for allegedly assaulting Mueller at their Aspen, CO home. The actor was charged with second degree assault and menacing ¿ both felonies ¿ and criminal mischief, a misdemeanor. After a judge issued a mandatory restraining order, Sheen was released on an $8,500 bond amidst suspicions that the incident spelled certain doom for his career. Days later, prosecutors announced that they were delaying their decision whether or not to file charges until February 2010. Meanwhile, it became apparent that Sheen had threatened Mueller with a knife, with police confirming the allegation by releasing the 911 call made by his sobbing wife, who told the operator that she "thought [she] was going to die." Police also reported that both Sheen and his wife had been drinking, with Mueller registering a blood alcohol level of .13, well over the legal limit. Soon after details of the alleged incident became public knowledge, both Sheen and Mueller declared their intentions to seek counseling and Mueller appeared to backtrack on her story.

The following year continued to be a rollercoaster ride for Sheen. During the summer of 2010, he plead no contest to misdemeanor assault, serving 30 days in jail and agreeing to a 30-day stint in a Malibu rehab facility. The more serious felony charge of menacing, however, was dropped. After a brief suspension of production on "Two and a Half Men," Sheen was not only welcomed back to the hit sitcom, but managed to negotiate a two-year contract making him one of the highest paid television actors at the time. And yet, the antics of the troubled star were far from over for the year, when on Oct. 26, 2010, a naked "emotionally disturbed" Sheen was discovered in his suite with an unidentified woman ¿ rumors immediately began to swirl that she was a prostitute ¿ by hotel security responding to a disturbance call at New York¿s ritzy Plaza Hotel. Sheen had been in town with ex-wife Denise Richards and their two young daughters for a family vacation. Sheen was not arrested, but voluntarily accompanied police to a local hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. The following day, CBS flew Sheen back to Hollywood on a private jet, with his spokesman claiming the unfortunate incident was due to nothing more than an allergic reaction to an unspecified medication.

Coming on the heels of Sheen partying at a Las Vegas porn convention only weeks into the new year, on Jan. 27, 2011, Sheen was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills after complaining of severe abdominal pains. After being released, the actor voluntarily checked into an "at home" rehab, putting his sitcom on hold with only eight episodes left to shoot. A month into his treatment, Sheen took off for the Bahamas with his porn star "family" en tow, and once there, called into a radio show where he unleashed a tirade against "Men" creator, Chuck Lorre, sarcastically calling him by his Hebrew name of Haim Levine ¿ which some said smacked of anti-Semitism ¿ as well as Alcoholics Anonymous, claiming it was a "cult filled with losers" and that he had healed himself with his mind. That same day, the troubled actor further unloaded to TMZ, challenging Lorre to a fight while calling him "a stupid little man and a p*ssy punk that I never want to be like." Within hours of the second interview, CBS and Warner Bros. Television released a joint statement: "Based on the totality of Charlie Sheen's statements, conduct and condition, CBS and Warner Bros. Television have decided to discontinue production of 'Two and a Half Men' for the remainder of the season."

After a barrage of bizarre, manic interviews given to every conceivable media outlet over Oscar weekend 2011, Sheen became something of a folk hero to some; an even bigger joke to others. After continuing to verbally assault Lorre, CBS and Warner Brothers, as well as his ex-wives and anyone else who crossed him in the press, Sheen was banned from the Warner Brothers lot. He started a Twitter account for profit and broke the single-day followers record, amassing a million strong within 24 hours. However, despite all his talk of "winning" at every turn ¿ as witnessed by his two live-in girlfriends/former porn stars and bikini models whom he coined his "goddesses" ¿ his twin sons were removed from his home after Mueller filed a restraining order against him. Amidst whispers of replacing him, Sheen insisted he was ready and willing to return to work and his employers were in breach of his contract. Ultimately CBS and WB were not amused. After over a week of Sheen rants and cheap shots, the studio released a statement on March 7, 2011: "After careful consideration, Warner Bros. Television has terminated Charlie Sheen¿s services on "Two and a Half Men" effective immediately." Unsurprisingly, Sheen shot back with legal threats and a typically bizarre statement, telling TMZ, "This is very good news. They continue to be in breach, like so many whales...now I can take all of the bazillions, never have to look at whats-his-c*ck again, and I never have to put on those silly shirts for as long as this warlock exists in the terrestrial dimension." Only days later, Sheen filed a $100 million lawsuit against Lorre and the studio on behalf of himself and the cast and crew, demanding payment for the eight canceled episodes of the hit sitcom as well as millions in punitive damages. That same evening, LAPD raided Sheen's home in search of firearms, after being tipped off t

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