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|Birth Place:||Dayton, Ohio, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Won a trip to New York City and a CBS audition after appearing on local Dayton TV program "The Rising Generation"
Worked at the Living Theater in NYC as a curtain puller
Made stage acting debut in "The Connection" at NYC's Living Theater
Early TV work as guest on shows like "The Defenders" and "Route 66" (CBS)
First Shakespearan role in the NY Shakespeare Festival production of "Anthony and Cleopatra" in Central Park
Made Broadway debut in Frank Gilroy's "Never Live Over a Pretzel Factory"; play closed after eight days
Had first Broadway success in Gilroy's "The Subject Was Roses" opposite Jack Albertson; the pair reprised their roles for the 1968 film adaptation
Landed feature role on the CBS daytime soap "As the World Turns"
Made screen debut in "The Incident"
Portrayed the title role in Joseph Papp's NYSF production of "Hamlet"
Played the title role in the NYSF production of "Romeo and Juliet"
Penned the play "Down the Morning Line" for NYC's Public Theater (billed under Ramon G Estevez)
Acted in the star-studded "Catch-22"; film was adapted from the Joseph Heller novel
Appeared in landmark TV-movie "That Certain Summer" (ABC), starring Hal Holbrook
Co-starred with a young Sissy Spacek, as a cross-country killer, in Terrence Malick's "Badlands"
Played the title role in "The Execution of Private Slovik" (NBC); received first Emmy nomination
Portrayed Robert Kennedy in the NBC movie presentation of "The Missiles of October"
Returned to Broadway as Happy Loman in a revival of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman"
Nominated for an Emmy for his performance as a cab driver in "Taxi!" (NBC); co-starred with Eva Marie Saint
Gained wide recognition for playing the Captain sent upriver after Kurtz (Marlon Brando) in Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now"; suffered a heart attack during the arduous shoot
Appeared in Richard Attenborough's "Gandhi"
Acted with Daniel and Phil Berrigan in the docudrama "In the King of Prussia"
Offered a villainous turn in David Cronenberg's "The Dead Zone"; adapted from the Stephen King novel
Played President John F. Kennedy in the NBC miniseries "Kennedy"
Formed Sheen/Greenblatt productions with William R Greenblatt
TV directing and producing debut, "Babies Having Babies" (CBS)
Played son Charlie's fictional father in Oliver Stone's "Wall Street"
Played the leading role of writer Ned Weeks in the acclaimed London stage production of Larry Kramer's "The Normal Heart"
Feature producing debut, "Da"; also played Barnard Hughes' son
Returned to the stage as Marcus Brutus in a NYSF production of "Julius Caesar"
Produced and starred in the TNT movie "Nightbreaker"; son Emilio played his character as a young man
Feature directing and screenwriting debut, "Cadence"; co-starred with sons Charlie and Ramon
Portrayed Robert E. Lee in "Gettysburg"; released theatrically before airing on TNT
Earned an Emmy Award for his guest appearance as a former radical turned conservative on "Murphy Brown" (CBS)
Cast as the President's (Michael Douglas) advisor in "The American President"; scripted by Aaron Sorkin
Co-starred with son Emilio Estevez and Kathy Bates in "The War at Home"; directed by Estevez; daughter Renee Estevez and granddaughter Poloma Estevez (Emilio's daughter) also appeared
Re-teamed with Sorkin (series creator) to play U.S. President Josiah Bartlet on NBC's "The West Wing"; garnered Best Actor Emmy (2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006) SAG (2002, 2004) and Golden Globe (2002, 2003) nominations
Cast in "O," a modern reworking of Shakespeare's "Othello"
Portrayed Leonardo DiCaprio's prosepctive father-in-law in "Catch Me If You Can"
Earned an Emmy nomination for his guest-starring role on "Two and a Half Men" (CBS); series starred his son Charlie
Cast in Martin Scorsese's mob drama "The Departed," a remake of the popular Hong Kong crime thriller "Infernal Affairs" (2002)
Co-starred in his son Estevez's directorial debut "Bobby," an ensemble centered around the night of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination
Co-starred in "Talk to Me," a film about D.C. radio personality Ralph 'Petey' Greene (Don Cheadle)
Played Aaron Eckhart's father-in-law in the romantic drama "Love Happens"
Co-starred with son Estevez in the adventure comedy "The Way"; Estevez also wrote and directed
Cast as Peter Parker¿s Uncle Ben in "The Amazing Spider-Man"
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