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Also Known As: Died:
Born: May 12, 1962 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: actor, screenwriter, director

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Though he was the son of star Martin Sheen, actor Emilio Estevez - who kept his father's given surname to attain success on his own terms - nonetheless benefitted from his family's position. Exposed early on to show business by being on the sets of "Apocalypse Now" (1979) and "Gandhi" (1981), Estevez was more than prepared to make the leap into stardom, which he did following an acclaimed leading performance in the cult comedy "Repo Man" (1984). He soon followed with a string of Gen-X hits, including the cultural landmark teen dramedy, "The Breakfast Club" (1985), directed by John Hughes. Also that year, he starred alongside friends and fellow up-and-comers Andrew McCarthy, Judd Nelson, Demi Moore and Ally Sheedy in "St. Elmo's Fire" (1985). The group of actors, many of whom went on to star in other films together, were notoriously dubbed "The Brat Pack" by New York magazine - a stigma that he was forced to endure. Following commercial hits like "Stakeout" (1987) and "Young Guns" (1990), Estevez's career went on a bit of a slide in the 1990s, with the Disney movie "The Mighty Ducks" (1992) as perhaps his most successful as a star. Turning more to directing in the latter half of the decade, Estevez...

Though he was the son of star Martin Sheen, actor Emilio Estevez - who kept his father's given surname to attain success on his own terms - nonetheless benefitted from his family's position. Exposed early on to show business by being on the sets of "Apocalypse Now" (1979) and "Gandhi" (1981), Estevez was more than prepared to make the leap into stardom, which he did following an acclaimed leading performance in the cult comedy "Repo Man" (1984). He soon followed with a string of Gen-X hits, including the cultural landmark teen dramedy, "The Breakfast Club" (1985), directed by John Hughes. Also that year, he starred alongside friends and fellow up-and-comers Andrew McCarthy, Judd Nelson, Demi Moore and Ally Sheedy in "St. Elmo's Fire" (1985). The group of actors, many of whom went on to star in other films together, were notoriously dubbed "The Brat Pack" by New York magazine - a stigma that he was forced to endure. Following commercial hits like "Stakeout" (1987) and "Young Guns" (1990), Estevez's career went on a bit of a slide in the 1990s, with the Disney movie "The Mighty Ducks" (1992) as perhaps his most successful as a star. Turning more to directing in the latter half of the decade, Estevez helmed episodes of several top procedural shows while making his long dreamed-of project, "Bobby" (2006), which helped propel his career into a new and exciting direction.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Way, The (2011)
2.
  Bobby (2006)
4.
  Rated X (2000) Director
5.
  War At Home, The (1996) Director
6.
  Men At Work (1990) Director
7.
  Wisdom (1986) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Way, The (2011)
3.
 Bobby (2006)
4.
 L.A. Riot Spectacular (2005) Lawrence Powell
5.
 Rated X (2000) Jim Mitchell
6.
 Dollar for the Dead (1998) The Cowboy
7.
 War At Home, The (1996)
8.
 D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996) Gordon Bombay
9.
 War At Home, The (1996) Jeremy Collier
10.
 Mission: Impossible (1996) (Uncredited) Electronics Whiz
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Appeared in short film produced in his high school titled "Meet Mr. Bomb," an anti nuclear power movie
1979:
Appeared as an extra in Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now," starring his father Martin Sheen
1982:
Made feature film acting debut in"Tex," adapted from an S. E. Hinton book
1982:
Acted with father (playing parent and child) in the ABC TV-movie "In the Custody of Strangers"
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Stage debut with father in "Mister Roberts" at the Burt Reynolds' Dinner Theatre in Jupiter, FL
1983:
Directed by Coppola in ensemble coming-of-age drama "The Outsiders," also based on a book by Hinton
1984:
Co-starred with Harry Dean Stanton in the cult hit "Repo Man"
1985:
Became associated with what was called the "Brat Pack"; co-starred in John Hughes' "The Breakfast Club" and Joel Schumacher's "St. Elmo's Fire"
1985:
Wrote first screenplay "That Was Then...This Is Now," based on Hinton's novel; also starred; film directed by Christopher Cain
1986:
Made directorial debut, "Wisdom"; also acted and wrote
1987:
Teamed with Richard Dreyfuss in the comedy "Stakeout"
1988:
Played Billy the Kid in "Young Guns," directed by Christopher Cain
1990:
Wrote, directed and co-starred with brother Charlie Sheen in "Men at Work"
1990:
Reprised role of Billy the Kid in "Young Guns II"; first collaboration with Geoff Murphy
1992:
Reteamed with Murphy for the futuristic "Freejack"
1992:
Appeared as a lawyer forced to coach a pee-wee hockey team in "The Mighty Ducks"; also reprised role in two sequels (1994, 1996)
1993:
Demonstrated comedic talents in "National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon I"
1993:
Reteamed with Dreyfuss, joined by Rosie O'Donnell for the sequel "Another Stakeout"
1995:
Executive produced "The Jerky Boys"
1996:
Made uncredited appearance in "Mission: Impossible"
1996:
Wrote, produced and starred in "The War at Home"; film co-starred father Martin Sheen and featured sister Renee Estevez and daughter Paloma Estevez
2004:
Made television directorial debut with the CBS dramas "The Guardian" and "Cold Case"
2006:
Directed "Bobby," a film centered on the hours leading up to Robert F Kennedy's assassination; also wrote screenplay and co-starred with a huge all-star cast
2008:
Guest starred on his brother Charlie Sheen's CBS comedy series "Two and a Half Men"
2008:
Directed episodes of the CBS crime drama "Numb3rs"
2010:
Wrote, directed and starred in adventure comedy "The Way" opposite his father
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Education

Santa Monica High School: Santa Monica , California -

Notes

"Estevez is a haunting Jeremy, and his ability to direct other actors (including his father) in highly complex and contradictory roles is formidable. [Martin] Sheen, [Kathy] Bates (who brings a crucial saving humorousness to Maurine) and [Kimberly] Williams all excel, and 'The War at Home' offers a quartet of performances that are among the year's best." --From Kevin Thomas' review of "The War at Home" in Los Angeles Times, November 22, 1996.

"Hollywood is a big playground, and I'm kind of at the point where I've been there, done that." --Emilio Estevez in Los Angeles Times, November 20, 1996.

"He's the most mature of lads. He always has been. He's the only one who has a memory of when I wasn't doing very well economically. He was made to grow up quicker, and as a result, he had to forgo a lot." --Martin Sheen to Entertainment Weekly, November 29, 1996,

"I idolized my father and I still do. I watched him do some of the most extraordinary work on television and in films. Frankly, I think he's been doing s--- for years--stuff for the money and stuff so far away from who he is as an actor and as a human being. I found it frustrating. . . . When I read the script for 'The War at Home', I said, 'This is gonna be the movie that reminds everyone what an extraordinaty actor he is." --Estevez to Daily News, November 17, 1966.

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companion:
Mimi Rogers. Actor. Reportedly had romantic relationship.
companion:
Carey Salley. Model. Together c. 1983-86; mother of Estevez's two children, Taylor and Paloma.
companion:
Demi Moore. Actor. Engaged c. 1986; no longer together as of 1987; later married Bruce Willis.
companion:
Sheryl Berkoff. Makeup artist. Later married Rob Lowe.
wife:
Paula Abdul. Singer, dancer. Married in 1992; filed for divorce May 10, 1994; divorced.
companion:
Julie Briggs. Assistant in film production company. Together from spring 1996.
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Family close complete family listing

father:
Martin Sheen. Actor.
mother:
Janet Sheen.
brother:
Ramon Estevez. Actor. Born c. 1963.
brother:
Charlie Sheen. Actor. Born on September 3, 1965.
sister:
Renee Estevez. Actor. Born c. 1967.
son:
Taylor Levi Estevez. Born in June 1984; mother, Carey Salley.
daughter:
Paloma Estevez. Born c. 1986; mother, Carey Salley.
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