Ramon Estevez is Martin Sheen's birth name.
Having a crushed left arm by forceps when
he was born effected Martin Sheens lateral movement, his
left arm is 3" shorter than his right due to complications
during his birth.
Some could say that Martin Sheen has used his
limited lateral movement to his advantage. It has given
him a trademark, he can only put his jacket on by flipping
it over his head like Bartlet in THE WEST WING.
Frequently seen playing a Presidential or
political character involved in the White House. Martin
Sheen has been on the WEST WING, DEAD ZONE, KENNEDY, MISSILES
OF OCTOBER, BLIND AMBITION, he also did the narration in JFK.
In the 100th issue Martin Sheen is ranked
#5 on Tropopkin's Top 25 Most Intriguing People.
As the man the army sent up river Martin Sheen
earned his most memorable part, to find and assassinate
renegade officer Marlon Brando in Francis Ford Coppola's APOCALYPSE
NOW in 1979.
During the filming of APOCALYPSE NOW Martin
Sheen suffered a heart attack, due to the strenuous filming
in the Philippines, and later discussed this in the probing
documentary HEARTS OF DARKNESS: A FILMMAKER'S APOCALYPSE
Father of Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Renée
Estevez and Ramon Estevez. Martin Sheen is also the Brother
of actor Joe Estevez.
Sheen appeared in two great Sci-Fi films:
THE FINAL COUNTDOWN and THE DEAD ZONE.
In 1988 Martin Sheen was the executive producer
for the hit film DA.
For Martin Sheen role in THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES
he was nominated for Broadway's 1965 Tony Award, this was
a role that he recreated in the film version of the same
name, THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES in 1968.
Martin Sheen has played both Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy in THE MISSILES OF OCTOBER in the 1974
TV movie and President John F. Kennedy in the mini-series
KENNEDY in 1983.
One of 22 people arrested for crossing over
a line established by the Air Force in an anti-militarization
protest at California's Vandenberg Air Force base. Martin
Sheen was charged with trespassing in October 2000. Sheen
has been arrested over 70 times mainly for liberal protests.
Along with Steve McQueen and James Dean, Martin
Sheen is mentioned in R.E.M.'s song Electrolite.
Martin Sheen's father, Francisco Estevez,
died shortly before the premiere of BLIND AMBITION in 1979.
Sheen was unable to attend the funeral, Martin mourned his
father in the scene in which John Dean cries in his jail
In 1987 Martin Sheen appeared in Charlie's WALL
STREET and directed him in CADENCE in 1991, in which
they both starred,Ramon Estevez was also featured in the
Martin Sheen gave a acclaimed performance
as Robert Kennedy in MISSILES OF OCTOBER.
Martin Sheen's other notable credits are....
THE WAY (2010)
THE KID: CHAMACO (2009)
LOVE HAPPENS (2009)
IMAGINE THAT (2009)
ECHELON CONSPIRACY (2009)
TALK TO ME (2007)
FLATLAND: THE MOVIE (2007)
THE DEPARTED (2006)
JERUSALEMSKI SINDROM (2004)
THE COMMISSION (2003)
MERCY OF THE SEA (2003)
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN (2002)
WE THE PEOPLE (2002)
A STRANGER IN THE KINGDOM (1999)
A TEXAS FUNERAL (1999)
LOST & FOUND (1999)
NINTH STREET (1999)
NO CODE OF CONDUCT (1998)
FREE MONEY (1998)
A LETTER FROM DEATH ROW (1998)
MONUMENT AVE (1998)
FAMILY ATTRACTION (1998)
TRUTH OR COSEQUENCES, N.M. (1997)
ENTERTAINING ANGELS: THE DOROTHY DAY STORY (1996)
THE WAR AT HOME (1996)
THE ELEVATOR (1996)
THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT (1995)
RUNNING WILD (1995)
DEAD PRESIDENTS (1995)
DILLINGER AND CAPONE (1995)
CAPTAIN NUKE AND THE BOMBER BOYS (1995)
SACRED CARGO (1995)
TRIGGER FAST (1994)
WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS (1994)
FORTUNES OF WAR (1994)
HOT SHOTS! PART DEUX (1993)
HEAR NO EVIL (1993)
GREY KNIGHT (1993)
COLD FRONT (1989)
BEYOND THE STARS (1989)
BEVERLY HILLS BRATS (1989)
JUDGMENT IN BERLIN (1988)
WALL STREET (1987)
THE BELIEVERS (1987)
A STATE OF EMERGENCY (1986)
THE DEAD ZONE (1983)
MAN, WOMAN AND CHILD (1983)
IN THE KING OF PRUSSIA (1983)
THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON (1982)
THE FINAL COUNTDOWN (1980)
EAGLE'S WING (1979)
THE LITTLE GIRL WHO LIVES DOWN THE LANE (1976)
THE CASSANDRA CROSSING (1976)
THE LEGEND OF EARL DURAND (1974)
WHEN THE LINE GOES THROUGH (1973)
PICKUP ON 101 (1972)
NO DRUMS, NO BUGLES (1972)
CATCH 22 (1970)
THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES (1968)
THE INCIDENT (1967)
Martin Sheen's television credits include:
THE WEST WING
THAT CERTAIN SUMMER
THE EXECUTION OF PRIVATE SLOVIK
THE CALIFORNIA KID
OUTER LIMITS (guest star)