Charlie Sheen is now pop culture’s favorite crackpot, but once upon a time, the actor was considered a talented newcomer. The son of established actor Martin Sheen, Charlie Sheen first garnered attention for his performance in 1984’s war flick ‘Red Dawn.’ He followed that up with a series of box office hits like ‘Platoon‘ and ‘Wall Street.’ However, Sheen’s bad boy nature soon revealed itself and became his main claim to fame. The party animal was involved in several scandals, including an accidental shooting of his fiancée, sexual escapades with innumerable porn stars and escorts, and various drug addictions. After some time in rehab, Sheen scored a starring role in the popular sitcom ‘Two and a Half Men’ in 2003. He seemed to have renounced his former lifestyle, but was later fired from the show in 2011 for his destructive behavior. Today, Sheen is mostly remembered for waging a media blitz in which he owned up to drinking tiger blood. Celebrities! They’re just like us!
About Charlie Sheen
Carlos Irwin Estvez (born September 3, 1965), better known by his stage name Charlie Sheen, is an American actor. He has appeared in films such as Platoon (1986), The Wraith (1986), Wall Street (1987), Major League (1989), Hot Shots! (1991), Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993), Scary Movie 3 (2003), and Scary Movie 4 (2006). On television, Sheen is known for his roles on Spin City, Two and a Half Men, and Anger Management. In 2010, Sheen was the highest paid actor on television and earned US$1.8 million per episode of Two and a Half Men. Sheen's personal life has also made headlines, including reports about alcohol and drug abuse and marital problems, as well as allegations of domestic violence. He was fired from his role on Two and a Half Men by CBS and Warner Bros. on March 7, 2011. Sheen subsequently announced a nationwide tour. Sheen was born Carlos Irwin Estevez in New York City, the youngest son and third of four children of actor Martin Sheen and artist Janet Templeton.
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