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Emmy and Golden Globe winner MARTIN SHEEN (Silver) is one of America's most celebrated, colorful and accomplished actors. Moving flawlessly between artistic mediums, Sheen's acting range is breathtaking.

On the big screen, the Ohio native has appeared in more than 65 feature films, making a star turn as Army Captain Benjamin L. Willard in Francis Ford Coppola's landmark film Apocalypse Now, which brought Sheen worldwide recognition. The film also starred Marlon Brando, Dennis Hopper and Robert Duvall. Other notable credits include Wall Street (with son Charlie Sheen and Michael Douglas); the Academy Award®- winning film Gandhi (with Sir Ben Kingsley); Catch Me If You Can (with Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks); The American President (with Douglas and Annette Bening); and a Golden Globe-nominated breakthrough performance as Timmy Cleary in The Subject Was Roses—a role he originated on Broadway and for which he received a Tony Award nomination as Best Featured Actor in a Play.

Most recently, Sheen appeared in Imagine That, starring Eddie Murphy; Echelon Conspiracy, with Shane West and Ed Burns; and the critically lauded Talk to Me, starring Don Cheadle. His upcoming projects include Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain, with Mischa Barton.

In 2006, the actor played ill-fated cop Oliver Queenan in Martin Scorsese's Academy Award®- winning film The Departed, opposite DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg and Alec Baldwin.

That same year, Sheen joined another all-star ensemble cast for the highly acclaimed feature Bobby, written and directed by his son Emilio Estevez. Bobby was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and a SAG Award and starred Anthony Hopkins, Harry Belafonte, Laurence Fishburne, Sharon Stone, William H. Macy, Elijah Wood, Demi Moore and Heather Graham.

For television audiences, Sheen is best recognized for his six-time Emmy-nominated performance as President Josiah Bartlet in NBC's The West Wing (1999–2006). Sheen was nominated for eight Golden Globe Awards, winning six, as well as an ALMA Award and two individual SAG Awards for the White House series. He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series—Drama in 2001.

Of his 10 prime-time Emmy nominations, Sheen won one for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series on the long-running sitcom Murphy Brown (starring Candice Bergen) in 1994. In addition, he has garnered a Daytime Emmy Award for directing and another one for performance.

In 2006, Sheen was again nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series— this time for the CBS hit comedy Two and a Half Men, starring his son Charlie.

In addition to series television, Sheen has appeared in several important made-for-television movies and miniseries, including the miniseries Kennedy, for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination for playing President John F. Kennedy.

Sheen and his wife, Janet, have been married for 47 years and make their home in Los Angeles.


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