Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez (born August 3, 1940), better known by his stage name Martin Sheen, is an American actor who first became known for his roles in the films The Subject Was Roses (1968) and Badlands (1973), and later achieved wide recognition for his leading role in Apocalypse Now (1979).

Martin Sheen
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Martin Sheen in 2008
BornRamón Antonio Gerardo Estévez
(1940-08-03) 3 August 1940 (age 80)[1]
Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
CitizenshipAmerican, Spaingie
ThriftActor, activist
Years active1961–present
Hauf-marrae(s)Janet Templeton (m. 1961)
ChilderEmilio Estevez
Ramón Estevez
Charlie Sheen
Renée Estevez
Relatives10 grandchilder an 1 great-granddauchter
SignaturMartin Sheen signature.svg


  1. "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly (1271). 9 August 2013. p. 22.
  2. "Martin Sheen". Desert Island Discs. 3 Apryle 2011. BBC Radio 4. Retrieved 18 Januar 2014.