The American film industry has some many famous celebrities who are not only known in America but all over the world, due to their hard work and acting skills. Many people are only actors or directors or producers. But there are some actors who are more than just actors for the industry and Sean Penn is one of them. Sean Penn is not only actor but he is also and active politician too. And he is serving his country well. He has played leading roles in many of the films. And has been also nominated for many awards.
Many of the actors of the American film industry belong to California. Penn also belongs to Angles County the famous city of California. Penn’s father is also an actor and a well-known director and has directed a lot successful films in the history of Bollywood. And his mother is also an actress. The younger brother (Chris Penn)
of Sean Penn was an actor but he died in the year 2006. His older brother (Michael Penn) is a well-known musician. In his early age he attend the Santa Monica High School. From his early age he shot short films with his close buddies who lived near his house.
Dramatic & Filming Career
The appearance of Sean Penn was in the television series in the year 1974. The drama series name was Little House on the Prairie, Penn started his filming career in 1981, and before it he worked in dramas and TV series. He played a lead role in the super hit film Fast times at Ridgemont High. His character became famous from the film as the word “dude” in the movie was used many times by him. But in the early 1990’s Penn was very unsatisfied and
displeased by the work of the film industry and left acting. but again started to debut his directing career.
Awards and nominations
There are many films in which Sean Penn has played famous characters. In the year 1999 he was nominated for the comedic performance as a guitarist in the film Sweet and Lowdown. He was again nominated for an award for the character of a handicapped father in the film I am Sam in the year 2001. In the year 2003 he was finally awarded with his role in the drama Mystic River.