Fandom

Oscars Wiki

Sean Penn

3,067pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Comments0 Share
Sean Penn
Sean Penn 2004
Penn at the 76th Academy Awards
5 Nominations / 2 Wins
Role Actor, Director
Born August 17, 1960
Santa Monica, California, USA
 

Sean Penn is an American actor, screenwriter, film director, activist, and politician. He is known for his left-wing political and social activism. He is am Academy Award winner, as well as the recipient of a Golden Globe Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Awards. Penn began his acting career in television. Following his film debut in 1981's Taps and a diverse range of film roles in the 1980s, Penn emerged as a prominent leading actor with the 1995 drama film Dead Man Walking. Penn made his feature film directorial debut with 1991's The Indian Runner, followed by the drama film The Crossing Guard (1995) and the mystery film The Pledge (2001). His fourth feature film, Into the Wild (2007), garnered critical acclaim and two Academy Award nominations.

Wins

76th Academy Awards, 2003
Best ActorMystic River
81st Academy Awards, 2008
Best ActorMilk

Nominations

68th Academy Awards, 1995
Best ActorDead Man Walking
72nd Academy Awards, 1999
Best ActorSweet and Lowdown
74th Academy Awards, 2001
Best ActorI Am Sam
76th Academy Awards, 2003
Best ActorMystic River
81st Academy Awards, 2008
Best ActorMilk

Videos

Gallery

Oscar-winning Roles

Oscar-nominated Roles


Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.