Sean Penn

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American actor

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According to Wikipedia, Sean Justin Penn is an American actor and film director. He has won Academy Awardss for his roles in the mystery drama Mystic River and the biopic Milk . Penn began his acting career in television, with a brief appearance in episode 112 of Little House on the Prairie on December 4, 1974, directed by his father Leo Penn. Following his film debut in the drama Taps , and a diverse range of film roles in the 1980s, including Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Bad Boys , Penn garnered critical attention for his roles in the crime dramas At Close Range , State of Grace , and Carlito's Way . He became known as a prominent leading actor with the drama Dead Man Walking , for which he earned his first Academy Award nomination and the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the Berlin Film Festival. Penn received another two Oscar nominations for Woody Allen's comedy-drama Sweet and Lowdown and the drama I Am Sam , before winning his first Academy Award for Best Actor in 2003 for Mystic River and a second one in 2008 for Milk. He has also won a Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival for the Nick Cassavetes-directed She's So Lovely , and two Volpi Cups for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival for the indie film Hurlyburly and the drama 21 Grams .

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