Charlie Sheen, who has starred in more than 45 feature films, catapulted to fame in such critical and commercial hits as Platoon and Wall Street. His other feature film credits include Red Dawn, Lucas, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Eight Men Out, Young Guns, Major League, Hot Shots!, Hot Shots! Part Deux, The Three Musketeers, The Chase, Money Talks, Being John Malkovich, Scary Movie 3, Scary Movie 4, Scary Movie 5 and The Big Bounce. He also appeared in the films Rated X and Good Advice.
Sheen became known to television audiences through his Golden Globe® Award-winning lead role in Spin City. In 2003, Sheen was cast as “Charlie Harper” in the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, which was loosely based on Sheen's bad boy image. The role garnered him an ALMA Award and four Emmy® Award nominations, as well as two Golden Globe Award nominations for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series.
In 2011, Sheen set a new Guinness World Record for Twitter as the "Fastest Time to Reach 1 Million Followers," adding an average of 129,000 new followers per day. Later that year, Sheen kicked off his North American "My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat Is Not An Option” tour, which sold out in 18 minutes to set a Ticketmaster record.
In September of 2011, Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen was watched by 6.4 million people, making it the highest-rated roast in the history of the network. Sheen finished that year starring in the Roman Coppola movie, A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III and in 2013 starred as the Mr. President in Machete Kills. In June 2012, Sheen debuted his new comedy TV series on FX, Anger Management. The show was a huge success and ran for 100 episodes.
In 2015 Charlie became an advocate for HIV awareness and treatment when he revealed to the world that he is HIV positive. Working in collaboration with Dr. Oz, Charlie is now Chasing the Cure to HIV infection, putting him into the spotlight of this disease. As a result of Charlie’s openness, there has been a global increase in HIV awareness and want for education.
Currently, Sheen is starring with Academy Award winner Whoppi Goldberg in the feature film Nine Eleven –- about a group of five people who find themselves trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center's North Tower on 9/11. They work together, never giving up hope, and try to escape before the unthinkable happens. The film is scheduled for release later this year.
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