Charlie Sheen came into this world as “Carlos Irwin Estevez” on September 3, 1965. His parents are actor Martin Sheen (whose birth name is “Ramon Estevez”) and mother Janet. Charlie Sheen has three siblings: actors Emilio Estevez, Ramon Estevez Jr. and actress Renee Estevez. His family moved from New York to California. He attended Santa Monica High School where he was a star baseball player. This led to his authentic pitching in Major League (1989). Read this informative article and learn some more little known facts about Charlie Sheen you’re sure to find interesting!
In 2001 Sheen started off the New Millennium by moving from movies to television. He played the part of “Charlie Crawford” in ABC’s Spin City after Michael J. Fox left the show. Poor ratings forced the show to be canceled in 2002.
Since 2003, Sheen has played the part of “Charlie Harper” in CBS’ Two and a Half Men. A little known fact about Charlie Sheen is that his role in Two and a Half Men now earns him a cool $350,000 for every episode.
Before that, Charlie Sheen made his mark as a Hollywood actor by appearing in more than three dozen movies, including Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986), Platoon (1986), Young Guns (1988), Hot Shots! (1991), Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993) and The Three Musketeers (1993), et cetera.
Sheen is known for his many romances. But, a little known fact about Charlie Sheen is that he also loves his 1970 Buick GS 455 Stage 1. Nearly a dozen of these cars make up his special collection.
As for the women in his life, Sheen has been married twice and has three daughters- Cassandra Jade Estevez (1985), (he never married her mother), Sam J. Sheen (2004) and Lola Rose Sheen (2005). He and his second wife Denise Richards divorced in 2006.
A little known fact about Charlie Sheen is, he was subpoenaed to testify in the “Hollywood Madam” Heidi Fleiss trial in 1993. Sheen testified he called on Fleiss’ call girls on a regular basis spending more than $50,000 on their services. Reportedly, Sheen was a Cocaine addict at this time.
Charlie Sheen was engaged to Kelly Preston (the present Mrs. John Travolta) in 1990. He accidentally shot her in the arm. The wound was minor, but the effect it had was serious. The relationship soon ended.
According to the Maxim website, Sheen came in number 2 on their “Top 10 Living Legends of Sex” list in 2006. Another little known fact about Charlie Sheen is that he claims to have slept with 5,000 women.
The five-foot-ten-inch actor entered rehab in 1998 to fight his drug and alcohol abuse. Since 2000, Sheen has reportedly been clean and sober.
A final little known fact about Charlie Sheen is that he self-published a book of poetry in 1990. The book is titled A Peace of My Mind and it’s available at the Amazon web site.