Charlie Sheen, whose real name is Carlos Irwin Estevez, is best known for his role in the long-running sitcom Two and a Half Men, but the actor has also starred in films such as Young Guns, Major League, Hot Shots and Oscar-winning movie, Platoon.
Charlie Sheen's personal life
The star has been busy off screen as he's been married three times, to Donna Peele from 1995-1996, Denise Richards from 2002-2006 and Brooke Mueller from 2008-2011. The star is a father to five children, Cassandra with high school partner Paula Profit, Sami and Lola with Denise and twins Bob and Max with Brooke. Charlie became a grandfather in 2013 when Cassandra and her husband Casey Huffman welcomed a daughter called Luna.
Charlie has sadly made headlines with reports of marital problems, alcohol and drug abuse over the years and he has had three stints in rehab.
In 2015, the star announced that he is HIV positive and now he is a major donor and supporters of the charity Aid for Aids. He was honoured with an AFA Angel Award at the non-profit's 25th Silver Anniversary Reception in 2009.
Charlie Sheen facts
- The stage name 'Charlie Sheen' was originally his dad's who was an aspiring actor.
- Charlie's real middle name, Irwin was after a doctor who save his life when he was born.
- Charlie has three siblings, brothers Emilio and Ramon, as well as a sister, Renee and they are all actors.