July 28, 2012 |
Charlie Sheen was a swirl of outrageous behavior during the public meltdown that led to his ouster from CBS' "Two and a Half Men. " But in his appearance at FX's Television Critics' Assn. panel on Saturday, Sheen was more mild than wild. The most outrageous thing about him was his wardrobe. In what may have been a TCA press tour first, Sheen wore plaid shorts and no socks as he sat alongside his costars of "Anger Management" and the show's executive producer, Bruce Helford. And instead of brash and outlandish outbursts, Sheen seemed subdued and almost a bit shy and uncomfortable.
February 14, 2010 |
A man many Americans still think of longingly as President Josiah Bartlet is waiting for a light to change at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Hughes Avenue in Culver City. He is on foot and in conversation with a companion, on his way to Saturday evening mass, but when he sees the people in a car parked at the light waving through the windshield at him, he turns and waves back, offering them a glimpse of his open face and very good set of teeth before hurrying into the crosswalk.
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May 17, 1990 |
Actor Martin Sheen and three others were arrested Wednesday morning after they splashed what appeared to be blood on the front of the downtown Federal Building in the latest of a series of demonstrations there to protest U.S. policies in El Salvador. "This is the blood of the innocent!" activist Valerie Sklarevsky shouted as she knelt on the front steps to pour the scarlet fluid across her white dress and onto the pavement in front of her. "Stop the war!" she cried. "Stop the killing!
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November 12, 2000 |
Hollywood actor and activist Martin Sheen, whose famous son survived a drug and alcohol overdose more than two years ago, came to Ventura County on Saturday to thank the people who help make recovery possible. Sheen, who gave up drinking more than a decade ago, was one of several speakers at a party hosted by Vista del Mar, a Ventura hospital that treats chemical dependency and behavioral and psychiatric disorders.
October 16, 2000 |
Actor Martin Sheen is sitting in the back seat of a rental car and telling a favorite story. It's about the donkey. "A guy buys a donkey. He's told it'll do anything and he gets it home and the donkey just sits there. The guy orders it to do all kinds of things and it does nothing. So he calls up the guy he bought the donkey from. "The guy says, 'He won't do anything, huh?' 'No.' 'Well, I'll be right over.' "He comes over and bashes the donkey between the eyes with a ball bat.
May 19, 1988 |
On Mother's Day, Martin Sheen was arrested for the 16th time for civil disobedience: for demonstrating in good causes. The site, again, was the gate to the underground nuclear test site in Nevada, and Sheen's colleagues in protest included Sean Penn's mother, Eileen, and actor-director Matt Clark. At breakfast in Santa Monica a few days after the most recent pinch, Sheen, who has been arrested in several locales, said he is frequently asked what it's like to be arrested.