At Santa Monica High School, he showed an early interest in acting, making amateur Super 8 films with his brother Emilio and school friends Rob Lowe and Sean Penn under his birth name.A few weeks before graduation, Sheen was expelled from school for poor grades and attendance.Deciding to become an actor, he took the stage name Charlie Sheen.
Sheen, while Charlie was an English form of his given name Carlos.Sheen's film career began in 1984 with a role in the Cold War teen drama Red Dawn with Patrick Swayze, C. Sheen and Grey reunited in a small scene in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).He also appeared in an episode of the anthology series Amazing Stories.Carlos Irwin Estévez (born September 3, 1965), best known by his stage name Charlie Sheen, is an American actor.Sheen rose to fame after a series of successful films such as Platoon (1986), Wall Street (1987), Young Guns (1988), Eight Men Out (1988), Major League (1989), Hot Shots! In the 2000s, Sheen became best known for his television roles. Fox in Spin City and his performance earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy and then starred in Two and a Half Men which earned him several Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations.
He most recently starred in the FX comedy series Anger Management, which concluded its 100-episode run in 2014.
In 2010, Sheen was the highest paid actor on television and earned US.8 million per episode of Two and a Half Men.
Sheen's personal life has made headlines, including reports of alcohol and drug abuse and marital problems, as well as allegations of domestic violence. Sheen has two older brothers, Emilio and Ramon, and a younger sister, Renée, all actors.
His contract for Two and a Half Men was terminated by CBS and Warner Bros. His parents moved to Malibu, California, after Martin's Broadway turn in The Subject Was Roses.
Sheen's first movie appearance was at age nine in his father’s 1974 film The Execution of Private Slovik.
Sheen attended Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, California, along with Robert Downey, Jr., where he was a star pitcher and shortstop for the baseball team.