* Charlie Sheen is the son of actor Martin Sheen & Janet Estevez, brother of actor Emilio Estevez, Renée Estevez & Ramon Estevez.
* At school Charlie Sheen was a keen baseball player & dreamed of one day pitching for a famous baseball team.
* At age 16, Charlie Sheen dated actress Robin Wright.
* In 1974 Charlie Sheen made his screen debut opposite his father Martin Sheen, in the made for TV film "The Execution of Private Slovik".
* Charlie Sheen's career began to take off in 1984 after his appearance with Patrick Swayze in "Red Dawn".
* In 1985 Charlie Sheen had a daughter to Paula Profit. Her name is Cassandra.
* 1986 was a big year for Charlie Sheen, beginning with a brief appearance in the teen classic "Ferris Bueller's Day Off", then a starring role in "The Wraith" & finally securing a lead role in the Academy Award winning Vietnam drama "Platoon".
* In 1986 Charlie Sheen was also listed as one of "12 Promising New Actors" in Screen World.
* In 1987 he starred opposite Academy Award winner Michael Douglas in the critically acclaimed "Wall Street".
* Rumor has it, Charlie Sheen accidentally shot his fiancee Kelly Preston in the arm. It wasn't long after this that she married John Travolta.
* In 1988 Charlie Sheen starred with brother Emilio Estevez in the highly succesful teen western "Young Guns".
* Also in 1988 Charlie Sheen took his interest in baseball & put it on the big screen with 2 baseball flicks "Eight Men Out" & "Major League".
* Charlie Sheen turned down the Tom Cruise role in "Born on the Fourth of July" (1989).
* In 1990 Charlie Sheen starred again with brother Emilio Estevez in the action comedy "Men at Work". The film was written & directed by Emilio Estevez.
* In the buddy cop flick "The Rookie" (1990) Charlie Sheen had the opportunity to work with Hollywood heavyweight Clint Eastwood.
* In 1991 Charlie Sheen's career hit a peak when he tried his hand at comedy with the successful spoof "Hot Shots". He also starred in the sequel "Hot Shots! Part Deux" (1993).
* After the "Hot Shots" series most of Charlie Sheen's films were only moderately successful with some of them going straight to video.
* In December 1996 Charlie Sheen was arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman at his home. The woman claimed she was pushed to the floor and knocked out.
* Feb. 1997 Charlie Sheen was charged with battery against his ex-girlfriend Brittany Ashland.
* In April 1998, a thief stole 2 dozen rare baseball cards belonging to Charlie Sheen from a display case at the "Official All-Star Cafe", a sport-themed restaurant in Times Square, New York City. The cards were reportedly worth $170,000.
* May 1998 Charlie Sheen was hospitalized in California, as a result of a drug overdose.
* Charlie Sheen once dated adult film star Ginger Lynn Allen.
* In 2000 Charlie Sheen replaced Michael J. Fox in the successful TV series "Spin City". Reports have revealed that Sheen's salary for his first season was $2,750,000.
* Also in 2000 Charlie Sheen starred again with bother Emilio Estevez in the made for TV sex-drama "Rated X", based on the real-life antics of porn filmmakers "The Mitchell Brothers". Emilio Estevez again directed.