Carlos Irwin Estvez , 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 , Wall Street , Young Guns , Eight Men Out , Major League , Hot Shots , and The Three Musketeers .
Carlos Estvez was born on September 3, 1965, in New York City, the youngest son of actor Martin Sheen and artist Janet Templeton. His paternal grandparents were immigrants from Galicia and Ireland, respectively. His father is a devout Catholic and his mother is a strict Southern Baptist. Sheen has two older brothers, Emilio and Ramon, and a younger sister, Rene, all actors. His parents moved to Malibu, California, after Martins Broadway turn in The Subject Was Roses. Sheens first movie appearance was at age nine in his fathers 1974 film The Execution of Private Slovik. Sheen attended Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, California, where he was a star pitcher and shortstop for the baseball team.