I was born for a storm, and a calm does not suit me.
Emmy® and Golden Globe Award winner Martin Sheen is one of America's most celebrated, colorful and accomplished actors. Moving flawlessly between artistic mediums, Sheen's acting range is breathtaking. On the big screen, the Ohio native has appeared in more than 65 feature films including a star turn as Army Captain Benjamin L. Willard in Francis Ford Coppola's landmark film Apocalypse Now, which brought Sheen worldwide recognition. Other notable credits include Wall Street (with son Charlie Sheen and Michael Douglas), Academy Award®-winning film Gandhi and The American President.
However, Sheen is best recognized for his six-time Emmy nominated performance as President Josiah Bartlet in the NBC's "The West Wing." Sheen won six of his eight Golden Globe nominations as well as an ALMA Award and two individual SAG Awards for the White House series. In addition to series television, Sheen has appeared in several important made for television movies and mini-series including playing real life President John F. Kennedy in the television mini-series "Kennedy" for which he received a Golden Globe nomination.