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Emilio Estevez

Emilio EstevezBorn: 12-May-1962
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Otto in Repo Man

For his eleventh birthday, Emilio Estevez's parents gave him a portable movie camera, and for years he fancied himself a director, putting together backyard movies starring his brothers, sister, and friends Chris and Sean Penn and Chad and Rob Lowe. The firstborn son of Martin Sheen, Estevez chose to use his real name when he went into show business.

At 18, he played a rebellious teenager in an episode of Insight, a long-running Sunday morning anthology of Christian-themed short stories. After a few forgettable TV movies, he made his feature film debut as Matt Dillon's motorcycle-riding friend in Tex, and within a few years he was a full-fledged member of the so-called "Brat Pack" of young Hollywood stars. He shared detention time with Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, and Ally Sheedy in the quintessential '80s angst drama The Breakfast Club. He was in the top-notch ensemble The Outsiders with C. Thomas Howell, Ralph Macchio, and Patrick Swayze, the GenX western Young Guns with Dermot Mulroney, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Kiefer Sutherland, and the yuppie drama St. Elmo's Fire with Andie MacDowell, Andrew McCarthy, and Mare Winningham.

In less crowded casts, he played a cop on a Stakeout with Richard Dreyfuss, a family man whose night out with the boys went wrong in Judgment Night with Denis Leary, and a kids' hockey coach in The Mighty Ducks and its sorry sequels with Joshua Jackson. In 1996 he was briefly seen as one of the doomed members of the IMF in the first Mission: Impossible film with Tom Cruise. In his best performance, he starred as the punk rock space-alien-chasing Repo Man with Harry Dean Stanton, and in his worst he was Razzie-nominated for Maximum Overdrive co-starring Pat Hingle and Yeardley Smith, in which space aliens used 18-wheelers to wreak havoc.

In recent years Estevez has worked infrequently as an actor, and grown more interested in working on the other side of the camera. His career as director began blandly with Wisdom co-starring Demi Moore, with Estevez as a bank robber with a heart of gold, and then the garbage comedy Men at Work co-starring his brother, Charlie Sheen. His 1996 drama The War at Home was a very effective look at the Vietnam war's impact on an average American family, and Rated X for Showtime told the true tragedy of pornmeister brothers Jim and Artie Mitchell. His latest film was the well-received Bobby, a complicated and effective story written and directed by Estevez, telling how Robert Kennedy's assassination affected those who saw it.

Father: Martin Sheen (actor, b. 3-Aug-1940)
Mother: Janet Templeton (artist)
Brother: Ramon Estevez (actor, b. 3-Aug-1963)
Brother: Charlie Sheen (actor, b. 3-Sep-1965)
Sister: Renee Estevez (actress, b. 2-Apr-1967)
Girlfriend: Mimi Rogers (actress, dated in 1980s)
Wife: Carey Salley (model, dated 1983-84, m. 1984, div. 1986, two children)
Son: Taylor Levi Estevez (Martin Sheen's personal assistant, b. Jun-1984 with Salley)
Daughter: Paloma Rae Estevez (b. 1986 with Salley)
Girlfriend: Demi Moore (dated 1986-87, broken engagement)
Slept with: Alisha Klass (according to Klass)
Girlfriend: Sheryl Berkoff (backstage film worker, dated in 1980s, later married Rob Lowe)
Wife: Paula Abdul (singer-TV personality, m. 29-Apr-1992, div. May-1994)
Girlfriend: Julie Briggs (backstage film worker, dated 1996-98)
Girlfriend: Sonja Magdevski (teacher, engaged 2006)

    High School: Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, CA

    Brat Pack
    Spanish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    The Way (10-Sep-2010)
    Bobby (5-Sep-2006)
    Rated X (25-Jan-2000)
    The War at Home (6-Sep-1996)
    Men at Work (24-Aug-1990)
    Wisdom (31-Dec-1986)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Way (10-Sep-2010)
    Bobby (5-Sep-2006)
    The L.A. Riot Spectacular (25-Apr-2005) · Officer Powell
    Sand (27-Nov-2000) · Trip
    Rated X (25-Jan-2000)
    Late Last Night (20-Jun-1999)
    Dollar for the Dead (11-Oct-1998)
    D3: The Mighty Ducks (4-Oct-1996) · Gordon Bombay
    The War at Home (6-Sep-1996)
    D2: The Mighty Ducks (25-Mar-1994)
    Judgment Night (15-Oct-1993)
    Another Stakeout (23-Jul-1993)
    Loaded Weapon 1 (5-Feb-1993)
    The Mighty Ducks (2-Oct-1992) · Gordon Bombay
    Freejack (17-Jan-1992) · Alex Furlong
    Men at Work (24-Aug-1990)
    Young Guns II (1-Aug-1990) · William H. Bonney
    Nightbreaker (8-Mar-1989)
    Young Guns (12-Aug-1988) · William H. Bonney
    Stakeout (5-Aug-1987) · Bill Reimers
    Wisdom (31-Dec-1986)
    Maximum Overdrive (25-Jul-1986)
    That Was Then... This Is Now (8-Nov-1985)
    St. Elmo's Fire (28-Jun-1985) · Kirbo
    The Breakfast Club (15-Feb-1985) · Andrew Clark
    Repo Man (2-Mar-1984) · Otto
    Nightmares (9-Sep-1983)
    The Outsiders (25-Mar-1983)
    Tex (30-Jul-1982) · Johnny Collins
    In the Custody of Strangers (26-May-1982) · Danny Caldwell


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