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Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez - Both actors are the sons of actor Martin Sheen. Charlie Sheen changed his name from Carlos Estevez to Charlie Sheen after their father changed his name from Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Related. Martin Sheen was a champion of the HIV virus long before his son, Charlie Sheen, publicly announced his HIV-positive diagnosis. Now, the. Emilio Estevez & Charlie Sheen (pictured with dad Martin Sheen, far right) Perhaps one of the best-known familial relations in the list.
I thought, 'I've got enough problems, I can't be bogged down with this name. So Martin Sheen was born — or reborn — but you sense, talking to him now, that he has always felt a little guilty about chucking in his Spanish heritage. But that's not how he sees it at all.
I never changed it officially," he says, digging his official ID card out of his pocket as proof. But the Spanish roots go deep, and part of the reason this film was made was to celebrate that. In fact, says Emilio, the irony is that, though in the movie it's Martin who's lost his son to the Camino, in real life it's he, Emilio, who has had that experience, though not in a tragic sense.
His own son, Taylor, 26 "I'd just learned to tie my shoes when he was born"went to Spain with Grandpa Martin to follow the way of St James eight years ago, met his now wife in one of the refugios where they stayed on the journey, and has been there ever since.
Talking to Martin and Emilio, it's clear that their Spanish family are a real part of their lives. It was an extraordinary experience. So what was it like growing up in the US while his dad was an increasingly famous actor? I don't think I ever spent a full year in school because you'd go on auditions or your agent would call and they'd say, 'here's your assignment'.
That really informed the rest of our lives — that was our norm. A Hollywood A-lister married to the same woman for five decades? How on earth have they managed it?
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I've never met a person with more integrity in my life, though. I honestly couldn't keep up with her. It's taken me a long time to be as even and direct with her as she has been, always, with me. And that's the relationship. I honestly don't have a clue who she is because when I get to the point where I've caught up with her, she's gone" Did he ever imagine that all four of his kids would follow him into acting?
Not at first, he says. Sheen has poked fun at his older brother in his latest live shows.
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The audience broke into a chorus of "quacks," a dig at Estevez's role in the "Mighty Ducks" movies. Sheen quipped, "I told you to ban him. Tickets for tonight's show in Boston, Mass.
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In any case, Estevez declined to comment on Sheen's slight through his publicist. Even before Estevez became a punch line in Sheen's routine, the brothers weren't on the best of terms. When Sheen went on a downward spiral following his January hiatus from "Two and a Half Men," talking about his cocaine binges and harem of "goddesses" to anyone who would listen, Estevez stayed tight-lipped. As speculation swirled about whether Sheen's antics would result in his untimely death, Estevez and their father, Martin Sheenhappened to be working on a film about a dad dealing with his son's untimely death.
While promoting "The Way," the two sat down with the U. Appeared as an extra in Apocalypse Nowbut his scenes were deleted. Had been saved by Laurence Fishburne from being pulled in by quicksand. His father is of half Spanish and half Irish ancestry, and his mother has English and Scottish ancestry.
Sold his California home. Purchased a home in Cincinnati, Ohio. How far do I have to sell my soul? What's the price of that? And I don't know if I want to make those kind of compromises any more.
I think I'm a different person. I think I've matured to a great extent. I think that I want different things now. That it's not about the celebrity status that you receive because you're doing the next hot movie.
It's about doing good work. If Hollywood gives you a break and it gives you stardom, then it can take it away. If you earn it, it can't take it away. I spent a lot of my life traveling and I knew that's where I got most of my education, not in school.
Writing is a lonely job, unless you're a drinker, in which case you always have a friend within reach. The most significant thing my father has taught me is that my job is no more or less important than someone else's.
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When I realize there are a billion people in China who don't know I exist, any flightiness is swept away. But, you know, I do have to question how many movies these people have seen".
I used to Google my name to see what came up - it hurt.
I swore to myself that I'd make it through drive, ambition and hard work. I wanted to know I got it that way and not because of my bloodlines. And I think there is no question why I got where I am today. I have a motto: I grew up in a house where my mother was a strict Southern Baptist, and my father was a devout Catholic.