Sean Penn (1960) is an American actor, film director and politician. He has won two Academy Awards, for his roles in the mystery drama Mystic River (2003) and the biopic Milk (2008). In addition to his film work, Penn is known for his political and social activism.
"There's a lot more good to be had in recovering from forgetting who you are than there is in discovering who you are. People's innocence gets hurt early on and they go away from themselves." ~ Sean Penn