Actor Families: Michelle Pfeiffer, Dedee Pfeiffer, Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen and Charlie Sheen
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Actor Families: Michelle Pfeiffer, Dedee Pfeiffer, Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen and Charlie Sheen

Trivia for Hollywood's actor families featuring Michelle Pfeiffer, Dedee Pfeiffer and Lori Pfeiffer, Martin Sheen, Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez.

1. Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen and Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez

Actor/director Emilio Estevez is the son of actor Martin Sheen and brother of actor Charlie Sheen. The actual family name is Estevez. Martin Sheen is his stage name and he never officially changed it. However Emilio didn’t want to be in his father’s shadow when he was starting out. Emilio shot to fame in the 80s, starring in hit films like The Breakfast Club, The Outsiders, Young Guns I, II and Loaded Weapon. Emilio recently directed the political movie Bobby and co-starred in it, alongside a cast that featured his father, Demi Moore, Laurence Fishburne, Anthony Hopkins, Joshua Jackson, Heather Graham, Helen Hunt, Ashton Kutcher, Christian Slater, Sharon Stone and Elijah Wood.

Although Charlie Sheen has been appearing in films since late 70s, he also got popular in the 80s. His most popular films are Platoon, Hot Shots, Young Guns, Major Leaugue. He is also an accomplished TV series actor, having taken over the lead role from Michael J. Fox in Spin City (Fox had to quit due to his progressing Parkinson’s disease and another lead character was created for Sheen. The show went on for 2 more seasons). He is also starring in the hit sitcom Two and a Half Man. His character’s name is Charlie Harper and the other 1,5 men are Charlie’s brother and nephew. The show aired in 2003.

Martin Sheen has been appearing on the screen since the early 1960s. Martin and his sons often appear in the works of each other. Martin has two other children who are also actors:Renée Estevez, and Ramon Estevez.

2. Michelle Pfeiffer, Dedeee Pfeiffer and Lori Pfeiffer

Michelle Pfeiffer and Dedee Pfeiffer

Michelle Pfeiffer has been Hollywood’s one of the most popular, critically acclaimed and commercially successful actresses since the early 1980s. Her movie credits include Scarface, Frankie and Johnny, Dangerous Liaisons, Tequila Sunrise, Batman Returns, The Age of Innocence, Up Close and Personal, Wolf, Dangerous Minds, I Could Never Be Your Woman, Stardust, Chéri and Personal Effects. Michelle has been nominated for Oscars three times for her roles in Dangerous Liaisons (Best Supporting Actress), The Fabulous Baker Boys (Best Actress) and Love Field (Best Actress).

Michelle Pfeiffer has two sisters, Lori and Dedee Pfeiffer. Having appeared in only a couple of projects, Lori hasn’t made a career out of acting but Dedee, although she has never been as popular as her sister Michelle, has been acting since the 80s. She also plays Michelle’s sister in the romantic/drama Up Close and Personal.

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Comments (3)

Very interesting! My parents met Martin Sheen once years ago at the University of Dayton.

oh I love that little detail about Michelle's sister playing her sister in Up close and Personal, Now I have to go watch it again.

Unique family names and a really talented group of people.:)