Leo Penn
American actor
Leo Penn
Leo Z. Penn was an American actor and director, and father of musician Michael Penn and actors Sean Penn and the late Chris Penn.
Biography
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Alive After Five: The Black Lillies with Lee Penn Sky
Boise Weekly - over 4 years
Knoxille, Tenn., Americana band The Black Lillies will grace the Alive After Five stage tonight. The five-member group, headed up by lead singer, songwriter, mandolin and guitar player Cruz Contreras, was born from the wreckage of Contreras' marriage and former band, Robinella and the CCstringband.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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New Tool Aims to Make Twitter More ‘Relevant’ for Business
Daily Deal Media - almost 5 years
From eCommerce providers to small town bricks-and-mortar retailers, social media can be a wonderful and profitable tool for promoting virtually any marketable product or service. But in a sea of social media clutter, it can be difficult to see and be seen. Between the incessant paid and promoted tweets that fill the Twitter timeline to the ever-increasing spam-happy tactics of Facebook users, it can be daunting for the faint of heart in marketing and advertising to try to find real market insights and informational value from unfiltered, raw social media chatter. In response to this persistent problem, analytics software company FirstRain has cooked up a potential solution that is attracting some interest this week from corporate marketing professionals who are similarly bogged down by the needless bulk that comes with today’s overcrowded social media channels. Billed as “the world’s first solution for extracting business-relevant Twitter intelligence for sales, marketing and sen ...
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New Celebrity Yearbook Photos: J.Lo, Leo, Penn & More! - TooFab.com
Google News - over 5 years
Before she was Jenny from the Block, Jennifer Lopez was just another 80s girl with big hair! Thanks to the expansion of Ancestry.com's US Yearbook Collection, we've got our hands on some never-before-seen pics of stars like J.Lo, Jake Gyllenhaal,
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Clash de la semaine : Scarlett Johansson VS Sean Penn - Excessif
Google News - over 5 years
Son père Leo Penn était un réalisateur blacklisté, sa mère comédienne. Chris Penn son frère sera également acteur. Il est issu d'une famille de cinéma. Après avoir passé le bac, il rejoint une troupe théâtrale pour laquelle il met en scène une pièce
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Sean Penn cumple 51 años - Espanol UPI.com
Google News - over 5 years
El director y actor estadounidense nació en Santa Mónica, estado de California, el 17 de agosto de 1960; hijo del director de cine Leo Penn, de origen judío, y de la actriz Eileen Ryan, mezcla de italiana e irlandesa. En 2003 ganó el Oscar en la
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Festejará Rosanna Arquette 52 años con estrenos fílmicos en puerta - SDP Noticias
Google News - over 5 years
En un principio se sintió atraída por la televisión y debutó en 1978 en la emisión "The dark secret of harvest home", de Leo Penn. Después fue nominada al Emmy por "La canción del verdugo", de Lawrence Schiller, en la que trabajó al lado del actor
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Sean Penn - Het Laatste Nieuws
Google News - over 5 years
Hij komt uit een erg artistieke familie: zijn moeder is actrice Eileen Ryan, zijn vader Leo Penn was regisseur. Vader Leo stond ooit geboekstaafd als ¿verdacht¿ omdat hij in de jaren vijftig, zoals vele Hollywoodsterren, weigerde te getuigen voor de
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North Las Vegas native bringing Nevada into the spotlight - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Google News - almost 6 years
(For 10 years, I thought I wanted to be an actor, but decided against it -- ironically after receiving my [Screen Actors Guild] card in November 1989, courtesy of Sean Penn's father, Leo Penn, who was directing a TV show I was working on
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'Puedes contar conmigo', el amor fraternal no está siempre exento de sufrimientos - ABC.es
Google News - almost 6 years
Director: Leo Penn. Intérpretes: Martin Sheen, Heinz Hoenig, Sean Penn, Jutta Speidel, Sam Wanamaker. EE.UU. 92 min. Drama. Calificación: ** A las 22.45 horas, cierra el fin de semana 'Ah!, si yo fuera rico', una comedia francesa en torno a un hombre
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Chris Penn, 40, Actor in Films
NYTimes - about 11 years
Chris Penn, a younger brother of Sean Penn who played supporting roles in films like ''Reservoir Dogs'' and ''Starsky & Hutch,'' was found dead on Tuesday in his home in Santa Monica, the authorities said. The police said he was 40 though several celebrity Web sites said he was 43. Mr. Penn's body was discovered in bed, said Capt. Ed Winter of the
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The Authorized Sean Penn
NYTimes - about 12 years
SEAN PENN His Life and Times. By Richard T. Kelly. Illustrated. 472 pp. Canongate. $24. Flattery gets you everywhere and everything in Hollywood. As Richard T. Kelly discovered, it even gets you Sean Penn, the prickly movie star who's made an art of shunning the limelight while being married to the most famous woman in the world, starring in
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Joe Viterelli, 66, Actor Who Played Lovable Tough Guys
NYTimes - almost 13 years
Joe Viterelli, a stocky actor whose pug face helped him win a series of roles as lovable mugs in movies including ''Analyze This'' and its sequel, died on Jan. 29 in Las Vegas. He was 66. The cause was complications of heart surgery, said his son, the film composer Joseph Vitarelli, who spells his last name differently. A jack of all trades before
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THREATS AND RESPONSES: HOLLYWOOD; Actor Follows His Own Script on Iraq and War
NYTimes - about 14 years
As Sean Penn packed last week for a journey into the politically fraught landscape of Saddam Hussein's Iraq, he said today, he pondered the history of Hollywood actors who had wagered their celebrity in lands locked in enmity with the United States. Like a lighthouse on jagged rocks, there was the case of Jane Fonda and her Christmas visit to North
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AT THE MOVIES; No Starring Role For Agents
NYTimes - almost 18 years
Once a year on Oscar night, and only then, toute Hollywood turns out to celebrate the industry's accomplishments, to share a bit of movie glamour at an event in which everyone is included. Well, almost everyone. The coveted Oscars are voted upon by the members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Though the group's roster is secret,
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Restless
NYTimes - about 18 years
It's around 2 o'clock on Halloween morning, four hours outside of Cleveland on Interstate 80, and Sean Penn, who is behind the wheel of a rented Olds 88, is saying what he has been saying for days, weeks, years. ''This is it,'' he says. ''I'm not going to act in movies again.'' In Hollywood, which is the place where he has said this the most, it is
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Leo Penn, 77, Stage Actor And a Director for Television
NYTimes - over 18 years
Leo Penn, an actor whose decade on the Hollywood blacklist in the 1940's and 50's stalled his career and eventually led him to direct, primarily in television, died on Saturday at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 77 and lived in Malibu. The cause was lung cancer, said Mara Buxbaum at PMK Public Relations in Manhattan. Mr.
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Soon, People May Talk of Chris Penn's Big Brother
NYTimes - over 20 years
NEVER MIND THE torrential downpour or the twilight darkness on this Saturday afternoon in New York. Disregard, too, the fact that he's nearly drenched in his hooded navy sweatshirt, blue Levis and black cowboy boots, and that he charges in and out of stores and restaurants with a bulk and a low center of gravity befitting his roots as a former high
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EGOS & IDS; Bringing Theater To Rodeo Drive
NYTimes - almost 24 years
NAME: Matthew Modine. IDENTITY: Actor. CURRENT ACTIVITY: Establishing the New Mercury Theater at Two Rodeo Drive, a $200 million shopping complex in Beverly Hills, Calif. From March 2 to March 6, the theater presented its first play, an invitation-only production of "Twelve Angry Men," directed by Mr. Modine. The cast included Wallace Shawn, F.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Leo Penn
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1998
    Age 76
    He died of lung cancer in Santa Monica, California, on September 5, 1998 at the age of 77, and was interred at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.
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  • 1983
    Age 61
    In 1983, Penn was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series for The Mississippi.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1976
    Age 54
    Penn landed work as a director for many television series, including, I Spy, Lost in Space, Star Trek, Blue Light, Custer, the 1976 western Sara, St. Elsewhere, Kojak, Starsky and Hutch, Cagney & Lacey, Columbo, Hawaii Five-O,Trapper John, M.D. and Father Murphy.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1961
    Age 39
    In the 1961-1962 television season Penn acted in the CBS crime drama, Checkmate in the episode The Button-Down Break and starred as Jerry Green in Gertrude Berg's CBS's sitcom Mrs. G. Goes to College renamed at mid-season as The Gertrude Berg Show.
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    On March 3, 1961, he co-starred with Peter Falk and Joyce Van Patten in the episode "Cold Turkey" of the ABC legal drama series, The Law and Mr. Jones starring James Whitmore.
    More Details Hide Details About this time, he also appeared on Pat O'Brien's ABC sitcom, Harrigan and Son.
    In 1961, he was cast as Tiko in the episode "The World Is Her Oyster" of the ABC adventure series, The Islanders, set in the South Pacific, and appeared in an episode of the ABC crime drama The Asphalt Jungle.
    More Details Hide Details He also appeared in another ABC adventure series, Straightaway, which focuses on automobile racing.
  • 1960
    Age 38
    In 1960, he played Cabbage in "The Poker Fiend" on Richard Boone's CBS western series, Have Gun - Will Travel.
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  • 1958
    Age 36
    He was married in 1958 to actress Eileen Ryan, and became the father of singer Michael Penn (b.1958), and actors Sean Penn (b.1960) and Chris Penn (1965-2006).
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  • 1957
    Age 35
    He was also cast in an episode of Beverly Garland's 1957-1958 groundbreaking crime drama, Decoy.
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    In 1957, he appeared in the episode "One If by Sea" of the military drama series, Navy Log.
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  • 1956
    Age 34
    In 1956, he was cast as Mr. Rico in the episode "Ringside Padre" of the religion anthology series, Crossroads.
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  • 1954
    Age 32
    A life member of The Actors Studio, Penn won the Theatre World Award in 1954 for his performance in the play The Girl on the Via Flaminia.
    More Details Hide Details He acted in numerous roles in the early years of television.
  • 1952
    Age 30
    His first marriage, to Olive Deering, was dissolved in 1952.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1921
    Born
    Born on August 27, 1921.
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