Penn plays Jim Terrier, a sniper on a mercenary assassination team who kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Penn made his directorial debut with The Indian Runner , a crime drama film based on Bruce Springsteen 's song " Highway Patrolman ", from the album Nebraska He has since directed three more films, all well received by critics: He met pop singer Madonna in February ,  and they married that August on her birthday.
The two starred in the panned and much-derided Shanghai Surprise , directed by Jim Goddard , and Madonna dedicated her third studio album True Blue to Penn, referring to him in the liner notes as "the coolest guy in the universe". Madonna reportedly filed an assault complaint that she was beaten in her Malibu, California home by her estranged husband, but in January , the Associated Press reported that she had "dropped assault charges.
At the end of his first marriage, Penn moved in with actress Robin Wright , and their first child, a daughter named Dylan Frances , was born April 13, Penn and Wright separated in , during which time he developed a relationship with Jewel , after he spotted her performing on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. He invited her to compose a song for his film The Crossing Guard and followed her on tour.
Penn and Wright reconciled, married on April 27, , and lived in Ross, California. In April , Penn filed for legal separation, only to withdraw the case once again when the couple reconciled in May.
In December , Penn began dating actress Charlize Theron. The two announced their engagement in December Theron ended their relationship in June Penn has been outspoken in supporting numerous political and social causes. On December 13—16, , he visited Iraq to protest the Bush Administration's apparent plans for a military strike on Iraq. On June 10, , Penn made a visit to Iran. Acting as a journalist on an assignment for the San Francisco Chronicle , he attended a Friday prayer at Tehran University.
The "Out of Iraq Forum", which took place in Sacramento, California , was organized to promote the anti-war movement calling for an end to the War in Iraq. He protested the political exclusion of Nader and other third parties. Bush to end a cycle of violence.
It was written as an open letter and referred to the planned attack on Iraq and the War on Terror. In the letter, Penn also criticized the Bush administration for its "deconstruction of civil liberties " and its "simplistic and inflammatory view of good and evil.
Most celebrities are keeping their heads down. Nobody wants to be unpopular. But then Americans, by and large, are pretty ignorant of what's going on in the world. This stemmed from some of Penn's criticisms of Bush.
His exact quote was "We cower as you point your fingers telling us to support our troops. You and the smarmy pundits in your pocket— those who bathe in the moisture of your soiled and blood-soaked underwear— can take that noise and shove it.
President in , and criticized Bush's handling of the Iraq war. Penn questioned whether Bush's twin daughters supported the war in Iraq. He was physically involved in rescuing people,  although there was criticism that his involvement was a PR stunt as he hired a photographer to come along with his entourage.
A Requiem in Four Acts In his acceptance speech, he said: We've got to have equal rights for everyone! Penn received the designation on January 31, Penn gained significant attention in the Pakistan media when he visited Karachi and Badin in Martin and distributed blankets, quilts, kitchen items and other goods amongst flood survivors. He also laid floral wreaths and paid respect at the shrine of Abdullah Shah Ghazi.
Penn is believed to have played a role in getting American entrepreneur Jacob Ostreicher released from a Bolivian prison in , and was credited by Ostreicher for having personally nursed him back to health upon his release. Today the United States lost a friend it never knew it had. And poor people around the world lost a champion.
I lost a friend I was blessed to have. And I hope that diplomats can establish true dialogue in order to solve the conflict as the world today cannot tolerate ridiculous demonstrations of colonialism. The way of dialogue is the only way to achieve a better solution for both nations. The comments were taken as support of Argentina's claim to the islands and evoked strong reactions in the British media, with one satirical article in The Daily Telegraph requesting that Penn "return his Malibu estate to the Mexicans ".
Penn later claimed that he had been misrepresented by the British press and that his criticism of "colonialism" was a reference to the deployment of Prince William as an air-sea rescue pilot, describing it as a "message of pre-emptive intimidation". He claimed that the Prince's posting meant "the automatic deployment of warships", and stated: I neither said, nor insinuated that". Some people deemed the remark racist towards Latin Americans, and offensive to those who attempt to legally immigrate into the United States.
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