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Nobel laureates honor Sean Pennupdated: Wed Mar 21 2012 09:34:00

In Haiti, actor Sean Penn brushed aside mockery in the media for his penchant for taking up causes. Someone, he said, had to do something after the devastating earthquake.

Sean Penn played a role in the hikers' releaseupdated: Fri Sep 23 2011 18:15:00

Actor Sean Penn helped play a role in securing this week's release of two U.S. hikers imprisoned in Iran for more than two years, his rep confirmed Friday. Sean Penn's Girlfriend Is Shannon Costelloupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 07:48:00

The actor and producer Shannon Costello began dating this summer Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn Splitupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 10:31:00

Questions about them arose when the actress skipped the Cannes Film Festival Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn's White House Party PDAupdated: Mon May 02 2011 09:49:00

After a series of romantic-looking sightings, Sean Penn and Scarlett Johansson all but confirmed their coupledom with the ultimate public display of affection for super-private stars. Scarlett Johansson: How a Pregnancy Rumor Can Startupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 08:13:00

The actress, out for a run with new beau Sean Penn, shows - gasp! - a little tummy Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp Bound for Cannesupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 15:12:00

Next month's film festival will also feature a special tribute to Elizabeth Taylor Scarlett Johansson & Sean Penn 'All Smiles' at Italian Feast with Friendsupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 15:34:00

"Scarlett and Sean sat very closely and exchanged flirty looks," a source tells PEOPLE Scarlett Johansson & Sean Penn Share Intimate Dinner in L.A.updated: Thu Mar 10 2011 21:10:00

The pair look "genuinely happy together" as they smile and briefly hold hands Sean Penn & Scarlett Johansson: Back to Work After Mexican Getawayupdated: Mon Mar 07 2011 11:52:00

But the actress will reportedly join him in Haiti for relief work Scarlett Johansson & Sean Penn Take Whirlwind Trip to Mexicoupdated: Thu Mar 03 2011 07:30:00

The pair share lobster and margaritas at a beachside resort in Cabo San Lucas Scarlett Johansson 'Not Dating' Sean Penn, Says Repupdated: Fri Feb 11 2011 10:56:00

The two "friends for years" have been talking lately - about Haiti

Sean Penn on Haiti: 'It's bad'updated: Wed Oct 27 2010 12:38:00

Actor Sean Penn speaks with CNN's Anderson Cooper about the cholera outbreak in Haiti.

Sean Penn says quick action needed to fight cholera in Haitiupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 10:35:00

One of the key aspects to gaining control of the fast-moving cholera outbreak in Haiti is the simplest of human necessities, actor and activist Sean Penn told CNN's "AC360°." Bill Clinton Gives $500,000 to Sean Penn for Haitiupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 13:28:00

Penn's Haiti group gets a charitable donation from the former president

Wyclef Jean drops Haitian presidential challengeupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 00:08:00

Wyclef Jean officially ended his bid to be president of Haiti a month after election officials ruled that he was ineligible to run, the hip-hop singer said Tuesday. PHOTO: Sean Penn Channels Betty White?updated: Wed Aug 25 2010 10:52:00

The actor sports guyliner, lipstick and a frizzy wig - and now looks like the actress's SNL character

Wyclef Jean to run for president of Haitiupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 05:26:00

Hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean says he has submitted the necessary paperwork to run for president of Haiti, a country he left when he was a child.

Wyclef Jean running for Haitian Pres.updated: Wed Aug 11 2010 05:26:00

Hip-hop star Wyclef Jean announces on Larry King Live that he plans to run for president of Haiti Wyclef Jean and Sean Penn Exchange War of Words Over Haiti Presidential Runupdated: Sat Aug 07 2010 16:27:00

Penn criticizes the singer's candidacy; Jean retorts by saying he's qualified and not acting on emotion Sean Penn and Robin Wright Finalize Their Divorceupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 20:28:00

The two reached a private agreement on custody of their son and division of property

Six awesome roles intended for men, but cast as womenupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 15:33:00

Angelina Jolie looks so femme fatale-tastic staring out from the poster for "Salt," with her black wig and heavily lined eyes, that it's hard to imagine that the title role in the movie was actually written for a guy. But, yes, it's true -- Evelyn Salt was originally scripted as Edwin Salt. And lame name aside, the role was intended for Tom Cruise. It was only when Cruise backed out that the movie's makers rethought the part and decided to cast Angelina instead, which was a seriously good move. Robin Wright 'Is a Ghost to Me Now,' Says Sean Pennupdated: Thu Jun 03 2010 16:27:00

"We spent all those years together," he says, "Now she's just gone"

Sean Penn: 'Don't forget Haiti'updated: Thu May 20 2010 07:37:00

Actor and activist Sean Penn testifies before Congress on "empowering Haiti to rebuild better."

Sean Penn to Senate: Haiti on 'razor's edge'updated: Thu May 20 2010 07:37:00

Sean Penn could have been walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. Instead, he was under the Capitol Dome in Washington on Wednesday to testify about Haiti. Sean Penn Ordered to Anger Managementupdated: Wed May 12 2010 21:29:00

The Oscar-winning actor pleads no contest to vandalism after scuffling with a photographer

Sean Penn pleads to paparazzo kickupdated: Wed May 12 2010 17:44:00

Sean Penn reached a plea deal this week to settle charges that he attacked a photographer on a Los Angeles, California, street last fall, a spokesman for the Los Angeles city attorney said. Cannes Film Festival Opens Wednesday with Robin Hoodupdated: Wed May 12 2010 11:51:00

The 12-day event will bring top actors - and maybe some nicer weather - to the south of France

For Sean Penn, on ground in Haiti, time is of the essenceupdated: Sat May 08 2010 23:09:00

At base camp, Sean Penn sits under a lampshade made with discarded Chef Boyardee packages and pulls closer a Bic lighter dangling from a rope.

Diptheria epidemic threatens Haitiupdated: Sat May 08 2010 23:09:00

CNN's Anderson Cooper talks with Sean Penn and Dr. Sanjay Gupta about the threat of diptheria in Haiti. QUOTED: Sean Penn Says Woody Harrelson Deserves a Big Nod for The Messengerupdated: Wed Mar 03 2010 06:31:00

"He's done the hardest thing an actor can do. He's made something new," says Penn

Jeff Bridges most likely to win best actorupdated: Tue Feb 23 2010 21:52:00

It's T-minus two weeks until the Oscars, and we here in The Frisky office are already getting our Oscar pool organized -- which means that you probably are, too.

Oscar noms honored at luncheonupdated: Tue Feb 23 2010 21:52:00

Nominees for the 82nd Academy Awards were honored at the annual nominees' luncheon Monday in Beverly Hills, California. Sean Penn Charged in Scuffle with Photographerupdated: Fri Feb 19 2010 18:32:00

The Oscar-winner could face up to 18 months in jail, if convicted

Sean Penn charged in paparazzo run-inupdated: Fri Feb 19 2010 17:03:00

Sean Penn's confrontation with a paparazzo last fall earned the Oscar-winning actor a date with a judge, a spokesman for the Los Angeles city attorney said Friday. Madonna and Sean Penn's Chance Encounterupdated: Sat Jan 09 2010 19:08:00

They're spotted leaving a N.Y. restaurant, but her rep says the former couple just bumped into each other BUZZ: Sean Penn's Son Arrested for Drugsupdated: Wed Nov 04 2009 15:34:00

Police confirm that two teens were busted at Malibu High School for possessing hydrocodone Robin Wright Penn Will Remain Friends with Her Exupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 18:31:00

The actress says she's ready for "new beginnings" after her split from Sean Penn Sean Penn Steps Out with a New Womanupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 18:49:00

The actor has been getting close to Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Jessica White

Sean Penn steps out with new girlfriendupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 18:38:00

The ink's barely dry on the divorce filing between Sean Penn and soon-to-be ex Robin Wright Penn, but the actor didn't waste time getting back on his feet with new girlfriend Jessica White in New York City.

Brilliante Mendoza: Philippines' celebrated and divisive directorupdated: Wed Sep 09 2009 00:12:00

Feted by Sean Penn and applauded by Quentin Tarantino at Cannes, Filipino filmmaker Brilliante Mendoza appears to finally live up to his name. INSIDE STORY: Sean Penn & Robin Wright's Rocky Relationshipupdated: Mon Aug 24 2009 08:46:00

The on-again, off-again couple separated - and reconciled - twice before calling it quits again Robin Wright Penn: Marriages Require Workupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 08:28:00

"If you're lucky you grow and work it out," says the experienced Mrs. Sean Penn Sean Penn Takes Hiatus to Spend Time with Familyupdated: Wed Jun 17 2009 15:13:00

The actor, who has had marital trouble recently, decides to postpone work on The Three Stooges Robin Wright Penn Sips Moët as Split Is Called Offupdated: Fri May 22 2009 14:47:00

The star, who is a juror at the Cannes Film Festival, parties in France without Sean Penn Sean Penn and Robin Wright's Divorce Is Off - For Nowupdated: Fri May 22 2009 11:29:00

The Oscar winner asks a court to dismiss his legal separation case Sean Penn Files for Legal Separationupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 08:22:00

The action follows an attempt to reconcile with his wife of 13 years, Robin Wright Penn Sean Penn Seeks Statewide Harvey Milk Dayupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 00:36:00

The Oscar-winner pushes for an official day to honor the slain gay rights activist Peter King: Brees offers advice to Staffordupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 14:58:00

Three leftover thoughts from the NFL Scouting Combine, which wraps up today in Indianapolis:

AM's 2009 Oscar Blogupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 14:47:00

Graham Flanagan's Top 5 Oscar Moments of 2009

'Slumdog' makes history, sweeps Oscarsupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 15:27:00

Years from now it may be a trivia question on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."

Oscar at 81updated: Mon Feb 23 2009 15:27:00

The 81st Academy Awards are now in the history books. CNN's Kareen Wynter takes a look at this years winners. Slumdog Millionaire Sweeps Oscar Awardsupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 15:07:00

Kate Winslet, Sean Penn take top honors; Heath Ledger, Penélope Cruz also win

'Slumdog Millionaire' wins best pictureupdated: Sun Feb 22 2009 23:56:00

"Slumdog Millionaire," the little film about a poverty-raised teaboy who goes on a game show as a way to find his lost love, won best picture Sunday night, earning a total of eight Oscars at the 81st annual Academy Awards.

Who's going to win at the Oscars?updated: Sun Feb 22 2009 11:31:00

Greg Cannom. Remember that name.

And the nominees are...updated: Tue Feb 17 2009 11:12:00

CNN's Kareen Wynter takes a look at today's Academy Award nominations.

Commentary: Oscar picks are mostly OKupdated: Tue Feb 17 2009 11:12:00

The first round of voting is over, and the nominations are in. But in this election, there will be no debating between the nominees, and campaigning will be restricted to photo spreads, red-carpet interviews and the Hollywood cocktail party circuit. Mickey Rourke Expects to Applaud Sean Penn Oscar Nightupdated: Tue Feb 03 2009 13:50:00

The Wrestler star claims he hasn't thought ahead to the award show, but doubts he'll give more kudos to his dogs

Sean Penn wins for 'Milk'updated: Tue Jan 27 2009 12:05:00

Sean Penn wins best leading male actor in a movie. "This is a story about equal rights for all human beings," Penn said.

Penn pleased honors bring visibility to 'Milk'updated: Tue Jan 27 2009 12:05:00

Sean Penn says the best person to play Harvey Milk would have been the pioneering gay politician himself. Meryl Streep, Sean Penn Win Lead SAG Awardsupdated: Mon Jan 26 2009 13:12:00

Plus: Kate Winslet continues her award show victory lap and 30 Rock cleans up

'Slumdog' cast wins, 'Button' gets zip at SAG Awardsupdated: Mon Jan 26 2009 10:00:00

The actors of "Slumdog Millionaire" won outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture, and Heath Ledger posthumously won best supporting male actor at the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday.

SAG Awards - winners wrapupdated: Mon Jan 26 2009 10:00:00

The Screen Actors Guild stops its in-fighting long enough for "The 15th Annual SAG Awards." CNN's Brooke Anderson reports.

Review: 'Milk' is a terrific filmupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 09:26:00

Sean Penn and Gus Van Sant have a proposition for us: a biopic dedicated to the memory of San Francisco activist and City Supervisor Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California, who was murdered by a fellow supervisor in 1978. Milk Leads New York Critics Awardsupdated: Wed Dec 10 2008 15:27:00

The film's Sean Penn and Josh Brolin also receive acting nods from the group How Madonna Is Coping with Her Splitupdated: Mon Nov 24 2008 13:30:00

The singer, who was spotted with ex-husband Sean Penn, is "not heartbroken," says a source Sean Penn: Guy Ritchie Will Shine, Post-Madonnaupdated: Fri Nov 07 2008 14:38:00

"Guy Ritchie is back!" declares an earlier ex-husband of Madonna Cannes Film Festival Closesupdated: Tue May 27 2008 08:15:00

The French film The Class takes top honor and Clint Eastwood's Changeling stands out in a mostly disappointing year And At Cannes, the Winner Is...updated: Sun May 25 2008 17:00:00

A "small" French film takes the big prize at the festival while the Americans are shut out, except for Benicio del Toro Sean Penn's Activist Caravan On the Road to New Orleansupdated: Thu May 01 2008 20:54:00

The actor and his caravan of bio-diesel buses head to Louisiana Sean Penn Steps Out with Petra Nemcova at Oscar Partiesupdated: Mon Feb 25 2008 22:03:00

Less than two months after he announced his separation from his wife of 11 years, Sean Penn hit Sunday night's Oscar party circuit with a new blonde beauty on his arm: model Petra Nemcova.

Veteran actor Hal Holbrook's loving his Oscar nodupdated: Thu Feb 21 2008 09:41:00

Hal Holbrook has made his name playing famous historical figures. He won an Emmy for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in a 1974 TV miniseries, accolades as "Deep Throat" in 1976's "All the President's Men," and a Tony as Mark Twain -- a performance he's been giving now for a half-century -- in "Mark Twain Tonight!"

The Screening Room's Top 10 Movie Deathsupdated: Thu Jan 10 2008 10:04:00

Movie deaths can be tragic, heroic, spine-chilling -- even funny. This month, we've brought together our favorite screen exits, from Psycho to Bambi. Brad & Angelina, Katie Holmes Step Out for Critics' Choice Awardsupdated: Tue Jan 08 2008 18:02:00

As the Golden Globes became the first awards-show casualty in the Hollywood writers strike, the Critics' Choice Awards fared better Monday – and with no picket lines in sight, that meant an all-star showing, from Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to George Clooney and Katie Holmes. Sean Penn Signs on to Judge Cannesupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 13:23:00

Sean Penn will say "bonjour" to Cannes this summer, the film festival's organizers announced Thursday. Divorce Papers Filed in Sean & Robin Wright Penn Separationupdated: Sun Dec 30 2007 17:22:00

Divorce papers have been filed in Sean Penn and Robin Wright Penn's separation – with the actor and actress both filing papers on separate occasions. Sean Penn and Robin Wright Penn Divorcingupdated: Sat Dec 29 2007 09:42:00

Sean Penn and wife Robin Wright Penn are divorcing, their rep, Mara Buxbaum, confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Sean Penn, Robin Wright Penn divorcingupdated: Fri Dec 28 2007 08:11:00

Another Hollywood marriage is ending -- but this one was no flash in the pan. The Striking Writers Speak!updated: Sat Nov 24 2007 16:00:00

As the work stoppage continues, a union campaign gets the word out by being at a loss for words.

Fire affects TV shows, celebritiesupdated: Tue Oct 23 2007 20:23:00

The entertainment industry was not immune to the impact of the fires blazing across Southern California.

'Wild' time for future 'Speed Racer'updated: Mon Oct 01 2007 14:56:00

In making "Into the Wild," Emile Hirsch forded rivers in Alaska, coped with blazing desert heat and rode raging rapids in the American Southwest.

Going 'Into the Wild'updated: Mon Oct 01 2007 14:56:00

CNN's Nicole Lapin talks with actor Emile Hirsch about his latest film, "Into the Wild."

Weekend movie previewupdated: Mon Sep 24 2007 03:28:00

Russ Leatherman previews this weekend's new movies: 'Good Luck Chuck,' 'Resident Evil: Extinction,' and 'Into the Wild.'

CNNMoney: 'Resident Evil' sequel good for box officeupdated: Sun Sep 23 2007 05:35:00

The undead of "Resident Evil" still have plenty of life in them. Into the Wild: Bad Endupdated: Fri Sep 21 2007 10:00:00

Sean Penn's film about a middle-class dropout who confronts the Alaskan wilderness could have used more irony, says Richard Schickel

Review: Jones, Coens, Penn highlight Torontoupdated: Mon Sep 10 2007 11:06:00

Talk about feast or famine! After a summer of high-tech amusement park rides, for a film fan it can feel like it's been months since there was anything worth seeing at the movies -- which makes arriving at the Toronto International Film Festival all the more disorientating.

EW review: 'King's Men' can't put it togetherupdated: Fri Sep 22 2006 07:55:00

"All the King's Men" dramatizes the rise and fall of a charismatic politician with a winning common touch whose good works are overshadowed by scandal and whose reputation is disgraced by impeachment.

Every man a casting directorupdated: Thu Sep 21 2006 09:07:00

My book club discussed "All the King's Men" -- the Robert Penn Warren novel -- the other day. And along with the observations about morality, motivation and literary style, we openly wondered if the movie -- opening Friday -- will get it right.

A perfect, golden 'Rings'updated: Sun Feb 29 2004 17:30:00

In an unprecedented sweep, "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" set an Oscar record by winning all 11 awards for which it had been nominated, including best picture of the year.

One Oscar to rule them allupdated: Sun Feb 29 2004 16:49:00

The first one was nosed out by a schizophrenic mathematician. The second fell to a pair of 1920s schemers.

showbuzzupdated: Fri Feb 13 2004 11:04:00

Dixie Chick Natalie Maines is expecting her second child.

Fortune: Grab Your Power Tie: The 1980s Are Back From missile defense systems to preppy fashion--the decade that brought us the Material updated: Mon May 28 2001 00:01:00

Oh, admit it, already--the '80s are back. The signs are everywhere: A Bush is in the White House, and missile defense is on the agenda. Oversized off-the-shoulder fashions are bouncing down the run...

Fortune: Hollywood's Cyber Squatsupdated: Mon Dec 06 1999 00:01:00

What do Sean Penn, Jessica Tandy, and Henry Winkler have in common? Nothing, except that all of their names have been registered as URLs for, a celebrity-worship site that has manage...

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