Estevez, Emilio 1962–

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ESTEVEZ, Emilio 1962–


Born May 12, 1962, in New York, NY; son of Martin (an actor; birth name, Ramon Estevez) and Janet (an artist) Sheen; brother of Ramon Estevez (an actor), Charlie Sheen (an actor), and Renee Estevez (an actress); married Paula Abdul (a singer, television personality, dancer, and choreographer), April 29, 1992 (divorced, 1994); children: (with Carey Salley, a model) Taylor Levi, Paloma. Education: Studied screenwriting.

Addresses: Agent—William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Cornice Entertainment, 1640 South Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 218, Los Angeles, CA 90025. Publicist—Wolf/Kasteler/Van Iden and Associates Public Relations, 335 North Maple Dr., Suite 351, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. Also made amateur films.

Awards, Honors: Named one of the most "promising new actors of 1985," John Willis' Screen World, 1985; Bronze Wrangler (with others), Western Heritage awards, theatrical motion picture, 1989, for Young Guns; ALMA Award nominations, American Latin Media Arts awards, outstanding individual performance in a crossover role in a feature film and outstanding Latino director of a feature film, both 1998, for The War at Home.


Film Appearances:

Extra, Apocalypse Now, United Artists, 1979, revised edition released as Apocalypse Now Redux.

Johnny Collins, Tex, Buena Vista, 1982.

J. J. Cooney, "The Bishop of Battle," in Nightmares, Universal, 1983.

Two–Bit Matthews, The Outsiders, Warner Bros., 1983.

Otto Maddox, Repo Man, Universal, 1984.

Andrew Clark, The Breakfast Club, Universal, 1985.

Kirby, St. Elmo's Fire, Columbia, 1985.

Mark Jennings, That Was Then ... This Is Now, Paramount, 1985.

Bill Robinson, Maximum Overdrive, Dino De Laurentiis, 1986.

John Wisdom, Wisdom, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1986.

Bill Reimers, Stakeout, Buena Vista, 1987.

William H. "Billy the Kid" Bonney, Young Guns, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1988.

(Uncredited) Tow–truck man, Never on Tuesday, Palisades Entertainment, 1989.

James St. James, Men at Work, Triumph Releasing, 1990.

William H. "Billy the Kid" Bonney, Young Guns II (also known as Hell Bent for Leather and Young Guns II: Blaze of Glory), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1990.

Alex Furlong, Freejack, Warner Bros., 1992.

Gordon Bombay, The Mighty Ducks (also known as Champions and The Mighty Ducks Are the Champions), Buena Vista, 1992.

Bill Reimers, Another Stakeout (also known as The Lookout and Stakeout 2), Buena Vista, 1993.

Frank Wyatt, Judgment Night, Universal, 1993.

Jack Colt, National Lampoon's "Loaded Weapon 1" (also known as National Lampoon's 1), New Line Cinema, 1993.

Gordon Bombay, D2: The Mighty Ducks (also known as The Mighty Ducks 2), Buena Vista, 1994.

(Uncredited) Electronics whiz, Mission: Impossible, Paramount, 1996.

Gordon Bombay, D3: The Mighty Ducks, Buena Vista, 1996.

Jeremy Collier, The War at Home, Buena Vista, 1996.

The Bang Bang Club, 1998.

Trip, Sand (also known as Sandstorm), 1999.

Killer's Head, 1999.

Officer Powell, The L.A. Riot Spectacular, Visionbox, 2004.

Gordon Bombay, The Mighty Ducks 4, Buena Vista, 2005.

Bobby, Signpost Films, 2005.

Film Director:

Wisdom, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1986.

Men at Work, Triumph Releasing, 1990.

The War at Home, Buena Vista, 1996.

The Bang Bang Club, 1998.

Culture Clash in AmeriCCa, Arenas Entertainment/The Media Shop, 2004.

Bobby, Signpost Films, 2005.

Film Executive Producer:

The Jerky Boys, Buena Vista, 1995.

Film Producer:

The War at Home, Buena Vista, 1996.

The Bang Bang Club, 1998.

Bobby, Signpost Films, 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

To Climb a Mountain, 1981.

Danny Caldwell, In the Custody of Strangers, ABC, 1982.

Younger Dr. Alexander Brown, Nightbreaker (also known as Advance to Ground Zero), TNT, 1989.

Cowboy, Dollar for the Dead (also known as Un dolar por los muertos), TNT, 1998.

Dan, Late Last Night, Starz!, 1999.

Jim Mitchell, Rated X, Showtime, 2000.

Television Appearances; Specials:

"Seventeen Going on Nowhere," ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1980.

Vietnam soldier, Funny, You Don't Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville (also known as Funny, You Don't Look 200), ABC, 1987.

Earth Day at Walt Disney World, The Disney Channel, 1996.

Saturday Night Live: Game Show Parodies, NBC, 1999.

Himself, Jon Bon Jovi (documentary), Bravo, 2001.

Narrator, After Dark: South Beach (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Going Nowhere," Insight, syndicated, 1980.

Making the Grade, CBS, 1982.

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1990.

Himself, Later with Greg Kinnear, NBC, 1994.

Guest host, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's "Saturday Night," Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 1994.

Himself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1996.

Himself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1996.

"Wedding," The Single Guy, NBC, 1996.

The Brat Pack: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

(Uncredited) Younger Jed Bartlet, "Twenty Five," The West Wing, NBC, 2003.

Himself, Paula Abdul: The E! True Hollywood Story (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

Himself, Dude Room, The Discovery Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Long Island Sound, ABC, 2005.

Television Director; Movies:

Rated X, Showtime, 2000.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Hazel Park," The Guardian, CBS, 2003.

"All Is Mended," The Guardian, CBS, 2004.

"The Sleepover," Cold Case, CBS, 2004.

"The Watchers," The Guardian, CBS, 2004.

"The Dove Commission," CSI: NY, CBS, 2005.

Television Producer; Pilots:

Long Island Sound, ABC, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Mister Roberts, Burt Reynolds Dinner Theatre, Jupiter, FL, c. 1989.

Appeared in Echoes of an Era, Santa Monica High School, CA.

Music Videos:

John Parr, "St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)," 1985.

Simple Minds, "Don't You (Forget about Me)," 1985.

Bon Jovi, "Blaze of Glory," 1990.

Diamond Rio, "It's All in Your Head," 1996.

Bon Jovi, "Say It Isn't So," 2000.



That Was Then ... This Is Now (based on the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton), Paramount, 1985.

Wisdom, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1986.

Men at Work, Triumph Releasing, 1990.

Bobby, Signpost Films, 2005.

Stage Plays:

Wrote Echoes of an Era, produced at Santa Monica High School, CA.



Contemporary Newsmakers, 1985 Cumulation, Gale, 1986.


American Film, March, 1985, pp. 42, 58.

Entertainment Weekly, November 29, 1996, pp. 63–64; April 24, 1998, p. 92; January 21, 2000, p. 75; May 12, 2000, p. 60.

Nuestro, October, 1985, p. 12.

People Weekly, February 28, 1983, p. 63; April 19, 1999, p. 122.

Seventeen, July, 1985, p. 49.

Starlog, March, 1992.

Teen, July, 1985, p. 41.

Times (London), October 31, 1986.

Washington Post, January 1, 1987.