Charlie Sheen is an American film and television actor. He is the youngest son of actor Martin Sheen. His character roles in films have integrated Chris Taylor in the 1986 Vietnam War drama Platoon, Jake Kesey in the 1986 film The Wraith, and Bud Fox in the 1987 film Wall Street. His occupation has also included more comedic films such as Major League, the Hot Shots! Films, and Scary Movie 3 and Scary Movie 4. On television, Sheen is recognized for his roles on two sitcoms: as Charlie Crawford on Spin City and as Charlie Harper on Two and a Half Men. In 2010, He was the chief paid actor on television, earning US$1.8 million per episode of Two and a Half Men.
Sheen was the 2004 spokesperson for the Lee National Denim Day breast cancer fundraiser that raise millions of dollars for research and education concerning the disease. Sheen confirmed that a friend of his died from breast cancer, and he required trying to help find a cure for the disease. A major donor and supporter of Aid For AIDS since 2006, Sheen was honored with an AFA Angel Award, one of only a few still given, at the nonprofit's 25th Silver Anniversary Reception in 2009. Sheen's personal life has also made headlines, including information about alcohol and drug abuse and marital problems as well as allegations of domestic violence. He was fired from his job on Two and a Half Men by CBS and Warner Bros. on March 7, 2011. Sheen consequently announced a nationwide tour.