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Oscar winner Sean Penn picks right time to overcome shyness

LOS ANGELES -- Sean Penn didn't shy away from attending the Academy Awards this time. Good thing, too, since his name was called as the best-actor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/02/mov_407477.shtml
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Q&A with actor Sean Penn

TORONTO - While Hollywood shied away from reminders of Sept. 11, 2001, Sean Penn figures the terrorist attacks added urgency to produce his film "The Assassination of Richard Nixon." Set in 1974, the film...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/03/ent_438840.shtml
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Actor Chris Penn, brother of Sean Penn, found dead

LOS ANGELES - Chris Penn, a younger brother of Sean Penn who played supporting roles in films such as "Reservoir...privacy during this difficult time," Mara Buxbaum, Sean Penn's publicist, said in a statement. Chris Penn's credits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/26/ent_49711.shtml
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Training for marathon helps Haitians cope with struggles

...Olympic distance runner Alan Culpepper. Sponsored by the relief organization of Academy Award-winning actor and activist Sean Penn, they're training for another go-around at the New York City Marathon in November.Only fitting that Penn is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-19/training-marathon-he
With friends like these

...celebrities have become enamored with the cults of personality that lead such regimes. Well-known Hollywood liberals such as Sean Penn, Oliver Stone and Michael Moore openly mourned the death of Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez when he died last year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-08/friends-these
Vintage cars star in 'Gangster Squad'

...mobster Mickey Cohen's reign over post-war Los Angeles to life, the director of this year's Gangster Squad employed Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone and more than 100 irreplaceable vintage American cars.There's the light-blue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2013-02-14/vintage-cars-star-gangster-sq
'Wild' offers proof Sean Penn can work both sides of camera

...with exceptional performances and filmed on the locations that McCandless visited, Into the Wild is a step forward for Sean Penn, who directs his first feature since 2001's The Pledge . It's a clear, confident work that proves Mr. Penn to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/06/mov_189873.shtml
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This week's releases reveal directors, criminals

...what's new in DVDs and a calendar of what's coming: THE ASSASSINATION OF RICHARD NIXON (NEW LINE, $27.95): Sean Penn stars in the real-life story of a 1970s failure in business and marriage who sets out to kill President Nixon with an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/28/mov_451572.shtml
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Too little, much too late

...today's entertainers fell all over themselves in recent years to denounce our country and our president. But no one - not Sean Penn, not Barbra Streisand, not Martin Sheen, not the Dixie Chicks, not even Michael Moore - was daft enough or traitorous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/04/edi_449307.shtml
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Subplots, details overtake real meat of 'King's Men'

...Louisiana politician and self-described "redneck hick," Sean Penn throws himself into the role as though his very life depended...junkies Credits: A film from Columbia Pictures, starring Sean Penn, Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Anthony Hopkins and Mark Ruffalo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/21/mov_97448.shtml
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