CHARLIE RELIVES 9/11
After a hiatus of several years, Charlie Sheen, 52, returns to acting in 9/11, in theaters Sept. 8. Based on actual events, the drama focuses on people trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center’s North Tower when the airplane strikes. Here are five facts about the actor.
As a teen, he made home movies with pals Rob Lowe and Sean and Chris Penn.
A shortstop for the Santa Monica High School baseball team, he was offered a baseball scholarship to the University of Kansas.
Before he got fired from Two and a Half Men in 2011, he was the highest-paid actor on a prime-time series in TV history.
A big Cincinnati Reds fan, he has the baseball team’s logo tattooed on his forearm.
The scar on his chin is from the detonation of a prop explosive during filming of the movie No Man’s Land. It required seven stitches.