Sheen is a star of TV sitcoms Spin City and Two and a Half Men.
Charlie Sheen has also acted in over 40 movies including Platoon, Wall Street and Young Guns.
In 2006, Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards divorced.
In 2008, Charlie Sheen and real estate investor Brooke Mueller got married and in March 2009 they had twins.
In August 2010, Charlie Sheen pleaded guilty to assault in a domestic violence case.
His wife had told police that Sheen had put a knife to her throat and threatened to kill her on Christmas Day 2009 after she told him she wanted a divorce.
Charlie Sheen denied this, and the more serious charges against him were dropped in a plea bargain.
Not long after Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller were reconciled, however in November 2010 it was reported that they were getting divorced.
In March 2011, Warner Brothers Television terminated Charlie Sheen's services on Two and a Half Men.