Charlie Sheen

Briefs, December 31, 2012

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Monday, 31 December, 2012, 6:00am

Good time Charlie

Outside Stage 27 at Sony Pictures Studios in Los Angeles, on a warm September evening, an army of reporters stands in wait for the man of the moment- a man who has been grabbing hyperbolic headlines around the world, not for his creative talents, but for his many colourful rampages, be they drug-fuelled, sexual or verbally diarrhetic.

2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Tim Noonan

You and I have no idea. None. There are really only a few people in the world who do and their names are Ali, Jordan, Tiger, Beckham and, of course, Pele. Some young, some old, but all sporting icons and all, save David Beckham, arguably the greatest to ever play their chosen sport. Beckham gets into this exclusive club because of his fusion of bad haircuts and sporting greatness.

13 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Charlie Sheen rises, the Western empire falls. But are we Chinese really so different?

It's the rise of China and the decline of the West. How do we know this? It's Charlie Sheen, or so argues the Global Times, the sister publication of the People's Daily, the motherland's greatest 'all the news that's fit to print' newspaper.

12 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Starring: Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf, Carey Mulligan, Josh Brolin Director: Oliver Stone Category: IIB

23 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Channel Hop

Anyone with an interest in conspiracy theories or celebrity gossip may have noted the subject of controlled demolition has been in the news lately. Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen (Spin City), himself no stranger to controversy, made public last month his concerns the United States government has not been entirely truthful in its accounts of the events of September 11, 2001.

9 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Trivia file

Free Money: Charlie Sheen (right) gets to work alongside the great Marlon Brando in this production but a little known fact is that it's not the first time the pair have worked on the same set. Sheen's father, Martin, starred with Brando in Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now - a shoot that was so stressful, it helped give the elder Sheen a heart attack.

5 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Like father, like son

REGARDS our Sheen story yesterday. The pleasant and courteous Charlie Sheen called Keeping Posted while en route to the airport to jog our memory that, ahem, it was him and not his dad Martin that this columnist was talking to at a party at the Regent's Yurestaurant.

2 Jun 1994 - 12:00am