Here's a look at the life of actor Charlie Sheen.
Personal: Birth date: September 3, 1965
Birth place: New York, New York
Birth name: Carlos Irwin Estevez
Father: Ramon Estevez, the actor known as Martin Sheen.
Mother: Janet Estevez
Marriages: Brooke Mueller (May 30, 2008-May 2, 2011, divorced); Denise Richards (June 15, 2002-November 30, 2006, divorced); Donna Peele (September 3, 1995-November 19, 1996, divorced)
Children: with Brooke Mueller: Bob and Max (twins), March 14, 2009; with Denise Richards: Lola, June 1, 2005, and Sam (daughter), March 9, 2004; with Paula Profit: Cassandra Jade Estevez, December 12, 1984
Other Facts: His father, Martin Sheen, his uncle, Joe Estevez, his siblings Emilio, Ramon and Renee Estevez, and his ex-wife, Denise Richards, are all actors. He has appeared on film with each of them.
As a teen, Sheen made home movies with friends and future actors Rob and Chad Lowe, Sean and Christopher Penn, and Tom Cruise.
A shortstop for Santa Monica High School baseball team, he was offered a baseball scholarship to the University of Kansas. His dream was to be a shortstop with the Cincinnati Reds.
He was expelled shortly before graduation, after being arrested for credit card fraud, losing the scholarship offer and ending his pro- ball dream.
He earned four Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in Comedy Series for his role as Charlie Harper on "Two and a Half Men" from 2006 through 2009.
His salary on "Two and a Half Men" rose from $350,000 per episode in 2006 to $825,00 per episode in 2008 to $1.25 million per episode in 2010; each season had 22 episodes.
Timeline: 1974 - Screen debut, appearing with his father, in "The Execution of Private Slovik."
1979 - Appears as an extra in "Apocalypse Now."
1986 - Breakout role as Pvt. Chris Taylor in "Platoon."
August 1990-March 2000 - Problems with substance abuse lead to arrests, probation and voluntary and court mandated stints in rehab facilities.
1991-1993 - Over 15 months, he purportedly spends more than $53,000 on prostitutes that work for the famous "Hollywood Madam" Heidi Fleiss.
September 23, 1994 - Receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at 7021 Hollywood Blvd.
July 20, 1995 - His videotaped testimony is shown at Fleiss's tax evasion trial; explains the number of times he used her services, at least 27, and the amount of money he spent, $1,500 - $3,000/visit. He is granted limited immunity from prosecution for solicitation in exchange for his testimony.
October 18, 2000-April 30, 2002 - Plays the lead character on "Spin City" after the departure of Michael J. Fox.
September 22, 2003 - "Two and a Half Men" premieres on CBS.
December 25, 2009 - Is arrested in Aspen, Colorado, for allegedly threatening his wife, Brooke Mueller, with a knife to the throat, and is charged with suspicion of second-degree assault and menacing, both felonies, and criminal mischief, a misdemeanor. Later in the day, he is released on $8,500 bail.
February 23, 2010 - Checks into rehab.