Sean Penn Get to know the 59-year old actor Sean Penn, before he got famous (e.g. Mystic River (2003) and the biopic Milk (2008), I am Sam). IMDB reports The American Film Institute Salute to Gene Kelly (TV Special documentary) was Sean Penn's first TV appearance in 1985. In 1975 he starred as Kid in his first movie Little House on the Prairie (original title). BirthdayAugust 17, 1960NationalityAmericanName in PassportSean Justin PennDebut Little House on the Prairie (original title)(1975)EthnicityIrish, Jewish, Italian, (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)WhiteSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHis home town is Los Angeles County, California, U.S.. His parents Leo Penn & actress Eileen Ryan (née Annucci) are of Irish, Jewish, Italian, ethnicity. Sean Penn was born on August 17, 1960 on a Wednesday. Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes High school: Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, CAUniversity/College: Santa Monica CollegeYear Book Photos Credit: Pinterest.com - Read: 20 Funniest Pre-famous Yearbook Photos Photo of First movie or tv show debut Little House on the Prairie (original title) Character: Kid| Date: 1975Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance Sean Penn interview on Late Show 1995First Audition tapes Auditioning Sean Penn and Ally Sheedy For Bad Boys - Read: Celebrity Audition Tapes You Will Never ForgetMost popular video on Youtube Celebrities Read Mean Tweets #9 Views: 27.500.485 Share your real life experiences with Sean Penn here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is he not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!