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[[caption-width-right:322:If you ain't living life the Charlie Sheen way, you're not [[MemeticMutation WINNING]].]]

->''"I ''am'' on a drug, it's called Charlie Sheen! It's not available because if you try it once, you will'' die''. Your face will melt off and your children will weep over your exploded body."''

Carlos Irwin Estevez (born September 3, 1965), better known by his {{stage name|s}} Charlie Sheen, is an American actor. He is the son of acclaimed actor Creator/MartinSheen, brother of rather less acclaimed actor Emilio Estevez, and nephew of even less well acclaimed actor Joe Estevez. If you ask him, [[CloudCuckoolander Adonis and tigers somehow figure into his ancestry as well]].

His character roles in films have included Chris Taylor in the 1986 Vietnam War drama ''{{Platoon}}'', Jake Kesey in the 1986 film ''The Wraith'', and Bud Fox in the 1987 film ''WallStreet''. His career has also included more comedic films, such as ''MajorLeague'', the ''HotShots'' films, and ''ScaryMovie 3'' and ''4''. He also had a small role in ''Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff.'' On television, Sheen is known for [[TheDanza his roles]] on two sitcoms: as Charlie Crawford on ''SpinCity'' and as [[TheDanza Charlie]] Harper on ''TwoAndAHalfMen''. As of 2010, Sheen was the highest-paid actor on television, earning $1.8 million per episode of ''TwoAndAHalfMen''.

In 2011 he dove ''far'' off the deep end into self-destructive madness. He passed a urine test, which shows that his "unusual" behavior may not be due to (recent) drug use, a substance that quickly metabolizes, or withdrawal from drugs. A {{Twitter}} account he created garnered 80,000 followers before he ever wrote a thing, and raced right past the million mark in one day to 1.4 million followers, beating even Oprah.

Alternatively, he may be shrewdly transforming his strange self-destructive behavior into revenue: his "Torpedo of Truth" tour has garnished a fair amount of money, much of which Sheen has donated to charity.

He is currently starring in the FX sitcom ''Anger Management'' (an adaptation of [[AngerManagement the movie]]), as a womanizing baggage-toting character named Charlie.
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!!CharlieSheen is infused with these [[MemeticMutation winning]] tropes:

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* AscendedMeme: Cable stations are already using some of his... unusual quotes to advertise for ''TwoAndAHalfMen'' and ''SpinCity'' re-runs.
* CreatorBreakdown: Well, more of an actor breakdown. But, what the media never really emphasized is the fact that Charlie did basically have a massive, public breakdown. His outbursts can be seen as his way of getting out of a show he wanted to leave since the year before, GoneHorriblyRight.
* TheDanza / MetaCasting / AdamWesting: Based on recent events, he appears to be playing a ''toned down'' version of himself on ''TwoAndAHalfMen''.
* FakeNationality: He has ''never'' played a Hispanic character, so every single one of his roles technically qualifies.
* LeslieNielsenSyndrome: Once a straight dramatic actor who ''occasionally'' did comedy, Sheen invariably does goofy, self-referential roles these days.
* McLeaned: His character on ''TwoAndAHalfMen'' was KilledOffForReal.
** You can obviously tell Chuck Lorre wanted it as offensive as possible, since it was done by [[TraumaCongaLine Harper being found cheating on his wife, getting hit by a train trying to flee, then suffering]] LudicrousGibs. Of course, this was all off-screen, and then he's immediately replaced by Ashton Kutcher.
* OffTheRails: His appearance on DrewCareysImprovAGanza, in a sketch where the players take turns telling one line apiece of a fairy-tale type story. His line? [[spoiler: "Charlie Sheen fucks dead hookers!"]]
** The ComedyCentral [[TheRoast roast]] of him used "Crazy Train" as a theme song.
* RoleEndingMisdemeanor: His excessive drug use.
* StupidStatementDanceMix: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QS0q3mGPGg Yes, one exists.]] (With material like this, are you ''surprised''? If so, welcome to Web 2.0, and how is 1999, anyway?)
* TheRoast: In September 2011, he was the subject of the ComedyCentral Roast.

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[[caption-width-right:322:If you ain't living life the Charlie Sheen way, you're not [[MemeticMutation WINNING]].]]

->''"I ''am'' on a drug, it's called Charlie Sheen! It's not available because if you try it once, you will'' die''. Your face will melt off and your children will weep over your exploded body."''

Carlos Irwin Estevez (born September 3, 1965), better known by his {{stage name|s}} Charlie Sheen, is an American actor. He is the son of acclaimed actor Creator/MartinSheen, brother of rather less acclaimed actor Emilio Estevez, and nephew of even less well acclaimed actor Joe Estevez. If you ask him, [[CloudCuckoolander Adonis and tigers somehow figure into his ancestry as well]].

His character roles in films have included Chris Taylor in the 1986 Vietnam War drama ''{{Platoon}}'', Jake Kesey in the 1986 film ''The Wraith'', and Bud Fox in the 1987 film ''WallStreet''. His career has also included more comedic films, such as ''MajorLeague'', the ''HotShots'' films, and ''ScaryMovie 3'' and ''4''. He also had a small role in ''Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff.'' On television, Sheen is known for [[TheDanza his roles]] on two sitcoms: as Charlie Crawford on ''SpinCity'' and as [[TheDanza Charlie]] Harper on ''TwoAndAHalfMen''. As of 2010, Sheen was the highest-paid actor on television, earning $1.8 million per episode of ''TwoAndAHalfMen''.

In 2011 he dove ''far'' off the deep end into self-destructive madness. He passed a urine test, which shows that his "unusual" behavior may not be due to (recent) drug use, a substance that quickly metabolizes, or withdrawal from drugs. A {{Twitter}} account he created garnered 80,000 followers before he ever wrote a thing, and raced right past the million mark in one day to 1.4 million followers, beating even Oprah.

Alternatively, he may be shrewdly transforming his strange self-destructive behavior into revenue: his "Torpedo of Truth" tour has garnished a fair amount of money, much of which Sheen has donated to charity.

He is currently starring in the FX sitcom ''Anger Management'' (an adaptation of [[AngerManagement the movie]]), as a womanizing baggage-toting character named Charlie.
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!!CharlieSheen is infused with these [[MemeticMutation winning]] tropes:

%%Do not add tropes about Sheen as a person.
* AscendedMeme: Cable stations are already using some of his... unusual quotes to advertise for ''TwoAndAHalfMen'' and ''SpinCity'' re-runs.
* CreatorBreakdown: Well, more of an actor breakdown. But, what the media never really emphasized is the fact that Charlie did basically have a massive, public breakdown. His outbursts can be seen as his way of getting out of a show he wanted to leave since the year before, GoneHorriblyRight.
* TheDanza / MetaCasting / AdamWesting: Based on recent events, he appears to be playing a ''toned down'' version of himself on ''TwoAndAHalfMen''.
* FakeNationality: He has ''never'' played a Hispanic character, so every single one of his roles technically qualifies.
* LeslieNielsenSyndrome: Once a straight dramatic actor who ''occasionally'' did comedy, Sheen invariably does goofy, self-referential roles these days.
* McLeaned: His character on ''TwoAndAHalfMen'' was KilledOffForReal.
** You can obviously tell Chuck Lorre wanted it as offensive as possible, since it was done by [[TraumaCongaLine Harper being found cheating on his wife, getting hit by a train trying to flee, then suffering]] LudicrousGibs. Of course, this was all off-screen, and then he's immediately replaced by Ashton Kutcher.
* OffTheRails: His appearance on DrewCareysImprovAGanza, in a sketch where the players take turns telling one line apiece of a fairy-tale type story. His line? [[spoiler: "Charlie Sheen fucks dead hookers!"]]
** The ComedyCentral [[TheRoast roast]] of him used "Crazy Train" as a theme song.
* RoleEndingMisdemeanor: His excessive drug use.
* StupidStatementDanceMix: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QS0q3mGPGg Yes, one exists.]] (With material like this, are you ''surprised''? If so, welcome to Web 2.0, and how is 1999, anyway?)
* TheRoast: In September 2011, he was the subject of the ComedyCentral Roast.

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1st Feb '13 12:25:10 PM Lophotrochozoa
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* CloudCuckoolander: Oh, Dear ''GOD!''
31st Jan '13 1:26:57 PM TrollBrutal
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Carlos Irwin Estevez (born September 3, 1965), better known by his {{stage name|s}} Charlie Sheen, is an American actor. He is the son of acclaimed actor MartinSheen, brother of rather less acclaimed actor Emilio Estevez, and nephew of even less well acclaimed actor Joe Estevez. If you ask him, [[CloudCuckoolander Adonis and tigers somehow figure into his ancestry as well]].

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Carlos Irwin Estevez (born September 3, 1965), better known by his {{stage name|s}} Charlie Sheen, is an American actor. He is the son of acclaimed actor MartinSheen, Creator/MartinSheen, brother of rather less acclaimed actor Emilio Estevez, and nephew of even less well acclaimed actor Joe Estevez. If you ask him, [[CloudCuckoolander Adonis and tigers somehow figure into his ancestry as well]].
28th Jan '13 9:57:01 PM ndboy
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* CloudCuckoolander: Dear, ''GOD!''

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* CloudCuckoolander: Dear, Oh, Dear ''GOD!''
28th Jan '13 9:56:29 PM ndboy
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* CloudCuckoolander: Dear, ''GOD!''
5th Jan '13 4:27:35 PM Lophotrochozoa
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* AxCrazy: Throughout the period of self-destruction. Was recently spotted on top of a building, waving a machete around.
** Said incident was because one of the employees in the building saw Charlie Sheen there, grabbed his ornamental machete from his office, and asked him if he would. His reaction: ''Viva la revolucion!''
* BoredWithInsanity: According to himself
* ButNotTooForeign: Like his father, he took an English-sounding stage name for marketability. The sad thing is, compared to Emilio Estevez's lukewarm career, it seems to have worked.
* TheCasanova: His character on ''TwoAndAHalfMen''
** In real life too with one of his ex-wives being [[WildThings Denise Richards]].
* CatchPhrase: "winning" or something to do with his status as a Winner.
** Also seems fond of [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot High Priest Vatican Assassin Warlocks]]
* CloudCuckoolander: See the "Charlie Sheen drug" quote above.



* CursedWithAwesome: Or so he believes:
-->'''Interviewer:''' Are you bi-polar?\\
'''Sheen:''' Wow, what does that mean?... What's the cure? Medicine? [[BroughtDownToNormal Make me like them?]] Not going to happen. I'm bi-WINNING! I win here and I win there.



* DisposableSexWorker: [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial He hasn't murdered anyone yet]], but there was even a an op-ed with the title [[http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/04/opinion/04holmes.html?_r=1&ref=opinion The Disposable Woman]], which argued that his abuse of women was ignored in part because some of his victims were from the sex industry.
* DomesticAbuser: Has threatened to kill multiple exes. He actually shot Kelly Preston, though they both claim it was an accident.
* DrugsAreBad: Has had a troubled history with substance abuse, notoriously with alcohol and cocaine. According to his Feb. 2011 phone interviews, he was able to close his eyes and [[BlatantLies cure himself of his addictions with his mind in nanoseconds]], much to the relief of the general public and the chagrin of those "losers" over at Alcoholics Anonymous.
** He's only on one drug called ''Charlie Sheen!'' You couldn't take it because your face would melt off and then you'd explode, but he's ''winning!!!''
** He's also said in a radio interview that crack is bad and you shouldn't take it ''unless you can handle it socially.''
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* EmbarrassingMiddleName: "Irwin."



* HookersAndBlow: A big part of his life.
* [[{{Hypocrite}} Hypocrisy Fail]]: In the rant that lead to his being fired from ''TwoAndAHalfMen'', Sheen mocked his producer Chuck Lorre for supposedly changing his name from "Chaim" to "Chuck" to fit in in Hollywood. Coming from someone who was born "Carlos Estevez", this rings a bit hollow. (Lorre's real name is Charles Levine, for what it's worth.)
* IceCreamKoan: "Can't is the cancer of happen."
* ImmuneToDrugs: Again, so he believes:
-->"I probably took more than anybody could survive... I was bangin' seven-gram rocks and finishing them because that's how I roll... I'm different. I have a different constitution, I have a different brain, I have a different heart. I got tiger blood, man... Dying's for fools, dying's for amateurs."
* InTheBlood: He has tried to justify his HairTriggerTemper by citing his mixed Spanish/Irish ethnic background. (And, of course, he once claimed to have "tiger" ancestry.)
* JerkAss: If the reports of his recent behavior aren't any indication, nothing is.
* {{Juggalo}}: [[http://twitter.com/#!/charliesheen/status/88328956616507393 No, really]].
* LargeHam: Although, funnily enough, not in his work. Oliver Stone hired him for Wall Street because he liked Charlie's 'stiff' acting style.
** He does slip into LargeHam mode at times in ''The Arrival'', especially near the end.



* PetTheDog: Most of the money he got during his post breakdown tour was donated to charity.



* StealthParody: One look at the "Charlie Sheen Cooking Show" video he made and it's clear he might just be messing with [[ObfuscatingStupidity everyone]]. He later stated on ''TheTonightShow with Jay Leno'' that he was just joking with saying things like he had "tiger blood" and "Adonis DNA".



* TenchiSolution: He was dating and living with porn stars Bree Olson and Natalie Kenly at the same time for a while, but eventually they both left him.



* TheTysonZone: Bill Simmons, who coined the term, even said Sheen is the best example since [[TropeNamer Mike Tyson]] himself ("[[http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=simmons/110204&sportCat=nfl Sheen can't even be described as "debaucherous" anymore; it belittles what he's doing.]]").
* {{Ubermensch}}: Seems to see himself as one.

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* TheTysonZone: Bill Simmons, who coined the term, even said Sheen is the best example since [[TropeNamer Mike Tyson]] himself ("[[http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=simmons/110204&sportCat=nfl Sheen can't even be described as "debaucherous" anymore; it belittles what he's doing.]]").
* {{Ubermensch}}: Seems to see himself as one.
13th Dec '12 10:11:59 PM karategal
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Carlos Irwin Estevez (born September 3, 1965), better known by his {{stage name|s}} Charlie Sheen, is an American actor. He is the son of acclaimed actor MartinSheen, brother of rather less acclaimed actor EmilioEstevez, and nephew of even less well acclaimed actor JoeEstevez. If you ask him, [[CloudCuckoolander Adonis and tigers somehow figure into his ancestry as well]].

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Carlos Irwin Estevez (born September 3, 1965), better known by his {{stage name|s}} Charlie Sheen, is an American actor. He is the son of acclaimed actor MartinSheen, brother of rather less acclaimed actor EmilioEstevez, Emilio Estevez, and nephew of even less well acclaimed actor JoeEstevez.Joe Estevez. If you ask him, [[CloudCuckoolander Adonis and tigers somehow figure into his ancestry as well]].
27th Nov '12 7:02:04 AM Aquila89
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He is currently starring in the FX sitcom Anger Management (an adaptation of [[AngerManagement the movie]]), as a womanizing baggage-toting character named Charlie.

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He is currently starring in the FX sitcom Anger Management ''Anger Management'' (an adaptation of [[AngerManagement the movie]]), as a womanizing baggage-toting character named Charlie.
18th Nov '12 12:40:13 PM Aiguille
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* {{Casanova}}: His character on ''TwoAndAHalfMen''

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* {{Casanova}}: TheCasanova: His character on ''TwoAndAHalfMen''
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