Emilio Estevez’s Journey
Establishing a career in show business has been tough for Emilio but at the end of the day he became an established and famous actor and director. Emilio Estevez was born to Martin Sheen in 1962. He has two brothers and one sister namely Ramon, Charlie sheen and Renee.
Emilio was asked to feature in Oliver stone’s film on Vietnam War; the famous “Platoon”. Though with limited financial resources, the project was done by his brother Charlie sheen when “platoon” was released in 1986. He also did a minor role in the 1983 film “the outsiders” featuring immensely popular Tom Cruise and Matt Dillon.
Emilio Estevez found a role in “repo men” (1984) and plays the character of a rocker turned to car repossesser. It was a huge hit that year. “The breakfast club” in 1985 was another interesting teenage movie featuring five kids who have to spend the Saturday in detention at school and exploring their ideas and beliefs. He also starred in another movie called that was then…this is now in 1985, the film was an average hit at the box office.
In 1985, St Elmo’s fire, he teamed up with other four actors and then came to be known from then onwards as brat pack. He did maximum overdrive in 1986 which was a commercial flop and so was his directorial debut with “wisdom” 1986. He was shortly married to Paula Abdul; the beautiful singer of the nineties.
Emilio Estevez’s career was revived with stakeout in 1987 and young guns in 1988. Men at work 1990 also first featured his now famous and larger than life brother Charlie sheen. According to Emilio, Charlie is very different from him who has been actively involved in drug abuse, classy prostitutes and public insults over his irresponsible behavior.