Chris Penn

Chris Penn

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 24 Jan 2006 (aged 40)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Tier 54, Sec CC, grave 19
Memorial ID 13114981 · View Source
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Actor. He was the brother of actor Sean Penn and musician Michael Penn, as well as the son of director Leo Penn. Born in Los Angeles in 1965, Penn started acting at the age of 12 at the Loft Studio. In 1983, he made his feature film debut in Francis Ford Coppola's youth drama Rumble Fish. In 1983 he had a small role in the high school football drama All the Right Moves starring Tom Cruise, appeared in the hit dance musical Footloose in 1984, and played a villain in the Clint Eastwood western Pale Rider (1985). In 1986 he co-starred with his brother, Sean, and mother Eileen Ryan in At Close Range. Penn was typically cast as a supporting actor or with smaller roles in his movies, although he had some memorable performances, such in Reservoir Dogs and True Romance. In 1996 he won the best-supporting actor at the Venice Film Festival for The Funeral. Penn was also featured on the 2004 video game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, as the voice of Officer Eddie Pulaski. He was found dead of undisclosed causes with no signs of foul play in a Santa Monica, California residence, on January 24, 2006.

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  • Added: 24 Jan 2006
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