Charlie Sheen to Star in A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charlie Swan III

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Having remained relatively quiet for the past few months, Charlie Sheen has taken the next step in an attempt to revive his acting career.

The former Golden Globe winner has signed on for A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charlie Swan III, Variety reports, which is an independent film written and  directed by Roman Coppola and co-starring Jason Schwartzman.

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The film centers on a successful graphics designer/ladies man, who gets dumped by his current girlfriend and watches his life spiral out of control from there. It will mark Sheen's first major film role since the start of Two and a Half Men in 2002.

It's been an eventful year for Sheen, who ha gotten divorced, gone to the hospital on numerous occasions for alleged drug overdoses, partied with many porn stars and gotten himself fired from the highest-rated sitcom on television.

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Charlie Sheen was born Carlos Irwin Estevez in New York City and is the son of actor Martin Sheen and brother of Emilio Estevez.

Charlie Sheen started his acting career in 1974 at the age of nine with a role in the made for TV movie, The Execution of Private Slovik.  Sheen then began his film career in 1984 with small roles in Red Dawn, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and then his first major role in Platoon in 1986.

Sheen then starred alongside his dad in Wall Street in 1987 and then alongside his brother in Young Guns in 1998 and then Men at Work in 1990.

As a star, Sheen is best known for his role in the popular Major League and Hot Shots! movies.  On television, Sheen took over for Michael J. Fox on Spin City for two seasons and has been starring in the popular Two and a Half Men since 2003.

In his personal life, Sheen has been a bit of a ladies man and been married twice.  First to Donna Peele for a year and then actress Denise Richards from 2002 to 2006.  According to an interview with Maxim, Sheen has slept with over 5,000 women.

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