Estevez, Emilio: Profile
EMILIO ESTEVEZ is the director and screenwriter of “BOBBY,” in which he also acts.
Estevez has established himself not only as an accomplished actor, but also as a talented writer, director and producer.
Previously, Estevez directed several episodes of the CBS hit shows Cold Case and CSI NY. In 2004, Estevez also directed an episode of the CBS show The Guardian.
In 2002, Estevez directed and co-starred alongside his brother, Charlie Sheen, in Showtimes Rated X. The two portrayed the Mitchell brothers who became kings of the porn business only to destroy themselves in the process. The film marked the first time Estevez and Sheen portrayed brothers on screen. Rated X was screened at The Sundance Film Festival in January of 2000 and premiered on Showtime.
Wearing three hats as producer, director and actor, Estevez starred with his father Martin Sheen, Kathy Bates and Kimberly Williams in Disneys The War at Home. The film was released in late 1996.
Estevez made his film debut in Tim Hunters Tex and appeared in Francis Ford Coppolas ensemble drama The Outsiders. His first starring role was in Alex Coxs cult picture Repo Man, opposite Harry Dean Stanton.
Estevez performance as a quintessential high-school jock in John Hughes The Breakfast Club won him widespread attention and acclaim. He went on to appear in St. Elmos Fire before starring in his third adaptation of an S.E. Hinton book, That Was Then, This Is Now, for which he also wrote the screenplay.
Estevez made his debut as a director with Wisdom, which he also wrote and starred in. Other film credits include the 1987 hit Stakeout, co-starring Richard Dreyfuss, and the box-office success Young Guns and its sequel Young Guns II. Estevez then wrote, directed and starred in the comedy Men At Work. He also starred with Mick Jagger and Rene Russo in the futuristic action-adventure Freejack.
In 1992, Estevez starred in the blockbuster family film, The Mighty Ducks for Buena Vista and followed with a sequel in 1994. He then made a brief appearance as Coach Bombay in the third installment of this series in 1996.
Estevez resides in Los Angeles and when he is not writing and directing, enjoys being a vintner, growing his own grapes and producing his own wine Casa Dumetz.
related article 1: Bobby: Inside Estevez's Film.
related article 2: Bobby.
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