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Actor Martin Sheen

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Actor Martin Sheen

Actor Martin Sheen

Actor Martin Sheen

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Actor Martin Sheen. During the filming of Apocalypse Now he suffered a heart attack even though he was only in his 30s. Sheen now stars as President Bartlett in the NBC TV drama West Wing.

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