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Chris PENN

American Chris PENN

born Christopher Shannon PENN

American film and television actor

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on October 10, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: on January 24, 2006 in Santa Monica, California, USA


Penn was born in Los Angeles, California, the youngest son of Leo Penn, an actor and director, and Eileen Ryan (née Annucci), an actress. His paternal grandparents were Jewish emigrants from Lithuania and Russia, and his mother was a Roman Catholic of Italian and Irish descent. According to Penn's mother, Leo Penn may have had distant Sephardic ancestry, as the family's surname was originally "Piñón". His brothers are actor Sean Penn and musician Michael Penn.

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- Category Actor