A smaller role again, but in another epic, Oscar-nabbing film – albeit without the heart problems and shooting issues.
Sheen is journalist Vince Walker, one of the few fictional characters in Richard Attenborough’s production, albeit partially based on real-life writer Webb Miller, who really did meet and become friends with Gandhi.
"It was only five or six weeks. But it was enough to make a profound impression on me, because I had been in the third world before but never that type of third world. The poverty was unbelievable.”
Nepotunity: He left the kids at home for this one.