Who is Ramon Estevez?

Ramon Luis Estevez, also known as Ramon Sheen, was born in New York City USA on 7 August 1963 – his zodiac sign is Leo, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor, film writer and producer, who has appeared in more than 20 movies and TV series, while he’s perhaps still known best for his portrayal of Gessner, in the 1990 drama movie “Cadence”. It was directed by his father Martin Sheen, who also starred in it alongside Ramon’s brother Charlie Sheen and Jay Brazeau; the film follows the life of an inmate at an Army stockade, and was nominated for a Deauville Film Festival Critics Award.

Early life, family and education

Ramon was raised in New York City alongside his siblings Renee Estevez, Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez, by their father Ramon Antonio Gerardo Estevez, known better as Martin Sheen, and their mother Janet Elizabeth Estevez, known better as Janet Sheen. The entire family is involved in the film industry: Ramon’s father is a successful actor who has won 30 of the 93 awards for which he’s been nominated, his mother is an actress and a film producer, while all his three siblings are actors and an actress.

Ramon became interested in acting while still attending a local elementary school, mostly because he looked up to his parents, and spent a lot of his spare time watching TV.

He studied at a local high school, and was a member of its drama club, appearing in numerous plays performed there, and was also into sports, playing soccer for his school’s team.

Ramon matriculated in 1981, then didn’t enroll at college, but rather focused on acting.

Roles in movies

Ramon made his debut film appearance with his portrayal of Pick in the 1982 drama “In the Custody of Strangers”, directed by Robert Greenwald, and which starred his father Martin, Jane Alexander and his brother Emilio. It follows a teenage delinquent who has stolen a car while drunk, and his parents who have decided to let him spend the night in jail, hoping that it might change him.

A couple of Ramon’s following roles were in the critically acclaimed 1983 horror science fiction drama “The Dead Zone”, the 1984 comedy “Delta Pi” and the 1985 adventure drama “The Fourth Wise Man”. The year 1985 saw him play one of the main characters, Mike Chambers, in the drama “That Was Then… This Is Now”, directed by Christopher Cain, and which starred his brother Emilio, Craig Sheffer and Larry B. Scott. It follows two delinquent friends, one of whom is growing up, while the other is becoming involved in drugs and crime.

Ramon appeared in four movies in 1989, including the war drama “Night of the Eagles”, the romantic drama “A Man of Passion” and the comedy “Beverly Hills Brats”.

He appeared in only a couple of movies in the ‘90s – his most notable performance was perhaps his portrayal of Mr. Jones, in the action thriller “Shadow Conspiracy”, directed by George P. Cosmatos, and which starred his brother Charlie, Donald Sutherland and Linda Hamilton. It follows the president’s advisor Bishop, who has to find the traitor in the government before he’s killed by him.

Ramon has since appeared in only two movies: the 2010 comedy drama “The Way” and the 2015 horror thriller drama “Whispers”.

Roles in TV series

He made his debut TV series appearance in the 1989 episode “True Centurians” of the adventure drama “Jesse Hawks”, but which aired only six episodes before being cancelled.

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In 1991, he portrayed Ramon Escalante in the episode “The Devil’s Fortress: Part 2” of the romantic family adventure “Zorro”, which starred Patrice Martinez, Duncan Regehr and James Victor; it follows the life of the masked swordsman Zorro who’s protecting his friends and family from corrupt politicians; the series aired from 1990 to 1993, and was nominated for two awards.

Ramon appeared as an extra in the 2003 episode “Guns Not Butter” of the drama “The West Wing”, and his only other role in a TV series has been his portrayal of Reggie, in the 2019 episode “The Crosswalk” of the comedy “Grace and Frankie”.

The series was created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, stars Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Sam Waterston, and follows two women who have found out that their husbands are romantically involved; it has been airing since 2015, and has won two of the 73 awards for which it has been nominated, including 13 Primetime Emmy nominations.

Producing credits

Between 2012 and 2014, Ramon co-produced 99 episodes of the hit romantic comedy series “Anger Management”, created by Bruce Helford, and which starred his brother Charlie, Shawnee Smith and Noureen DeWulf. It follows a former baseball player who has become an anger manager, and who has a former wife, a friend with benefits who’s also his therapist, and a daughter suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder; the series was nominated for two awards.

Ramon then produced the 2015 crime thriller movie “Badge of Honor”, the 2016 family film “Anne of Green Gables”, and the 2017 family movie “L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars”.

He’s currently working on two upcoming films: the romantic comedy “Swag”, and the drama “Deeper Than 6ft”.

Other credits

Ramon has received special thanks for the 2010 comedy movie “The Way” and the 2014 adventure comedy film “Moose on the Loose”,  while he’s already received special thanks for the upcoming video games “Shadow Stalkers” and “MegaRace: DeathMatch”.

He has been featured in a number of documentaries, including the 1990 series “60 Minutes”, the 2012 series “Who Do You Think You Are?”, and the 2013 movie “Le Dernier Film de Jess Franco”.

Ramon has made a guest appearance in an episode of various talk-shows, such as “Revealed with Jules Asner”, “The Dame Edna Treatment” and “E! True Hollywood Story”.

Awards and nominations

In 2018, Ramon and his colleagues were nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Children’s or Youth Fiction Program or Series, for “L. M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables: Fire & Dew”.

Wife and children

Ramon is highly secretive when it comes to his love life, but some things concerning it are still known. It’s said that he was once married to a non-celebrity American woman, whose name has been kept hidden from media. She gave birth to their three children: Katherine, Christopher and Luis Jr. Estevez, then the two divorced after having been married for more than 10 years.

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In the second half of the 2010s, Ramon revealed that he’s bisexual, when he announced that he was in a relationship with the non-celebrity American man David Woodbury. The two became engaged in 2020, and there are rumors circulating the internet, claiming that they have planned their wedding for summer 2022.

As of December 2021, Ramon is engaged to David Woodbury, was once married and has three children from that marriage.

Hobbies and other interests

Ramon’s passionate about travelling, and has been all around the US for both work and pleasure, while he’s also been to various South American and European countries; his dream travel destination is Rome in Italy.

He’s a huge lover of animals, and has apparently donated money to several animal shelters; Ramon’s favorites are lions and kangaroos.

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He likes to drink alcohol, and his favorite is beer.

Ramon was physically highly active during his 20s and 30s, and had multiple training sessions at the gym each week, mostly because it was important for his acting career to stay in shape. He no longer works out today, but occasionally plays golf and tennis with his friends.

Ramon has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Russell Crowe, Natalie Portman and Anne Hathaway, while a couple of his favorite movies are “A Good Year”, “Gladiator” and “V for Vendetta”.

Age, height and net worth

Ramon’s age is 58. He has short black hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 10ins (1.8m) and he weighs around 165lbs (75kgs).

As of December 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $3 million, while his father Martin’s net worth is reputedly more than $60 million, and his brother Charlie’s at over $10 million.

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