Carlos Irwin EstÚvez (born September 3, 1965), better known as Charlie Sheen, is an American actor. His character roles in films have included Chris Taylor in the 1986 Vietnam War drama Platoon and Bud Fox in 1987 film Wall Street. His career also made room for more comedic roles, including Jim Abrahams' Hot Shots! and David Zucker's Scary Movie 3 and Scary Movie 4. On television Sheen is known for his roles on two sitcoms: as Charlie Crawford on Spin City, and as Charlie Harper on Two and a Half Men.