Besides his roles in In the Custody of Strangers and The Outsiders, his credits include NBC-TV's thrillers Nightmares and Tex, the 1982 film version of another S. His father predicted he would have to direct to feel the full extent of his talents, describing him as "an officer, not a soldier." After The Outsiders, Estevez appeared as the punk-rocker turned car-repossessor Otto Maddox in the cult film Repo Man before co-starring in The Breakfast Club and St. Following the success of these back-to-back Brat Pack films, he starred in That Was Then, This Is Now (which he co-wrote), the horror film Maximum Overdrive (for which he was nominated for a Golden Raspberry Award), and the crime drama Wisdom (with fellow Brat Packer Demi Moore).Estevez was originally cast in Platoon to be private Chris Taylor but was forced to drop out after production was delayed for two years; the role eventually went to his younger brother Charlie Sheen.He is also known for Repo Man, The Mighty Ducks and its sequels, Stakeout, Maximum Overdrive, Bobby (which he also wrote and directed), and his performances in Western films such as Young Guns and its sequel.the oldest child of artist Janet Sheen and actor Martin Sheen (legally Ramón Estévez).
But do note that it is not possible to be certain of a person's genealogy without a family's cooperation (and/or DNA testing).When Estévez was 11 years old, his father bought the family a portable movie camera.When they returned to Los Angeles, Estévez co-wrote and starred in a high school play about Vietnam veterans called Echoes of an Era and invited his parents to watch it.Sheen recalls being astonished by his son's performance, and "began to realize: my God, he's one of us." Upon his brother's using his birth name Carlos Estévez for the film Machete Kills, Emilio mentioned that he was proud of his Hispanic heritage and was glad that he never adopted a stage name, taking advice from his father who had regrets adopting the name Martin Sheen as opposed to using his birth name Ramón Estévez .
His first role was in a drama produced by the Catholic Paulist order.
He started his career as an actor and is well known for being a member of the acting Brat Pack of the 1980s, starring in The Breakfast Club, St.