Emilio Estevez Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

24th April 2015

Fact: Geena Davis has recruited Emilio Estevez and JUDGE REINHOLD as judges of her inaugural Bentonville Film Festival in Arkansas. The event will take place next month (05-09May15).

23rd December 2011

Tweet: "My folks are celebrating 50 years of marriage today! How often do you see that in Hollywood? Way to go Martin and Janet!" Actor/director Emilio Estevez congratulates his father Martin Sheen and mother Janet on reaching the milestone wedding anniversary on Friday (23Dec11).

21st October 2011

Quote: "Joel Schumacher, the director of St. Elmo's Fire, was saying the studio wanted to cut me out of the film 'cos they hated my hair... They wanted to cut the whole segment out, the whole storyline." Emilio Estevez almost lost his leading role in the cult film because of his hair.

20th October 2011

Quote: "It was U2's old tour bus. I kept looking under my bunk to see if Bono left anything behind. He didn't." Emilio Estevez on travelling across America promoting his new film The Way on U2's tour bus.

19th October 2011

Quote: "I couldn't sit through another movie like The Departed and watch him get thrown off a roof." Emilio Estevez on why he wrote new film The Way for his father Martin Sheen.

17th October 2011

Tweet: "The Way bus tour is officially over. Our last stop in Cincy, OH was awesome. Gonna come back and make my next film there!" Actor-turned-director Emilio Estevez has fallen in love with Cincinnati, Ohio after promoting his new movie there this weekend (15-16Oct11).

26th September 2011

Fact: Troubled actor Charlie Sheen put on a united front with his family by attending the premiere of a movie starring his father Martin and brother Emilio Estevez. The Sheen family walked the red carpet together at a screening of The Way, directed by Estevez, at the Aarp Movies for Grownups Film Festival in Los Angeles.

18th August 2011

Quote: "He's a different guy... I think he's got his focus... He's got it together... He's gone through it and come out the other side and I think we're all really excited to see what the next chapter of his life is going to be like." Actor/director Emilio Estevez on his troubled brother Charlie Sheen.

20th May 2011

Quote: "I don’t live a lavish lifestyle anyway, but I’ve chosen to scale back and I grow a lot of my own food and I keep my overhead very low." Actor Emilio Estevez on how he can afford to live without blockbuster pay cheques.

1st March 2011

Quote: "They tried but I said I'm not ready, I'm not interested in your rhetoric right now. I appreciate your love and compassion but no, I'm not (interested). I'm 45 years old and I'm not interested in people treating me like I'm 12 years old... I'm sort of beyond it." Charlie Sheen has shunned attempts by his actor father Martin and brothers Ramon and Emilio Estevez to help him sort out his troubled life.

16th November 2008

Quote: "We got it out of the way when we were youngsters. We've already been through those times when the cops show up and have to pull us apart." Charlie Sheen insists there's no sibling rivalry between him and brother Emilio Estevez.

18th January 2008

Quote: "The Breakfast Club really bothered me. This is an iconic movie, and the coolest character, Ally Sheedy, goes from being this interesting quirky girl to being made 'hot' so she can make out with frickin' Emilio Estevez? Give me a break!" JUNO star Ellen Page found John Hughes' 1985 film a frustrating experience.

20th December 2006

Quote: "Some days we lost more than an hour, especially when my dad was on the set. He's such a windbag." Emilio Estevez admits the toughest part of directing new movie BOBBY was trying to get all his big name actors to stop telling each other movie stories.

17th November 2006

Quote: "You can't imagine what it is like for me to be back in the public eye, being asked for my opinion, having people actually listen to me when I have been more or less out of sight for 15 years." BOBBY director Emilio Estevez on his return to the limelight.

16th November 2006

Fact: Emilio Estevez and his fiancee SONJA MAGDEVSKI have become winemakers and make a Pinot Noir in their garage in Malibu, California.

8th November 2006

Quote: "I wanted them to light me rough and make me really have that tough working-woman look. We talked about it up front and I'm like, 'Don't be kind.'" Sharon Stone liked the haggard look director Emilio Estevez gave her hairstylist character in new film BOBBY.

8th November 2006

Quote: "It was no reflection on what our relationship was like when we were engaged." Emilio Estevez insists playing ex-fiancee Demi Moore's abused husband in BOBBY was not inspired by their real-life romance.

7th November 2006

Quote: "My first immediate thought was, 'She's a singer. No!' And I actually started to spend my time on the phone with him coming up with other suggestions of other people." Demi Moore felt so sure she was the wrong woman to play a boozy cabaret singer in ex-boyfriend Emilio Estevez's BOBBY movie, she urged him to find someone else.

1st November 2006

Quote: "I think for my family there are parts of it that are very painful." BOBBY KENNEDY JR won't be going to see Emilio Estevez's new movie BOBBY about the assassination of his father.

20th October 2006

Quote: "LINDSAY's agents were rabid in attaching her to the movie. Rabid. They wanted to give her an extreme career makeover." Emilio Estevez admits he had no problems casting his acclaimed new movie BOBBY.

15th September 2006

Quote: "I also hired her husband (Ashton Kutcher) and at one point we even talked to BRUCE (WILLIS) about being in the film." Emilio Estevez was determined to make shooting on his new film BOBBY a family affair for his ex-fiancee DEMI MOORE.

15th September 2006

Quote: "It was overwhelming and I started to weep like a grandmother." Emilio Estevez was overcome with emotion when his new movie BOBBY was given a seven-minute standing ovation at the recent Venice Film Festival in Italy.

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