How old was Martin Sheen in the movie Apocalypse Now?

Martin Sheen was 38 in Apocalypse Now when he played the character 'Captain Benjamin L. Willard'.

That was over 45 years ago in 1979.

Today he is 84, and has starred in 239 movies in total, 204 of those since Apocalypse Now was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Apocalypse Now, I think Martin Sheen looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Francis Ford Coppola has worked with Martin Sheen just once in his career.
  • Martin Sheen's first movie was as 'Kilroy' in Ten Blocks on the Camino Real, released in 1966 when he was 25
  • Apocalypse Now scores 8.3 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Apocalypse Now

Martin Sheen's other movies