Charlie Sheen Changes His Name

by | May 27, 2013 at 8:33 PM | Celebrities

Charlie Sheen (Photo: Getty Images)


For the first time in his acting career, Charlie Sheen will use his birth name.

The star of FX series “Anger Management” will be billed as Carlos Estevez for his role in the upcoming Robert Rodriguez movie “Machete Kills,” according to the Los Angeles Times. Estevez is, of course, his family name and one used by fellow actor and brother Emilio. His father Martin Sheen also uses a stage name, and was born Ramon Antonio Gerardo Estevez.

In the film, Charlie… er.. Carlos plays a US President who charges main character Machete to take down an arms dealer. Also in the sequel to “Machete” are Sofia Vergara, Mel Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez, Antonio Banderas, Jessica Alba, Cuba Gooding Jr., Lady Gaga, Vanessa Hudgens, Amber Heard and Demian Bichir. “Machete Kills” hits theaters on Sept. 13.