Charlie Sheen is one of the most controversial actors the world has ever seen. He has had a roller coaster of a career. Sheen has had a history of drug abuse and alcohol consumption in the past that eventually messed up his career. He has been also accused of being drunk on filming sets in the past and people have criticized the actor for the same. However, when he really had to play the role of a drunk person in a movie, he was actually sober. In fact, to act drunk in the scene, he even tried something so bizarre that showed his true dedication to his craft.
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Charlie Sheen only had a minor role in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. However, his dedication to his role was something that grabbed everyone’s attention. According to sources, Sheen did not sleep for over 48 hours to play the role of a drunk kid.
Charlie Sheen was sober when he had to play the role of a drunk kid
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off was a comedy film from the 80s that had a very interesting cast. Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, and Alan Ruck formed the main cast while Charlie Sheen only had a small role in the movie. He was present in only one scene and is often referred to as the boy in the police station. The Platoon actor had to play the role of a drunk kid at a police station while sitting next to Jennifer Grey, and he nailed it.
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Now, considering Sheen’s history of alcohol consumption and drug abuse, one might think that he really was drunk in the scene. However, Sheen revealed that he tried a different approach to get that ‘absolutely hammered‘ look. According to sources, Sheen didn’t sleep for almost 2 days to play the role of a drunk kid to perfection.
Jennifer Grey laughed her heart out after the scene with the Wall Street actor
Although Charlie Sheen was only in the movie for 4 minutes, he did manage to win Jennifer Grey’s heart. After the end of the scene with Sheen, Jennifer Grey giggled her heart out. According to TV Over Mind, Grey “giggling and falling over herself at the end of the scene as Sheen watched on sleepily was highly amusing.” Sheen’s dedication to his role in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is something that has captured the hearts of his fans over the years.
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Charlie Sheen’s career was ruined by alcohol consumption and drug abuse eventually. However, it sure is nice to think of a time when Sheen was so dedicated to his roles that he did not even sleep for days.
Source: TV Over Mind