That may have something to do with the fact that Leila George, whom the actor was photographed kissing in Hawaii this week, is just 24 years old.
Penn happens to be 56, and is father to a 25-year-old daughter, Dylan, and 23-year-old son, Hopper.
It’s not known how long the couple have been dating, but they were photographed by the paparazzi getting hot and heavy on a Hawaiian beach earlier this week, in a tweet posted by star Vincent D’Onofrio, 57, and his former girlfriend, actress Greta Scacchi."But deep down, I knew it would be something artistic. I started to go to [acting] classes, I studied, I took it seriously." To make ends meat the rugged, 6'3" actor worked as a bouncer in city clubs. Some of it was really tough to be around."In his off-hours, D' Onofrio sought out stage roles. Then, in 1984 he made his Broadway debut in (1987)."I saw a lot of things I would not necessarily talk about in an interview," he later recalled, with a laugh. It proved to be brutally demanding part, one that required D' Onofrio to gain 70 pounds and shave his head. "Women didn't look at me; most of the time I was looking at their backs as they were running away.After exploring the community theater circuit in Boulder, D' Onofrio eventually allowed his interest in acting to bring him back to his native New York City."I didn't know what I wanted to do," he once said.The plot thickens when you consider that George, a native of Australia, is the daughter of actors Vincent D'Onofrio and Greta Scacchi, who were a couple in the '90s. Much of the banter references D'Onofrio's habit of playing intimidating characters on film and TV."Sean Penn is dating Vincent D'Onofrio's daughter and my first thought was: 'I can't wait for Sean Penn to get murdered by Vincent D'Onofrio,'" one user joked.After graduating high school, D' Onofrio drove across country with his best friend and ended up living in Boulder, Colorado, working construction and laboring jobs to pay the rent.His time there included a brief stint at the University of Colorado.People used to say things to me twice, because they thought I was stupid."Still, the part led him to a slew of other film roles, including those in t, a role that would make him a household name for a decade.In the series, D' Onofrio’s character is a quiet, intelligent detective who possesses a gift of intuition into human nature coupled with a keen ability to notice minute details of a crime. Alex Eames (played by Kathryn Erbe) made the series a lasting hit with viewers and fans of the franchise., the first in a series of shows that tells the story of the Marvel universe.