People: May 31, 1999


Last week NBC announced that veteran actor MARTIN SHEEN will star as a fictional President in The West Wing, a series to debut next fall. This will not be Sheen's first trip to the Oval Office. In fact, over the course of his career, he has frequently traipsed through the halls of power (including a tour in the Armed Forces as General Robert E. Lee in the 1993 film Gettysburg). Anxious as we are for The West Wing, we're still waiting to see what Sheen could do with a sensitively written role for one of...

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