Martin Sheen recovering from heart surgery

Friday, December 18, 2015
FILE - In this March 5, 2015 file photo, actor Martin Sheen poses for photographers on arrival at We Day UK at Wembley Arena, in west London.

NEW YORK -- Actor Martin Sheen is recovering from quadruple bypass surgery.

Sheen's son, Emilio Estevez, tweeted a picture of his father Thursday, touting the success of what he called a "proactive" procedure.

The 75-year-old star of "The West Wing" and "Apocalypse Now" is out of intensive care and is expected to be home by Christmas.

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