American film and television actor, Charlie Sheen is best known for his roles in the Hollywood movies: Platoon, The Wraith, and Wall Street; and for his roles on the television series: Spin City, Two and a Half Men, and Anger Management.
Other interesting tidbits about Charlie Sheen include setting a new Guinness World Record for Twitter as the "Fastest Time to Reach 1 Million Followers" as well as the Guinness record for "Highest Paid TV Actor Per Episode" at $1.25 million while he was a part of the cast of Two and a Half Men. Patent Illustration: USPTO
Charlie Sheen is also an inventor. That's right, Charlie Sheen invented and patented (US Utility Patent #6,283,658) a dispenser for chapstick, which he claims he thought up while spending too much time in rehab.
The ingenious little device has a built in window that reveals how much lip balm is left in the tube. Do read Baum Legal's criticism of Sheen's patent I have included below. Photo Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images