"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.
People used to say things to me twice, because they thought I was stupid."t, a role that would make him a household name for a decade.
His time there included a brief stint at the University of Colorado.
Veteran actor Sean Penn turned heads in Hawaii on Wednesday by frolicking in the ocean with his new lady love - who is reportedly the daughter of actor Vincent D'Onofrio.
Earlier this year, the Milk star was said to have moved on from his relationship with Charlize Theron by dating a young blonde, and he made no attempt to hide his feelings for his new girlfriend as they enjoyed a vacation in Oahu this week.
Whether he's approving of his daughter dating a man who's only one year younger than him is still uncertain, but a comment on the blossoming relationship should be expected within the next few months.
Penn has yet to comment on his new relationship, which emerges over a year after he split from Theron.
Ironically, the Hollywood stars first sparked rumours they were more than just friends after they were spotted holidaying in Hawaii together in December, 2013.
Leila George D'Onofrio seems to be following her father's acting pursuits.
She recently starred in the Lifetime movie "Mother, May I Sleep with Danger" As for Penn, the Academy Award-winning actor recently lent his voice for an animated role in "The Angry Birds Movie", and audiences will see him again in "The Professor and the Madman" with Mel Gibson and Natalie Dormer.
Penn recently broke off from a year and a half long relationship with actress Charlize Theron last year in July. Penn also split from actress Robin Wright in 2010 after a fourteen-year marriage.
Despite rumors that Theron "ghosted" on Penn, the "Mad Max: Fury Road" actor We were in a relationship and then it didn't work anymore. Since Sean Penn's relationship with D'Onofrio is relatively new, it's difficult to say where it's heading.
Twitter users are joking around that Vincent may now in fact kill his fellow actor.