Martin Sheen backs Obama

April 25th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin  

London, April 25 (IANS) Veteran actor Martin Sheen has lent his support to US presidential nominee Barack Obama. Both Hillary Clinton and Obama’s camps approached Sheen for his support, reports.

He said: “Both Obama and Clinton came to me for support. I haven’t said this publicly before, but I’m an Obama supporter.”

Sheen played president Josiah Bartlet on the popular show “The West Wing”, which even former president Bill Clinton was a fan of.

Sheen said: “Bill Clinton loved ‘The West Wing’ and still calls me the president, so I have to be careful.”

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