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Emilio Estevez reveals dad, Martin Sheen, is recovering after major heart surgery

Emilio Estevez shared a photo of his father, Martin Sheen, in recovery after quadruple bypass surgery.
/ Source: TODAY

Some of us wear our heart on our sleeves. Legendary actor Martin Sheen, wears his heart on his pillow.

Or so it seems a photo shared on Friday by his son Emilio Estevez that revealed the 75-year-old "Grace and Frankie" star is on the mend after quadruple bypass surgery.

"My Pop! Successful proactive quadruple bypass surgery this week! A great Blessing indeed!," Estevez' tweet read.

Estevez also revealed that his father is out of the ICU and "recovering beautifully."

The surgery took place last weekend at a Los Angeles hospital, Estevez explained in a post on the Facebook page for "The Way," a 2010 movie Estevez directed that co-starred him and his father.

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"The decision to operate on his heart was a proactive one, not an emergency situation," Estevez explained.

Estevez said that his mom, Janet Templeton, to whom Sheen has been married for over 50 years, was by his dad's side along with other family members.

"Under the coordination of his extraordinary team of cardiologists, doctors and nurses, my father displayed great courage, strength and humility as he took on this challenge," Estevez wrote, adding that Sheen "is expected to not only be home for Christmas, but be 100% by the time he returns to work on season three of the Netflix series, 'Grace and Frankie' early next year."

No public word yet from Sheen's other children, including Charlie Sheen, whom Martin came out in support of after the reveal of his HIV diagnosis on TODAY in November.

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"This morning, as I watched him alone, reveal his deepest, darkest secret, I couldn't believe the level of courage I was witnessing, and that it was my son," Sheen said at an event in November.