Sean was told he had been hacked about 10 times, making him one of the highest profile victims so far in the hacking scandal.
It is understood his name appears in the records of Glenn Mulcaire, the private detective who worked for the News of the World.
Sir Sean’s close friend and biographer Murray Grigor, who spoke to the Hollywood actor in Switzerland yesterday, said: “Apparently there were 10 instances. The police were quite excited about it but he doesn’t want to know. He doesn’t want anything to do with it. He’s just having a good time and he just shrugged it off.”