Sean Astin Biography

Birthday: 1971-02-25
Place of Birth: Santa Monica, California USA
Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
Wiki Biography: Sean Patrick Astin was born February 25, 1971, in Santa Monica, California to Patty Duke. It was long reported that his father was John Astin (famous for playing Gomez on "The Addams Family" (1964) among other things) whom Duke married nearly 18 months later on August 5, 1972. DNA testing later proved that his biological father was Michael Tell, to whom Duke was shortly married to (June 26-July 9, 1970) before the marriage was annulled. When Sean was two, his brother MacKenzie was born. MacKenzie also went on to become an actor. He also has three older brothers, David, Allen and Tom, from Astin's first marriage. In 1981, at age 9, Sean starred with his mother in the after-school special Please Don't Hit Me, Mom (1981) (TV). The Goonies (1985) followed, and since then, he has had a steady stream of roles. Sean attended Crossroads High School for the Arts and studied with the famous Stella Adler. In 1987, he co-starred with another teen heartthrob, Kirk Cameron in Like Father Like Son (1987), followed, by Toy Soldiers (1991), Where the Day Takes You (1992), Rudy (1993) and the Showtime movie Harrison Bergeron (1995) (TV). He's also become involved behind the camera, directing and co-producing the short film Kangaroo Court (1994), which was nominated in the best short film category at the The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995) (TV) in 1995. Coincidentally, Sean's adoptive father John Astin was nominated for the same award in 1969. Sean is married to Christine Astin, his co-producer on Kangaroo Court (1994). The couple live in Los Angeles. Even though a successful director, he's not about to give up acting.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Jeremiah Mister Smith 2002 - 2004 Sci Fi
Click Bill 2006 Comedy
Click! Bill 2006 Comedy
Meerkat Manor 2006 - Documentary
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012) Raphael 2012 Animation
Kings of the Ring Sam 2013
The Returned (2000) Sam 2013 Action
50 First Dates Doug Whitmore 2013
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Goonies Mikey 1985 0, 0
White Water Summer 1987 0
Like Father Like Son Clarence 1987 0
Staying Together Duncan McDermott 1989 Comedy, Drama
The War of the Roses 1989 Comedy
Memphis Belle Sgt. Richard "Rascal" Moore 1990 Action, Drama
The Willies Michael 1990 Horror, Comedy
Toy Soldiers William 'Billy' Tepper 1991 0, Game Show
Where the Day Takes You 1992
Encino Man Dave 1992 Comedy, Fantasy
Rudy Daniel E. 'Rudy' Ruettiger 1993
Low Life Andy 1995
Safe Passage 1995
Harrison Bergeron Harrison Bergeron 1995 Sci Fi
Courage Under Fire Patella 1996 0, Game Show, Romance
The Long Way Home 1997 Romance, 0
Bulworth 1998 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Boy Meets Girl Mike 1998 Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Kimberly Bob 1999 Comedy, Romance
Deterrence Ralph 2000 0, Game Show
Icebreaker Matt Foster 2000 Action
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Samwise 'Sam' Gamgee 2001 0, 0
The Last Producer Bo Pomerantz 2001 Drama
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Samwise 'Sam' Gamgee 2002 Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Sam 2003 0, 0
50 First Dates Doug Whitmore 2004 0
Elvis Has Left the Building 2004 Comedy, Crime, Romance
Balto III: Wings of Change 2004 Animation, Adventure, Family
Ringers: Lord of the Fans 2005
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School Kip Kipling 2005
Bigger Than the Sky 2005
Love and Debate Coach Amal 2006 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Click Bill 2006 Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Borderland Randall 2007 Comedy, Reality Tv
What Love Is 2007 Biography
The Final Season Kent Stock 2007 Drama, Sport
Slipstream Stuart Conway 2008
Forever Strong Marcus Tate 2008
Espíritu del bosque Furi 2008 Animation, Family
Stay Cool Big Girl 2011
And They're Off... Dusty Sanders 2011
Dorothy and the Witches of Oz Frack 2012 Action, Family, Fantasy
Amazing Love Stuart 2012 Drama
Out West Cal Calhoun 2013 Comedy
Reaching from Above Eric Adams 2013 Thriller
The Freemason Leon Weed 2013 Crime
The Boys of Abu Ghraib Tanner 2014 Drama, History, Thriller
Cabin Fever: Patient Zero Porter 2014
Ribbit Ribbit 2014 Animation
Checkmate Dyson 2015 Action, Thriller
Extraction Kyle Black 2015 0
Do You Believe? Dr. Farell 2015 0
The Dramatics: A Comedy Alex Wilson Dixon 2015 Comedy, Romance
The Surface Mitch 2015 Drama, Thriller
Bad Kids of Crestview Academy Headmaster Nash 2017 0