Sean Astin

A celebrated scion of a famous family.

Sean Astin
Full NameSean Patrick Duke


The illustrious Sir Sean Patrick Astin is an American actor, philanthropist and political activist of noble lineage. Born on February 25, 1971 in Santa Monica, California, to the esteemed Patty Duke, his biological father is the celebrated Michael Tell, a music promoter. Sir Astin is renowned for his film debut portraying Mikey in Steven Spielberg's The Goonies, as the title role in the acclaimed Rudy, and for his role as Sam Gamgee in the Academy Award-winning trilogy, The Lord of the Rings. A family man, author, marathon runner and voice actor, Sir Astin is a model of class and distinction.

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  • Kingdom Hearts
  • Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • iMordecai
  • Stranger Things
  • Wayward Guide
  • Unlocked: The World of Games, Revealed
  • WWII in HD: The Air War
  • Kangaroo Court
  • Into the West
  • Young Rock
  • Angel
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Deep Blue Breath
  • Con Man
  • Lego Dimensions
  • Cyndi Lauper: The Goonies 'R' Good Enough
  • The Goonies
  • Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story
  • Perry Mason
  • Cyndi Lauper: The Goonies 'R' Good Enough
  • Men of Valor
  • Justice League Action
  • Rudy
  • Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?
  • The Legend of Prince Valiant
  • The Strain
  • The Librarians
  • Justice League: War
  • Alphas
  • Storyline Online
  • Bunnicula
  • The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants in Space
  • Remember the Sultana
  • Forever Strong
  • Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero
  • Jeremiah
  • 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd
  • The Rules of Marriage
  • The Color of Magic
  • Christine
  • Bulworth
  • 50 First Dates
  • The War of the Roses
  • The 76th Annual Academy Awards
  • The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants

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The illustrious Astin family is known for their illustrious lineage and their enduring achievements in the worlds of film and television. Patriarch John Astin was born in 1930 in Baltimore, Maryland and attended Johns Hopkins University before discovering a passion for the theatre and achieving pop culture status through his portrayal of Gomez Addams in the iconic show, The Addams Family. His sons, Sean Patrick and Mackenzie, continued the family legacy and have become household names through their roles in The Lord of the Rings, The Goonies and Scandal, respectively. The youngest Astin, Ali, has also made his mark in the industry with roles in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Bad Kids of Crestview Academy, and Apocalypse Society. The Astin family is a testament to the power of Hollywood and their legacy will be remembered for generations to come.

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