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Sean Patrick Astin is an American actor, voice actor, director, and producer best known for his film roles as Mikey Walsh in

Sean Patrick Astin is an American actor, voice actor, director, and producer best known for his film roles as Mikey Walsh in “The Goonies”, the title character of Rudy, and Samwise Gamgee in “the Lord of the Rings trilogy”. In television, he appeared as Lynn McGill in the fifth season of 24. Most recently, he provided the voice for the title character in Disney’s “Special Agent Oso”.

Sean Patrick Astin is an American actor, voice actor, director, and producer best known for his film roles as Mikey Walsh in "The Goonies".

During 1985, he won his first award in the category of Best Starring Performance in Young Artist Award. He also won the Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast from “Lord of the Rings”. Lately, he has been in the cast member of “The Strain” where he is playing the lead role of Jim Kent. Till now, he has played various roles in the movies and the TV shows. He has earned many awards from his hard works as well. Some of his popular TV series are “Jeremiah”, “24” and “Alphas”.

Astin voiced Raphael in the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” animated series on “Nickelodeon”, which premiered on September 29, 2012, running for five seasons and 124 episodes, and ending on November 12, 2017.

Sean Astin Wiki

Real NameSean Patrick Astin
Father Name Michael Tell, John Astin
Mother NamePatty Duke
BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, USA
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor, Voice Actor, Director, Producer
Date Of BirthFebruary 25, 1971
EthnicityWhite
Age48
Skin ColorWhite
Height1.70 m, 170 cm
Weight74 Kg, 163 lbs
Net Worth$40 Million
Eye ColourGreen
Hair colorDark Brown
Body MeasurementsN/A
Marital StatusMarried
ReligionChristianity
Zodiac SignTaurus
SexualityStraight
EducationLos Angeles Valley College, University of California,

Early Life & Career

 

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Astin was Born on February 25, 1971 in Santa Monica, California, USA. Sean Astin is the son of the very famous actress Patty Duke as well as from adopted father Desi Arnaz Jr. was his biological father. His mother was the actress by profession. His stepfather is Mike Pearce and brother is Mackenzie Astin. Astin attended the Crossroads High School for the Arts. Stella Adler Conservatory gave him master classes in Los Angeles. He finished from UCLA with a B.A. in History and English (American literature and culture).

Astin’s started his career, acting role was in a 1981 television movie titled “Please Don’t Hit Me Mom”, in which he played an 8-year-old child with an abusive mother (portrayed by his real-life mother Patty Duke). He made his film debut at age 13 as Mikey in “The Goonies” (1985). After The Goonies, Astin appeared in several more films, including the Disney made-for-TV movie, The B.R.A.T. Patrol, opposite Nia Long, Tim Thomerson and Brian Keith; Like Father Like Son (1987); White Water Summer with Kevin Bacon (1987).

From 2001-03, he played the role of ‘Samwise Gamgee’ in the academy award winning ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy consisting of ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’ (2001), ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers’ (2002), and ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King’ (2003).
In 2017, Astin played the role of Bob Newby in the season two of the Netflix series “Stranger Things”.

Family Details

 

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  • Father – His father name is Michael Tell (Biological father) and John Astin (Adoptive father).
  • Mother – His mother name is Patty Duke, who is an American Actress by profession.
  • Siblings – He has one stepbrother, whose name is Mackenzie Astin.
  • Wife – His wife name is Christine Harrell is an American actress and a model. She is an academy award winner and the winner of Miss Indiana Teen. They have three daughters together.
  • Children – Astin has three Daughters Alexandra Astin, Elizabeth Louise and Isabella Louise Astin.

Net Worth of Astin

 

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Sean Astin’s net worth approximately is $40 million at present. He has built his net worth from starring in movies like The Goonies, and Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Astin reportedly earned just $250,000 for the first Lord of the Rings movie. He received unsubstantial raises for the sequels and does not earn any royalties off the franchise. Sean does earn royalties from the merchandise and was given a nice one-time payment for his promotional duties connected to the third movie.

Affairs & Relationship

 

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  • Christine Harrell – One of the multi-talented and good looking actors Sean Astin was married to Christine Astin. The both were in a relationship then they finally decided to marry, they both got married on 1st Jul 1992. The couple is enjoying their married life and they seem that they are made for each other. They have three children. Although they are busy persons, however, they manage time for their family.

Some Know Facts About Sean Astin

 

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  • Astin’s first acting role was in a 1981 television movie titled “Please Don’t Hit Me, Mom”.
  •  He graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in History and English (American literature and culture). An alumnus of Los Angeles Valley College, Astin served on the school’s board of directors of the Patrons Association and the Arts Council.
  • Astin has two fathers Michael Tell (Biological father) and John Astin (Adoptive father).
  • He won Visual Effects Society Award for Best Performance by an Actor in an Effects Film.
  • On October 10, 2015, Astin competed in the 2015 Ironman World Championship in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. Wearing number 143, Astin finished the race in a time of 15:30:31.
  • Astin has a tattoo on his ankle of the word “nine” written with the Tengwar script, commemorating his Lord of the Rings involvement and his character’s membership in the Fellowship of the Ring. Seven of the eight other actors all have the same tattoo.
  • In the 2016 presidential election, Astin campaigned for Hillary Clinton in midwestern states such as Iowa, Nebraska and Wisconsin.
  • In March 2012, Astin played a cosmetic surgeon named Takin Mastuhmik in a fake movie trailer entitled Boobathon which appeared on “Funny or Die”.
  • Astin is of German and Irish ancestry through his mother, and Austrian- Jewish and Polish-Jewish through his biological father.