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Sean Astin

Sean Astin
Astin at UIUC, 2009
Personal information
Birth nameSean Patrick Duke
Birth dateFebruary 25, 1971(age 45)
Place of birthSanta Monica, California, U.S.
Alma materUCLA
OccupationActor, director, producer, voice actor
Years active1981 present
Spouse-Christine Harrell-1992--

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Sean Astin (born February 25, 1971) is an American film actor, director, voice artist, and producer better 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. Astin also served as campaign manager for his friend, Democratic entertainment industry businessman Dan Adler in California's 36th congressional district special election, 2011.


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