Sean Astin an American director, Oscar-nominated producer and film actor, was born on 25th February, 1971 in Santa Monica, California. Sean Astin is popular for his movie roles as the Mikey Walsh in The Gooiness, Sam wise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the title character of Rudy. In TV, Sean Astin guest starred as Lynn McGill on fifth season of 24.
Sean Astin was the son of artiste Patty Duke. Sean Astin knew in 1994 that his genetic father Michael Tell is a music advertiser and an author who publishes and edits the Jewish newspaper The Las Vegas Israelite. Sean Astin parents’ marriage was cancelled shortly prior to her wedding to John Astin.
Sean Astin graduated from the UCLA with B.A. in English and History (culture and American literature). Sean Astin provides on the Board of Directors of Patrons Association and the Arts Council for Los Angeles Valley College. Sean Astin joined St. Paul Apostle Elementary School and Crossroads High School for the Arts and took part in master classes at Stella Adler Conservatory in Los Angeles.
At the age of 13, Sean Astin debuted on a silver screen as a Mikey in The Gooiness (1985). Sean Astin had a minor character in 1989’s The War of the Roses and in the year of 1990 he emerged in World War II movie Memphis Belle. In the year of 1993 Sean Astin achieved an impressive part as a title role in Rudy. In the year of 1998 Sean Astin starred in romantic comedy Boy Meets Girl. Recently Sean Astin played the Sam wise Gamgee in Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy. Sean Astin played the role of the brother of Lucy (Drew Barrymore) in the Adam Sandler film 50 First Dates. Sean Astin gave his voice for the Balto’s son, Kodi, in the second direct-to-video sequel of Balto.
In the year of 1994, Sean Astin co-produced and directed the Academy Award- recommended short movie, Kangaroo Court, with his wife, Christine. And in the year of 1995, Sean Astin starred in Showtime sci-fi movie, Harrison Bergeron, a version of a short story through Kurt Vonnegut. And in this innovative movie, the world centers on the conviction that “All men are not created equal. It is the purpose of the Government to make them so.”
The movie premiered at Sundance Film Festival, 2003, and appears on the “standard edition” DVD of The Two Towers as an extra feature together with a “making of” video.
In the year of 2003, Sean Astin directed an Angel episode Soulless.
Sean Astin guest starred as Lynn McGill in fifth season of FOX drama 24. Sean Astin emerged in Ist season of the NBC Show Las Vegas as a gambler. Sean Astin had a character in Adam Sandler’s 2006 movie Click. Sean Astin is a storyteller of US version of Meerkat Manor, shown on Discovery Channel-owned cable television channel Animal Planet. Most recently, Sean Astin emerged as the sales clerk in the episode of TV series, My Name Is Earl, in which Sean Astin, along with co-stars Charles S. Dutton and Chalice Ross, parodied their hit movie, Rudy.
Sean Astin reserved for the Tate Donovan in articulation Hercules in first Kingdom Hearts pastime for the Play station 2.
On the Easter 2008, Sean Astin emerged on the British TV channel Sky One in the TV adaptation of Terry Pritchett’s novel The Color of Magic in company with British artists Tim Curry, Christopher Lee, Jeremy Irons and Sir David Jason.
Sean Astin wedded with Christine Harrell on 11th July, 1992. And they have 3 daughters: Elizabeth, Alexandra, and Isabella. His spouse held Miss Indiana Teen USA title in 1984.
His book, There and Back Again: An Actor’s Tale, co-written via Joe Lay den, is a story of his experiences prior to, throughout and also after filming Lord of the Rings films. And the title is obtained from the slogan of The Hobbit through Lord of the Rings novelist J. R. R. Tolkien.
Sean Astin has the tattoo of Elvis word for "nine", an allusion to his connection in Lord of the Rings. The fact is that his role was one of 9 members of Fellowship of the Ring. And the additional artists of "The Fellowship" (Sean Bean, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, and Billy Boyd) also got the similar tattoo with an omission of John Rhys-Davies.
Sean Astin lent his hold up to Senator Hillary Clinton for 2008 Presidential Elections. Sean Astin joined Clinton's daughter Chelsea Clinton for the first stop of her Indiana trip on 24th March, 2008, at the Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. And in April, Sean Astin and Dylan Frick toured the parts of North Carolina to crusade also. Sean Astin joined the Chelsea Clinton at the Ball State University on 25th March, 2008. Sean Astin is a vegan.