Monday 17 July 2017

Sean Astin

Sean Patrick Astin with birthname as Sean Patrick Duke is an American actor.He was born on Feb 25,1971 in Santa Monica,California,U.S.A.He is been active in the industry since 1981.Actress Patty Duke is his mother and Michael Tell is his biological father and John Astin is his adaptive father.His first acting role came in 1981 in the TV movie "Please Don't Hit Me,Mom" in which he played as a child with an abusive mother.

He is known for his roles in the films The Lord of the Rings trilogy,The Goonies and Rudy.His TV appearances in the fifth episode of "24",Special Agent Oso and Bunnicula are also well known.Some of the other films in which he appeared are Like Father Like Son,White Water Summer,The War of Roses,Staying Together,Toy Soldiers,The Willies,Where the Day Takes You,Encino Man,Rudy,Safe Passage,The Low Life,Harrison Bergeron,Courage Under Fire,Wag the Dog,Boys Meets Girls, Deterrence,Kimberly,Dish Dogs,The Last Producer,The Sky is Falling,Bulworth etc.

The TV shows which he played a role are The Rules of marriage,The O'Briens,Hercules, Meerkat Manor, Into the West,Monk,Masters of Science Fiction,Law & Order,Special Agent Osho,NCIS, Hollywood Treasure,Dorothy and the Witches of Oz,The Strain,Justice League Action,Stranger Things,The Alienist,Santa Switch etc.He also played a role in Video games which includes Kingdom Hearts,The Lord of the Rings:Return of the King,Men of Valor,The Lord of Rings:The Battle for Middle Earth Ii-The Rise of the Witch King,Minecraft:Story Mode etc.

Sean Astin Religion

Sean Astin went to a Catholic School in his early days.later he explored different religions like Buddhism,Judaism and Agnosticism and finally became a Protestant Christian.

Sean Astin Political Views

Astin was a supporter of Democrats.In 2008 and 2016 presidential elections,Astin extended his support to Hillary Clinton and also made multiple campaign appearances in support of her.Astin also served as a Campaign Manager for his Democrat Businessman Friend,Dan Alder in 2011.

Who is he/she dating?

Astin was married to Christine Harrel who was a Miss Indiana Teen USA title winner in 1984 on July 11,1992.The Couple was blessed with three daughters namely Alexandra,Elizabeth and Isabella.

Sean Astin Hobbies

Astin was a long distance runner.He completed a 5K,10K,half marathon and full marathon on 4 consecutive days.Apart from this not much is known regarding his leisure time activity. Also one can assume that he might be involving in politics related activities in his spare time.

Interesting Facts

Astin is a vegetarian.Astin had a troublesome childhood as he and his brother had to bear his mother's extreme mood swings.Astin won the Young Artist Awards twice in 1985 and 1989 for his work in The Goonies.His role in The Lord of the Rings:The Return of the King has earned him a number of Awards in 2003 which includes Best Supporting actor at Chicago Film Critics Association and at Saturn Awards,Best Cast at National Board of Review,Best Ensemble at Online Film and TV Association,Outstanding Performance by a cast in a motion picture at Screen Actors Guild and Outstanding male or female actor at Visual Effects Society.