Actor Sean Astin is famous for his appearances on The Lord of the Rings trilogy as Samwise Gamgee, and Mikey Walsh in The Goonies. He also portrayed the titular character, Daniel Ruettiger in Rudy. Astin was born Sean Patrick Duke on February 25, 1971 in Santa Monica, California. His mother was actress Patty Duke. He has been married to former Miss Indiana Teen USA winner Christine Harrell since 1992. They have three daughters named Alexandra, Elizabeth, and Isabella.
Sean Astin Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 25 February 1971
Birth Place: Santa Monica, California, USA
Birth Name: Sean Patrick Duke
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Occupation: Actor, Director, Producer
Race/Ethnicity: White (Ashkenazi Jewish, Irish, German)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Green
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Sean Astin Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 164 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 74 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 7″
Height in Meters: 1.70 m
Shoe Size: 9 (US)
Sean Astin Family Details:
Father: Michael Tell (biological father), John Astin (adoptive father)
Mother: Patty Duke (actress)
Spouse: Christine Harrell (m. 1992)
Children: Alexandra Astin, Elizabeth Louise Astin, Isabella Louise Astin
Siblings: Mackenzie Astin, David Astin, Tom Astin, Kevin Pearce, Allen Astin
Sean Astin Education:
High School: Crossroads High School, Santa Monica, CA
University: University of California, Los Angeles (BA History and English)
He attended Crossroads High School for the Arts.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in History and English from University of California.
Sean Astin Facts:
*He is the son of Michael Tell and actress Patty Duke.
*He was raised by his stepfather, actor John Astin.
*He landed a role as a child in The Goonies.
*In the late 1980s, he started his own production company, Lava Entertainment.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.