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Sean Astin Biography (1971-)
Full name, Sean Patrick Astin; born February 25, 1971, in Santa Monica, CA; son of John Astin (an actor) and Patty Duke (an actress); brother of MackenzieAstin (an actor); married Christine Harrell (an actress), July, 1992; children: Alexandra Louise. Education: Attended Crossroads High School for the Arts and Sciences, Santa Monica; attended junior college in California, c.1992; studied acting with Stella Adler. Addresses:
Agent-- William Morris Agency, 151 South El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210-2775. Career: Actor, director, and producer. Awards, Honors: Shared Academy Award nomination (with Christine Astin), best live action short film, 1995, for Kangaroo Court.
Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 South El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210-2775.
- Actor, director, producer
- Birth Details
- February 25, 1971
- Santa Monica, California, United States
- (Film debut) Mike "Mikey" Walsh, The Goonies, Warner Bros., 1985
- Alan Block and narrator, White Water Summer(also known as The Rites of Summer), Columbia, 1987
- Trigger, Like Father, Like Son, TriStar, 1987
- Duncan McDermott, Staying Together, Hemdale, 1989
- Josh, age 17, The War of the Roses, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
- Richard "Rascal" Moore, Memphis Belle, Warner Bros., 1990
- William "Billy" Tepper, Toy Soldiers, TriStar, 1991
- Michael, The Willies, Paramount, 1991
- Dave Morgan, Encino Man(also known as California Man), Buena Vista, 1992
- Greg, Where the Day Takes You, New Line Cinema, 1992
- Daniel "Rudy" Reuttiger, Rudy, TriStar, 1993
- Stepbrother, Teresa's Tattoo, Vidmark Entertainment, 1994
- Andrew, The Low Life, CFP Distribution, 1994
- Izzy Singer, Safe Passage, New Line Cinema, 1995
- Patella, Courage under Fire, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
- Narrator, The Long Way Home(documentary), Seventh Art Releasing, 1997
- Morgan, Dish Dogs, Filmwave Pictures, 1998
- Ralphie, Deterrence, Paramount, 1998
- Mike, Boy Meets Girl,1998
- Gary, Bulworth, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
- Mr. Schwartz, The Sky Is Falling, Showcase Entertainment, 1999
- Bob, Kimberly, Moonstone Entertainment, 1999
- Matt Foster, Icebreaker, Blockbuster Video, 1999
The Last Producer, Kushner-Locke International, 2000
- Producer and director, with Christine Astin, Kangaroo Court(shortfilm), 1994
- Also worked on the short film On My Honor.
- Leonard Kinsey, "The B.R.A.T. Patrol," Disney Sunday Movie, ABC, 1986
- Title role, Harrison Bergeron(also known as Kurt Vonnegut'sHarrison Bergeron), Showtime, 1995
- Taylor, "Snap Ending," Perversions of Science, HBO, 1997
Other Television Appearances
- (Professional debut) Brian Reynolds, Please Don't Hit Me, Mom(special), 1981
- Charlie Hagen, The Rules of Marriage(miniseries), CBS, 1982
- Voice, The Legend of Prince Valiant(animated series), The Family Channel, 1991
- Appeared in the pilot Just Our Luck.
- "Snap Ending," Perversions of Science, HBO, 1997
- Appeared in Lone Star, Los Angeles, CA.
People Weekly, June 15, 1992 , pp. 59-60.