Sean Astin is an American actor. He is also a voice actor, director and producer. His full name is Sean Duke Patrick Astin and he was born on February 25, 1971 in Santa Monica, California, United States to an iconic, award-winning actress Ana Marie Duke. He is best known for his roles in a variety of popular movies. We know Sean Astin as Mickey Walsh in Steven Spielberg’s The Goonies (1985). This was his breakthrough role on the big screen. He is also popular Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003), Doug in 50 First Dates (2004) and more recently, as Bob Newby in the second season of Stranger Things (2017).
Sean Astin Age
Astin was born on February 25, 1971, which means that he is 47 years old.
Sean Astin Wife and Family
Sean Astin has been married to his wife Christine Louise Harrell since 1992. They have three daughters, Alexandra Astin, Elizabet Louise Astin and Isabella Louise Astin.
The couple lives in Los Angeles. Their oldest daughter Ali Astin was born on November 27, 1996. She is an actress known for her roles in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Ribbit (2014) and Bad Kids of Crestview Academy (2017).
Sean Astin wife Christine Harrell (Astin) is best known for her work as Academy Award nominated producer on Kangaroo Court in 1994. She was actually Sean’s co-producer on this short film. Sean was a film’s director as well. She is a Vice President and CEO of Lava Entertainment.
Astin’s mother was actress Patty Duke. When Sean was born, it was reported by a mistake that his biological father was entertainer Desi Arnaz Jr. Michael tell, a music producer, writer and publisher asked Patty Duke to marry her, as a way out of the scandal. She said yes and they married in 1970. However, the marriage lasted only 13 days.
Soon after, Patty Duke started dating actor John Astin. They married August 5, 1972, and he adopted 18 month old Sean and raised him as his own son.
Duke divorced Astin in 1985 and married Mike Pearce in 1989. They adopted a son, Kevin.
Astin’s mother Ana Marie Patty Duke first became famous as a teen star. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 16 for her role as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker (1962). She died on March 26, 2016.
Sean has a younger brother, Mackenzie Astin, who is also an actor.
How much is Sean Astin Net Worth and Income?
Sean Astin net worth is estimated at 40 million US dollars. For the first Lord of the Rings movie Astin reportedly earned $250,000. He began making a great income as a child actor, with movies such as The Goonies.
Astin attended Crossroads High School for the arts. He graduated with honors from UCLA; B.A. in History and B.A. in English American Literature and Culture.
Apart from acting, Sean Astin has other interests and pursues careers in different fields. In 2004 he broke into publishing world. He published a memoir of his film career There and Back Again, the NY Times best-selling release co-written with Joe Layden.
Sean Astin Height and Weight
How much is Sean Astin tall? According to his official bio, the actor is 170 cm or 5ˈ 7ˈˈ tall. At the same time, his weight is around 95 kg.
Ethnicity and Nationality
Sean Astin’s belongs to white ethnicity with roots in European heritage. His mother was of Irish and German descent (although the second one is more distant). At the same time, his biological father is of Polish Jewish and Austrian Jewish ancestry. As for his nationality, Sean Astin is an American. He was born in Santa Monica, California, United States.
|Born:||February 25 1971|
|Net Worth:||$40 million|
|Salary:||$250000 for the first "Lord of the Rings" movie|
|Hair Color:||Light Bwon|
|Height:||170 cm or 5ˈ 7ˈˈ|
|Married to:||Christine Louise Harrell|
|Children:||3 daughters (Alexandra Astin – Elizabet Louise Astin – Isabella Louise Astin)|
|Education:||Crossroads High School / UCLA; B.A. in History and B.A. in English American Literature and Culture|