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Sean Astin

Sean Astin is well known for his film debut portraying Mikey in Steven Spielberg's The Goonies (1985), for playing the title role in the critically acclaimed Rudy (1993), and for his role as the beloved Sam Gamgee in the Academy Award winning trilogy, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Unleashed (post-production)
 2016 Range 15 (post-production)
Pilot Grigsby
 2015 Remember the Sultana (Documentary) (post-production)
Narrator (voice)
 2015 For All Eyes Always (post-production)
Sam Jacobson
 2015 Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past (TV Movie)
Raphael (voice)
 2012-2015 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
- The Outlaw Armaggon (2015) ... Raphael (voice)
- The Weird World of Wyrm (2015) ... Raphael (voice)
- The Moons of Thalos 3 (2015) ... Raphael (voice)
- Beyond the Known Universe (2015) ... Raphael (voice)
- Annihilation: Earth! Part 2 (2015) ... Raphael (voice)
 2015 Sofia the First (TV Series)
- All the Sprite Moves (2015) ... Benngee (voice)
- The Littlest Princess (2015) ... Benngee (voice)
 2015 Woodlawn
 2015 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (TV Series)
- Save the Worlds (2015) ... Blaze (voice)
- Where Dragons Dare (2015) ... Blaze (voice)
 2015 Con Man (TV Series)
Sean Astin
- Retarding It All Up (2015) ... Sean Astin
- Behind the Lines (2015) ... Sean Astin
- Stalled (2015) ... Sean Astin
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Sam Gamgee (voice)
 2014-2015 The Strain (TV Series)
Jim Kent
- Fallen Light (2015) ... Jim Kent
- Occultation (2014) ... Jim Kent
- Runaways (2014) ... Jim Kent
 2015/I Checkmate
 2015 Do You Believe?
Dr. Farell
 2015 The Dramatics: A Comedy
Alex Wilson Dixon
 2014 Out West
Cal Calhoun
 2014/I The Surface
 2014 The Hero of Color City
Horatio (voice)
 2014 Ribbit
Ribbit (English version, voice)
 2014 Boys of Abu Ghraib
 2014 Justice League: War (Video)
Shazam (voice)
 2014 Stan Lee's Mighty 7 (TV Movie)
Kid Kinergy (voice)
 2013 Santa Switch (TV Movie)
 2013 The Freemason
Leon Weed
 2013 The Naughty List (Video)
Winter (voice)
 2013 A Monsterous Holiday (TV Movie)
Spencer (voice)
 2013/II Extraction
Kyle Black
 2013 Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix (Video Game)
Hercules (voice)
 2013 The Surgeon General (TV Movie)
Dr. Fischer
 2012 Amazing Love
 2012 Alphas (TV Series)
Mitchel Morgan
 2012 Christine (TV Series)
- Art (2012) ... Art
 2012 Franklin & Bash (TV Series)
Steven Piper
- Viper (2012) ... Steven Piper
 2012 Adopting Terror (TV Movie)
Tim Broadbent
 2012 NCIS (TV Series)
Tyler Elliott
- The Tell (2012) ... Tyler Elliott
 2011 Deep Blue Breath (Short)
The Father
 2011 And They're Off
 2011 The Witches of Oz (TV Mini-Series)
 2011 Demoted
 2011 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Steve Jobs / Gallagher
 2010 WWII in HD: The Air War (TV Movie documentary)
Steve Pisanos (voice)
 2009 Part Two: The Warm Mission (Short)
 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
Meerkat Manor Narrator (voice)
 2009 Stay Cool
Big Girl
 2008 Spirit of the Forest
Furi (English version, voice)
 2008 The Color of Magic (TV Mini-Series)
 2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Pastor Hensley
- Angelgrove (2008) ... Pastor Hensley
 2007 Masters of Science Fiction (TV Mini-Series)
Charlie Kramer
- Watchbird (2007) ... Charlie Kramer
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
- Get a Real Job (2007) ... Rick
 2007 What Love Is
 2007 My Wife Is Retarded (Short)
 2006 American Men (TV Movie)
 2006 Click
 2006 Love and Debate
Coach Amal
 2006 Asterix and the Vikings
Justforkix (English version, voice)
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini-Series)
Martin Jarrett
 2005/I Smile
Mr. Matthews
 2005 Hercules (TV Mini-Series)
 2005 Bigger Than the Sky
Ken Zorbell
 2005 Slipstream
Stuart Conway
 2004 Higglytown Heroes (TV Series)
Pix the Elf Hero
- Twinkle's Star (2004) ... Pix the Elf Hero
 2004 Men of Valor (Video Game)
Pat 'Mouth' Hodges (voice)
 2004 Balto III: Wings of Change (Video)
Kodi (voice)
 2004 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Lloyd Campbell
- You Can't Take It with You (2004) ... Lloyd Campbell
 2004 Party Wagon (TV Movie)
Randall P. McDuff / Josiah (voice)
 2003 Snowflake Bentley (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2002 Kingdom Hearts (Video Game)
Hercules (voice)
 2001 The Sky Is Falling
Mr. Schwartz
 2000 Dish Dogs (Video)
 2000 The Last Producer
Bo Pomerantz
 2000 Icebreaker
Matt Foster
 2000 Bull (TV Series)
Larry Snow
- A Beautiful Lie (2000) ... Larry Snow
 1999 Deterrence
 1999 Kimberly
 1998/II Boy Meets Girl
 1998 Bulworth
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series)
- Snap Ending (1997) ... Taylor
 1995 The Low Life
 1995 Road Warriors (TV Movie)
Ted Kincaid (unconfirmed)
 1994 Safe Passage
Izzy Singer
 1994 Teresa's Tattoo
Step-Brother (uncredited)
 1993 Great Sports Vacations (TV Series)
- Turkish Delight (1993)
 1992 Encino Man
 1992 The Legend of Prince Valiant (TV Series)
- The Triumph (1992) ... Dylan (voice)
- The Battle of Greystone (1992) ... Dylan (voice)
- The Turn of the Wheel (1992) ... Dylan (voice)
 1990 The Willies
 1989 Staying Together
Duncan McDermott
 1987 Like Father Like Son
Clarence / Trigger
 1987 White Water Summer
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Leonard Kinsey
- The B.R.A.T. Patrol (1986) ... Leonard Kinsey
 1982 The Rules of Marriage (TV Movie)
Charlie Hagen
 1981 Please Don't Hit Me, Mom (TV Movie)
Brian Reynolds
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Show Show Director (7 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
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Cyndi Lauper music video "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough" (from the film The Goonies (1985)) See more »

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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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[2/12/04] I don't care if I'm 5'7" and pretty heavy, weight-wise, in the film [the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy]. I still see myself as Errol Flynn. Even when I was a little boy, playing war games in the back yard, I pictured myself as the hero. See more »


Started his own production company, Lava Entertainment, in the late 1980s. See more »

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