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Sean Astin


Sean Patrick Astin (né Duke; February 25, 1971) is an American actor, voice actor, director, producer, author, runner and political activist who 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 ... See full bio »

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 2018/I Gloria (post-production)
 2016-2018 Bunnicula (TV Series)
Chester / Nutty Pete / Caged Bird
- The Fruit Fly (2018) ... Chester
- Jurassicnicula (2018) ... Chester
- Scott Free (2018) ... Chester
- Mark of the Mandrake (2017) ... Chester (voice)
- Pranks for the Memories (2017) ... Chester (voice)
 2018 eHero
Richard Brixton
 2018 Remember the Sultana (Documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2016-2018 Justice League Action (TV Series)
Shazam / Billy Batson / Billy
- Captain Bamboozle (2018) ... Shazam / Billy (voice)
- Mxy's Mix-Up (2017) ... Shazam (voice, uncredited)
- Abate and Switch (Shazam Slam) (2016) ... Billy Batson / Shazam (voice)
- Classic Rock (Shazam Slam Part 1) (2016) ... Billy Batson / Shazam (voice)
 2012-2017 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
Raphael
- The Big Blow Out (2017) ... Raphael (voice)
- The Foot Walks Again! (2017) ... Raphael (voice)
- Wanted: Bebop and Rocksteady (2017) ... Raphael (voice)
- Monsters Among Us! (2017) ... Raphael (voice)
- The Frankenstein Experiment (2017) ... Raphael (voice)
 2017 Stranger Things (TV Series)
Bob Newby
- Chapter Nine: The Gate (2017) ... Bob Newby
- Chapter Eight: The Mind Flayer (2017) ... Bob Newby
- Chapter Seven: The Lost Sister (2017) ... Bob Newby (credit only)
- Chapter Six: The Spy (2017) ... Bob Newby
- Chapter Five: Dig Dug (2017) ... Bob Newby
 2017 Un Amor (TV Mini-Series)
Sean Astin
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Sean Astin
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Sean Astin
- Pilot (2017) ... Sean Astin
 2017 Dead Ant
Art
 2015-2017 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (TV Series)
Blaze
- At the End of the Worlds (2017) ... Blaze (voice)
- Save the Worlds (2015) ... Blaze (voice)
- Where Dragons Dare (2015) ... Blaze (voice)
 2017 Espionage Tonight
Sam Jacobson
 2017 The Lears
Tom Cornwall
 2017 Swing State
Bob Bernard
 2017 Bad Kids of Crestview Academy
Headmaster Nash
 2016 The Librarians (TV Series)
The Amazing Mysterium
- And the Tears of a Clown (2016) ... The Amazing Mysterium
 2016 The Loud House (TV Series)
Loni Loud
- One of the Boys/A Tattler's Tale (2016) ... Loni Loud (voice)
 2016/I Unleashed
Carl
 2016 Range 15
Pilot Grigsby
 2016 The Do-Over
Ted-O
 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Portal Power (Video Game)
Raphael (voice)
 2015 Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past (TV Short)
Raphael (voice)
 2015 Sofia the First (TV Series)
Benngee
- All the Sprite Moves (2015) ... Benngee (voice)
- The Littlest Princess (2015) ... Benngee (voice)
 2015 Woodlawn
Hank Erwin
 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)
Samwise 'Sam' Gamgee (voice)
 2014-2015 The Strain (TV Series)
Jim Kent
- Fallen Light (2015) ... Jim Kent
- Creatures of the Night (2014) ... Jim Kent
- For Services Rendered (2014) ... Jim Kent
- Occultation (2014) ... Jim Kent
- Runaways (2014) ... Jim Kent
 2015/I Checkmate
Dyson
 2015 Do You Believe?
Dr. Farell
 2015 The Dramatics: A Comedy
Alex Wilson Dixon
 2015 Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (Video)
Shazam (voice)
 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze (Video Game)
Raphael (voice)
 2014/I The Surface
Mitch
 2014 The Hero of Color City
Horatio (voice)
 2014 Ribbit
Ribbit (English version, voice)
 2014 Moms' Night Out
Sean
 2014 Boys of Abu Ghraib
Tanner
 2014 Justice League: War (Video)
Shazam (voice)
 2014 Stan Lee's Mighty 7 (TV Movie)
Kid Kinergy (voice)
 2013 The Surgeon General (TV Movie)
Dr. Fischer
 2013 Santa Switch (TV Movie)
Eddie
 2013 The Freemason
Leon Weed
 2013 The Naughty List (Video)
Winter (voice)
 2013 Hatched
Cluck Norris (voice)
 2013 Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Video Game)
Raphael (voice)
 2013 A Monsterous Holiday (TV Movie)
Spencer (voice)
 2013 Out West
Cal Calhoun
 2013/II Extraction
Kyle Black
 2012 Amazing Love
Stuart
 2012 Alphas (TV Series)
Mitchel Morgan
- Need to Know (2012) ... Mitchel Morgan
- If Memory Serves (2012) ... Mitchel Morgan
 2012 Christine (TV Series)
Art
- Art (2012) ... Art
 2012 Franklin & Bash (TV Series)
Steven Piper
- Viper (2012) ... Steven Piper
 2012 Adopting Terror (TV Movie)
Tim Broadbent
 2009-2012 Special Agent Oso (TV Series)
Special Agent Oso / Agent Oso
- The Manny with the Golden Bear (2012) ... Special Agent Oso (voice)
- For Tamales with Love/Pinata Royale (2011) ... Special Agent Oso (voice)
- For Your Hands Only/Thunderbeam (2011) ... Special Agent Oso (voice)
- Lost and Get Found/A View to the Truth (2011) ... Special Agent Oso (voice)
- On Old MacDonald's Special Song/Snapfingers (2011) ... Special Agent Oso (voice)
 2012 NCIS (TV Series)
Tyler Elliott
- The Tell (2012) ... Tyler Elliott
 2011 Deep Blue Breath (Short)
The Father
 2011 Love's Christmas Journey (TV Movie)
Mayor Wayne
 2011 And They're Off
Dusty
 2011 The Witches of Oz (TV Mini-Series)
Frack
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Frack
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Frack
 2011 Demoted
Mike
 2011 Special Agent Oso: Three Healthy Steps (TV Series)
Special Agent Oso
- Make a Salad (2011) ... Special Agent Oso (voice)
 2011 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Steve Jobs / Gallagher
- Malcolm X: Fully Loaded (2011) ... Steve Jobs / Gallagher (voice)
 2010 WWII in HD: The Air War (TV Movie documentary)
Steve Pisanos (voice)
 2010 The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest (Video Game)
Samwise Gamgee (voice)
 2009 Part Two: The Warm Mission (Short)
Sean
 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
Meerkat Manor Narrator (voice)
 2009 Stay Cool
Big Girl
 2008 Forever Strong
Marcus Tate
 2008 Espíritu del bosque
Furi (English version, voice)
 2008 The Color of Magic (TV Mini-Series)
Twoflower
- Part 2: The Light Fantastic (2008) ... Twoflower
- Part 1: The Colour of Magic (2008) ... Twoflower
 2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Pastor Hensley
- Angelgrove (2008) ... Pastor Hensley
 2007 Masters of Science Fiction (TV Series)
Charlie Kramer
- Watchbird (2007) ... Charlie Kramer
 2007 The Final Season
Kent Stock
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Rick
- Get a Real Job (2007) ... Rick
 2007 What Love Is
George
 2007 Borderland
Randall
 2007 My Wife Is Retarded (Short)
Jeff
 2007 Monk (TV Series)
Paul Buchanan
- Mr. Monk Is at Your Service (2007) ... Paul Buchanan
 2006 American Men (TV Movie)
 2006 Click
Bill
 2006 Love and Debate
Coach Amal
 2006 Astérix et les Vikings
Justforkix (English version, voice)
 2006 24 (TV Series)
Lynn McGill
- Day 5: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (2006) ... Lynn McGill
- Day 5: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (2006) ... Lynn McGill
- Day 5: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (2006) ... Lynn McGill
- Day 5: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (2006) ... Lynn McGill
- Day 5: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (2006) ... Lynn McGill
 2005 Hercules (TV Mini-Series)
Linus
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Linus
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Linus
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini-Series)
Martin Jarrett
- Dreams and Schemes (2005) ... Martin Jarrett
 2005/I Smile
Mr. Matthews
 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 The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth (Video Game)
Samwise Gamgee (voice)
 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 Short)
Randall P. McDuff / Josiah (voice)
 2004 50 First Dates
Doug Whitmore
 2003-2004 Jeremiah (TV Series)
Mister Smith
- Interregnum: Part 2 (2004) ... Mister Smith
- Interregnum: Part 1 (2004) ... Mister Smith
- The State of the Union (2004) ... Mister Smith
- The Face in the Mirror (2003) ... Mister Smith
- The Past Is Prologue (2003) ... Mister Smith
 2003 Snowflake Bentley (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Video Game)
Samwise 'Sam' Gamgee (voice)
 2002 Kingdom Hearts (Video Game)
Hercules (English version, voice)
 2000 Bull (TV Series)
Larry Snow
- A Beautiful Lie (2000) ... Larry Snow
 2000 Dish Dogs (Video)
Morgan
 2000 The Last Producer
Bo Pomerantz
 2000 Icebreaker
Matt Foster
 1999 The Sky Is Falling
Mr. Schwartz
 1999 Deterrence
Ralph
 1999 Kimberly
Bob
 1998/II Boy Meets Girl
Mike
 1998 Bulworth
Gary
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series)
Taylor
- Snap Ending (1997) ... Taylor
 1996 Courage Under Fire
Patella
 1995 The Low Life
Andrew
 1995 Harrison Bergeron (TV Movie)
Harrison Bergeron
 1995 Road Warriors (TV Movie)
Ted Kincaid (unconfirmed)
 1994 Safe Passage
Izzy
 1994 Teresa's Tattoo
Step-Brother (uncredited)
 1993 Great Sports Vacations (TV Series)
- Turkish Delight (1993)
 1993 Rudy
Daniel E. 'Rudy' Ruettiger
 1992 Encino Man
Dave
 1992 The Legend of Prince Valiant (TV Series)
Dylan
- The Triumph (1992) ... Dylan (voice)
- The Battle of Greystone (1992) ... Dylan (voice)
- The Turn of the Wheel (1992) ... Dylan (voice)
 1991 Toy Soldiers
Billy Tepper
 1990 The Willies
Michael
 1990 Memphis Belle
Sgt. Richard "Rascal" Moore
 1989 The War of the Roses
Josh at 17
 1989 Staying Together
Duncan McDermott
 1987 Like Father Like Son
Clarence / Trigger
 1987 White Water Summer
Alan
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Leonard Kinsey
- The B.R.A.T. Patrol (1986) ... Leonard Kinsey
 1985 Cyndi Lauper: The Goonies 'R' Good Enough (TV Short)
Mikey (uncredited)
 1985 The Goonies
Mikey
 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 Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Co-wrote a semi-autobiographical book titled "There and Back Again: An Actor's Tale - A Behind the Scenes Look at Lord of the Rings" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 3 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[12/18/03, about the scene in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) in which Sam helps Frodo up Mount Doom] It was an incredible acting experience, being on the side of a volcano with that language. That language is so beautiful: "It'll be springtime soon, and they'll be sowing barley on the fields." When Peter [Peter Jackson] came up to tell me to lower my arm, something like that... See more »

Trivia:

Has hit bad guys over the head with a frying pan in two different movies: as Sam Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) and also as Billy Tepper in Toy Soldiers (1991). See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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