Knowledge Identifier: +Sean_Astin
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1971.
Countries: United States (62%), United Kingdom (13%), California (10%)
Linked to: Crossroads School, Fox Broadcasting Company, Los Angeles Valley College, Disney Channel
Astin continued to appear in films throughout the 1990s, including the Showtime science fiction film "Harrison Bergeron" , the Gulf War film "Courage Under Fire" , and the Warren Beatty political satire "Bulworth"
Patty Duke - It turned out that neither statement was correct; in 1994, Sean Astin underwent biological testing to determine his paternity, and the results showed that Astin's father is actually Michael Tell
In the early 2000s, Astin experienced a career breakthrough with his role as Samwise Gamgee in Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings" film trilogy, released in 2001, 2002 and 2003
In the 2008 presidential election, Astin lent his support to Senator Hillary Clinton and made multiple campaign appearances on her behalf, including joining Clinton's daughter, Chelsea Clinton, at some stops
Astin served as the campaign manager for his friend, Democrat Dan Adler, a businessman in the entertainment industry, for California's 36th congressional district special election, 2011
In television, he appeared as Lynn McGill in the fifth season of "24" and currently voices Raphael in the 2012 Nickelodeon "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" TV series
On October 10, 2015 Astin competed in the 2015 Ironman World Championship in Kailua Kona,_Hawaii (Kailua,_Hawaii_County,_Hawaii)
Illeana Douglas - In 2016, Douglas appeared opposite Sean Astin in the independent feature film, "Unleashed