Sean Astin is an American actor best known for his role as Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003). Sean is a happily married man and living a blissful life with his wife, Christine Astin along with two children.

Sean Astin Early Life and Education

Sean Astin was born as Sean Patrick Astin on February 25, 1971, in Santa Monica, California, the United State. Sean was born to his fathers, John Astin, Michael Tell and mother, Patty Duke. Likewise, he grew up with his five sibling brothers Mackenzie, Tom, David, Kavin, and Allen.


Astin completed his primary education from the Crossroads High School in Arts and undertook master classes at the Stella Adler Conservatory in Los Angeles. Likewise, Astin graduated from the UCLA with B.A. in History and English.

Sean Astin Career

In the year 1981 the well-known actor, Sean Astin made his television debut with a television series named, Please Don’t Hit Me, Mom as Brian Reynolds. As Don’t Hit Me, Mom went on to be a smash hit series Astin was quickly liked by thousand of peoples. Thus, Sean Astin grabbed a wide attention as well as name and fame with the very first TV appearance he ever made.

Sean Astin; Twitter

After achieving a huge success in the television world, Astin made his movie debut with a movie named, The Goonies (1985)  in the role of Mikey Walsh.

Astin talks ‘ Woodlawn, Potential ‘Goonies Sequel; Youtube

Besides, Sean Astin featured in various video games such as Kingdom Hearts(2002), The Lord of the ring (2003), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2013), Lego Dimensions(2015) and many others, which further made his presence in entertainment world stronger.

Here is a quick list of some Astin featured hit movies series.


  • The Willies(1991)
  • Encino Man(1992)
  • Rudy(1993)
  • The Low Life(1995)
  • Harrison Bergeron(1995)
  • Bulworth(1998)
  • The Lord of the Rings(2002)
  • Smile(2005)
  • Borderland(2005)
  • Stay Cool(2009)
  • The Freemason(2013)
  • Ribbit (2014)
  • Do You Believe(2015)
  • Range 15(2016) and so on.

Sean Astin movie trailer, Woodlawn; Youtube


  1. Angel(2003)
  2. 24(2006)
  3. Masters of Science Fiction(2007)
  4. Law & Order(2008)
  5. NCIS(2012)
  6. Hollywood Treasure(2012)
  7. Alphas(2012)
  8. The Strain(2014)
  9. The Loud House(2016)
  10. Bunnicula(2016)
  11. Stranger Things(2017) and much more.

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Astin was honored with numerous awards for his work in acting and some of which are as follows:

  • Young Artist Awards(1985, 1989)
  • Online Film & Television Association (2001)
  • Visual Effects Society(2002)
  • Screen Actors Guild(2003)
  • Saturn Award(2003)

Sean Astin; Twitter

Sean Astin Personal Life

Sean Astin is a happily married man and is married to his long term girlfriend Christine Astin. The couple married on July 11, 1992, after dating a couple of years. The couple is blessed with three children named, Alexandra Astin, Isabella Louise Astin, Elizabeth Louise Astin. Currently, Christine and her husband Sean live a happy and joyful life with their children.

Sean Astin and Christine Astin Sean Astin and Christine Astin

The lovely couple can be called as an example of Hollywood’s happiest pair as both husband and wife are enjoying their marital life without any divorce rumors. Similarly, his charming wife, as per Astin is his support system. As long loving parents, the husband and wife still look awesome together.

Sean Astin Net Worth

Sean Astin is a very well funded actor and receives a decent amount of money for his TV and movie appearances. The current net worth of Sean Astin is estimated $40 million which is pretty high, to be honest. To conclude with, Astin is living a celebrity life with the amount he gains as an actor and is able to give some memorable roles to the feature film world so far.