American actor, producer, and director Sean Patrick Astin was born on February 25, 1971. His acting credits include Lynn McGill in the fifth season of 24 (2006), Doug Whitmore in 50 First Dates (2004), Bill in Click (2006), Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–2003), Mikey Walsh in The Goonies (1985), Daniel Ruettiger in Rudy (1993), Oso in Special Agent Oso (2009–2012), Raphael in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012–2017), Bob Newby in the second and third seasons of Netflix’ (2019).
Who Is Sean Astins Biological Father?
Astin was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of Michael Tell and Patty Duke, an actress who died in 2016 (born 1950). The entertainer Desi Arnaz Jr., however, was falsely claimed to be his biological father at the time.
In 1981’s Please Don’t Hit Me, Mom, a television movie, Astin made his acting debut as an 8-year-old boy with a controlling mother (portrayed by his real-life mother Patty Duke). At the age of 13, he appeared in The Goonies as Mikey in his first movie (1985).