Sean Astin Bio

Sean Astin

Sean Astin

Actor, director, producer, runner, activist, writer, husband and father.

Born in Santa Monica, California, February 25, 1971.

Member of an acting family with mother Patty Duke, father John Astin, uncle Ray Duke, brother Mackenzie Astin, and daughter Ali Astin.

Attended Crossroads High School for the Arts and took Master Classes with the legendary Stella Adler at the Stella Adler Conservatory in Los Angeles.
Alumnus of Los Angeles Valley College and serves on their Board of Directors of the Patrons Association and the Arts Council.

Graduated with honors from UCLA; B.A. in History & B.A. in English (American Literature and Culture).

Resides in LA with his wife Christine Louise and daughters Alexandra (Ali) Louise, Elizabeth Louise, and Isabella (Bella) Louise. Ali attends Harvard University.

Member of the Directors Guild of America, the Screen Actors Guild, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Served on President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation, and was a Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army.

Long distance runner for over 25 years. Became an Ironman at the Ironman World Championship Triathlon in Kona, HI, October 11, 2015.

Has the power to make you an honorary Goonie!!