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Sean Astin

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5 out of 5

Actor, Director, Voice Artist & Producer Known For "Lord of the Rings"

Sean Astin

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5 out of 5

Actor, Director, Voice Artist & Producer Known For "Lord of the Rings"

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Los Angeles, CA, USA
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Sean Astin Biography

Sean Astin is an actor/director best known for his film and television roles such as Bob Newby, a former high school friend and love interest to Winona Ryder’s character, Joyce Byers in Season 2 of Netflix’s horror thriller “Stranger Things.” Astin of course is also known for his classic and beloved characters - Sam in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the title character of Rudy and Mikey in the popular classic The Goonies.

Astin starred as Ed in Netflix’s family sitcom, “No Good Nick,” guest starred in “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “The Big Bang Theory.” Astin joined the cast of NBC’s “Young Rock,” as Dwayne Johnson’s childhood nemesis. Currently, Astin will play Sunny Gryce, in S2 of HBO’s “Perry Mason” as a new client of Perry and Della’s. Astin has also been cast as Becky’s love interest, in S5 of ABC’s “The Conners.”

Recent films include; Astin’s powerful performance as Jeremy in Julianne Moore’s film Gloria Bell, Mayfield’s Game opposite Mira Sorvino, Charming The Hearts of Men opposite Kelsey Grammer, Hero Mode, Adverse, Rose Island and is the voice of Shazam in Lego DC Shazam – Magic & Monsters.

Astin is no stranger to thrillers, with dramatic turns in numerous television, film and series, including Guillermo Del Toro’s “The Strain” on (FX) and the fifth season of “24” (Fox).

Recently Astin narrated and produced Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story. In 2019, Astin reprised his iconic role of Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger as Colonel Sanders in KFC's 'Rudy II' commercial ads.

Astin directed and produced the short film Kangaroo Court, which earned him an Academy Award® nomination for Best Live Action Short Film. Astin also directed and produced the live action short film The Long and Short of It, an official entry in the Sundance Film Festival. Astin has journeyed into episodic television, directing episodes of “Angel” (WB) and “Jeremiah” (Showtime).

The veteran actor recently narrated Dreamworks’ original series Captain Underpants and has voiced many animated characters in films and television including Raphael in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nickelodeon), Bunnicula (WB), Justice League (WB), Special Agent Oso (Disney), Micronauts (Paramount) and Minecraft: Story Mode (Telltale).

Astin is an avid long-distance runner and triathlete. He completed the IRONMAN World Championship Triathlon in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii on October 10, 2015. He has also completed 12 Full Marathons including the 2016 New York City Marathon in honor of his late mother, Patty Duke for her life's work as an advocate for mental health.

Sean Astin Speaking Topics

  • Bi-Polar Disorder & Mental Health Awareness

  • Activism & Volunteerism on Campus

  • Films & Film-Making

  • Mental Health Awareness

  • Literacy


Sean Astin Videos

  • SEAN ASTIN Talks Identity and Destigmatizing Mental Health
    The lovable Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings, Rudy) returns to the show this week and talks about being content with one’s mortality, life within the...
  • Sean Astin gives keynote address at Hope Recovery Luncheon in Rochester
    Our very own John Kucko emceed an event for the East House Thursday, but he wasn't the only celebrity in the room.
  • Sean Astin: Actor Spotlight
    The great one, Sean Austin. Rudy, Mikey from Goonies, Samwise Gamgee, and Bob Newby in Stranger Things 2. Grant, Phil, and Jack talk all about the...

Sean Astin Books

  • There and Back Again: An Actor's Tale
    There and Back Again: An Actor's Tale

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Sean Astin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Bi-Polar Disorder & Mental Health Awareness, Activism & Volunteerism on Campus, Films & Film-Making, Mental Health Awareness, Literacy and A MOTIVATIONAL MESSAGE. The estimated speaking fee range to book Sean Astin for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Sean Astin generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are J.R. Martinez, Laurie Hernandez, Danny Trejo, Inky Johnson and Bethany Hamilton. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sean Astin for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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