• Moms’ Night Out
  • Boys of Abu Ghraib
  • The Color of Magic
  • And They’re Off!
  • Stay Cool
  • Borderland
  • The Final Season
  • Smile
  • Bigger Than the Sky
  • Slipstream
  • Fifty First Dates
  • The Lord of the Rings
  • Bulworth
  • Boy Meets Girl
  • Rudy
  • Where the Day Takes You
  • Encino Man
  • Toy Soldiers
  • Memphis Belle
  • The Goonies


  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Santa Switch
  • Special Agent Oso
  • NCIS
  • Law & Order
  • Meerkat Manor
  • Masters of Science Fiction
  • My Name Is Earl
  • Monk
  • 24
  • American Men
  • Into the West
  • Hercules
  • Higglytown Heroes
  • Las Vegas
  • Jeremiah
  • Perversions of Science
  • Harrison Bergeron

Sean Astin has appeared in dozens of motion pictures. His first major appearance in a feature film was as “Mikey Walsh” in  The Goonies, one of the most popular kids’ adventure films of all time. In Where the Day Takes You, his portrayal of a strung out homeless kid on the streets of Hollywood marked a dramatic evolution in his career. Then, in 1993, he starred in TriStar Pictures’ Rudy, which established him as a working-class hero and an inspirational role model to people around the world.  He is known worldwide as Samwise Gamgee in New Line Cinema’s blockbuster trilogy The Lord of the Rings, based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s immensely popular books.

Other notable performances have been with Brendan Fraser in Encino ManMemphis Belle with Matthew Modine and Eric Stoltz, HBO’s sci-fi movie Harrison Bergeron, Safe Passage with Susan Sarandon and Sam Shepard,  Boy Meets Girl, and Toy Soldiers. 

Recent and upcoming roles include the dad Sean in the comedy Moms’ Night Out, a detective in The Freemason, and a tough sergeant in Boys of Abu Ghraib. The animated feature film Ribbit, set in the Amazon rain forest, is due for release later in 2014; Sean voices the titular frog.

Sean Astin started his television career in 1981 in the TV movie Please Don’t Hit Me, Mom costarring with his mother Patty Duke, and  is still going strong today. In television, Sean guest-starred as Lynn McGill throughout the fifth season of the Fox drama 24. He also appeared in the made-for-TV films Hercules and The Color of Magic (co-starring with David Jason) and in episodes of MonkLas VegasMy Name is Earl (in which he parodied his 1993 film Rudy with co-stars Charles S. Dutton and Chelcie Ross). He has had guest spots in Law & Order and NCIS. He also played the enigmatic Mister Smith on the second season of the Showtime series Jeremiah.

Sean’s career has also expanded to include voice-over roles. He narrated the American version of the Animal Planet series Meerkat Manor, and voiced the title character in the animated Disney Channel series Special Agent Oso.

Sean is currently the voice of Raphael in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series on Nickelodeon, which premiered on September 29, 2012.

His next television role will be in The Strain, a vampire horror series on FX premiering June 2014. Astin plays a CDC administrator who is investigating and trying to control the vampire outbreak.