Sean Astin

Sean Patrick Astin is an American actor, producer, and director. His acting roles include Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Mikey Walsh in The Goonies, Daniel Ruettiger in Rudy, Doug Whitmore in 50 First Dates, Bill in Click, Lynn McGill in the fifth season of 24, Oso in Special Agent Oso, Raphael in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Bob Newby in the second and third seasons of Netflix's Stranger Things, and Ed in No Good Nick. He is the son of actress Patty Duke and actor John Astin. He has received various recognitions including a Screen Actors Guild Award and two Young Artist Awards. Additionally, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film in 1994 for the short film Kangaroo Court.

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