Sean Astin

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Sean Astin is best-known for his film roles as Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Mikey Walsh in The Goonies, and the title character of Rudy. On television, he appeared as Bob Newby on Netflix's Stranger Things and Lynn McGill in the fifth season of 24, among others. Recent and notable films include Mom's Night Out, The Boys of Abu Ghraib, The Little Boy, Extraction, Freemason, 50 First Dates, and Click. Astin is also the New York Times bestselling author of There and Back Again, a memoir co-written with Joe Layden about his film career, with emphasis on his experiences with the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Astin has been actively engaged in the political world since early in his life, supporting mostly Democratic candidates. He also served in two non-partisan Presidential appointments. In 1995, under President Clinton, he became a Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, serving for 10 years under six secretaries of the Army in two administrations. Later, President Bush appointed him to his Council on Service and Civic Participation, whose mission was to promote a culture of volunteerism and civic engagement.

Sessions in which Sean Astin participates

Friday June 15, 2018

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