You may have seen Sean Astin around town lately…biking, running, swimming. Why, you ask? Sean will be competing in the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`I on October 10th.
Fun facts about Sean Astin (Source: Wikipedia)
Sean Patrick Astin (born Sean Patrick Duke) is an American actor, director, voice artist, and producer 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.
In television, he appeared as Lynn McGill in season five of 24 and currently voices Raphael in the 2012 Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series and Oso in the Disney Junior show Special Agent Oso.
Astin also served as the campaign manager for his friend, Democrat Dan Adler, a businessman in the entertainment industry, for California's 36th congressional district special election, 2011.
‘Woodlawn’ opens October 16th and ‘The Surface’ is available On Demand.
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