Sean Astin

Sean Astin has appeared in more than 30 films, including The Goonies, Bulworth, Toy Soldiers, Courage Under Fire, 50 First Dates and the title role in Rudy. He starred as the hobbit Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy and was nominated for an Academy Award for his short film Kangaroo Court. His memoir, There and Back Again: An Actor's Tale was published by St. Martin's Press.