Birth Name: Sean Astin
Birth Place: Santa Monica, California, USA
Sean Patrick Astin was born on Feb. 25, 1971 in Santa Monica, CA. His biological father was Michael Tell, to whom actress Patty Duke was married to for only a month in 1970; he was later adopted at age three by actor John Astin. The child grew up considering both men to be his father. At the time of his birth, however, there were rampant tabloid rumors that his real father was Desi Arnaz, Jr., who famously dated his mother, but this was later proven false. Astin was the older half-brother of Mackenzie Astin who would also become an actor. Sean went on to attend St. Paul the Apostle Elementary School and the Crossroads High School for the Arts in Los Angeles. He later received degrees with ho...
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