John Astin – MovieActors.com
About John Astin (1930 – )
John Astin was born on March 30, 1930, in Baltimore, Maryland.
John's father, Allen Astin, was the 5th Director of the National Bureau of Standards. John is the father of actors Sean and Mackenzie Astin. John is the grandfather of actress Alexandra and Elizabeth Louise Astin.
Three generations of his family have worked with director Peter Jackson. John appeared in THE FRIGHTENERS, while his son Sean appeared in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.
Sean's real-life daughter, Alexandra, played the daughter of his character in THE RETURN OF THE KING.
John Astin's notable movie credits include...
WHAT THE BLEEP!?: DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE (2006)
SCHOOL OF LIFE (2005)
KID QUICK (2000)
THE FRIGHTENERS (1996)
FREAKY FRIDAY (1976)
WACKY TAXI (1972)
MOVE OVER, DARLING (1963)
WEST SIDE STORY (1961)