• Sean Astin is best known from 'The Lord of the Rings'
  • He is a man of many different talents
  • THIS is how his career has broken down

At age nine, Sean starred with his mother in the after-school special 'Please Don't Hit Me, Mom'. Followed by Sean's feature debut 'The Goonies'. Sean experienced another career breakthrough with his role as the epitome of loyal sidekicks, "Samwise Gamgee", in Peter Jackson's 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy.

Sean Astin is a talent is so many ways

Sean's performances as "Sam" made him a household name and forever solidified his legacy in cinema as "the best sidekick in movie history".

Also interesting:

In 2004, Sean authored the NY Times best seller 'There and Back Again: An Actor's Tale,' chronicling his acting career with emphasis on his experiences filming the trilogy. And he is more than an actor...

Watch the video above to learn more!