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About John Astin
He is an American actor, voice actor and director who is prominent for his contribution to the television and film industry. He is popularly known for his work in the popular 1964 - 1966 American comedy sitcom, "The Addams Family" where he played Gomez Addams.
John Astin began his acting career in theater where he made his debut Broadway appearance in the play, "Major Barbara".
However, his main break into limelight came in 1961 – it was via the American musical drama, "West Side Story".
Astin is noted to have commenced his directorial career with the 1968 "Prelude", which earned him an Academy award nomination. Some of his famous works are "Candy" (1968), "Tales from the Crypt" (1991), "Justice League Action" (2017), and more.
His father is Allen Astin, former director of the National Bureau of Standards. His mother is Margaret Linnie. His brother is an American professor and Emeritus, Alexander Astin.
He was married to Suzanne Hahn between 1956 and 1972. He was in a matrimonial relationship with Patty Duke from 1972 until 1985. He got married to Valerie Sandobal in 1989.
His children are Tom, Sean, David, Allen and Mackenzie Astin.
He was nominated for the "Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects" at the 1969 Academy Awards.
He got nominated for the "Actor in a Dramatic Series" at the 1992 CableACE Awards.
He picked up a nomination for the "Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series" at the 1993 Daytime Emmy Awards.
He is a Buddhist.
Astin received a degree in drama from Johns Hopkins University in 1952.
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Famous quotes by John Astin
My background is basically scientific math. My Dad was a physicist, so I have it in my blood somewhere. Scientific method is very important to me. I think anything that contradicts it is probably not true.John Astin
My work is to reach people with ideas, hopes, dreams, encouragement, insight, and revelation. That's what an actor wants to do.John Astin
People are smarter than you might think.John Astin
The feedback that I get from my association with Gomez is heartwarming. It is very difficult for me to take anything but a positive view of the Gomez phenomenon.John Astin
United Artists wanted to do records with me. I had no idea, what a rare thing that was... to make an album. And they put a guy with me working on songs, and I got busy with films. I just kind of let it slide. Isn't that amazing?John Astin
John Astin's Popularity
John Astin is a famous American actor, who was born on March 30, 1930. As a person born on this date, John Astin is listed in our database as the 84th most popular celebrity for the day (March 30) and the 147th most popular for the year (1930).
People born on March 30 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. John Astin is the 2521st most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to John Astin's birthday, John Astin is the 14644th most famous American and ranks 89th in famous people born in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
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