Lord of the Rings star Sean Astin is latest MCM Birmingham guest
Best known for playing Sam Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, we’re delighted to announce that American film and TV actor, director, voice artist and producer Sean Astin will be joining us at MCM Birmingham Comic Con this November.
California native Astin starred as Frodo's gardener and faithful companion Samwise Gamgee in Peter Jackson’s Academy Award-winning adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy epic, appearing in 2001’s The Fellowship of the Ring, 2002’s The Two Towers and The Return of the King in 2003. Astin is also famous as young protagonist Mikey Walsh in classic ‘80s adventure comedy The Goonies, while fans of hit sci-fi horror drama Stranger Things will recognise him as Bob Newby, Joyce's boyfriend and head of Hawkins' Radio Shack.
Sean Astin’s big screen credits include Doug Whitmore in Adam Sandler romcom 50 First Dates and the titular hero of acclaimed sports movie Rudy, as well as roles in Memphis Belle, Courage Under Fire and Bulworth. Meanwhile, Astin’s live action TV appearances range from Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Law & Order and 24 to The Big Bang Theory, Alphas and The Librarians, while his voice acting work includes Animal Planet's Meerkat Manor, Special Agent Oso and Raphael in Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot.
-- This news story is for November 2019’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con --
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