Sean Astin was never quite movie royalty, but certainly minor nobility. The biological son of Oscar winner Patty Duke and the adopted son of her husband, John Astin (Gomez in TV’s “The Addams Family”), he had a steady if unremarkable film career, starring in “The Goonies” at age 13, playing third fiddle to Brendan Fraser and Pauly Shore in “Encino Man” at 20, and starring as the underdog football hero in “Rudy” at 22. [More]