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John Astin (John Allen Astin)

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Biography

Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Dark haired, usually mustachioed US actor with a cheeky grin who achieved pop culture status through his portrayal of the kooky patriarch "Gomez Addams" in the hit TV series The Addams Family (1964), John Astin was born March 30, 1930, in Baltimore, MD. He attended Johns Hopkins University and studied mathematics. However he discovered a passion for the theater and began performing in minor plays and doing voice-over work for commercials. He first got noticed in a small role in West Side Story (1961), then appeared in several other films before being cast as "Gomez Addams". Read more...

Actor

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Character: Mr. Everett Beasley

That Touch of Mink 1962

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Character: Clyde Prokey

Move Over, Darling 1963

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Character: Hector Vanson

The Wheeler Dealers 1963

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Character: T.M. Christian / Jack Christian

Candy 1968

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Character: Vito Garbugli

Every Little Crook and Nanny 1972

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Character: Norman Warner

School of Life 2005

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Character: Professor Mortimer Gangreen

Killer Tomatoes Eat France! 1992

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Character: Jeronahew / Professor Mortimer Gangreen

Killer Tomatoes Strike Back! 1991

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Character: Professor Gangreen

Return of the Killer Tomatoes! 1988

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Character: Dean Dunn

Teen Wolf Too 1987

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Character: Pig in a Poke Host - Kent

European Vacation 1985

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Character: President Sender

Betaville 2001

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Character: Nelson Halliwell

Tales from the Crypt 1989

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Character: Vito Miles

The Facts of Life 1979

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Character: Himself - The Person of the Week

ABC World News Tonight with David Muir 1953

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Character: Neil Witherspoon

Mr. Boogedy 1986

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Character: Beau Buffingham

The Odd Couple 1970

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Character: Alex Grubb

Insight 1960

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Character: Martin Gannard

Marcus Welby, M.D. 1969

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Character: Nat Morris

Ben Casey 1961

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Character: Dr. Irv Kellerman

The ABC Afternoon Playbreak 1972

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Character: Joe Hastings

The Farmer's Daughter 1963

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Character: Count Nikolai Sazanov

The Wild Wild West 1965

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Character: Smoky Anderson

Period of Adjustment 1962

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Character: Martin Grosch

77 Sunset Strip 1958

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Character: Dr. Melvin Krillman

He & She 1967

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Character: Himself

You Don't Say 1963

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Character: Himself

Win, Lose or Draw 1987

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Character: Himself

The Danny Kaye Show 1963

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Character: Himself / Gomez Addams, The Addams Family

The Misfit 0

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