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John Allen Astin (born March 30, 1930) is an American actor, voice actor, and director best known for playing [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Gomez Addams]], as such, he was later [[{{typecasting}} typecast]] as a player of cheerful eccentrics.

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John Allen Astin (born March 30, 1930) 1930 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American actor, voice actor, and director best known for playing [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Gomez Addams]], as such, he was later [[{{typecasting}} typecast]] as a player of cheerful eccentrics.


John Allen Astin (born March 30, 1930) is an American actor, voice actor, and director best known for playing [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Gomez Addams]].

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John Allen Astin (born March 30, 1930) is an American actor, voice actor, and director best known for playing [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Gomez Addams]].
Addams]], as such, he was later [[{{typecasting}} typecast]] as a player of cheerful eccentrics.


John Astin (born March 30, 1930) is an actor, voice actor, and director best known for playing [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Gomez Addams]].

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John Allen Astin (born March 30, 1930) is an American actor, voice actor, and director best known for playing [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Gomez Addams]].


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In his old age, when he is not acting, he is a professor of acting and theater at Johns Hopkins University, his old alma mater.

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* ''Series/TheAddamsFamily'': Gomez Adams
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAddamsFamily (1992-1993)'': Gomez AdamsAddams
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* ''Film/NationalLampoonsEuropeanVacation'': Kent Winkdale (host of "Pig in a Poke")
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* ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'': Charlie (episode "A Hundred Years Over the Rim")Rim")
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John Astin (born March 30, 1930) is an actor, voice actor, and director best known for playing [[Series/TheAdamsFamily Gomez Addams]].

He was married to Creator/PattyDuke for a while and is the official adoptive father of her son with another man, Creator/SeanAstin. He had another son with her, Mackenzie Astin, who is also an actor. He has three sons named David, Allen and Tom from a previous marriage to Suzanne Hahn.

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John Astin (born March 30, 1930) is an actor, voice actor, and director best known for playing [[Series/TheAdamsFamily [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Gomez Addams]].

He was married to Creator/PattyDuke for a while and is the official adoptive father of her son with another man, Creator/SeanAstin. He had another son with her, Mackenzie Astin, who is also an actor. He has three sons named David, Allen and Tom from a previous marriage to Suzanne Hahn. \n He is currently married to Valerie Ann Sandobal.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheAddamsFamily (1992-1993)'': Gomez Adams

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAddamsFamily (1992-1993)'': Gomez AdamsAdams
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* ''Series/{{Bonanza}}'': Abner Willoughby
* ''Series/FantasyIsland'': Charles D. Preston
* ''Film/FreakyFriday1976'': Bill Andrews
* ''Film/TheFrighteners'': The Judge
* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueAction'': Uncle Dudley
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John Astin (born March 30, 1930) is an actor, voice actor, and director best known for playing [[Series/TheAdamsFamily Gomez Addams]].

He was married to Creator/PattyDuke for a while and is the official adoptive father of her son with another man, Creator/SeanAstin. He had another son with her, Mackenzie Astin, who is also an actor. He has three sons named David, Allen and Tom from a previous marriage to Suzanne Hahn.

!Notable Roles

* ''Series/TheAddamsFamily'': Gomez Adams
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAddamsFamily (1992-1993)'': Gomez Adams

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