The determined and altruistic character of Sam in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy will never be forgotten primarily to the absolutely flawless portrayal by Sean Astin. A true Star on the rise, Sean Astin has worked hard on every project he has been involved in going back to his role of Mikey in the endearing adventure film “The Goonies”. And when it comes to choosing roles, Astin has choosen wisely and appeared in some huge films early in his career including “The War of the Roses”, “Memphis Belle”, “Toy Soldiers”, and “Encino Man”. More recently, Astin has appeared as Mr. Smith and Directed in the television series “Jeremiah” and as Lynn McGill in the smash hit “24”. He has also had supporting roles in the Adam Sandler films “50 First Dates” and “Click”.