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|Works:||The Lord of the Rings|
|Official Website(s):||SeanAstin.com run3rd.blogspot.com toadhopnetwork.com/f/vox aka Vox Populi|
|Fan Website(s):||seanastinfan.blogspot.com aka Sean Astin: Hope Unquenchable|
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Sean Astin played the character Sam Gamgee in the 2001-2003 movie trilogy The Lord of the Rings. He participated in hundreds of interviews and events promoting the films, and in the cast commentary and the behind-the-scenes sections of the LotR DVD versions.
There and Back Again: An Actor's Tale is the book that Sean wrote about his experiences before, during and after filming.
Sean is an enthusiastic long distance runner, and has created a project called #Run3rd. The idea is "I run first for myself, second for my family, and I #run3rd for you." He accepts dedications for his runs via his twitter account @SeanAstin.
Sean hosts a weekly political podcast Vox Populi: The Voice of the Occasionally Interested People. It airs Thursdays noon to 2pm Pacific Time on Toadhop Network.