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Mackenzie Astin

Mackenzie Astin

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Full Name: Mackenzie Astin
Birth Date: May 12, 1973
Age: 46 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Actor
Country: United States
Horoscope: Taurus
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
WifeJennifer Abbott Astin
MarriedJennifer Abbott Astin (1992)
Net Worth$5 million
Eye ColorGreen
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed (English, Irish, Scottish, and German)
Educationthe Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School, the University High School
Father John Astin
MotherPatty Duke
SiblingsSean Astin, David Astin, Tom Astin, Kevin Pearce, Allen Astin
KidsAlexandra, Elizabeth, Isabella
Twitter Mackenzie Astin Twitter
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Mackenzie Astin is an American actor who is widely famous as Andy Moffett on the popular TV series The Facts of Life.

What is the Age of Mackenzie Astin?

Mackenzie Astin opened his eyes as Mackenzie Alexander Astin on 12th May 1973, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. As of 2019, his age is 46 years while his horoscope is Taurus. He is the son of Patty Duke (mother) and John Astin (father). His parents are Hollywood stars. Unfortunately, his parents divorced in the year 1985.

Mackenzie Astin's childhood photo
Caption: Mackenzie Astin’s childhood photo (Photo: Albany Daily News)

He grew up with his five siblings, Sean Astin, David Astin, Tom Astin, Kevin Pearce, and Allen Astin. His brother, Sean is also an actor who has appeared in The Lord of the Rings. Mackenzie holds an American nationality while he belongs to a mixed ethnical background (English, Irish, Scottish, and German).

Education

He attended the Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School in Westwood, Los Angeles and later, she joined the University High School in Los Angeles.

Career

  • At the age of 9 years old, Mackenzie Astin was first seen in the made-for-TV movie, Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal (1982).
  • In the year 1984, he appeared as Jeremy Warren in one of the episodes of ABC’s drama series, Finder of Lost Loves.
  • After that, he found his big break in one of NBC’s longest-running sitcoms, The Facts of Life (1979–1988).
  • Mackenzie also worked with his mother, Patty in one of the episodes of the ABC’s sitcom Hail to the Chief (1985).
  • In the following year, he appeared in NBC’s TV movie I Dream of Jeannie – Fifteen Years Later and in two episodes of the drama series Hotel.
Mackenzie Astin, American actor
Caption: Mackenzie Astin, American actor (Photo: Fanpop)
  • In the year 1987, he made his debut on the silver screen with the movie, The Garbage Pail Kids.
  • Moreover, he has appeared in the TV movie A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story in the year 1992.
  • In the year 1994, he appeared with movies such as Iron Will and Wyatt Earp.
  • Further, Astin appeared in some other movies such as The Last Days of Disco (1998), The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human (1999), How to Deal (2003), and many more.
  • Some of her notable tv shows are Lost (2005), House (2006), Justice (2006), Psych (2009), Grey’s Anatomy (2011), Prime Suspect (2011), NCIS (2012), Criminal Minds (2012), Bones (2013), and so on.
  • Between 2005 and 2010, Mackenzie also worked with his father, John in the Program of Theatre Arts.
  • In the year 2014, he was seen in the recurring role of Noah Baker in the third season of the political thriller Scandal.
  • In the year 2015, he appeared in one of the episodes of Mad Men and The Magician.
  • Mackenzie appeared as Bill Dunn in Homeland in the year 2018.

Award

  • In the year 1986, he received a Young Artist Award for his performance in The Facts of Life.

The Facts of Life

The Facts of Life is a famous American tv-series and a spin-off of Different Strokes that originally aired on NBC from 24th August 1979 to 7th May 1988, making it one of the longest-running tv series of the 1980s. Further, the series focuses on Edna Garrett (Charlotte Rae) as she becomes a housemother at the fictional Eastland School, an all-female boarding school in Peekskill, New York.

Net Worth

Mackenzie Astin has an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of 2019. He earned through his acting career.

Happily married to His Wife

Mackenzie Astin is tied the wedding knot to his wife, Jennifer Abbott Astin on 11th July 1992 at a private wedding. They gave birth to three daughters named Alexandra, Elizabeth, and Isabella from their relationship. As of now, the entire Astin family is living a blissful life together.

Mackenzie Astin with his co-actor
Caption: Mackenzie Astin with his co-actor (Photo: Getty Images)

Height and Weight

Mackenzie Astin stands at a tall height of 5 feet 7 inches while his body weight is around 74 kg. Astin has dark brown colored hair while his eyes are green in color.

Mackenzie is only active on his official Twitter account which holds around 8.8k followers.

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