Mackenzie Astin Biography, Age, Parents, Young, Ear Movies, TV shows And Net Worth

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Mackenzie Astin Biography

Mackenzie Astin is an American actor. He is best known as ‘Andy Moffett’ from the popular TV series ‘The Facts of Life. He began his acting career on TV at an early age and continues to work mostly on the small screen. As a child actor, he had to grapple with some choices made, in terms of the projects he was associated with. In an interview, reflecting on the work he did during those early years, he revealed that it took him a lot of time to dissociate from certain roles he played, especially the one in the movie ‘The Garbage Pail Kids.’ He took a break for a brief period to complete his education. After his return, he was seen in a number of popular TV shows, such as ‘Lost,’ ‘House,’ ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Prime Suspect,’ ‘NCIS,’ and ‘Criminal Minds.’ He now writes and stars in his own ‘Super 8’ films.

Mackenzie Astin Age

Mackenzie was born on May 12, 1973, in Los Angeles, California.  She is 46 years old as of 2019.

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Mackenzie was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the son of actress Patty Duke and actor John Astin.  His brother is actor Sean Astin. He attended Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School and University High School in Los Angeles. He is married to Jennifer Abbott Astin (née Bautz).

Mackenzie Astin Young

Mackenzie was first seen on TV at age 9, in the made-for-TV film ‘Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal’ (1982). In 1984 he appeared as ‘Jeremy Warren’ in one of the episodes of ‘ABC’s drama series ‘Finder of Lost Loves’.

At the age of 12, Mackenzie found his big break in one of ‘NBC’s longest-running sitcoms, ‘The Facts of Life’ (1979–1988). He was first introduced in 1985, in the recurring role of ‘Andy Moffett,’ in the sixth season of the show. By the seventh season, however, ‘Moffett’ was made a series-regular character. He remained in the series till its end in 1988. His performance in the series helped him win the ‘Young Artist Award’ in 1986.
He also worked with his mother, Patty Duke, in one of the episodes of the ‘ABC’ sitcom ‘Hail to the Chief’ (1985). The same 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 Wife

Mackenzie is a married man. He has been married to Jennifer Bautz since April 11, 2011. The couple has not yet welcomed any child.

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Mackenzie Astin Ear

During filming of The Evening Star, Mackenzie lost the top edge of his right ear in a car accident. In order to match scenes previously filmed, he was fitted with a prosthetic attachment to his ear for the remainder of the production.

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Astin made his acting debut at age 9 in the TV movie Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal, but is probably best remembered for his television role as Andy Moffett over four seasons from 1985 to 1988 on the sitcom The Facts of Life.

Mackenzie Astin Movies And Tv Shows

Mackenzie Astin Homeland

Homeland the drama starring Claire Danes added Morgan Spector and Mackenzie to its seventh season. Production of the new installment started up on Sept. 11 in Richmond, Virginia, with plans for the Fox 21 Television Studios-produced series to premiere on Showtime in early 2018.

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He has had recurring roles on Scandal, The Magicians, and Homeland, and has made guest appearances on Lost, House, Psych, Grey’s Anatomy, and NCIS.

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