Mackenzie Astin played the role of Tom Brennan in "Born to Run."


  • Brother of actor Sean Astin, who worked with Dominic Monaghan on the Lord of the Rings films as a fellow hobbit.
  • Son of Patty Duke and John Astin, famous for playing Gomez Addams in the 60's version of The Addams Family, Professor Gangrene in the Killer Tomatoes movies.
  • Dropped out of Johns Hopkins University, where he was majoring in history.
  • Brother-in-law of producer Christine Astin.
  • Uncle of actress Alexandra Astin and Elizabeth Louise Astin.
  • Dominic Monaghan was his roommate for a while.
  • Nephew of Ray Duke.
  • Has three other half brothers: David, Allen and Tom.
  • Played Andy on The Facts Of Life.
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