John Astin

John Astin was born March 30, 1930, in Baltimore, MD. He attended Johns Hopkins University and studied mathematics. However he discovered a passion for the theater and began performing in minor plays and doing voice-over work for commercials. He appeared in several films before being cast as Gomez Addams in The Addams Family.

Known For


Cast Credits

Becker (1998)
Guest starring as Richard Wilson
Rebel Highway (1994)
Guest starring as Fred / Minute Man
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (1993)
Guest starring as Professor Albert Wickwire (7 episodes)
Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Guest starring as Harry Pierce (2 episodes)
Guest starring as Ross Hayley
Charles in Charge (1984)
Guest starring as Uncle Joe
McMillan & Wife (1971)
Starring as Sykes
The Addams Family (1964)
Starring as Gomez Addams (64 episodes)
The Twilight Zone (1959)
Guest starring as Charlie