Caption: Still of John Astin in The Addams Family (1964)
Actor, Director, Soundtrack
Born: March 30, 1930
Star sign: Aries
Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m)
Known for: The Addams Family (1964), The Frighteners (1996), European Vacation (1985), I'm Dickens, He's Fenster (1962)
Dark haired, usually mustachioed US actor with a cheeky grin who achieved pop culture status through his portrayal of the kooky patriarch "Gomez Addams" in the hit TV series The Addams Family (1964), John Astin was born March 30, 1930, in Baltimore, MD. He attended Johns Hopkins University and studied mathematics. However he discovered a passion ...