John Astin

Mostly Credited As: John Astin
Birth Name: John Allen Astin
Date Of Birth: March 30, 1930 (Age 86)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland
Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m)

John Astin

TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Twisted Adventures of Felix the Cat (1995)As: Various -- [Voice]
The Addams Family (1992) (1992)As: Gomez Addams -- [Voice]
Attack of The Killer Tomatoes (1990)As: Dr. Putrid T. Gangreen -- [Voice]
Mary (1985)As: Ed LaSalle
Operation Petticoat (1977)As: Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Sherman (S01)
The Addams Family (1964) (1964)As: Gomez Addams
I'm Dickens--He's Fenster (1962)As: Harry Dickens
Episode Cast Credits 

As Told By Ginger (2000) 
  Foutley's on Ice/Far From Home 03x03: (Aug/09/2003) Voiced  Dave Bishop 

Becker (1998) 
  All The Rage 02x15: (Feb/07/2000) As Richard 

The Wild Thornberrys (1998) 
  The Great Bangaboo 01x18: (Mar/23/1999) Voiced  Bangaboo 

The Hughleys (1998) 
  Storm o' the Century 01x17: (Feb/16/1999) As Unknown 

Pinky and the Brain (1995) 
  Mice Don't Dance 03x16: (Sep/26/1997) Voiced  Grover Whalen 

Duckman (1994) 
  My Feral Lady 04x20: (Jun/21/1997) Voiced  Terry Duke Tetzloff 
  Kidney, Popsicle, and Nuts 04x18: (May/24/1997) Voiced  Terry Duke Tetzloff 
  Sperms of Endearment 03x05: (Feb/10/1996) Voiced  Terry Duke Tetzloff 
  Grandma-ma's Flatulent Adventure 03x03: (Jan/20/1996) Voiced  Terry Duke Tetzloff 

The Nanny (US) (1993) 
  Tattoo 04x09: (Nov/20/1996) As Dr. Roberts 
  Your Feets Too Big 03x20: (Feb/19/1996) As Dr. Roberts 

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  Film Flam 11x16: (Feb/19/1995) As Fritz Randall 
  Sticks & Stones 02x10: (Dec/15/1985) As Sheriff Harry Pierce 
  A Lady in the Lake 02x07: (Nov/10/1985) As Harry Pierce 
  Joshua Peabody Died Here ... Possibly 02x02: (Oct/06/1985) As Harry Pierce 

Step by Step (1991) 
  The Ice Cream Man Cometh 04x09: (Nov/18/1994) As George Humphries, [Special Guest Stars]

Mad About You (1992) 
  Up All Night 02x23: (May/12/1994) As Himself 

Bonkers (1993) 
  Stressed To Kill 03x23: (Feb/23/1994) Voiced  The Mole 

The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (1993) 
  Pilot 01x01: (Aug/27/1993) As Professor Wickwire, [Special Guest Stars]

Eerie, Indiana (1991) 
  Reality Takes a Holiday 01x18: (Apr/12/1992) As Radford 
  Zombies in P.J.s 01x17: (Apr/12/1992) As Radford 
  The Loyal Order of Corn (a.k.a. The Lodge) 01x16: (Mar/22/1992) As Radford 
  Mr. Chaney (a.k.a. Mr. Talbot) 01x14: (Mar/08/1992) As Radford 

Tales from the Crypt (1989) (1989) 
  Top Billing 03x05: (Jun/26/1991) As Nelson Halliwell 

They Came From Outer Space (1990) 
  Sex, Lies and UFOs (2) 01x20: (Mar/19/1991) As Neville Nessen 

Charles in Charge (1984) 
  The Pickle Plot 03x11: (Apr/30/1988) As Uncle Joe 

Night Court (1984) 
  I'm OK, You're Catatonic/Schizophrenic 05x14: (Jan/21/1988) As Buddy 
  The Next Voice You Hear... 04x01: (Oct/02/1986) As Buddy, [Special Guest Stars]
  Inside Harry Stone 02x09: (Nov/29/1984) As Kenny 

The Charmings (1987) 
  The Witch Is of Van Oaks 02x03: (Oct/01/1987) As Jack 

St. Elsewhere (1982) 
  Visiting Daze 05x14: (Jan/21/1987) As Kevin 

Otherworld (1985) (1985) 
  Mansion of the Beast 01x07: (Mar/09/1985) As Akin 

Riptide (US) (1984) 
  Baxter And Boz 02x13: (Jan/22/1985) As Baxter Bernard 

Simon & Simon (1981) 
  Revolution #9 1/2 04x12: (Dec/13/1984) As Uncle Ray Simon 

Diff'rent Strokes (1978) 
  A Haunting We Will Go 07x01: (Sep/29/1984) As C.W. 

The Facts of Life (1979) 
  The Summer of '84 06x01: (Sep/26/1984) As Vito Miles 

Fantasy Island (1977) (1978) 
  The Beachcomber/The Last Whodunit 02x03: (Sep/30/1978) As Charles D. Preston 

The Love Boat (1977) 
  Marooned (2) 02x02: (Sep/16/1978) As Unknown 
  Marooned (1) 02x01: (Sep/16/1978) As Unknown 

Welcome Back, Kotter (1975) 
  The Museum 02x05: (Oct/28/1976) As Museum Curator 

Police Story (1973) (1973) 
  Firebird 03x18: (Feb/06/1976) As Dr. Milford 

The Bob Crane Show (1975) 
  A Case of Misdiagnosis 01x09: (May/08/1975) As Lowen 

Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969) 
  The Unindicted Wife 06x22: (Feb/25/1975) As Martin Gannard, [Special Guest Stars]

Police Woman (1974) 
  Nothing Left to Lose 01x18: (Feb/14/1975) As Donny 

The Partridge Family (1970) 
  Diary of a Mad Millionaire 03x24: (Mar/16/1973) As Sidney Rose 

Ghost Story (1972) 
  The Graveyard Shift 01x19: (Feb/16/1973) As Fred Colby, [Starring Roles]

Temperatures Rising (1972) 
  The Muscle and the Medic 01x05: (Oct/10/1972) As Russo 

Night Gallery (1970) 
  The Girl with the Hungry Eyes 03x02: (Oct/01/1972) As Munsch 
  Hell's Bells 02x30: (Nov/17/1971) As Randy Miller 
  Pamela's Voice 01x13: (Jan/13/1971) As Jonathan 

McMillan and Wife (1971) 
  Night of the Wizard 02x01: (Sep/24/1972) As Sykes 

The New Scooby-Doo Movies (1972) 
  Wednesday is Missing (AKA: Scooby-Doo Meets the Addams Family) 01x03: (Sep/23/1972) Voiced  Gomez Addams, [Featuring]

The Odd Couple (1970) (1970) 
  Oscar's New Life 01x21: (Mar/05/1971) As Beau Buffingham 

The Andy Williams Show (1969) (1969) 
  Claudine Longet / John Astin / Robert Keeshan 02x13: (Dec/19/1970) As Himself 

Bonanza (1959) 
  Abner Willoughby's Return 11x13: (Dec/21/1969) As Abner Willoughby 

CBS Playhouse (1966) 
  The Experiment 02x03: (Feb/25/1969) As guest star 

Death Valley Days (1952) 
  The Gold Mine on Main Street 16x21: (Mar/15/1968) As Jesse Martin 

The Flying Nun (1967) 
  A Young Man with a Cornette 01x13: (Nov/23/1967) As Father Lundigan 
  Flight of a Dodo Bird 01x07: (Oct/12/1967) As Reverand Lundigan 

He & She (1967) 
  The Coming-Out Party 01x11: (Nov/15/1967) As Dr. Melvin Krillman 

Gunsmoke (1955) 
  Hard Luck Henry 13x07: (Oct/23/1967) As Hard-Luck Henry Haggen, [Special Guest Stars]

Malibu U. (1967) 
  Episode 5 01x05: (Aug/18/1967) As Himself 

Hey Landlord (1966) 
  Czech Your Wife, Sir? 01x28: (Apr/09/1967) As Emil Kuchek 

The Pruitts of Southampton (1966) 
  My Sister-in-Law Phyllis 01x27: (Mar/17/1967) As Rudy Pruitt 

Batman (1966) 
  A Riddling Controversy (2) 02x46: (Feb/09/1967) As The Riddler (Special Guest Villain), [Special Guest Stars]
  Batman's Anniversary (1) 02x45: (Feb/08/1967) As The Riddler (Special Guest Villain), [Special Guest Stars]

The Wild Wild West (1965) 
  The Night of the Tartar 02x19: (Feb/03/1967) As Count Sazanov (Count Nikolai Sazanov) 

Occasional Wife (1966) 
  I Do, We Don't 01x05: (Oct/11/1966) As Frank Mastin 

The Greatest Show on Earth (1963) 
  An Echo of Faded Velvet 01x09: (Nov/12/1963) As Bartley 

Route 66 (1960) (1960) 
  Journey to Nineveh 03x02: (Sep/28/1962) As Gas Attendant 
  Go Read the River 02x23: (Mar/16/1962) As Benson 

77 Sunset Strip (1958) 
  Dress Rehearsal 04x36: (May/25/1962) As Martin Gorsch 

Ben Casey (1961) 
  Preferably, the Less-Used Arm 01x29: (Apr/30/1962) As guest star 

Dennis the Menace (1959) (1959) 
  A Quiet Evening 03x21: (Feb/25/1962) As (unknown) 

87th Precinct (1961) 
  King's Ransom 01x21: (Feb/19/1962) As Cassidy 

Hazel (1961) 
  The Investment Club 01x20: (Feb/15/1962) As Hal Gordon 

Outlaws (1960) (1960) 
  My Friend, the Horse Thief 02x03: (Oct/19/1961) As Pete 

The Donna Reed Show (1958) 
  Mouse at Play 04x04: (Oct/05/1961) As Eric 

The Asphalt Jungle (1961) 
  The Scott Machine 01x13: (Jun/25/1961) As Arnold Penn 

The Twilight Zone (1959) 
  A Hundred Yards Over the Rim 02x23: (Apr/07/1961) As Charlie, [Co-Guest Stars]

Maverick (1957) 
  The Town That Wasn't There 04x03: (Oct/02/1960) As Joe Lambert 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Episode Crew

Just Our Luck (1983) (Credited in 6 episodes from this show) 
Show all 6 episode crew credits
King Kahomni's Curse 01x11 Dec/20/1983 As: Director
Uncle Harry 01x05 Oct/25/1983 As: Director
Photo Finish 01x04 Oct/18/1983 As: Director
Transitions 01x03 Oct/04/1983 As: Director
The Shabelles 01x02 Sep/27/1983 As: Director
CHiPs (1977) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
Brat Patrol 06x17 Feb/27/1983 As: Director
Rock Devil Rock 06x04 Oct/31/1982 As: Director
Meet the New Guy 06x01 Oct/10/1982 As: Director
Mr. Merlin (1981) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Pilot 01x01 Oct/07/1981 As: Director
Operation Petticoat (1977) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
Yeoman Hunkle, Yeoman Hunkle (2) 01x02 Sep/24/1977 As: Director
Yeoman Hunkle, Yeoman Hunkle (1) 01x01 Sep/17/1977 As: Director
Lanigan's Rabbi (1977) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Say It Ain't So, Chief 01x03 Apr/17/1977 As: Director
Holmes and Yoyo (1976) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
Dead Duck 01x10 Dec/04/1976 As: Director
The Hostages 01x08 Nov/20/1976 As: Director
The K-9 Caper 01x07 Nov/13/1976 As: Director
McMillan and Wife (1971) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
Death Is a Seven Point Favorite 01x04 Dec/08/1971 As: Director
Murder by the Barrel 01x01 Sep/29/1971 As: Director
Night Gallery (1970) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
The Dark Boy 02x31 Nov/24/1971 As: Director
A Fear of Spiders 02x13 Oct/06/1971 As: Director
The House 01x09 Dec/30/1970 As: Director

John Astin originally auditioned for the role of the Butler for The Addams Family. Show creators Charles Addams and David Levy thought he would be perfect for the role of the Gomez, the Addams patriarch. The rest is history.

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