Mackenzie Astin Biography
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Andy Moffett Stickle’ in the TV Sitcom ‘Facts of Life’)
Birthday: May 12, 1973 (Taurus)
Born In: Los Angeles, California, United States
Mackenzie Astin is an American actor, best known as ‘Andy Moffett’ from the popular TV series ‘The Facts of Life.’ Astin’s parents were both renowned Hollywood actors, so it was natural for him to follow suit and take up the family profession. He started 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.