- After playing Andy on The Facts of Life for four seasons, he retired from acting to concentrate on high school.
- Majored in history before dropping out of college.
- Lost part of his right ear in a car accident while filming The Evening Star.
- Onetime roommate of Dominic Monaghan.
- John Astin — Father
- Allen Astin — Half Brother
- David Astin — Half Brother
- Michael Pearce — Stepfather
- Sean Astin — Brother
- Raymond Duke — Uncle
- Kevin Michael Pearce — Half Brother
- Jennifer Abbott Bautz — Wife
- Patty Duke — Mother
- Tom Astin — Half Brother
- Attended Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States