Lynn McGill

Sean Astin as Lynn McGill in 24 Season 5

Sean Astin in People Magazine

Sean Astin, best known as hobbit Samwise Gamgee in Lord of the Rings, now plays Lynn McGill, acting head of the Counter Terrorism Unit on FOX’s 24. Astin, 34, recently helped create an educational web site (www.learnaboutbipolar.com) on bi-polar disorder. (His mother, actress Patty Duke, was diagnosed with it 25 years ago.) Scoop caught up… View Article

Sean Astin as Lynn McGill in 24 Season 5 Episode 5

Sean Astin praised by TV Guide in “Cheers and Jeers”

24‘s Sean Astin (aka Lynn McGill) made the March 6, 2006 TV Guide magazine. CHEERS to Sean Astin for his surprisingly forceful performance on 24. We admit that we were skeptical when we first heard that the “Lord of the Rings” hobbit would be playing Jack Bauer’s take-charge new boss at CTU. But even saddled… View Article