Michael Tell is an American rock music promoter who rose to stardom and gained the limelight as the ex-husband of American actress and mental health advocate, Anna Marie "Patty" Duke.
In addition, he is the father of American actor, producer, and director, Sean Patrick Astin. Moreover, Patrick is best known for his roles as Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003).
Michael Tell is divorced and a father of a kid. Patty Duke was dating rock promoter Michael in the early 1970s. In June 1970, she came to know she was pregnant with his baby so they tied the wedding knot on 26th June 1970 in a private ceremony. Their marriage lasted for 13 days and they separated on 9th July 1970.
She then gave birth to Sean on 25th February 1971. Furthermore, she also stated that Tell wasn't his biological father and Astin was the actual biological father of Sean. In 1994, Sean underwent biological testing to determine his paternity, the result showed that Michael was his biological father.
Michael Tell's ex-wife Duke first married director Harry Falk in 1965 and divorced in 1969. In the early 1970s, she was dating three guys at the same time which included actor Desi Arnaz Jr., actor John Astin, and rock promoter Michael Tell.
She then exchanged the vows with John Astin in August 1972, welcomed a son Mackenzie Astin in 1973, and divorced in 1985. Lastly, Duke tied the wedding knot with drill sergeant Michael Pearce in 1986. The couple adopted a son, Kevin born in 1988, they were together until her death in 2016.
Sean Patrick Astin (25th February 1971) is an American actor, producer, and director. He is the son of American rock promoter, Michael Tell and Anna Marie "Patty" Duke (14th December 1946 - 29th March 2016) who was an American actress and mental health advocate.
He is best known for his roles as Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003), Oso in Special Agent Oso (2009-12), Raphael in Teenage Mutant (2012-17), and many more.
Likewise, he has won Young Artist Awards (1985, 89), MTV Movie Awards (2002), Screen Actors Guild (2003), Saturn Awards (2003), and so on. Furthermore, he married Christine Harrell on 11th July 1992 and has three daughters: Alexandra (1996), Elizabeth (2002), and Isabella (2005).
By profession, Mr. Tell is a rock music promoter, however, there isn't further information about his professional life and career. While his ex-wife was a well-known actress who won an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In fact, she is best known for her roles in The Miracle Worker (1962), My Sweet Charlie (1970), Me, Natalie (1969), Captains and Kings (1976), and many more. Speaking of net worth, Tell has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Meanwhile, Sean Astin has a net worth of $10 million.
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