The Goonies: Where are they now?

Published: 18 Jun 2015

One of the most beloved coming of age stories of the 1980s turns 30 this year. We find out what happened to the kids from The Goonies

The Goonies

Mikey Walsh aka Sean Astin

Who would have guessed that the cute faced kid that played Mikey would go on to play a lead role in one of history’s biggest trilogies. Yep that’s right, Mikey later became Sam the Hobbit from Lord of the Rings.

Brandon Walsh aka Josh Brolin

You might not recognise him in The Goonies but Mikey’s older brother Brand was played by Oscar nominee Josh Brolin. The Goonies was his first film role and he has gone on to appear in award-winning films such as No Country for Old Men and Milk.

Richard 'Data' Wang aka  Jonathan Ke Quan

Since appearing in The Goonies and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, the young star appeared in a few TV series in the 90s. He later decided to move behind the camera and was the fight choreographer for X-Men and The One.

Lawrence "Chunk" Cohen aka Jeff Cohen

According to his twitter page, Jeff has left his Truffle Shuffle days behind him and is now a partner at entertainment law firm, Cohen Gardner LLP and author of The Dealmaker's Ten Commandments. pic in shell, search Jeff Cohen.

 

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