Where Are the Kids From ‘The Goonies’ Today?

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The Goonies were a fictional band of kids attempting to save their homes from demolition, and in doing so, discovered an old Spanish map that started them on an adventure to unearth the long-lost fortune of One-Eyed Willie, a legendary 17th-century pirate. That’s the fictional story, anyway, from one of the most popular movies of the 80s. The question now is, whatever happened to The Goonies in real life? Let’s find out…
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Michael ‘Mikey’ Walsh

Mikey Walsh is the asthma-stricken yet ever-optimistic treasure hunt ringleader of The Goonies.
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Sean Astin

Astin went on to play the title character in the inspirational football tale Rudy and the hobbit Sam Gamgee in the The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He continues to work steadily and, in 2013, even made a cameo in co-star Corey Feldman’s bizarre music video.
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Clark ‘Mouth’ Devereaux

He is nicknamed “Mouth” because he is a smart mouth. He is fluent in Spanish, which he first uses in the film to trick Rosalita and also to translate One-Eyed Willy’s map. He also serves as Mikey’s right-hand man and has secret feelings for Stef.
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Corey Feldman

After The Goonies, much success followed for Feldman, including roles in Stand By Me and Friday the 13th: A New Beginning. Of course, there were also his collaborations with the other Corey (Haim) in The Lost Boys, License To Drive and Dream A Little Dream.
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Lawrence ‘Chunk’ Cohen

Chunk serves up most of the physical comedy and he is a chronic liar, which is why most characters in the film don’t believe him even when he tells the truth.
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Jeff Cohen

These days the 39-year-old, who has lost a lot of hair and a lot of weight since his time as a Goonie, is an attorney and the founding partner of Cohen & Gardner LLP, a firm which practices entertainment-related law.
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Richard ‘Data’ Wang

Data is the inventive Goonie who lives next door. He’s a big fan of James Bond so he carries all of his special gadgets in his trench-coat. While his gadgets have setbacks every now and then, they do come in handy and saved him from some near death experiences.
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Jonathan Ke Quan

Quan’s last movie was the 2002 Cantonese language film Second Time Around. However, Quan has used the martial arts skills he began learning on the set of Temple of Doom to become a fight choreographer on X-Men and The One, and is known to attend sci-fi conventions.
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Brandon ‘Brand’ Walsh

Brand is Mikey’s older brother who unwillingly gets caught up in this wild adventure.
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Josh Brolin

In the mid 90s, he had supporting roles in Bed of Roses and Flirting With Disaster. By 2007 he was playing the lead in No Country For Old Men, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. In 2013, his marriage to Diane Lane ended in divorce.
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Andrea ‘Andy’ Carmichael

The popular cheerleader Andy, is also the girlfriend of Troy, whose family owns the country club taking over the neighborhood. Basically, trouble for everyone.
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Kerri Green

Green quit acting to attend college at Vasser. She got married not long after that. Green had occasionally popped up on TV screens in the early 2000s, guest starring on ER and Law & Order: Special Victim’s Unit while also writing screenplays.
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Stephanie ‘Stef’ Steinbrenner

A tough talking nerdy girl who is Andy’s good friend.
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Martha Plimpton

Since 2010, Plimpton has starred on the sitcom Raising Hope. The now 43-year-old has two Tony Award nominations for work in the theater, and in 2010 she performed the one woman show Martha Plimpton Sings? at New York’s Lincoln Center.
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Troy Perkins

He is the son of Mr. Perkins, the richest man in Astoria and He drives a hot Ford Mustang. He is somewhat disturbed, slightly perverted and always annoying.
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Steve Antin

Recently Steve’s been working as a screenwriter and producer, he created the series ‘Young Americans’ and in 2010 directed ‘Burlesque’ starring Christina Aguilera and Cher.
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Lotney “Sloth” Fratelli

Harassed and mistreated by his family, Sloth was in dire need of a friend when he and Chunk were thrown together.Sloth became such an ally to the kids, that he is included here as an Honorary Goonie.
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John Matuszak

John was a former Pro Football star who racked up a wide range of roles in some of the biggest TV shows of the 80s, including Cheers, The A Team, Miami Vice and M*A*S*H. Tragically, John died at age 38 in 1989.
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