Queen’s Coronation is Astin family affair

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Posted: May 3, 2014

The Winchester Star

As her father, actor Sean Astin, looks on, Queen Shenandoah LXXXVII Alexandra “Ali” Louise Astin knights her grandfather John Astin, the actor who portrayed Gomez Addams in “The Addams Family” TV series.
Alexandra “Ali” Louise Astin is crowned Queen Shenandoah LXXXVII by her father Sean and mother Christine during the Coronation ceremony in the Patsy Cline Theatre at Handley High School on Friday. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Actor John Astin, who portayed Gomez Addams on "The Addams Family" tele-vision show, speaks during his grand-daughter’s Coronation as Queen Shenan-doah LXXXVII in the Patsy Cline Theatre at Handley High School on Friday.
Sean Astin acknowledges applause from the audience in Handley High School’s Patsy Cline Theatre on Friday after crowning his daughter Alexandra “Ali” Louise Astin as Queen Shenandoah LXXXVII. In 2004, he was the Bloom’s co-grand marshal with Loni Anderson. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

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