Sean Frye

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Sean Frye
Born (1966-09-16) September 16, 1966 (age 53)
Years active1974-1988
Spouse(s)Rita Saguin (1987-1992) (divorced)

Sean Anthony Frye (born September 16, 1966) is an American former child actor. His best-known role was as Steve, the sunglass-toting friend of Elliot's older brother in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.[1]

His last made-for-television film was Toughlove (1985), where he played the role of a drug-involved teenager whose addiction caused him to steal from his family.[2] Frye's last feature film was Molly Ringwald's For Keeps? (1988) about teen-age pregnancy.[3]

Beyond acting, Frye was wardrobe consultant on the 1983 film Valley Girl.

Frye was born in Hollywood, California. Actress Soleil Moon Frye is his half-sister; their father was actor Virgil Frye.





  1. ^ Brant, Marley (2006). Happier days: Paramount Television's classic sitcoms, 1974-1984. Random House. p. 192. ISBN 0-8230-8933-9.
  2. ^ Bark, Ed (October 12, 1985). "TOUGHLOVE' A USEFUL MOVIE ON DRUG ABUSE". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved December 28, 2011.
  3. ^ Maslin, Janet (January 15, 1988). "review:For Keeps (1988)". The New York Times. Retrieved December 28, 2011.

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