Shaun Weiss was born on August 27, 1978. He is an American former television and film actor. Sean is best known for his role in Mighty Ducks as a replacement for Gregory Goldberg. In recent years he has struggled badly with drug and legal problems.
How was his early life?
Shaun Weiss was born on August 27, 1978. He was raised in Montwell, New Jersey and attended Pascack Hills High School. He is of Jewish descent.
How did Shaun Weiss start his career?
Sean Weiss began his acting career as Elvis at Pee-wee’s Playhouse. He made a breakthrough with his role when he earned the part of Greg Goldberg in the films The Mighty Duck. Weiss was previously asked to play the role of Atuk Eskimo in the first Mighty Duck movie and had only one line, but her role grew larger. After the first two Mighty Duck films, he appeared in the Disney film Heavyweight as Josh Birbonum. He also appeared on the short-lived NBC drama-comedy, Freaks and Geeks as the peripheral freak “Shawn”, as well as in a smaller role on The King of Queens. He appeared in commercial advertisements for Captain Morgan, Castrol, Verizon Communications and Mobile ESPN. Weiss appeared in the film Drillbit Taylor as a school bus driver around the beginning of the film.
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Why was Sean Weiss arrested?
In July 2017, Sean Weiss was sentenced to 150 days in Los Angeles County Jail for being accused as a burglar. Due to overcrowding, he served only 12 days in jail. Five days after his release, Weiss was arrested on August 2, 2017 in Burbank, California for possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, and sentenced to 90 days in jail. Weiss was arrested over the weekend of August 3, 2018 in Auroville, California for public intoxication. After that arrest, he announced that he was going to rehab. Weiss was arrested on suspicion of theft and under the influence of methamphetamine on January 26, 2020 in Marysville, California.