Actor Sean Astin stopped by the New Day NW studio for a chat about what he's been up to lately, including his latest role in Stranger Things 2.

Astin is known for his starring roles in Rudy, The Goonies and The Lord of the Rings.

Astin was in Western Washington for an event at Tacoma’s Urban Grace Church. He discussed his acting career and his experience as an advocate for various causes. A portion of event proceeds benefited the Northwest Spay and Neuter Center.