Sean Astin is an American actor who will portray Bob Newby in the second season of Stranger Things.


Stranger Things

On November 7, 2016, it was revealed that Sean Astin had been cast for Season 2 of Stranger Things in the role of Bob Newby. His casting is another of the show's many homages to their influences, as Astin previously portrayed Mikey in The Goonies, a 1985 film which has been noted by the Duffer Brothers as one of Stranger Things' major influences.[1]


  1. "Stranger Things 2 exclusive: The Goonies, Aliens stars join Netflix series" Entertainment Weekly. November 7, 2016.

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