Something many of his fans might not know is that he owns his own forest in India.
He's always felt connected with the various bugs and creepy-crawling critters in the woods, so he decided to combine his passion for the outdoors with his talent on screen.
His new adventures series "Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan" follows him around as he collects bugs and impresses the audience with his knowledge of the wild world we live in.
Watch the interview above to learn more about the series. It airs Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT.
See Dominic grab a lizard and let bugs crawl all over his face, as well as find out what your local BBC channel is on their website, http://www.bbcamerica.com/wild-things/.
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