Noah Schnapp (born October 3rd, 2004) is an American actor who has appeared in multiple movies and television shows as a main character. His career started in 2015 when Bridge of Spies was released with him portraying Roger Donovan in the film.

He is best known for the films Bridge of Spies (2015) and The Peanuts Movie (2015), but his most notable work is the portrayal of main character Will Byers on the Netflix original television series Stranger Things.

In Season 1, Schnapp was given the role of Will Byers as a recurring character. In Season 2 onwards, he was promoted to a regular character.



Title Role
2015 Bridge of Spies Roger Donovan
2015 The Peanuts Movie Charlie Brown (voice actor)
2016 The Circle Otis Copeland
2017 We Only Know So Much Lucas
2018 Waiting for Anya Jo
2018 Intensive Care TJ Swift
2018 Abe Abe
2019 Waiting for Anya Jo
TBA Hubie Halloween TBA


Title Role
2016- Stranger Things Will Byers
2018 Liza on Demand Evan

Video Games

Title Role
2015 The Peanuts Movie: Snoopy's Grand Adventure Charlie Brown (voice actor)

Music Videos

Year Artist Title
2016 Panic! At The Disco/Brendon Urie "LA Devotee"

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Stranger Things Won
Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Digital TV Series or Film – Young Actor Nominated
2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated
MTV Movie & TV Awards Most Frightened Performance Won
Best On-Screen Team Nominated
Gold Derby TV Awards Best Drama Supporting Actor Nominated
Best Breakthrough Performer Nominated
2019 Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer TV Actor Won

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  • Noah and Millie would often prank people on set while filming.
  • He has a twin sister named Chloe Schnapp.
  • He is 4 minutes older than his sister Chloe.
  • He originally auditioned to play Mike Wheeler on Stranger Things.
  • He had a YouTube Channel back in 2016 but he didn't upload any videos until 2019.
  • He is a big fan of Roblox.
  • He is of Russian Jewish (father) and Moroccan Jewish (mother) descent.
  • Both of his parents are from Montréal, Québec, Canada and Noah's extended family still lives there.


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