Noah Schnapp is an American actor known for his portrayal of Will Byers in the 2016 Netflix series Stranger Things and for voicing Charlie Brown in The Peanuts Movie. He was born to Canadian-American parents Karine and Mitchell Schnapp who were from Montreal. He also appeared in the 2015 Steven Spielberg film Bridge of Spies. He had a tremendous 2015 by appearing in the studio film Bridge of Spies, and starring as the voice of beloved character Charlie Brown in The Peanuts Movie.
He first began acting when he was six years old. His acting teacher recommended his pursue acting professionally two years later. He was cast in a 2016 Netflix television series called Stranger Things in the role of Will.