Bryce Papenbrook

Papenbrook in 2015, photo by

Birth Name: Bryce Austin Papenbrook

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 24, 1986

*father – German, English, Irish
*mother – Asheknazi Jewish

Bryce Papenbrook is an American voice actor. He has worked for Funimation, Bang Zoom! Entertainment, Viz Media, Animaze, Studiopolis, and Scoffer Studios. He has also been billed as Bryce Rothstein.

Bryce is the son of voice actors Debbie Rothstein and Bob Papenbrook. His father was of German, English, and Irish descent. Bryce’s mother is Jewish. Bryce is married to Samantha, with whom he has three children.

Bryce’s paternal grandfather was DeWayne Joseph Papenbrook (the son of Louis Phillip Papenbrook and Mabel/Mable T. Wilson). Louis was born in Iowa, to German parents. Mabel was born in Iowa, the daughter of Amos D. Wilson and Ella Leary/O’Leary.

Bryce’s paternal grandmother was named Geraldine Austin.

Bryce’s maternal grandfather was Loren Rothstein (the son of Morris Rothstein and Jean Gladys Greenman). Loren was born in Minnesota. Morris was born in Russia, the son of John Yoniah Rothstein and Lillian Layka Chalfan/Chalfen. Jean was born in New York, the daughter of Max Greenman/Neusigchem, who was from Latvia, and of Olga, who was from Russia.

Bryce’s maternal grandmother was Lillian Ann “Lilly” Freeman (the daughter of Morris M. Freeman and Fanny Stybell/Stybel). Lilly was born in Minnesota, to parents from Poland. Morris was the son of Abraham Freeman and Hinda Janowska. Fanny was the daughter of Joe Stybel and Lillian.

Sources: Obituary of Bryce’s father –

Genealogy of Bryce Papenbrook (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Obituary of Bryce’s maternal grandmother, Lillian Ann “Lilly” (Freeman) Rothstein –

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