Noah Schnapp

Schnapp in 2017, photo by DFree/

Place of Birth: Scarsdale, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 2004

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, Sephardi Jewish

Noah Schnapp is an American actor. He voiced Charlie Brown in The Peanuts Movie (2015) and stars as Will Byers on the show Stranger Things.

He was raised in Scarsdale, New York. His parents, Karine (Perez) and Mitchell Schnapp, are from Montréal, Québec, Canada. His father is Ashkenazi, with Russian Jewish ancestry, and his mother is Sephardi, of Moroccan Jewish descent, with roots in Rabat.

Noah’s paternal grandfather is David Schnapp (the son of Moe Schnapp and Bertha Rothberg). Bertha is the daughter of Louis Rothberg.

Noah’s paternal grandmother is Donna Wexler (the daughter of Jack Wexler and Belle/Bella Brisk).

Sources: Obituary of Noah’s paternal great-grandmother, Bertha (Rothberg) Winikoff-Schnapp –

Obituary of Noah’s paternal great-grandmother, Belle (Brisk) Wexler –

2 Responses

  1. mycarf123123 says:

    This websites states that his father is of Russian Jewish ancestry:

  2. klsoukup says:


    Mother: Karine (Perez) Schnapp
    Father: Mitchell Schnapp

    Paternal grandparents: Donna (Wexler) and David Schnapp. Donna’s parents were Belle (Brisk) Wexler and Jack Wexler

    Paternal Great Grandparents: Bertha (Rothberg) Winikoff-Schnapp and Moe Schnapp



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