About Noah Schnapp
Noah Cameron Schnapp is an American actor. He gained recognition for playing Will Byers in the Netflix science fiction horror series Stranger Things. His film roles include Roger Donovan in Steven Spielberg’s historical drama Bridge of Spies and the voice of Charlie Brown in the animated The Peanuts Movie.
His Acting Career
Schnapp’s acting debut was in the Academy Award-winning 2015 film Bridge of Spies, directed by Steven Spielberg. He played Roger, the son of character James B. Donovan. Concurrently, Schnapp voiced the lead character, Charlie Brown, in the animated movie The Peanuts Movie. He also voiced the character for the video game The Peanuts Movie: Snoopy’s Grand Adventure.
His breakthrough came in July 2016, when he began starring as Will Byers in the Netflix science fiction horror television series Stranger Things. He was promoted to series regular for the second season of the series, which premiered on October 27, 2017. Schnapp also starred in independent films like Abe (2019) and Waiting for Anya (2020). He appeared in the 2020 Halloween comedy film Hubie Halloween. In April 2022, Schnapp joined the cast of The Tutor.
Is Noah Schnapp Gay?
Noah Schnapp has come out as gay. The actor, who plays Will Byers, a closeted gay teenager, on Netflix’s Stranger Things, shared the news via TikTok on January 5. Many reacted to Noah’s video on social media; while some supported him, others said they were proud of him for coming out as gay and living openly. Stranger Things fans also loved Noah’s caption on his video, where he compared himself to Will.
In a video posted to his TikTok account, Noah, 18, wrote, “When I finally told my friends and family I was gay after being scared in the closet for 18 years and all they said was ‘we know’.” In a short video, the actor mouths, “You know what it never was? That serious. It was never that serious. Quite frankly, will never be that serious.” In his caption, the actor said he had more in common with his Stranger Things character, Will Byers, than he thought.
In July, Noah Schnapp addressed his Stranger Things character Will’s sexual orientation, in an interview with Variety, in which he confirmed that Will has romantic feelings towards best friend Mike (Finn Wolfhard). “Now that he’s gotten older, they made it a very real, obvious thing. Now it’s 100% clear that he is gay and he does love Mike,” he told Variety Magazine.
So, Who Is He Currently Dating?
As of 2023, Noah Schnapp is single. His fans all around the world are desperate to know if the star is dating anyone. But after his recent revelation, the actor has not given any signs of being in a relationship as of now and is happily single.