Ben Schnetzer

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Ben Schnetzer
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Schnetzer at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con International.
Born (1990-02-08) February 8, 1990 (age 27)[1]
New York City, New York
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007–present

Ben Schnetzer (born February 8, 1990) is an American actor.

Schnetzer was born and raised in New York City, the son of actors Stephen Schnetzer and Nancy Snyder, he is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.[2]

In 2010, Schnetzer appeared in an episode of Law & Order and co-starred on the series Happy Town.[3] He played Max Vandenburg in the film adaptation of The Book Thief (2013),[4] he played Mark Ashton in the movie Pride, released in 2014, and his performance drew positive reviews. Charlotte O'Sullivan, writing for the London Evening Standard, said: "Schnetzer is a New Yorker with an unpromising CV (he was one of the few good things about The Book Thief) and he's fantastic here".[5]


Year Film Role Notes
2007 Ben's Plan Ben Stephens
2010 Law & Order Dustin Henry
2010 Happy Town Andrew Haplin 8 episodes
2013 The Book Thief Max Vandenburg
2014 Pride Mark Ashton
2014 The Riot Club Dimitri Mitropoulos
2016 Goat Brad Land
2016 Punk's Dead Ross
2016 Warcraft Khadgar
2016 Snowden Gabriel Sol
2017 The Journey Is The Destination Dan Eldon Premiered at Toronto Film Festival in September 2016
2017 The Death and Life of John F. Donovan Rupert Turner (Adult)

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