Will Peltz

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Will Peltz
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Peltz at WonderCon 2015
William Peltz

(1986-05-30) May 30, 1986 (age 34)
OccupationActor, model
Years active2010–present
Parent(s)Nelson Peltz (father)

William Peltz (born May 30, 1986)[1] is an American actor, who is best known for his roles in Unfriended and Men, Women & Children.

Early life[edit]

Peltz was born in New York City,[1] the son of Nelson Peltz, a billionaire businessman. Peltz's father is of Austrian Jewish and Russian Jewish descent, while his mother has German, Welsh, and English ancestry.[2][3] Peltz had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony.[4] Among his siblings are actress Nicola Peltz and ice hockey defenceman Brad Peltz. He has seven siblings, and two half-siblings from his father's previous marriages.[2][5]

Peltz played hockey in his youth, advancing to Tier III Junior hockey with the New Jersey Hitmen.[6]


Peltz became interested in acting while reading scripts with his sister Nicola.[1][7] In 2009, he moved to Los Angeles and secured his first roles in film productions.[7] In 2014, he had his first major role in Jason Reitman's drama Men, Women & Children. That same year, he starred in the horror film Unfriended as Adam Sewell.



Year Title Role Notes
2011 Abduction Jake as William Peltz
2011 In Time Pierre
2012 To Write Love on Her Arms Sean as William Peltz
2012 The Collection Brian as William Peltz
2013 Sugar Free as William Peltz
2013 As Cool as I Am Tim as William Peltz
2013 Paranoia Morgan as William Peltz
2014 Men, Women & Children Brandon Lender
2015 Unfriended Adam Sewell
2015 Miles Away Jason Short film
2015 Safelight Jason
2015 Occupy Alice Dan Abrams Short film
2017 The Outcasts Colin Hackett
2018 Sierra Burgess Is a Loser Spence
2018 Time Freak Ryan
2019 You Are Here Richard
2020 Exploited Jacob Post-production
TBA InstaFame Kurt Post-production
TBA Thirteen Minutes Luke Pre-production


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Medium Nervous Young Man Episode: "There Will Be Blood... Type A"
2010 Entourage Amanda's Assistant Guest role; 2 episodes
2015 CSI: Cyber Meta / Justice Episode: "Fire Code"
2016 The Deleted Mason Recurring role; 6 episodes
2019 Euphoria Luke Kasten Episode: "Shook One: Pt II"

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Role Artist
2017 "Young Dumb & Broke" Student Khalid


  1. ^ a b c "Acting Up: Will Peltz". VMan. February 6, 2015. Archived from the original on August 12, 2016. Retrieved April 26, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Paid Notice: Deaths Peltz, Claire". The New York Times. April 12, 2007. Retrieved September 7, 2010.
  3. ^ Bloom, Nate (July 30, 2010). "Jewish Stars 7/30". Cleveland Jewish News. Retrieved September 18, 2013.
  4. ^ Lawrence, Vanessa (March 16, 2017). "Meet Cody Lohan, Chase Hill and More Up-and-Coming Male Models from Famous Families". W (magazine). Growing up, Peltz was an intense hockey player—he even had a hockey-themed bar mitzvah at the Pierre hotel in New York.
  5. ^ "5 Facts About Will Peltz". September 10, 2014.
  6. ^ "William Peltz". HockeyDB.com. Retrieved April 26, 2015.
  7. ^ a b "Will Peltz". Interview. Retrieved April 26, 2015.

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