Xochitl Gomez is a Canadian-born American actor, best known for her performance as Dawn Schafer in the 2020 Netflix series The Baby-Sitters Club. She had started acting in musical theater when she was 5 and began her full-fledged acting career with the 2016 movie Interwoven. She is interested in socially relevant causes. She identifies with the social outspokenness of the character Dawn but believes Dawn is bolder compared to her. Xochitl receives a lot of admiration from the Hispanic community, as Dawn is a Latina in the series, in contrast to the blonde character in the original book series the Netflix show is based on.