Schmidt in 2010
Kendall Francis Schmidt
November 2, 1990
Andover, Kansas, U.S.
Wichita, Kansas, U.S.
Actor, dancer, singer-songwriter
Vocals, guitar, piano
Labels Columbia Records (2009–present)
TOLBooth Records (2014-present)
Big Time Rush, Heffron Drive, Logan Henderson
Kendall Francis Schmidt (born November 2, 1990) is an American actor, singer-songwriter, dancer, entrepreneur and occasional music producer. He is best known for playing Kendall Knight in [1 ] also part of a boy band with the same name and has played small roles on several TV shows such as Big Time Rush , ER , Without a Trace , Phil of the Future , Ghost Whisperer , and Gilmore Girls . Frasier Schmidt's first single with [2 ] Heffron Drive, Parallel, was released in March 2014 through his very own record label TOLBooth Records.
Life and career [ edit ]
Schmidt was born in
Andover, Kansas, to Kathy and Kent Schmidt. His brothers, Kenneth and Kevin Schmidt, are actors. He began his acting career at age five, appearing in a [3 ] Chex TV commercial. When he was nine years old, he was one of two young actors who were hired to be Haley Joel Osment's stand-in and body double (they shared the same agent) in the Steven Spielberg film, . A.I. Artificial Intelligence He celebrated his birthday on the set, and Spielberg and the cast surprised him with a birthday cake decorated with [3 ] Star Wars figures. When he was 10 years old, his family finally made the move from [3 ] Kansas to California. Schmidt soon landed recurring roles on , General Hospital , Titus , Raising Dad and Gilmore Girls . He guest-starred on a variety of TV shows, including CSI: Miami , ER , MADtv and Frasier . Most recently, Kendall guest starred on Phil of the Future and Without a Trace . On the big screen, he has appeared in Ghost Whisperer and Minority Report . In 2009, Schmidt was cast as the lead of the TV show According to Spencer . Kendall portrays a character like himself with the name of Kendall Knight, the calm and relaxed member of Big Time Rush. He is the youngest of the Schmidt brothers. Schmidt is the Big Time Rush Lead Singer of boy band Big Time Rush. They have released 3 albums so far that have gone platinum/ and multi platinum and Gold as well. Schmidt is also part of a duo called Heffron Drive. The duo consists of Schmidt and Big Time Rush's current guitarist, Dustin Belt.
In 2013, it was announced that Schmidt will be making solo music. He went on tour with his band,
Heffron Drive. The tour was called the Heffron Drive Winter Tour. A 2015 tour that will take place around the world is being planned. Heffron Drive released their first single, "Parallel", on March 25, 2014, and their first album, Happy Mistakes, later that same year. The band is currently working on an acoustic version of the album, titled Happy Mistakes Unplugged.
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