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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Schmidt

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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Schmidt. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Schmidt on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Schmidt as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Schmidt along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Schmidt, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Schmidts include Joe Schmidt, Mike Schmidt, and Milt Schmidt, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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  • Bob Schmidt

    Age: 87
    Robert Benjamin Schmidt (April 22, 1933 – May 2, 2015) was an American professional baseball player, a catcher in Major League Baseball for seven seasons (1958–63; 1965) for the San Francisco Giants,...  more
  • Arno Schmidt

    Dec. at 65 (1914-1979)
    Arno Schmidt (18 January 1914 – 3 June 1979) was a German author and translator. He is little known outside of German-speaking areas, in part because his works present a formidable challenge to...  more
  • Joel Schmidt is an actor....  more
  • Robert Malcolm ("Bob", "Two Bud") Schmidt (born July 9, 1936) is a former American football player. Schmidt played college football at the University of Minnesota and professionally between 1959 and...  more
  • Sam Schmidt

    Age: 56
    Samuel "Sam" Schmidt (born August 15, 1964, in Lincoln, Nebraska) is a former Indy Racing League driver and current NTT IndyCar Series and Indy Lights series team owner. Schmidt's brief IndyCar...  more
  • Eric Schmidt

    Age: 54
    Eric Schmidt is a cinematographer....
  • Brian Paul Schmidt (born 24 February 1967) is the Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University (ANU). He was previously a Distinguished Professor, Australian Research Council Laureate...  more
  • Mark Schmidt

    Age: 57
    Mark Schmidt (born February 12, 1963) is an American college basketball coach and the current men's basketball head coach at St. Bonaventure University. He took the job at the start of the 2007–08...  more
  • Sonny Schmidt

    Dec. at 51 (1953-2004)
    Sonny Schmidt (1953-2004) was a New Zealand-born Samoan professional bodybuilder....  more
  • Irmin Schmidt

    Age: 83
    Irmin Schmidt (born 29 May 1937) is a German keyboardist and composer, best known as a founding member of the band Can....  more
  • Jeff Schmidt

    Age: 52
    Jeff Schmidt (born in 1968) is an American bassist. He is left-handed, but having learnt to play on an inverted right-handed bass he still plays with the strings the opposite way to convention, i.e....  more
  • Harald Franz Schmidt (born 18 August 1957) is a German actor, writer, columnist, comedian and television entertainer best known as host of two popular German late-night shows....  more
  • Auguste Schmidt

    Dec. at 69 (1833-1902)
    Auguste Schmidt, full name, Friederike Wilhelmine Auguste Schmidt, (3 August 1833, Breslau, then Germany now Poland – 10 June 1902, Leipzig, Germany) was a pioneering German feminist, educator,...  more
  • Bob Schmidt

    Age: 52
    Robert Schmidt, known as Bob Schmidt, is an American multi-instrumentalist and songwriter with the Irish-rock band Flogging Molly. He plays mandolin, tenor and 5-string banjo, along with bouzouki,...  more
  • Stephan Schmidt

    Stephan Schmidt is a German-born classical guitarist now residing in Switzerland....  more
  • Patricia Schmidt is the mother of American football player Ben Schmidt....  more
  • William Schmidt

    Dec. at 83 (1926-2009)
    William Joseph Schmidt, Jr (March 6, 1926 – April 25, 2009) was an American composer, arranger and publisher of classical music....  more
  • Wolf Schmidt

    Age: Died at 64 (1913-1977)
    Wolf Schmidt was an actor, film director, and screenwriter....  more
  • Andreas Schmidt is an actor, voice actor and singer....  more
  • Alfred Schmidt

    Dec. at 81 (1931-2012)
    Alfred Schmidt (; German: [ʃmɪt]; born 19 May 1931, Berlin – 28 August 2012, Frankfurt am Main) was a German philosopher....  more
  • Stanley Albert Schmidt (born March 7, 1944) is an American science fiction author. Between 1978 and 2012 he served as editor of Analog Science Fiction and Fact magazine....  more
  • Gary Schmidt may refer to: Gary D. Schmidt (born 1957), American children's writer Gary J. Schmidt (born 1947), former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly...  more
  • Ulrik Schmidt (born 19 August 1962) is a Danish curler. He currently skips the Danish national team, while he throws third stones. Schmidt's first international appearance was at the 1984 World...  more
  • Sophie Diana Schmidt is a Canadian soccer midfielder for Sky Blue FC in the National Women's Soccer League. She is also a member of the Canadian national team, with whom she won a bronze medal at the...  more
  • Jan Schmidt is a film director, actor and screenwriter....  more