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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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  • Joseph Schmidt (1904 – 1942) was a tenor and actor. Joseph Schmidt or Joe Schmidt may also refer to: Joe Schmidt (American football) (born 1932), American football player and coach Joe Schmidt...  more
  • Michael Jack Schmidt (born September 27, 1949) is an American former professional baseball third baseman who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Philadelphia Phillies. Schmidt...  more
  • Milt Schmidt

    Age: 102
    Milton Conrad "Milt" Schmidt (March 5, 1918 – January 4, 2017) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre, coach and general manager, mostly for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League...  more
  • Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt (German pronunciation: [ˈhɛlmuːt ˈha͡ɪnʁɪç ˈvaldəmaːɐ ˈʃmɪt]; 23 December 1918 – 10 November 2015) was a German politician and member of the Social Democratic Party...  more
  • Jason David Schmidt (born January 29, 1973), is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher. In his career, he has played for the Los Angeles Dodgers (2007–2009), San Francisco Giants (2001–06),...  more
  • Nate Schmidt is a professional ice hockey player....  more
  • Eric Emerson Schmidt (born April 27, 1955) is an American businessman and software engineer. He is known for being the CEO of Google from 2001 to 2011, Executive Chairman of Google from 2011 to 2015...  more
  • Christina Schmidt (born September 16, 1987), sometimes credited as Chrissy Schmidt, is a Canadian actress and model....  more
  • Kendall Francis Schmidt (born November 2, 1990) is an American singer, songwriter, music producer and actor. He played Kendall Knight in Big Time Rush, participated in a boy band with the same name,...  more
  • Otto Schmidt

    Dec. at 65 (1891-1956)
    Otto Yulyevich Shmidt (Born Otto Friedrich Julius Schmidt; Russian: Отто Юльевич Шмидт, romanized: Otto Jul'evič Shmidt; 30 September [O.S. 18 September] 1891 – 7 September 1956), better known as...  more
  • Alice Schmidt Kehaya is an American middle distance runner who specializes in the 800 meters. She represented the United States at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 London Olympics and has competed...  more
  • Jon Schmidt (born 1966) is an American pianist, composer, piano teacher, and author. Classically trained, he branched into New Age music in his 20s and has developed a classical crossover style that...  more
  • Marlene Schmidt (born 1937) is a German actress, TV host and beauty queen who won the 1961 Miss Universe beauty pageant. Born in Breslau, Germany and raised in East Germany, where she earned a...  more
  • Uwe H. Schmidt (born 27 August 1968 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany), also known as Atom™, Atom Heart, or Señor Coconut, is a German composer, musician and producer of electronic music. He is often...  more
  • Annie M.G. Schmidt

    Dec. at 84 (1911-1995)
    Anna Maria Geertruida "Annie" Schmidt was a Dutch writer. She is called the mother of the Dutch theatrical song and the queen of Dutch children's literature, praised for her "delicious Dutch idiom,"...  more
  • Manfred "Manni" Schmidt (born 27 November 1964 in Andernach, West Germany) is a heavy metal guitarist and songwriter, best known for having been a member of Grave Digger and Rage....  more
  • Franz Schmidt

    Dec. at 65 (1874-1939)
    Franz Schmidt (22 December 1874 – 11 February 1939) was an Austro-Hungarian composer, cellist and pianist....  more
  • Eric Von Schmidt

    Dec. at 76 (1931-2007)
    Eric Von Schmidt (May 28, 1931 – February 2, 2007) was an American singer and guitarist, songwriter, painter and illustrator, and Grammy Award recipient. He was associated with the folk boom of the...  more
  • Jeannette Mary Schmidt (born November 29, 1951) is an American politician who was a U.S. Representative for Ohio's 2nd congressional district, serving from 2005 to 2013. She is a member of the...  more
  • Kathryn Joan "Kate" Schmidt (born December 29, 1953) is an American former world record holder in the javelin throw. A native of California and a graduate of UCLA, she won bronze medals at the 1972...  more
  • Derek Schmidt (born January 23, 1968) is the 44th and current Kansas Attorney General. Schmidt previously served as a member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 15th district, and as Senate...  more
  • Stephen Edward Schmidt (born September 28, 1970) is an American communications and public affairs strategist who has worked on Republican political campaigns including those of President George W....  more
  • Kevin Gerard Schmidt (born August 16, 1988) is an American actor, known best for his role as Henry in Cheaper by the Dozen and its sequel and as Noah Newman in The Young and the Restless. Schmidt...  more
  • Oscar Daniel Bezerra Schmidt (born February 16, 1958) is a retired Brazilian professional basketball player. He is also known as Oscar Schmidt Bezerra in Spain, where he played for Fórum Valladolid...  more