|Date of Birth:||1975 June 8|
|Age:||42 years old|
|occupation||Theater director, actress|
|spouse||Erica Schmidt (m. 2005)|
|place_of_birth||United States of America|
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Erica Schmidt is a Princess Grace Award-winning theater director and actress. She is well known for her role on the television series "Miles from Nowhere." Moreover, she is widely known as a wife of Game of Thrones star 'Peter Dinklage.'
Schmidt was born on June 8, 1975, in the USA. Since her childhood, she was keenly interested in acting and to pursue her career Erica Schmidt went to attend Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. During her time at Vassar College, she became a part of a comedy group named "Laughing Stock." After completing her graduation in 1997, Erica Schmidt worked as a costume designer at Julliard.
During her time at Vassar College, she became a part of a comedy group named "Laughing Stock." After completing her graduation in 1997, Erica Schmidt worked as a costume designer at Julliard.
Erica Schmidt began her career working as a costume designer. Then, she began her career at theaters and became a stage director. As a theater director, Schmidt won the Princess Grace Award for her fabulous work in 2001. She also appeared in the film "Miles from Nowhere" in 2002. In 2003, she led a production of William Shakespeare’s "As You Like It."
In 2009, she directed Lorenzo Pisoni’s one-man show "Humor Abuse." Schmidt won the 2009 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show.
Schmidt’s other directing credits include a Tokyo production of Rent, Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Sorcerer for the Bard SummerScape and Debbie Does Dallas.
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In September 2013, Humor Abuse moved to Los Angeles, with Schmidt proceeding to direct Pisoni. Schmidt saw Pisoni, a clown artist, perform, and she began to think about a career change. She was considering about being an actress but thought about directing Pisoni and his fellow players instead.
Schmidt told This Stage Magazine;
“I was in New York and trying to pay my rent and needing to work. Everyone I knew was also an out-of-work actor, and so I thought, let’s make a company — and this time I’ll direct and you guys get to act, and next time you direct and I’ll get to act. But that next time just never came around,”.
Erica Schmidt has directed several off-broadway plays, including a 2015 production of Ivan Turgenev’s A Month in the Country that starred Dinklage, Elizabeth Franz, and Anthony Edwards.
It announced that her next play "All The Fine Boys" will be produced by The New Group in February and March 2017.
Erica Schmidt is a happily married woman and mother of one child. She married to her boyfriend, Peter Dinklage on 16 April 2005. The couple first met in 2004, and from there they began to date each other. After dating around few months, the couple engaged. Soon, they decided to get wed. Their wedding ceremony set in the private ceremony, where only their close friends and relatives attended.
Her husband, Peter Dinklage is a renowned actor and film director. He is best known for his role in the series Game of Thrones along with Kit Harington, Natalie Dormer, Lena Headey, Eoin Macken, Finn Jones, Nathalie Emmanuel, Aidan Gillen, Hannah Murray.
Youtube: Game Of Thrones Bloopers & Funny scenes All Seasons
An interview with The Guardian, Dinklage called his wife “brilliant” and the real artist in the family.
“She loves theater. Unlike a lot of other people in our field where the film is the ultimate goal, the theater is sacred to her. It’s not entertainment; it’s art,” the actor said. “She’s very inspiring. She’s definitely the artist of the family. I am just the TV actor who pays the bills.”
The couple greeted their first child a daughter named Zelig Dinklage in 2011.
Have a look her photo:
On March 2017, People Magazine affirmed that Peter Dinklage is going to be a dad again. He and his wife Erica Schmidt were expecting their second child.
The couple attended the opening night of The New Group's new play, All the Fine Boys, which Schmidt wrote and directed in New York City, and she cradled her baby bump as they posed for pics.
Dinklage currently resides with his family in upstate New York.
Erica Schmidt has great name and fame in her successful career. As a theater director, she has directed several shows. She also appeared in the films. On the other hand, her husband Peter Dinklage is one other highest paid actor. His estimated net worth has $ 10 million.
Erica Schmidt is surely living a luxurious life with her family.