Peter Dinklage has grown within a very short while to be one of the most loved actors out there and definitely one of the Game of Thrones characters that many fans want to see alive till the end of the epic series. What many do not know about him is that he has a very beautiful wife, Erica Schmidt who has been right beside him since 2005. More than just the wife of the great actor, Schmidt has also made a name for herself as an actress and a theatre director. Here are things about her that you would like to know.
Erica Schmidt Biography, Age
Schmidt was born on 8 June 1975 in the United States. Because she is a very private person, there is very little known of the upbringing of the beautiful theatre woman. Nevertheless, it is known that she attended the Vassar College.
Professionally, she is a very massive character as far as the theatre is concerned. This comes with her career as an actress, a director, and writer. Although her first love was acting, she found it very hard getting a job and that was what led her to found a company through which she got her friends to act while she directed. That was how she found herself working as a director.
Among her works are Debbie Does Dallas in which she worked as a director for the Off-Broadway play and a production of All the Fine Boys, Spanish Girl which she directed in 2002. She has directed other works such as Cyrano (2018), A Month in the Country (2017), Taking Care of Baby (2013), Humor Abuse (2009), Carnival! (2006), People Be Heard (2004), As You Like It (2003), and Debbie Does Dallas (2002). She has also acted in the drama, Miles from Nowhere (2002). Among the many things that Erica Schmidt is, she is also a playwright who has written various works that she has directed and taken a part in. She is also the writer of Debbie Does Dallas as well as All the Fine Boys, while joining as the creator of Humor Abuse and Cyrano.
Just as she is married to an amazing actor, she is also a great actress. With a very successful career, Schmidt was awarded the Princess Grace Award in 2001 as a result of her role in theatre directing as well as the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show.
Apart from being an actress, the very talented woman has also tried comedy for some time. It was in relation to this that she became a member of a comedy group known as Laughing Stock. This, however, was when she was at Vassar College. The group performed alongside a rival group at different weekends. After she graduated, she did not pursue this as the main career instead, she chose to go with the theatre as a costume manager. It was from there that she kept moving.
Relationship with Peter Dinklage
Having met in 2002, Peter Dinklage and Erica Schmidt soon began dating and by 2005, they were engaged for the next five months before they finally got married. One very popular story about the pair is that the couple eloped to Las Vegas before getting married.
Erica Schmidt and her two-time Emmy winning husband have managed to be very private about their family, even though it is known that they have two children. Their first child, a daughter, who has erroneously been referred to as Zelig was born in 2011.
Their second child whose gender has not been revealed was born in 2017, and just as the first, the name of the second child has not be revealed by the highly private parents.
Height and Body Measurements
Obviously, the actress and drama director is a very attractive and self-confident woman. She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m) and a body weight of 130 lb (59 kg). What makes it very interesting is that her husband has a height of 4 ft. 5 in (1.35 m). Even with the height difference, the couple is still comfortable and seems happier than many others in Hollywood, having remained together for over 15 years.
For her general body measurements, that is yet to be provided, but then, she has a good body structure.