FactsBorn: August 3, 1984, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Full Name: Kyle Andreas Schmid
Height: 5' 10" - 1.78 m
School: Port Credit Secondary School
Sports: Played soccer on the Erin Mills soccer team which was ranked in the highest division in Ontario in 2002. Other sports are swimming, horseback riding, snowboarding and mountain biking.
Kyle would like to to direct some episodes of Blood Ties if it goes to second season.
From Flare magazine, March 2006:
Hometown: Mississauga, Ont.
Recent work: Schmid had roles in two big films last year, A History of Violence and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.
Up next: a thriller called The Covenant
Favourite hangout: “The craft-services truck on set.”
Favourite film: The Usual Suspects
Acting hero: “Johnny Depp. He’s a sex symbol but still widely respected.”
Dream costar: Angelina Jolie
Favourite CD: the Garden State sound track
Biggest extravagance: “Shoes, because you can build your entire wardrobe on ’em.”
If you weren’t acting, you’d be: “Playing soccer at a school in the States.”
Best advice ever received: “If God brings you to it, he’ll bring you through it.”
Favourite book: Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Oscar pick for best actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman for Capote (Hoffman won)
Oscar pick for best picture: A History of Violence (Crash won)
You’re a sucker for: “Guinness and a good time.”
Ultimate goal: “Eventually, producing and directing.”
NominationsIn 2001 he was nominated for a Young Artist Award for "Best performance in a TV Movie (drama) - Supporting Young Actor" for his performance as Sam Miller in "The Sandy Bottom Orchestra". The movie itself received an Emmy Nomination for Best Children’s Movie
For his role in Disney’s “Alley Cat Strike Kyle was nominated for the Hollywood Reporter Awards best lead performer in a TV Movie.
TriviaHe beat out 400 competitors for the role as Alex in "Alley Cats Strike!"
Kyle Schmid does NOT have a MySpace site - or an official website.