Though American actress Erica Schmidt came to limelight as the wife of American actor Peter Dinklage, her affiliation in the entertainment industry is pretty impressive. She appeared in the movie Miles from Nowhere and directed several Broadway plays and theatre productions. She even played a title role on Leigh Silverman's Off-Off-Broadway play titled Brandon Teena.
Erica's husband Peter is mostly known for his appearance on HBO's Games of Thrones as a dwarf Tyler Lannister who has a dry sense of humor and uses his intellect to overcome the biases that he faces.
Earnings And Net Worth
Erica, 43, cherishes the net worth of $15 million garnered by her American actor husband, Peter Dinklage. Peter is one of the leading faces in the Hollywood industry who bags a salary of $1.1 million per episode appearing in TV series. The Morristown native featured on HBO's Games of Thrones as Tyrion Lannister and secured three Primetime Emmys award. His notable movies and TV shows include Surviving Eden, The Limbo Room, Threshold; X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Avengers: Infinity War.
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Meanwhile, his wife Erica is known for her appearance in 2002 movie Miles from Nowhere. She was a member of a Vassar comedy group laughing stock and has directed several Broadway plays and theatre productions like Slag Heap, Spanish Girl, Debbie Does Dallas, and Humor Abuse.
Two Kids With Peter Dinklage! Their Daughter's Name Is Not 'Zelig'
Erica Schmidt and Games of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage are a happily married couple. Since their wedding in 2005 in Los Vegas, the duo has been relishing their low-key romance. When Peter won Emmy's in 2011, he looked towards his lady love from the stage and publicly announced, 'I love you, Erica. You’re amazing. I love you.'
Erica Schmidt and her husband, Peter Dinklage, attending the red carpet (Photo: Getty Images)
Despite Peter's top-notch reputation in the Hollywood industry, he likes to relish a laid-back life. While the tabloids keep a focus on gathering attention towards their two kids, Erica's actor husband has publicly addressed his family's privacy. During the interview with The Guardian, the Morristown native said:
I am so protective of everything that society has to offer. People see actors at red-carpet events and think that applies to my whole life, but it really doesn’t. I live in New York and I have a little place in the woods where I tend my garden. I like privacy and all this [press] is not my thing. I’m not jetting off to another fancy place after this.
The notoriously private couple welcomed their first bundle of joy, a daughter in 2011. While the tabloids claimed their daughter's name as Zelig Dinklage, Peter himself had no idea that he had named his daughter as 'Zelig.' During his 2015 interview with The Guardian, the three Primetime Emmys award-winning actor confirmed that his daughter's name is not 'Zelig' and it is 'hilarious that his daughter's name as 'Zelig' is a fact on Wikipedia page.'
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Within six years of their first child, Erica flaunted her baby bump in March 2017, appearing alongside her husband Peter at the red carpet but did not confirm her pregnancy. Their second child's birth was confirmed during September 2017 when they attended a concert with their newborn toddler. The family of four are savoring their life residing in New York.
Short Bio & Wiki
Born on 8 June 1975, Erica Schmidt is a native of the United States. At the age of 25, the actress secured Princess Grace Award in Theater Direction. Erica stands at the height of 1.68 m (5 feet 6 inches) and holds American nationality.
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The American actress graduated from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. As per wiki, after her college, she lived in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and worked as a costume designer at Julliard.