°1938, Paris, France. Impressive character actor, who has worked t°1938, Paris, France. Impressive character actor, who has worked together with some major directors of French cinema (Melville, ChristopheGans, JacquesAudiard, MathieuKassovitz,…). Itwasenfant terribleGasparNoéhowever, whooffershimthemostdeterminingrole of his career : the frustrated butcher in I Stand Alone (1997).
1943, NY City, USA. Graduate from John Hopkins University and University of Southern California. Won Cannes Screenplay Award for Spielberg’s Sugarland Express. Went on writing and directing for Universal, Paramount and Tristar. Is working on a script for Guillermo Del Toro.
Born in 1965 at the northern edge of Appalachia a few miles from Slippery rock, Pennsylvania, whose decayed remote farms served as inspiration for Wrong Turn. Schmidt received his Masters of Fine Arts from the AFI and his bachelors from Suny Purchase. Counts Stephen King, Jonathan Demme, Darren Aronofsky and Michael Ironside among his fans.
1950, Toronto, Canada. Seasoned character actor with a devoted cult following who has starred in more than 120 films. Studied at the Ontario College of Art and the Canadian National Film Board. After working on numerous Canadian productions, he came to the forefront in Scanners, garnering a Genie Award for Best Supporting Actor.