Kendall Francis Schmidt (born November 2, 1990) is an American actor and singer. He has played small roles on different TV shows such as ER, Without a Trace, Phil of the Future, Ghost Whisperer and Frasier.
He is best known for playing Kendall Knight in the Nickelodeon Big Time Rush. As a result, he is lead singer of the band of the same name. The success of the show has led to worldwide tours and appearances on various talk shows and involvement with Nickelodeon-held events and causes, including the Worldwide Day of Play and Kids' Choice Awards. He also appeared as a contestant on celebrity episodes of the network's game show BrainSurge.