From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kendall Francis Schmidt (born November 2, 1990) is an American actor and singer. He is best known for playing as Kendall Knight from Big Time Rush. Kendall is the star of Nickelodeon's hit live-action show, Big Time Rush as Kendall Knight, a 16 year old hockey player from Minnesota. He has played small roles on different TV shows such as ER, Without a Trace and Frasier. Kendall was also in a band titled Heffron Drive with fellow actor and singer Dustin Belt. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kendall Schmidt ,licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.