American actor, known best for his role as Henry in Cheaper by the Dozen and its sequel and as Noah Newman in The Young and the Restless. Schmidt also starred on Cartoon Network's first live-action scripted television series, Unnatural History. Schmidt also co-created, starred in, produced, and directed a cult web-series, Poor Paul. Schmidt continues to write, direct, and act, and has also participated in humanitarian organizations. Schmidt is president of the Conscious Human Initiative, a non-profit entity that intends to alleviate malnutrition worldwide. He played Ryan in Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel.