John Schneider

John Schneider

actor, director, producer

John Schneider was born on Apr 08, 1960 in USA. John Schneider's big-screen debut came with Smokey and the Bandit directed by Hal Needham in 1977, strarring Cowboy Extra in Crowd Scene (uncredited). John Schneider is known for Dating in the Middle Ages directed by Chris Ekstein, Devin Mills stars as Samantha Collins and Deidre Hall as Fiona Fleming. John Schneider has got 10 awards and 7 nominations so far. The most recent award John Schneider achieved is Christian Film Festival-Menchville Baptist Church. The upcoming new movie John Schneider plays is Christmas in Tune which will be released on Nov 26, 2021.

John Richard Schneider IV was born April 8, 1960, in Mt. Kisco, New York, to Shirley and John Richard "Jack" Schneider III, a pilot and U.S. Air Force veteran. His parents divorced when he was two. John began acting at the age of eight. He was in many plays in New York City. He and his mother moved to Atlanta, Georgia, when he was fourteen. He got involved in the local theater and was in many local productions. He had a small part in Cours après moi shérif (1977) starring Burt Reynolds.His big break came when he won the role of Bo Duke on Shérif, fais-moi peur! (1979) on CBS from 1979-1985. He auditioned for the role pretending he was a genuine country boy. He had a weeks growth of beard and held a beer can claiming he was from Snellville, Georgia. He later became a very successful country singer and had several hit songs including "I've Been Around Enough To Know" and "Country Girls." He has since opened Faith Works Productions in San Antonio, Texas. He also appears in Docteur Quinn, femme médecin (1993) as Daniel Simon/Red McCall.

  • Birthday

    Apr 08, 1960
  • Place of Birth

    Mount Kisco, New York, USA
  • Also known

    John R. Schneider, Jonathan Richards, John Richard Schneider III

Known For


10 wins & 7 nominations

Christian Film Festival-Menchville Baptist Church
Roe v. Wade (2019)
Winner - Best Actor Supporting
Roe v. Wade (2019)
Winner - Best Actor Supporting
Prague Independent Film Festival
Best Supporting Actor
Winner - Jury Prize
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