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JOHN SCHNEIDER BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

John Schneider was born on April 8th, 1960 in Mount Kisco, New York with the birth name John Richard Schneider III.  At the age of two his parents marriage ended in divorce and by the age of eight he had begun to develop an interest in acting.
 
He began with performing as a stage actor in New York and at the age of fourteen he relocated to Atlanta with his mother.  He began appearing on such in a number of productions at the local theater and in 1977 was given the chance for a small role in the film, "Smokey and the Bandit" starring Jackie Gleason, Burt Reynolds and Sally Field
 
After graduating from North Springs High School in Atlanta, GA he began to focus more on a fulltime career as an actor.  After gaining a little more experience in the television movies, "Dream House" (1981), "The Raccoons and the Lost Star" (1983) and "Happy Endings" (1983) he got his big break starring on the television series, "The Dukes of Hazard" (1983) portraying Bo Duke.
 
Other television credits he has added to his resume over the course of his career include appearances on, "Burke's Law", "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman", "Relic Hunter", "Touched by an Angel", "Smallville", "Desperate Housewives", "90210", "10,000 Days", "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "Dirty Sexy Money", "Nip/Tuck" and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" among many others.
 
Schneider has also added a decent amount of film roles to his resume such as, "The Curse" (1987), "Exit to Eden" (1994), "The Little CHP" (1995), "Hidden Secrets" (2006), "Sydney White" (2007) and "Beautiful Loser" (2008).  He also wrote, produced and directed his own film series, "John Schneider's Collier & Co. Hot Pursuit".  
 
Along with his career as an actor he has also made a name for himself as a country music artist releasing such hit songs as, "I've Been Around Enough To Know", "Country Girl", "What's a memory Like You Doing in a Love Like This" and "You're the Last Thing I Needed Tonight".  Also, along with Marie Osmond, they co-founded the Children's Miracle Network charity organization which helps raise funds for children's hospitals.
 
John Schneider has married twice, first to Tawny Little from 1983 through 1986.  He then married Elly Castle in 1993 and they have three children together and remain married today.  Most recently he has added to his credits roles on the television series, "Happily Divorced" (2012) and the films, "Hardflip" (2012), "Season of Miracles" (2013), "Return of the Killer Shrews" (2012), "Lukewarm" (2012), "Doonby" (2012) and still in pre-production, "Unbelievable!!!!!" (2012) and "Into the Darkness" (2013).  
 

Filmography

2013   Into the Darkness

2012   Unbelievable!!!!! 

2012   Not Today 
 
2012   Doonby 

2012   My Guy Cary Grant

2012   Lukewarm 
 
2012   Return of the Killer Shrews 

2013   Season of Miracles 

2012   I Am Gabriel 
 
2012   Hardflip 

2012   Happily Divorced

2010-2012  Hero Factory 
 
2012   Whiskey Business

2011   Super Shark

2011   Glee
 
2011   October Baby

2001-2011  Smallville 

2011   Working Class 
 
2011   Your Love Never Fails

2010-2011  Hot in Cleveland 

2011   Snow Beast 
 
2010   Desperate Housewives

2010   Leverage 

2010   Wild Things: Foursome
 
2009-2010  90210 

2010   Holyman Undercover

2010   What Would Jesus Do? 
 
2010   Phineas and Ferb

2010   10,000 Days 

2010   Dating in the Middle Ages 
 
2010   Back Nine 

2010   Stunted

2010   Twentysixmiles 
 
2009   Curb Your Enthusiasm 

2008-2009  The Secret Life of the American Teenager 
 
2009   Come Dance at My Wedding

2009   H2O Extreme 

2009   Dirty Sexy Money 
 
2007-2009  Nip/Tuck

2009   CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

2009   The Rebound 
 
2009   The Gods of Circumstance 

2009   Set Apart 

2008   Conjurer
 
2008   CSI: Miami

2008   Shark Swarm

2008   Ogre
 
2008   Davie & Golimyr 

2008   Beautiful Loser 

2007   Journeyman 
 
2007   Sydney White 

2007   You've Got a Friend

2007   Lake Placid 2
 
2006   Collier & Co. 

2006   Hidden Secrets 

2006   Shorty McShorts' Shorts 
 
2006   Model Family 

2006   King of the Hill

2005   An American Girl Adventure 
 
2005   Living with Fran 

2004   The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee 
 
2004   10.5 

2003   The Nick at Nite Holiday Special

2001-2003  The Mummy: Secrets of the Medjai 
 
2002   Mary Christmas 

2001   Lightning: Fire from the Sky

1995-2001  Touched by an Angel
 
2001   Twice in a Lifetime

2000-2001  Relic Hunter

1999-2000  Veronica's Closet
 
2000   The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood

1996-2000  Diagnosis Murder

2000   Snow Day

1999   Sam Churchill: Search for a Homeless Man

1999   Michael Landon, the Father I Knew
 
1999   Walker, Texas Ranger 

1998   JAG

1993-1998  Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
 
1997   True Women 

1997   The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion! 

1996   Kung Fu: The Legend Continues 
 
1996   Night of the Twisters

1996   The Legend of the Ruby Silver

1995   The Little CHP
 
1994   Heaven Help Us

1994   Texas 

1994   Exit to Eden
 
1994   Christy

1994   Bandit: Bandit Bandit

1994   Burke's Law
 
1994   Second Chance

1993   Desperate Journey: The Allison Wilcox Story

1993   Sisters
 
1993   Come the Morning 

1992   Loving 

1992   Delta 
 
1992   Highway Heartbreaker

1990   Grand Slam
 
1989   Ministry of Vengeance 

1989   Guns of Paradise 

1989   Speed Zone
 
1989   Wild Jack 

1988   Outback Bound 

1987   Christmas Comes to Willow Creek 
 
1987   The Curse 

1986   Stagecoach

1985   Cocaine Wars 
 
1985   Gus Brown and Midnight Brewster 

1979-1985  The Dukes of Hazzard 

1983   The Dukes 
 
1983   Eddie Macon's Run 

1983   Happy Endings 

1983   The Raccoons and the Lost Star 
 
1981   Dream House

1977   Smokey and the Bandit





Matinee Classics - Eddie Macon's Run starring Kirk Douglas, John Schneider, Lee Purcell, Lisa Dunsheath, Leah Ayres, Tom Noonan, J.C. Quinn, Gil Rogers, Jay O. Sanders, John Goodman, Todd Allen and Nesbitt Blaisdell
Matinee Classics - Dukes of Hazzard starring John Schneider, Tom Wopat, Catherine Bach, Denver Pyle, James Best, Christopher Mayer, Bryon Cherry, Sorrell Brooke, Rick Hurst, Sonny Shroyer, Johnathan Frakes, Peggy Rhea, Ben Jones, Jeff Altman, Kim Richards, Nedra Voltz and Waylon Jennings


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