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John Richard Schneider was born April 8, 1960, in Mt. Kisco, New York, to Shirley and John 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. He and his mother moved to Atlanta, Georgia, when he was fourteen. He got involved in the local ... See full bio »

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 2016 You're Gonna Miss Me (pre-production)
Colt Montana
 2016 Candles (pre-production)
OSBI Agent Ray Hillman
 2016 Hate Crime (post-production)
John Demarco
 2015 Anderson Bench (completed)
 2015 Like Son (completed)
Will Weston, DA
 2015 My Father, Die (post-production)
Detective Johnson
 2015 Exit 14 (post-production)
 2015/I Adrenaline
Paul Sharpe
 2015 A Gift Horse
Mr. Canton
 2015 Runaway Hearts
Chief Tate
 2015 American Justice
Sheriff Payden
 2014 Love by the Book (TV Movie)
 2014 10,000 Days
William Beck
 2014 Let the Lion Roar
Hilary Bishop of Poitiers
 2014 Road to the Open
Rob Gollant
 2014/I Smothered
 2013 Doonby
Sam Doonby
 2013 Not Today
Luke Kendrick
 2013 Mistresses (TV Series)
Thomas Grey
- Pilot (2013) ... Thomas Grey
 2012 Lukewarm
 2012 My Guy Cary Grant (Short)
 2012 I Am... Gabriel (Video)
 2012 Hardflip
 2012 Happily Divorced (TV Series)
- Adventure Man (2012) ... Adam
 2012 Whiskey Business (TV Movie)
Sheriff Gilly
 2012 Return of the Killer Shrews
Johnny Reno
 2011 Glee (TV Series)
Dwight Evans
- Hold on to Sixteen (2011) ... Dwight Evans
 2010-2011 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Hank Szymborska / Hank
- Bad Bromance (2011) ... Hank
- Pilot (2010) ... Hank Szymborska
 2011 Super Shark
Roger Wade
 2011 Flag of My Father
 2011 October Baby
 2011 Snow Beast
Jim Harwood
 2001-2011 Smallville (TV Series)
Jonathan Kent / Brainiac
- Finale (2011) ... Jonathan Kent
- Kent (2011) ... Jonathan Kent
- Lazarus (2010) ... Jonathan Kent
- Vessel (2006) ... Jonathan Kent (credit only)
- Oracle (2006) ... Jonathan Kent / Brainiac
 2011 Dating in the Middle Ages (TV Series)
Jake Hagerty
- The Perfect Match? (2011) ... Jake Hagerty
 2010-2011 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Wilkins Brother #1
- Run, Candace, Run/Last Train to Bustville (2011) ... Wilkins Brother #1 (voice)
- Just Passing Through/Candace's Big Day (2010) ... Wilkins Brother #1 (voice)
 2011 Working Class (TV Series)
- Sugar Mama (2011) ... Glen
 2011 Your Love Never Fails (Video)
Pastor Frank
 2010 Back Nine (TV Movie)
Ronnie Barnes
 2010 Leverage (TV Series)
Mitchell Kirkwood
- The Studio Job (2010) ... Mitchell Kirkwood
 2009 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
- Officer Krupke (2009) ... Dennis
 2009 Come Dance at My Wedding (TV Movie)
Tanner Gray
 2009 H2O Extreme
 2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Mickey Ross
- Kill Me if You Can (2009) ... Mickey Ross
 2009 The Gods of Circumstance
Mick Jeremiah
 2009 Set Apart
Pastor John Gunn
 2008 Conjurer
Frank Higgins
 2008 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Charles Brighton
- Tunnel Vision (2008) ... Charles Brighton
 2008 Shark Swarm (TV Movie)
Daniel Wilder
 2008 Ogre (TV Movie)
Henry Bartlett
 2008 Davie & Golimyr (Video)
 2007 Journeyman (TV Series)
Dennis Armstrong
 2007 You've Got a Friend (TV Movie)
Jim Kliekan
 2007 Lake Placid 2 (TV Movie)
Sheriff Riley
 2006 Hidden Secrets
Gary Zimmerman
 2006 Shorty McShorts' Shorts (TV Series)
- The Phabulizers (2006) ... Hunky-D (voice)
 2006 Rodney (TV Series)
John Schneider
- Celebrity (2006) ... John Schneider
 2006 Model Family (TV Short)
 2006 King of the Hill (TV Series)
The Ace
 2005 An American Girl Adventure (TV Movie)
Mr. Edward Merriman
 2005 Living with Fran (TV Series)
Tom Martin
- Riley's Parents (2005) ... Tom Martin
 2004 10.5 (TV Movie)
Clark Williams
 2003 The Nick at Nite Holiday Special (TV Movie)
Mr. Schneider, The Ski Instructor
 2003 Kids' Ten Commandments: Stolen Jewels, Stolen Hearts (Video short)
Simeon (voice)
 2002 Mary Christmas (TV Movie)
Joel Wallace
 2001 Lightning: Fire from the Sky (TV Movie)
Tom Dobbs
 2001 Twice in a Lifetime (TV Series)
Captain Luke Sellars / Willie
- Final Flight (2001) ... Captain Luke Sellars / Willie
 2000-2001 Relic Hunter (TV Series)
Dallas Carter
- M.I.A. (2001) ... Dallas Carter
 1999-2000 Veronica's Closet (TV Series)
- Veronica's Sleepover (2000) ... Tom
 1996-2000 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Brett Hayward / Michael Dern / Eddie Dagabosian
- Getting Mad, Getting Even (2000) ... Brett Hayward / Eddie Dagabosian
- X Marks the Murder: Part 2 (1996) ... Michael Dern
- X Marks the Murder: Part 1 (1996) ... Michael Dern
 2000 Snow Day
Chad Symmonz
 1999 Sam Churchill: Search for a Homeless Man (TV Movie)
Sam Churchill
 1999 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Jacob Crossland
- Jacob's Ladder (1999) ... Jacob Crossland
 1998 JAG (TV Series)
Sgt. Clyde Morrison
- Mr. Rabb Goes to Washington (1998) ... Sgt. Clyde Morrison
 1997 True Women (TV Movie)
Sam Houston
 1996 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series)
- Black Widow (1996) ... Latrodect
 1996 Night of the Twisters (TV Movie)
Jack Hatch
 1996 The Legend of the Ruby Silver (TV Movie)
Tommy Towne
 1995 The Little CHP
Jack Sr.
 1994 Texas (TV Movie)
Davy Crockett
 1994 Exit to Eden
Professor Collins
 1994 Christy (TV Series)
Theodore Harland
- Amazing Grace (1994) ... Theodore Harland
 1994 Bandit: Bandit Bandit (TV Movie)
Sheriff Enright
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Brett Scanlon
- Who Killed the Soap Star? (1994) ... Brett Scanlon
 1993 Come the Morning
 1993 Sisters (TV Series)
McGreevy / McGrady / McGruder
- Moving Pictures (1993) ... McGreevy / McGrady / McGruder
 1992 Delta (TV Series)
Jimmy Word
- The Bad Word (1992) ... Jimmy Word
 1992 Loving (TV Series)
Larry Lamont
- Episode dated 13 August 1992 (1992) ... Larry Lamont
 1992 Highway Heartbreaker (TV Movie)
 1989 Ministry of Vengeance
David Miller
 1989 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
Pat Garrett
- A Gathering of Guns (1989) ... Pat Garrett
 1989 Cannonball Fever
 1989 Wild Jack (TV Mini-Series)
Jack McCall
 1988 Outback Bound (TV Movie)
Jim Tully
 1987 Christmas Comes to Willow Creek (TV Movie)
 1987 The Curse
 1986 Stagecoach (TV Movie)
Buck (Overland Stage Driver)
 1985 Gus Brown and Midnight Brewster (TV Movie)
Gus Brown
 1983 The Dukes (TV Series)
Bo Duke
- A Hogg in the Foggy Bogg (1983) ... Bo Duke (voice)
- The Dukes in Hollywood (1983) ... Bo Duke (voice)
- The Canadian Caper (1983) ... Bo Duke (voice)
- A Dickens of a Christmas (1983) ... Bo Duke (voice)
- The Kid from Madrid (1983) ... Bo Duke (voice)
 1983 Eddie Macon's Run
Eddie Macon
 1983/II Happy Endings (TV Movie)
Nick Callohan
 1981 Dream House (TV Movie)
Charley Cross
 1977 Smokey and the Bandit
Cowboy Extra in Crowd Scene (uncredited)
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Stage: Appeared (as "Felix von Geigern, the Baron"; replacement actor; Broadway debut) in "Grand Hotel" on Broadway. Musical/drama. Book by Luther Davis. Music by Bob Wright [credited as Robert Wright] and George Forrest. Lyrics by Robert Wright [credited as Robert Wright] and Chet Forrest [credited as George Forrest]. Additional ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bo Duke | Jonathan Richards | John R. Schneider


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[on Kevin Costner's portrayal of Jonathan Kent in Man of Steel (2013)] I don't think the one in 'Man of Steel' was a great father. He had some flaws that don't belong in a comic book. I really had wished that had been me." See more »


Has been in various branches of show business since the age of eight. Got his start as a magician, performing assorted tricks for classmates and friends. Once, he had himself chained up and tossed into his family's swimming pool, with the intention of re-creating Harry Houdini's legendary escape act. His mother was furious when she discovered he had done this. See more »



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