Born in San Francisco, Schneider began writing jokes as a teenager, appearing at local venues including the Holy City Zoo. After cutting his teeth on the stage as the opening act for comedians such as Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld, he made his major network television debut in 1987 on The David Letterman Show. In 1990, SNL producer Lorne Michaels saw his appearance on HBO's 13th Annual Young Comedians Special and hired him to be a regular on the show. He stayed with SNL for four seasons.
Schneider's additional motion picture credits include Home Alone II and Down Periscope. He was also seen in the recent Around the World in 80 Days. Next up for Schneider is the comedy Benchwarmers.
In addition to acting and writing, Schneider has been active in a number of charities throughout the years. Schneider founded his own charity: The Rob Schneider Music Foundation to encourage and assist in music education for middle and high school students.
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Rob Schneider Facts
|Birthday||October 31, 1963 (58)|
|Birthplace||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Height||5' 5½" (1m66) How tall is Rob Schneider compared to you?|
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|Home Alone 2: Lost In New York|
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