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Biography #2Rob Schneider is known for his hilarious characterizations of Richard (The Richmeister), The Sensitive Naked Man and The Weed Guy on television's Emmy Award-winning Saturday Night Live. A master of impersonation, Schneider, who departed SNL in 1994, has since parlayed his success into a burgeoning motion picture and television career. He co-wrote and starred in the comedy Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, executive produced by Adam Sandler, and gave memorable performances in Sandler's smash hits The Waterboy and Big Daddy.
Born in San Francisco, Schneider began writing jokes as a teen, appearing at local venues including the Holy City Zoo. He made his major network television debut on The David Letterman Show in 1987 after cutting his teeth on the live stage as the opening act for comedians Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld and Dana Carvey. He was spotted by Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels in 1990 after appearing on HBO's 13th Annual Young Comedians Special.
Other feature film credits for Schneider include Demolition Man, Judge Dredd, Down Periscope, Knock-Off and Home Alone II. For television, he starred in the sitcom Men Behaving Badly, which ran for two seasons on NBC.
Bio courtesy Columbia Pictures (01-Jan-2000)