Schneider was born in San Francisco, California and grew up in the nearby suburb of Pacifica. He is the son of Jewish-American real estate broker Marvin Schneider, and Pilar, a former kindergarten teacher and ex-school board president; his grandfather on his mother's side of the family was a European American soldier and his grandmother on the same side of the family was a Filipina. Schneider graduated from Terra Nova High School in 1982.
After becoming a famous stand-up comedian and expert at NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, Schneider now has a career in movies, including main roles in the comedies Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, The Animal and The Hot Chick.
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