Rob Schneider: Actor/Comedian (Saturday Night Live) at the Schaumburg Improv
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The last date listed for Actor/Comedian Rob Schneider was Sunday April 11, 2010 / 7:00pm.
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I took my husband to this event. We enjoyed the show and the venue was nice (MUCH better than Zanies). We arrived 1 hour and 15 minutes early in order to get good seat since it's first come first serve, what a joke! Everyone gets there an 1 to 1...continued
Emmy-nominated actor Rob Schneider, well known for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting, has broadened his focus to include directing, producing and writing. After 17 years, Schneider is making a return to the stage, with a tremendous response. He is currently on a North American and Europe standup tour, selling out shows three weeks in advance. He will be touring through this summer.
Also this summer Schneider will star in Sony’s “Grown Ups,” a comedy about five old friends reuniting 30 years after their high school graduation.
Soon to be released, Schneider stars in Rob Hedden’s romantic comedy “You May Not Kiss the Bride” and Claire Kilner’s college comedy “American Virgin.” He recently completed principal photography on “The Chosen One,” a drama he co-wrote. Schneider stars as a man whose life is about to change after reaching the end of his rope. He also co-produces with John Schneider through their production company From Out of Nowhere. In 2009, Schneider made his directorial debut with the prison comedy “Big Stan.” He also starred in the film, alongside David Carradine, as a con man sentenced to prison.
Schneider is well known for his longtime relationship with Adam Sandler and Sandler’s production company, Happy Madison. He has starred in several Happy Madison projects, including “Bedtime Stories,” “You Don’t Mess With The Zohan,” “The Benchwarmers,” “50 First Dates,” “The Longest Yard,” “Eight Crazy Nights,” “Little Nicky” and “Mr. Deeds.” Also for Happy Madison, Schneider co-wrote and starred in “Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo,” “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo,” “The Hot Chick” and “The Animal.” Other film credits include “Shark Bait,” “The Waterboy” and “Big Daddy.”
Schneider began writing jokes as a teenager, appearing at local venues. After opening 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 Lorne Michaels saw Schneider’s appearance on HBO’s “13th Annual Young Comedians Special” and hired him to be a regular on “Saturday Night Live.” During his four seasons at “SNL,” Schneider was nominated for three Emmys and a Peabody Award.
Schneider is an active supporter of several charities. He founded “The Rob Schneider Music Foundation,” which helps provide music education for middle school and high school students. Schneider was born and raised in San Francisco. He lives in the Los Angeles area.