Perhaps best known for his role as Bo Duke on the iconic series, “The Dukes of Hazzard,” John Schneider has established himself throughout the years as a beloved actor, singer, writer and director. His small screen roles include a lead on “Smallville” (the television adaptation of “Superman”), “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” “Hot in Cleveland” and “Desperate Housewives.”
Schneider, who has appeared in many feature films, has just finished directing the movie titled, “Smothered,” which he also wrote. “Smothered,” filmed at the John Schneider Studio in Holden, Louisiana was released in Fall 2014.
Along with the television and films, Schneider has also starred on Broadway as the lead in Grand Hotel and Chicago. John Schneider’s entertaining talents extend into music, as a well known country music singer. He has released nine studio albums and a greatest hits package, as well as eighteen singles, and a Christmas album. His work boasts four number one singles: "I've Been Around Enough to Know," "Country Girls," "What's a Memory Like You (Doing in a Love Like This)" and "You're the Last Thing I Needed Tonight.”
Schneider has also voiced several commercials for companies including Home Depot. He has also lent his voice talent to the role of Preston Stormer on the “HERO Factory” television series for several seasons.
In 1982, John co-founded the Children's Miracle
Network Hospitals, which works to save the lives of children in communities
nationwide. CMNH is affiliated with 170 children’s hospitals throughout the
United States and Canada, and has raised 4.9 billion dollars, making it the largest
children’s charity in the world. Schneider has been, and still is, the
spokesperson for CMNH.