Dan Schneider (born January 14, 1966) is an American television producer, screenwriter, and actor.
Schneider started his career as an actor, playing Ricky Smith in Better Off Dead (1985) and Nathan Gore in Listen to Me (1989). He was most famous for portraying Dennis Blunden in sitcom Head of the Class (1986 to 1991), also appearing as Walter Peters in the short-lived series Home Free (1993). He made guest appearances on Fame (1986) and The Mommies (1995). He segued from acting to producing during the mid-1990s.
He founded Schneider's Bakery, a production company specializing in the production of television shows for Nickelodeon. Among them include All That, The Amanda Show, Zoey 101, iCarly, Henry Danger and Game Shakers.
He guest starred on The Mighty B! episode Something's Wrong With This Taffy as the Factory Manager. Schneider married Lisa Lillien, a health food advocate and magnate who is the founder of Hungry Girl.
|Series regulars||Amy Poehler • Andy Richter • Jessica DiCicco • Dee Bradley Baker • Dannah Feinglass • Grey DeLisle|
|Recurring||Matt Besser • John Ross Bowie • Megan Cavanagh • Jessica Chaffin • Rob Corddry • Niecy Nash • Rob Paulsen • Kevin Michael Richardson • Hal Rudnick • Justin Stein • Jill Talley • Kenan Thompson • Sarah Thyre • Keone Young|
|Guest stars||Pamela Adlon • Will Arnett • Mike Bell • Paul Butcher • Jamie Denbo • Mathias Dougherty • Zachary Gordon • Jackée Harry • Artie Lange • Danny Mann • Donald Newhouse • Mike O'Malley • Suze Orman • Brian Posehn • Maya Rudolph • Dan Schneider • Audrey Wasilewski • Ken Wilson|