How old was John Schneider in his first movie: Smokey and the Bandit?

John Schneider was 16 in Smokey and the Bandit when he played the character 'Cowboy Extra in Crowd Scene (uncredited)'.

That was over 46 years ago in 1977.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

Today he is 62, and has starred in 109 movies in total, 107 of those since Smokey and the Bandit was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Smokey and the Bandit, I think John Schneider looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Hal Needham has worked with John Schneider a total of 2 times in his career.
  • John Schneider's first movie was as 'Cowboy Extra in Crowd Scene (uncredited)' in Smokey and the Bandit, released in 1977 when he was 16
  • Smokey and the Bandit scores 6.94 out of 10 on TMDB.
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The cast of Smokey and the Bandit

John Schneider's other movies