A longtime teacher in the Pacifica School District, Schneider starred in commercials and appeared in several Rob Schneider films, including Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Animal, The Hot Chick and Big Stan. She was a member of the Screen Actors Guild.
Rob Schneider wrote a tribute to his mother on Instagram, noting that she had a tough life in the Philppines before coming to America.
“Pilar spoke often of joining her beloved husband of 39, my dear father, Marvin Schneider,” he wrote. “That day has come for them to be together. I am proud to say that I am the son of Pilar Monroe Schneider. “
Pilar Schneider is also the mother of producer John Schneider, artist Stanley Schneider and realtor April Schneider Farley. Her grandchildren include singer Elle King, who is known for her hit. Ex’s and oh’s.
Schneider grew up in the Philippines and taught elementary school for three decades. She also served as President of the Pacifica School Board for two terms. She and her husband Marvin also set up a foundation to support schools in the area.
Pilar Schneider is survived by her sister Rose, her sister-in-law Lenice, their children Stanley, April, John and Rob, their stepdaughter Linda, ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.