A longtime teacher in the Pacifica School District, Schneider has starred in commercials and appeared in some of Rob Schneider’s 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, pointing out that she had had a difficult life in the Philppines before arriving in America.
“Pilar often spoke of joining her beloved 39-year-old husband, my adorable father, Marvin Schneider,” he wrote. “This day has come for them to be together. I am proud to be able 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 real estate agent April Schneider Farley. Her grandchildren include singer Elle King, known for her hit, Ex and Oh.
Schneider grew up in the Philippines and spent three decades teaching elementary school. She was also president of the Pacifica school board for two terms. She and her husband, Marvin, also created a foundation to help schools in the area.
Pilar Schneider is survived by her sister, Rose, her sister-in-law Lenice, her children Stanley, April, John and Rob, her stepdaughter Linda, ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.