מייקל שניידר

קורות חיים

 

               Graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company

 

Born in London, England, Michael Schneider received an honours degree in Psychology from Reading University.

He was offered a free scholarship to study acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after which he played many roles over the last 40+ years, including the title role in “King Lear”, the lead role, ‘Prospero’, in “The Tempest”, Falstaff in Henry 1V pt.1, Duncan in Macbeth and so on. He has also performed his one-man show, “The Best of Sholem Aleichem” more than 2000 times.

He lives both in Israel and London and has appeared in over 40 films.

 

He has written:

TV Reality Show “Hidden Talent”.

TV Sitcoms including: ”Brides”; “Backstage”; “Local Cable”; “Jobhunter”.

 TV & Stage plays including: “In-laws”; “Joshua’s Trumpet”; “Clams & Mangos”; “I don’t sell Watches”; “Coming Home”; “The Enchanted Planet”; “Wedding Day”.

Children’s TV shows including: “The Bringals”;

Children’s Book:  “The Bringals of Carly”.

Team Writer: for many comedy shows for both TV and radio, including:  Two Ronnies; Monty Python; Benny Hill; Morecombe & Wise; Spitting Image; Smith & Jones; etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FILMS:

RETURN FROM INDIA  “Dr. Carmon”                                                                     Indian/Israeli prod

THE LOVER:                     "The Writer"                                                                     Italian production

ENEMY WITHIN:             "Rabbi Frumkin"                                                               Israeli production

SHALOM JERUSALEM: "Solomon Hershberg"                                                       German production

OUTCAST:                         Lead Role                                                                         Israeli production

HERZL:                              "Reverend Hechler"                                                        Israeli production

ROAD TO GLORY:           "Zalman" with Dudu Fisher                                            German/Israeli prod.

MARCO POLO:                "Papal Legate" with Shuli Rand/Peter Firth                Anglo/Israeli  prod.         

THE REVOLUTIONARY: "The Master of ceremonies"                                         USA production  

SOLITAIRE FOR TWO:    "Antonio"  with Amanda Pays                                       UK production

SCHINDLER’S LIST:           "Yuda Dressner" with Liam Neeson/Ben Kingsley Amblin prod.

DOUBLE EDGE:                "Max"  with Faye Dunaway                                          Israeli production

DOCTOR DOLITTLE:         Lead Role                                                                                       Israeli Production

DON’T GIVE A DAMN:     "Dr. Ravid"                                                                      Israeli production

PUSS IN BOOTS:                "Walpole" with Chris Walkin/Jason Connery           Cannon Films     

BEAUTY & THE BEAST:    "Koppel” with Rebecca de Mornay/John Savage Cannon Films

SLEEPING BEAUTY:          "Cuetter the Dressmaker" with Dianna Rigg            Cannon Films     

RUMPLESTILTSKIN:          "Farmer John" with Amy Irving                                   Cannon Films

GLOVES:                             "Stutt” the boxing manager                                        Israeli production

ANNA TRISTER:                 "Rabbi Gershon"                                                            Canadian production

THE STORY OF JONAH:    "Jonah"                                                                            USA production

THE STORY OF LOT:         "Lot"                                                                                 USA production

MASSADA:                          "Dr. Xerxos" with Peter O"Toole/Peter Strauss      Universal Studios

THE BRIDE:                        "Isaac the Jeweller" with Lisa Hartman                    USA production

TUAREG:                             "Suilem"  with Mark Harmon                                      Italian production

THE LAST WINTER:           "Col. Rosenfeld" with Kathleen Quinlan                    USA production

MEGILLAH:                         "King Achashverosh"                                                     German/Israeli prod.

THE GENESIS PROJECT:   "Abraham"  with Topol                                                Anglo/USA production

DIARY OF A MADMAN:    "Capt. Peters" with F. Murray Abraham                   USA Production

PASSOVER PLOT:   "Zaccharius" with Zalman King/Donald Pleasence             USA Production

DAVID & SAUL:"General Yoav" with Timothy Bottoms/Keith Mitchel            USA Production

 

TV dramas in UK, Germany, France and Israel

Hundreds of narrations and voice overs

 

THEATRE:

TWELFTH NIGHT-Malvolio; MACBETH-Duncan; HENRY IVi-Falstaff; THE TEMPEST-Prospero; KING LEAR-Lear; A WINTER’S TALE-Camillo; BESPOKE OVERCOAT-Fender; CHURCHILL-Lead; HERZL-6 characters; PURGATORY-Lead; IT'S CALLED THE SUGAR PLUM-Lead; THE TYPISTS-Lead; BEST OF SHOLEM ALEICHEM-20 characters (2000 + performances)

 

Unions:  British Actors Equity

Israel Actors Equity (EMI)

 

 

 

 

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