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John Schneider

John Richard Schneider III (born April 8, 1960) is an American actor and singer. He is best known for his portrayal of Bo Duke in the 1970s-80s American television series The Dukes of Hazzard, of Jonathan Kent in the 2001–2011 TV series Smallville (an adaptation of Superman). Alongside his acting career, Schneider performed as a country music singer in the 1980s, releasing nine studio albums and a greatest hits package, as well as eighteen singles. This total includes "I've Been Around Enough to Know", "Country Girls", "What's a Memory Like You (Doing in a Love Like This)" and "You're the Last Thing I Needed Tonight", all of which reached the top of the Billboard country singles charts. Schneider was born April 8, 1960,in Mount Kisco, New York. His German American family included an older brother Robert, an artist living in up-state New York. John's life as an entertainer began at the age of eight, when he put on magic shows for his peers and their families. This once got him into trouble, when he had himself chained up and tossed into a swimming pool with the intention of re-creating Harry Houdini's legendary escape act. When he was 14, he and his mother moved to Georgia, where

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Bo's Car Found -- Precious Accessories Still M.I.A.

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General Lee Conquers Las Vegas

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The Z List - This Week's Biggest Losers 05/12/07

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Actor Captures Shooting Aftermath on Tape

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Gunshots Fired at "Dukes of Hazzard" Star

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