- Started making TV commercials when he was 3 months old, and by 7 had appeared in 60 ads.
- An auto-racing enthusiast and a past winner of the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race in Long Beach, CA.
- Made his directorial debut in the 2004 independent film Black Cloud, which he also wrote and acted in. The movie, about a Native American's hopes of becoming an Olympic boxer, was financed with backing from American tribes.
- In 2004, won a Country Music Association Award for his direction of the video "Whiskey Lullaby," a duet by Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss.
- Is active in the non-profit organization Childhelp, which focuses on the prevention of child abuse.
- 1980, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actor: Winner
- 1991, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
- 2005, CMT Music Awards — Video Director of the Year: Winner
- 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
- 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
- Dawn Schroder — Sister
- Holden Richard Schroder — Son
- Faith Anne Schroder — Daughter
- Cambrie Schroder — Daughter
- Andrea Bernard — Wife (separated)
- Diane Schroder — Mother
- Luke William Schroder — Son
- Richard Schroder — Father
- Attended Mesa State College, Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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- Birth Name: Richard Bartlett Schroder Jr.
- Birth Place: Staten Island, New York, United States
- Profession: Actor
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