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
Faith Anne Schroder — Daughter
Dawn Schroder — Sister
Holden Richard Schroder — Son
Andrea Bernard — Wife (separated)
Diane Schroder — Mother
Luke William Schroder — Son
Richard Schroder — Father
Cambrie Schroder — Daughter
Attended Mesa State College, Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
Birth Name: Richard Bartlett Schroder Jr.
Birth Place: Staten Island, New York, United States