"Love isn't even real. It's just something your nanny says sometimes to your dad."
—Schneider, Bobos and Mamitas

Dwayne Schneider is a central character on the Netflix Original Series One Day at a Time. He is portrayed by Todd Grinnell.

Bio Edit

Schneider is the Alvarezes' wealthy landlord and good friend. While he is immature at times and shown as something of a playboy, he also acts as a father figure to Alex and Elena. In No Mass, it is implied that his parents weren't very attentive when he was a child. Schneider is a recovering addict of alcohol, drugs, and gambling. In This Is It, Schneider mentions that he does outreach at the rec center talking to at-risk youth. He overstayed his student visa and was considered to have illegally immigrated to the United States from Canada. Schneider eventually became an American citizen, along with Lydia