Rob Schneider, the star of movies like Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigalo and Big Daddy, is coming to New Zealand for two New Zealand stand-up comedy shows.

Schneider will perform at Wellington's Opera House on October 12, and Auckland's SkyCity Theatre on October 13.

The comedian is known for his close relationship with Adam Sandler. Other film roles include Water Boy and Grown Ups.

Tickets go on sale on August 26 at 9am through Ticketek.