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Roy Scheider

Actor | * 11/10/1932 († 75, 02/10/2008) | Orange, New Jersey (United States of America (USA))
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Roy Richard Scheider (November 10, 1932 – February 10, 2008) was an American actor and amateur boxer. Described by AllMovie as "one of the most unique and distinguished of all Hollywood actors", he gained fame for his leading and supporting roles in celebrated films from the 1970s through to the early to mid-1980s. He was nominated for two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award. His best-known roles include Chief Martin Brody in Jaws (1975) and its sequel Jaws 2 (1978), NYPD Detective "Cloudy" Russo in The French Connection (1971); NYPD Detective "Buddy" in The Seven-Ups (1973). The Seven-Ups became an instant cult classic with the most intense and vivid car chase sequence captured on film; Doc Levy in Marathon Man (1976); choreographer and film director Joe Gideon in ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Thriller | Drama | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Roy Scheider

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Roy Scheider as Actor(82)

as Joseph2009 Iron Cross
as Sam2008 Dark Honeymoon
as Rabbi2007 The Poet
as Judge Julius Hoffman (voice)2007 Chicago 10
as Linus2007 If I Didn't Care
as Cardinal Siqueros2005 Dracula III: Legacy
as Frank Castle, Sr.2004 The Punisher
as Bull Tyler2003 Citizen Verdict
as Cardinal Siqueros2003 Dracula II: Ascension
as Hassan2002 Red Serpent
as Henry Westover2002 King of Texas
as Mayor Harry S. Porter2002 Angels Don't Sleep Here
as Colonel Gartner2002 Texas '46
as Agent La Nova2001 Time Lapse
as Himself (Archive)2001 The Making of Jaws 2
as President Jack Cahill2000 Chain Of Command
as Professor Lamont2000 The Doorway
as Stan Marshall2000 Daybreak
as George Schaefer2000 RKO 281
as Earl2000 Falling Through
as John Rockwell1999 Silver Wolf
as Enzo Marcelli1998 Evasive Action
as Larry1998 Better Living
as Johnny Tobin1998 Money Play$
as Tom Heath1998 The White Raven
as President Carlson1997 Executive Target
as Wilfred Keeley1997 The Rainmaker
as President Robert Baker1997 The Peacekeeper
as Senarkian1997 Plato's Run
as Eddie Jacobson1997 The Definite Maybe
as himself1995 The Making of Jaws
as Peter Stride1993 Wild Justice
as Don Falcone1993 Romeo Is Bleeding
as Doctor Benway1991 Naked Lunch
as Joe Gideon (archive footage)1990 Bob Fosse: Steam Heat
as Russell1990 The Russia House
as Col. Jack Knowles1990 The Fourth War
as Cohen1989 Cohen and Tate
as Mike Seaver1989 Night Game
as Charlie Nichols1989 Listen to Me
as Police Chief Martin Brody (archival footage)1987 Jaws: The Revenge
as Harry Mitchell1986 52 Pick-Up
as Cavanaugh1986 The Men's Club
as Narrator1986 Follies: In Concert
as Narrator (voice)1985 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
as Dr. Heywood Floyd1984 2010
as Billy Young1983 Tiger Town
as Frank Murphy1983 Blue Thunder
as Doctor Sam Rice1982 Still of the Night
as Joe Gideon1979 All That Jazz
as Harry Hannan1979 Last Embrace
as Police Chief Martin Brody1978 Jaws 2
as Jackie Scanlon / 'Juan Dominguez'1977 Sorcerer
as Henry David ‚Doc‘ Levy1976 Marathon Man
as Police Chief Martin Brody1975 Jaws
as Buddy - Seven-Up1973 The Seven-Ups
as Michael Howard - uncorrespondant de la TV américaine1972 The Assassination
as Lenny1972 The Outside Man
as Jack Webster1972 Assignment: Munich
as Frank Ligourin1971 Klute
as Buddy Russo1971 The French Connection
as Skip1970 Loving
as Bennett1969 Stiletto
1968 Star!
as Minor role1968 Paper Lion
1965 Smiles
as Philip Sinclair1964 The Curse of the Living Corpse
as Dancer (uncredited)1955 A Wind from the South

TV Shows/Series with Roy Scheider as Actor(16)

as Jacobus Van der Byl2001 The Diamond Hunters
as Narrator2000 Secrets of the Dead
as Grant Schiller1999 The Seventh Scroll
as Captain Nathan Bridger1993 seaQuest DSV
as Narrator (voice)1988 American Experience
as Narrator1974 NOVA
1971 Cannon

Full Name: Roy Richard Scheider
Born: Thursday, 11/10 1932 (November) in Orange, New Jersey (United States of America (USA))
Died: Sunday, 02/10 2008 (February) in Little Rock (aged: 75)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Rutgers University, Franklin & Marshall College
Spouses (current/former): Cynthia Scheider, Brenda Siemer Scheider
Other names for Roy Scheider (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Roy R. Scheider"
"Roy Richard Scheider"
Roy Scheider frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (18x, Actress)
Will Forte (13x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (12x, Actress)
Stephen Sondheim (8x, Crew)
Danny Smith (7x, Cast)
Tom Hanks (6x, Actor)
Leslie Nielsen (6x, Actor)
Carl Gottlieb (6x, Crew)
Peter Benchley (6x, Crew)
Nasim Pedrad (6x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1340, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/06/2021