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  • Roy Scheider

    Born on November 10, 1932 in Orange, New Jersey

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All That Jazz (1979)

Roy Scheider as "Joe Gideon"

When he is not planning for his upcoming stage musical or working on his Hollywood film, choreographer/director Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider) is popping pills and sleeping with a seemingly endless line of women. The physical and mental stress begins to take a toll on the ragged perfectionist. Soon, he must decide whether or not his non-stop work schedule and hedonistic lifestyle are worth risking his life. The film is a semi-autobiographical tale written and directed by the legendary Bob Fosse.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1980) Nominated Actor
Academy Award (1979) Nominated Best Actor
Golden Globe (1979) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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Posted by
Gary Susman on Apr 22nd 2014, 11:00AM

Apr 22nd 2014, 11:00AM

Actors We Miss: Roy Scheider

Posted by
Peter Martin on Dec 3rd 2010, 3:02PM

Dec 3rd 2010, 3:02PM

What We're Watching: Jaws, Stan Helsing, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

Posted by
Brad McHargue on Jul 8th 2010, 10:35AM

Jul 8th 2010, 10:35AM

The Remake Game: Jaws

Posted by
William Goss on Jun 2nd 2010, 5:15PM

Jun 2nd 2010, 5:15PM

Summer Scenes We Love: Jaws

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on May 18th 2010, 3:32PM

May 18th 2010, 3:32PM

Interesting Interviews: William Friedkin Talks Car Chase Scene in 'The French Connection'

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on May 12th 2010, 12:45PM

May 12th 2010, 12:45PM

'Iron Cross' Director's Lawsuit Over Negative Variety Review Highlights Changing Status of Movie Critics

Posted by
Gary Susman on Mar 15th 2010, 12:06PM

Mar 15th 2010, 12:06PM

Jeffrey M. Anderson's 400 Screens, 400 Blows - Guilty Thespians

Posted by
Jeffrey M. Anderson on Mar 6th 2008, 2:32PM

Mar 6th 2008, 2:32PM

Interview: 'Chicago 10' Director Brett Morgen

Posted by
James Rocchi on Feb 28th 2008, 4:02PM

Feb 28th 2008, 4:02PM

Review: Chicago 10

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Feb 28th 2008, 8:02AM

Feb 28th 2008, 8:02AM

The Great Roy Scheider Passes Away at 75

Posted by
Scott Weinberg on Feb 10th 2008, 5:20PM

Feb 10th 2008, 5:20PM

Retro Cinema: Romeo is Bleeding

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Nov 30th 2007, 3:02PM

Nov 30th 2007, 3:02PM

A New Holiday Declared -- Roy Scheider Day!

Posted by
chris ullrich on May 11th 2007, 4:31PM

May 11th 2007, 4:31PM

Interview: The Creators of 'The Shark is Still Working'

Posted by
Ryan Stewart on Apr 30th 2007, 4:01PM

Apr 30th 2007, 4:01PM

Toronto Becomes Poland for the Historical Romance The Poet

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Nov 14th 2006, 4:00AM

Nov 14th 2006, 4:00AM

A Honeymoon for Hannah

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Mar 24th 2006, 6:00AM

Mar 24th 2006, 6:00AM

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