Roy Scheider

Born in November 10th, 1932

From Orange, New Jersey, USA

Roy Scheider Biography

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); Doc Levy in Marathon Man (1976); Jackie Scanlon / Juan Dominguez in Sorcerer (1977); choreographer and film director Joe Gideon in All That Jazz (1979); Officer Frank Murphy in Blue Thunder (1983); and Dr.

Heywood R. Floyd in the 1984 film 2010: The Year We Make Contact, the sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey. He was also known for playing Captain Nathan Bridger in the science-fiction television series seaQuest DSV (1993–1996).(1971); NYPD Detective "Buddy" in The Seven-Ups (1973); Doc Levy in Marathon Man (1976); Jackie Scanlon / Juan Dominguez in Sorcerer (1977); choreographer and film director Joe Gideon in All That Jazz (1979); Officer Frank Murphy in Blue Thunder (1983); and Dr.

Heywood R. Floyd in the 1984 film 2010: The Year We Make Contact, the sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey. He was also known for playing Captain Nathan Bridger in the science-fiction television series seaQuest DSV (1993–1996). Description above from the Wikipedia article Roy Scheider, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Roy Scheider Movies

Jaws Poster
September 2, 2022
The Poet Poster
August 7, 2007
Chicago 10 Poster
January 18, 2007
Dracula III Legacy Poster
July 12, 2005
The Punisher Poster
April 16, 2004
RKO 281 Poster
November 20, 1999

Roy Scheider TV Shows

Family Guy Poster
January 31, 1999
Saturday Night Live Poster
October 11, 1975
Third Watch Poster
September 23, 1999
seaQuest DSV Poster
September 12, 1993
NOVA Poster
March 3, 1974
The Oscars Poster
March 19, 1953

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