Roy Scheider

Biography

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Roy Richard Scheider (November 10, 1932 – February 10, 2008) was an American actor. He was best known for his role as police chief Martin C. Brody in Jaws, as choreographer and film director Joe Gideon in All That Jazz, detective Buddy "Cloudy" Russo in The French Connection and his role as Captain Nathan Bridger in science fiction television series seaQuest DSV. Scheider's final performance is to be released posthumously in the 2011 thriller Iron Cross. Described by Allmovie as "one of the most unique and distinguished of all Hollywood actors", Scheider was nominated for two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award over the course of his career.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Roy Richard Scheider (November 10, 1932 – February 10, 2008) was an American actor. He was best known for his role as police chief Martin C. Brody in Jaws, as choreographer and film director Joe Gideon in All That Jazz, detective Buddy "Cloudy" Russo in The French Connection and his role as Captain Nathan Bridger in science fiction television series seaQuest DSV. Scheider's final performance is to be released posthumously in the 2011 thriller Iron Cross. Described by Allmovie as "one of the most unique and distinguished of all Hollywood actors", Scheider was nominated for two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award over the course of his career.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Roy Scheider, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 80

Birthday 1932-11-10

Day of Death 2008-02-10

Place of Birth Orange, New Jersey, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Roy R. Scheider

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2009 Iron Cross as Joseph
2008 Dark Honeymoon as Sam
2007 The Poet as Rabbi
2007 If I Didn't Care as Linus
2007 Chicago 10 as Judge Julius Hoffman (voice)
2007 The Shark Is Still Working as Himself
2005 Dracula III: Legacy as Cardinal Siqueros
2004 Hollywood's Creepiest Creatures as Himself
2004 The Punisher as Frank Castle, Sr.
2003 Citizen Verdict as Bull Tyler
2003 Dracula II: Ascension as Cardinal Siqueros
2003 The Diamond Hunters as Jacobus Van der Byl
2002 Red Serpent as Hassan
2002 King of Texas
2002 Angels Don't Sleep Here as Mayor Harry S. Porter
2002 Texas '46 as Colonel Gartner
2001 Time Lapse as Agent La Nova
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(1 episode)
2000 Daybreak as Stan Marshall
2000 The Doorway as Professor Lamont
2000 Chain of Command as President Jack Cahill
2000 Secrets of the Dead(5 episodes) as narrator
1999 RKO 281 as George Schaefer
1999 Third Watch(6 episodes)
1999 Family Guy(2 episodes)
1999 Silver Wolf as John Rockwell
1998 The White Raven as Tom Heath
1998 Better Living as Larry
1998 Money Play$ as Johnny Tobin
1998 So Graham Norton(1 episode)
1998 The Peacekeeper as President Robert Baker
1998 Evasive Action as Enzo Marcelli
1997 The Rainmaker as Wilfred Keeley
1997 The Myth Of Fingerprints as Hal
1997 Executive Target as President Carlson
1997 The Definite Maybe as Eddie Jacobson
1997 Plato's Run as Senarkian
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1995 The Making of Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws' as Himself
1994 seaQuest DSV(3 episodes)
1993 Romeo Is Bleeding as Don Falcone
1993 Wild Justice as Peter Stride
1991 Naked Lunch as Doctor Benway
1990 The Russia House as Russell
1990 The Fourth War as Col. Jack Knowles
1990 Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture
1989 Night Game as Mike Seaver
1989 Listen to Me
1988 Cohen and Tate as Cohen
1986 52 Pick-Up as Harry Mitchell
1986 The Men's Club as Cavanaugh
1985 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters as Narrator (voice)
1984 2010 as Dr. Heywood Floyd
1983 Tiger Town as Billy Young
1983 Blue Thunder as Frank Murphy
1982 Still of the Night as Doctor Sam Rice
1979 All That Jazz as Joe Gideon
1979 Last Embrace as Harry Hannan
1978 Jaws 2 as Police Chief Martin Brody
1977 Sorcerer as Jackie Scanlon / "Juan Dominguez"
1976 Marathon Man as Henry David ‚Doc‘ Levy
1975 Sheila Levine is Dead and Living in New York as Sam Stoneman
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1975 Jaws as Police Chief Martin Brody
1974 NOVA(3 episodes) as Narrator
1973 The Seven-Ups as Buddy - Seven-Up
1972 The Outside Man as Lenny
1972 The Assassination as Michael Howard - uncorrespondant de la TV américaine
1971 The French Connection as Det. Buddy "Cloudy" Russo
1971 Cannon(1 episode)
1971 Klute as Frank Ligourin
1970 Puzzle of a Downfall Child as Mark
1970 Loving as Skip
1968 Paper Lion as Minor role
1968 Star!
1964 The Curse of the Living Corpse as Philip Sinclair
1954 The Secret Storm(319 episodes)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(1 episode)
1951 Love of Life(219 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode)

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