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Birth Name: Roy Richard Scheider

Born: 10 November 1932 Died: 10 February 2008

Country of origin: United States

Height: 5' 9"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Brenda King


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My Favorite Actors (290 items)
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Description: Lean, angular-faced and authoritatively spoken lead / supporting actor Roy Scheider obviously never heard the old actor's axiom about "never appearing with kids or animals" lest they overshadow your performance. Breaking that rule did him no harm, though, as he achieved pop cult status by finding, fighting and blowing up a 25-foot-long Great White shark (nicknamed "Bruce") in the mega-hit Jaws (1975) and then electrocuting an even bigger Great White in the vastly inferior Jaws 2 (1978). Athletic Scheider was born in November 1932 in Orange, New Jersey, and was a keen sportsman from a young age, competing i ... (more)
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My Favorite Performances - 1975-1979 (50 person items)

" as Chief Martin Brody in Jaws (1975) Runner up: Doc in Marathon Man (1976)"


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Gone, but not forgotten (888 person items)

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Famous Actors Final Roles are... Animated? (31 person items)

"as the Narrator and Himself in episodes of "Family Guy" (2009) Year of Death: 2008"


Nattkrypet added this to a list 2 years, 11 months ago
My Favorite Actors (Who even can save Shit!) (202 person items)

" If there ever was an actor that I genuinely like everytime he shows up, even in direct-to-video and TV drivel it must be Roy. He did almost nothing of value in his last fifteen, twenty years except showing up on set and doing professional work and being himself, but I like him for it. "


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R.I.P, Legend. (158 person items)

"November 10,1932 - February 10,2008 "


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