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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


Lists

125 votes
Famous Actors Final Roles are... Animated? (31 items)
list by Stehako
Published 3 years, 10 months ago 16 comments
72 votes
As Cool As It Gets (150 items)
list by Cleon
Published 7 years, 4 months ago 14 comments
64 votes
Gone, but not forgotten (1042 items)
list by Agent Kermit D. Fonz
Published 1 year, 4 months ago 8 comments
62 votes
My Favorite Actors (296 items)
list by milica
Published 7 years, 11 months ago 1 comment
58 votes
Actors who deserves the Oscar (since 70s) (53 items)
list by xolmis
Published 6 years, 3 months ago 9 comments

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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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Movies

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Jaws (1975)
Rating:
7.3
4311 Watched
2. The Punisher (2004)
Rating:
6
1241 Watched
3. Naked Lunch (1992)
Rating:
7.2
783 Watched
Rating:
7.8
797 Watched
5. Jaws 2 (1978)
Rating:
5.3
742 Watched




TV

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Top rated
Most recent
1. Family Guy (1999)
Rating:
7.2
4236 Watched
Rating:
7.4
1073 Watched
Rating:
7.2
604 Watched
Rating:
7
563 Watched
5. SeaQuest DSV (1993)
Rating:
6.2
177 Watched




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r04n1ez added this to a list 5 months, 1 week ago
Independent Spirit Awards: Best Supporting Male (140 person items)

"1997 - Nominee for The Myth of Fingerprints Roy Scheider - Best Supporting Male as Hal"


Exclusive added this to a list 1 year, 3 months ago
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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Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 1 year, 4 months ago
Gone, but not forgotten (1042 person items)

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Stehako added this to a list 3 years, 10 months ago
Famous Actors Final Roles are... Animated? (31 person items)

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


Queen of Horror added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
R.I.P, Legend. (168 person items)

"November 10,1932 - February 10,2008 "


TheUmbrellaMan voted for an image 4 years, 7 months ago