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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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Famous Actors Final Roles are... Animated? (31 items)
list by Stehako
Published 5 years, 11 months ago 16 comments
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Gone, but not forgotten (1562 items)
list by Agent Kermit D. Fonz
Published 5 months, 1 week ago 8 comments
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As Cool As It Gets (150 items)
list by Cleon
Published 9 years, 5 months ago 14 comments
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My Favorite Actors (337 items)
list by milica
Published 10 years ago 1 comment
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Actors who deserves the Oscar (since 70s) (53 items)
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Published 8 years, 4 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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3. Naked Lunch (1992)
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1. Family Guy (1999)
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Gone, but not forgotten (1562 person items)

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Academy Awards nominated performances I've seen (436 person items)

" 1980 - NOMINEE Best Actor in a Leading Role ROY SCHEIDER as Joe Gideon in ALL THAT JAZZ 1979 | dir: Bob Fosse 1972 - NOMINEE Best Actor in a Supporting Role ROY SCHEIDER as Det. Buddy 'Cloudy' Russo in THE FRENCH CONNECTION 1971 | dir: William Friedkin "


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SCREEN WORLD'S Promising Actors of 1973 (12 person items)

" Roy Scheider Starred in: The Seven-Ups (1973, Philip D'Antoni) "


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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"


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R.I.P, Legend. (168 person items)

"November 10,1932 - February 10,2008 "


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