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Roy Scheider

​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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Nov 10, 1932 In Orange, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Love of Life 1951-09-24
Latest Project:
Movie Dark Honeymoon 2008-07-22
Known For
Movie Dark Honeymoon Sam 2008-07-22
Movie The Shark Is Still Working: The Impact & Legacy of Jaws Himself, Narrator 2007-01-01
Movie Dracula III: Legacy Cardinal Siqueros 2005-07-12
Movie Hollywood's Creepiest Creatures Himself 2004-10-30
Movie The Punisher Frank Castle, Sr. 2004-04-15
Movie A Decade Under the Influence Himself 2003-04-25
Movie Citizen Verdict Bull Tyler 2003-06-18
Movie Dracula II: Ascension Cardinal Siqueros 2003-06-07
Movie King of Texas Henry Westover 2002-06-02
Series The Diamond Hunters Jacobus Van der Byl 2001-01-01
Movie The Making of Jaws 2 Himself (Archive) 2001-05-22
Movie Falling Through Earl 2000-01-01
Movie RKO 281 George Schaefer 2000-04-07
Movie Chain of Command President Jack Cahill 2000-07-22
Movie Silver Wolf John Rockwell 1999-01-10
Movie Evasive Action Enzo Marcelli 1998-01-01
Movie Better Living Larry 1998-11-02
Movie The White Raven Tom Heath 1998-12-18
Movie The Definite Maybe Eddie Jacobson 1997-07-04
Movie Plato's Run Senarkian 1997-05-27
Movie Executive Target President Carlson 1997-07-11
Movie The Rainmaker Wilfred Keeley 1997-11-18
Movie The Peacekeeper President Robert Baker 1997-08-22
Movie The Myth of Fingerprints Hal 1997-09-17
Movie The Making of Jaws Himself 1995-11-28
Movie Wild Justice Peter Stride 1993-01-01
Movie Naked Lunch Doctor Benway 1991-12-27
Movie Bob Fosse: Steam Heat Joe Gideon (archive footage) 1990-02-23
Movie The Russia House Russell 1990-12-21
Movie The Fourth War Col. Jack Knowles 1990-03-08
Movie Cohen and Tate Cohen 1989-01-27
Movie Night Game Mike Seaver 1989-09-15
Movie Jaws: The Revenge Police Chief Martin Brody (archival footage) 1987-07-17
Movie Follies: In Concert Narrator 1986-03-14
Movie 52 Pick-Up Harry Mitchell 1986-11-07
Movie The Men's Club Cavanaugh 1986-09-19
Movie Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters Narrator (voice) 1985-05-15
Movie Blue Thunder Francis "Frank" McNeil Murphy 1983-02-05
Movie Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number Jacobo Timerman 1983-05-22
Movie Still of the Night Doctor Sam Rice 1982-11-19
Movie Last Embrace Harry Hannan 1979-05-04
Movie All That Jazz Joe Gideon 1979-12-16
Movie Jaws 2 Police Chief Martin Brody 1978-06-16
Movie Sorcerer Jackie Scanlon / 'Juan Dominguez' 1977-06-24
Movie Marathon Man Henry David ‚Doc‘ Levy 1976-10-08
Movie Sheila Levine is Dead and Living in New York Sam Stoneman 1975-12-01
Movie Jaws Police Chief Martin Brody 1975-06-18
Movie New England Our Way Himself 1974-12-09
Movie To Be Young, Gifted and Black 1972-01-20
Movie Klute Frank Ligourin 1971-06-23
Movie Loving Skip 1970-03-04
Series Love of Life 1951-09-24