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Roy Scheider (Roy Richard Scheider)

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Biography

Orange, New Jersey, USA
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, to Anna (Crosson) and Roy Bernhard Scheider, a mechanic. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Skip

Loving 1970

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

The 44th Annual Academy Awards 1972

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Character: Brody

Jaws 1975

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Character: Jackie Scanlon - 'Juan Dominguez'

Sorcerer 1977

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Special Achievement Award

The 49th Annual Academy Awards 1977

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Character: Himself - Memorial Tribute

15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009

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Character: Himself

Precinct Hollywood 2005

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Character: Frank Castle Sr.

The Punisher 2004

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Character: Bull Tyler

Citizen Verdict 2003

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Character: Mayor Harry S. Porter

Angels Don't Sleep Here 2002

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Character: Colonel Gartner

Texas 46 2002

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Character: George Schaefer

RKO 281 1999

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Character: John Rockwell

Silver Wolf 1999

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Character: Wilfred Keeley

The Rainmaker 1997

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Character: President Robert Baker

The Peacekeeper 1997

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Character: President Carlson

Executive Target 1997

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Character: Peter Stride

Wild Justice 1994

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Character: Don Falcone

Romeo Is Bleeding 1993

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Character: Col. Jack Knowles

The Fourth War 1990

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Character: Paul Marish, Photographer

Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture 1990

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Character: Dr. Heywood Floyd

2010 1984

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Character: Linus Boyer

If I Didn't Care 2007

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Character: Enzo Marcelli

Evasive Action 1998

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Character: Tom Heath

The White Raven 1998

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Character: Johnny Tobin

Money Play$ 1998

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Character: Himself - Narrator

World's Deadliest Sea Creatures 1998

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Character: President Jack Cahill

Chain of Command 2000

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Character: Stan Marshall

Daybreak 2000

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Character: Professor Lamont

The Doorway 2000

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Character: Agent La Nova

Time Lapse 2001

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Character: Senarkian

Plato's Run 1997

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Character: Roy Scheider / Narrator

Three Kings 2009

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Character: Himself - Host / Various

Roy Scheider/Billy Ocean 1985

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Character: Himself - Memorial Tribute

The 81st Annual Academy Awards 2009

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Character: Bob Hill #1

The Secret Storm 1954

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Character: Himself

When It Was a Game 2 1992

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Character: Officer Frank Murphy

Blue Thunder 1983

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Character: Himself - Guest

Later with Bob Costas 1988

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Character: Frank Ligourin

Klute 1971

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Character: Buddy Russo

The French Connection 1971

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Character: Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Sound

The 48th Annual Academy Awards 1976

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Featured Actress in a Musical

The 32nd Annual Tony Awards 1978

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Character: Michael Howard - uncorrespondant de la TV américaine

The Assassination 1972

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Character: Mark Ford Brady

The Last Street in Manhattan 0

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Character: Brody

Jaws 0

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