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Place of Birth Orange, New Jersey, USA
Birthday 1932-11-10
Death 2008-02-10
Also Known As Roy R. Scheider


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​.   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.


2009Iron Cross as Joseph
2008Dark Honeymoon as Sam
2007The Poet as Rabbi
2007If I Didn't Care as Linus
2007Chicago 10 as Judge Julius Hoffman (voice)
2007The Shark Is Still Working as Himself
2005Dracula III: Legacy as Cardinal Siqueros
2004Hollywood's Creepiest Creatures as Himself
2004The Punisher as Frank Castle, Sr.
2003Citizen Verdict as Bull Tyler
2003Dracula II: Ascension as Cardinal Siqueros
2003A Decade Under the Influence as Himself
2002Red Serpent as Hassan
2002King of Texas as Henry Westover
2002Angels Don't Sleep Here as Mayor Harry S. Porter
2002Texas '46 as Colonel Gartner
2001Time Lapse as Agent La Nova
2001Going the Distance: Remembering 'Marathon Man'
2000Daybreak as Stan Marshall
2000The Doorway as Professor Lamont
2000Chain of Command as President Jack Cahill
1999RKO 281 as George Schaefer
1999Silver Wolf as John Rockwell
1998The White Raven as Tom Heath
1998Better Living as Larry
1998Money Play$ as Johnny Tobin
1998Evasive Action as Enzo Marcelli
1997The Rainmaker as Wilfred Keeley
1997The Myth of Fingerprints as Hal
1997The Peacekeeper as President Robert Baker
1997The Rage
1997Executive Target as President Carlson
1997The Definite Maybe as Eddie Jacobson
1997Plato's Run as Senarkian
1995The Making of Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws' as Himself
1993Romeo Is Bleeding as Don Falcone
1993Wild Justice as Peter Stride
1991Naked Lunch as Doctor Benway
1990The Russia House as Russell
1990The Fourth War as Col. Jack Knowles
1990Bob Fosse: Steam Heat as Joe Gideon (archive footage)
1990Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture
1989Night Game as Mike Seaver
1989Listen to Me as Charlie Nichols
1988Cohen and Tate as Cohen
198652 Pick-Up as Harry Mitchell
1986The Men's Club as Cavanaugh
1986Follies In Concert as Narrator
1985Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters as Narrator (voice)
19842010 as Dr. Heywood Floyd
1983Tiger Town as Billy Young
1983Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number as Jacobo Timerman
1983Blue Thunder as Frank Murphy
1982Still of the Night as Doctor Sam Rice
1979All That Jazz as Joe Gideon
1979Last Embrace as Harry Hannan
1978Jaws 2 as Police Chief Martin Brody
1977Sorcerer as Jackie Scanlon / 'Juan Dominguez'
1976Marathon Man as Henry David ‚Doc‘ Levy
1975Sheila Levine is Dead and Living in New York as Sam Stoneman
1975Jaws as Police Chief Martin Brody
1974New England Our Way as Himself
1973The Seven-Ups as Buddy - Seven-Up
1972The Outside Man as Lenny
1972The Assassination as Michael Howard - uncorrespondant de la TV américaine
1972Assignment: Munich as Jack Webster
1971The French Connection as Buddy Russo
1971Klute as Frank Ligourin
1970Puzzle of a Downfall Child as Mark
1970Loving as Skip
1968Paper Lion as Minor role
1964The Curse of the Living Corpse as Philip Sinclair

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