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Orange, New Jersey, United States
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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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Police Chief Martin Brody In Jaws
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Roy Richard Scheider (November 10, 1932 – February 10, 2008) was an American actor. He is best known for his role as police chief Martin Brody in Jaws, his role as Joe Gideon in All That Jazz, and as detective Sonny Grosso in The French Connection. Scheider`s final role comes as Joseph in the 2009 thriller Iron Cross.
Scheider`s first marriage was to Cynthia Bebout on November 8, 1962. The couple had one daughter, Maximillia, before divorcing in 1989. On February 11, 1989, he married actress Brenda King, with whom he had a son, Christian, and a daughter, Molly aka Kiki. They remained married until his death.
In 2004, Scheider was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. In June 2005, he underwent a bone marrow transplant to treat the cancer. Scheider died on February 10, 2008 in Little Rock, Arkansas, at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Hospital. Though a cause of death was not immediately released, Scheider`s wife attributed her husband`s death to complications from a staph infection.
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Roy Richard Scheider
Roy Richard Scheider (November 10, 1932 – February 10, 2008) was an American actor and amateur boxer. He gained fame for his leading and supporting roles in several iconic films from the 1970s, playing Police Chief Martin C. Brody in Jaws (1975) and Jaws 2 (1978), NYPD Detective Buddy "Cloudy" Russo in The French Connection (1971), NYPD Detective Buddy Manucci in The Seven Ups (1973), Doc in Marathon Man (1976), and choreographer and film director Joe Gideon in All That Jazz (1979). He is also known for playing Captain Nathan Bridger in the science fiction television series seaQuest DSV (1993-1996). 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.
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Roy Bernhard Scheider
Anna Crosson Scheider
Columbia High School, Maplewood, New Jersey, United States (1950)
Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States (1955)
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passed away on 10th Feb 2008 aged 75. |||
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Roy Scheider passed away on 10th Feb 2008 aged 75.
Roy Scheider was previously married to Brenda Siemer Scheider (1988 - 2008) and Cynthia Scheider (1961 - 1989).
Roy Scheider had 3 children, Maximillia (53), Christian (26) and Molly (21).
Roy Scheider is a 75 year old American Actor. Born Roy Richard Scheider on 10th November, 1932 in Orange, New Jersey, United States and educated at Columbia High School, Maplewood, New Jersey, United States (1950), he is famous for Police Chief Martin Brody In Jaws in a career that spans 1961–2008. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Roy Scheider was in 6 on-screen matchups, notably with Meryl Streep in Still of the Night (1982), Ann-Margret in 52 Pick-Up (1986), Blythe Danner in The Myth of Fingerprints (1997), Candy Clark in Blue Thunder (1983) and Janet Margolin in Last Embrace (1979).
Roy Scheider is a member of the following lists:
Delia Austrian medal recipients,
Male actors from New Jersey and
20th-century American male actors.
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